Located in the heart of the city of Wellington,The Marion Hostel offers a range of backpacker accommodations and features a rooftop terrace. It is just a 1-minute walk from Cuba Street where you will find a variety of restaurants, cafes and bars. Free high speed unlimited WiFi is offered throughout the property.

The property offers a choice of rooms including spacious dormitory rooms and private rooms, including one private room with an en suite. All rooms offer complimentary towels, hairdryer and toiletries. The dormitory rooms include reading lights, USB plugs, privacy curtains and lockers. Linen is provided for all rooms.

Guests have access to shared fully equipped kitchens and dining area as well as two spacious guest lounge areas with large TV’s with Netflix. Free tea and coffee is provided 24 hours a day.

The Marion Hostel is within a 5-minute walk from Wellington's vibrant nightlife on Courtney Place and the Te Papa Museum. The nearest airport is Wellington Airport, 5 mi from the property.

This is our guests' favorite part of Wellington, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

The Marion Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 21, 2018

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Wellington, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7!

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Your bed will be freshly made for you when you check in all ready to snuggle up! You can also borrow a towel from us for free.
    Answered on 21 October 2019
  • Any parking
    There are lots of different parking possibilities just next to the hostel. For your check in and check out you can use our driveway to make it most co..
    Answered on 21 October 2019
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?
    Unfortunately we can't allow the use of sleeping bags in our dorms due to hygienic reasons. But you also don't need it as our bed will be freshly made..
    Answered on 21 October 2019
  • Hi, are guests aloud to consume alcohol in the hostel room or in the common room?
    Good morning, Thank yo for your inquiry. Alcohol consumption is permitted at The Marion within the bounds of reason and good taste. We are more tha..
    Answered on 21 June 2021
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Yes, you are welcome to store your luggage before check-in time at 2pm or after check-out at 10 am!
    Answered on 21 October 2019
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Amenities of The Marion Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6
Most popular amenities
Free WiFi
Non-smoking rooms
  • Towels
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • City view
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Adults only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

House rules

The Marion Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Cash The Marion Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that this property has a strict 'No Party Policy'.

All guests must sign the property's Terms of Stay.

Please note that there is a 3% charge when you pay with a credit card.

When booking 4 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform The Marion Hostel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about The Marion Hostel

  • The Marion Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Bicycle rental

  • Check-in at The Marion Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The Marion Hostel is 2,150 feet from the center of Wellington.

  • The prices at The Marion Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.