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Trek Global features 4 communal guest kitchens and a barbecue area. It is a 10-minute walk from Wellington’s CBD and Wellington Waterfront. Free unlimited WiFi is provided. Guest rooms offer simple interiors and are fully heated. Toilet and bathroom facilities are shared. Trek Global is within a 3-minute walk of various local dining options. It is a 15-minute walk from Te Papa Museum and a 15-minute drive from the Wellington Airport.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Trek Global Backpackers has been welcoming guests since May 11, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Wellington, this property has an excellent location score of 9.1!

Private Parking Available On Site

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Room Type
1 bunk bed
1 bunk bed
1 twin bed
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Guest reviews


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  • Jane
    Hong KongHong Kong
    The staff was very nice, find my left behind camera and inform me immediately by mail,so that I could return & collect it before I left. Thanks a lot😀😀
  • Anthony
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Everything that you might expect from a hostel; clean, convenient, cheap with a shared kitchen area. Reasonable for what you get. Appreciate the enforcement of noise curfew rules.
  • Talei
    Stayed there for the 3rd time and the facilities and staff was worth it...highly recommended.
  • Margot
    The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. This is the place to meet travellers, especially if you just arrived and want to hang out to discover NZ. The blankets are comfy and the room are spacious (4bed) and we'll thought.
  • Aisling
    so many spaces and we’ll laid out with good security.
  • Talei
    The location is great because it is within walking distance of the city. Facilities exceeded my expectation and everyone just minds their own business. Cleaning staff were there early every morning to clean up and take out the trash which was...
  • Courtney
    Staff was awesome, so many great activities put on and an amazing location!
  • Bryan
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    The staff where great and the games night was a great way to meet new people
  • Todd
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Super friendly and helpful staff! Daniel helped us carry our substantial family luggage to our room. Above and beyonf folks working here. The place was kept very clean and the location allowed us to walk everywhere in town.
  • Justine
    The people working there were super friendly. I especially liked the female only floor (highest level). The hostel also offers free towels and complementaries like shampoo, a soap bar and a vanity set.

Property questions and answers
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  • Hello, could you tell me how far from your hostel to railway station please?

    Hi there, Trek Global is around 15 to 20 min walk from the Railway Station.
    Answered on 8 September 2020
  • Hi, do you have wheelchair access on entry, in the bathrooms & toilets?

    We do have wheelchair access on our ground floor. There is also wheelchair access bathrooms there as well.
    Answered on 11 August 2022
  • How big are the lockers? Can I store a big suitcase of 69cms high x 48 long x 34 wide? Thanks

    Hi, a locker in a 6-bed dorm have the following measurements: 35cm X 45cm x 81cm(high). Hope it will work for you. We also have a storage room on the..
    Answered on 11 February 2020
  • Hi, we have booked to stay in a 4- bed dorm and I see check in is at 2pm, our flight gets in very early at 8am are we able to come and leave our lugga..

    Yes, while you wait you are welcome to store your bags and use our kitchen, bathroom, and lounge facilities.
    Answered on 8 January 2023
  • Is it possible to check in around 11pm?

    Yes thats no problem :)
    Answered on 3 February 2021
  • is it included linen, duvet for bed thanks

    Hi there! Yes, all bedding is included with your booking, and additional linens and blankets are available upon request. Thanks for your enquiry!
    Answered on 23 December 2020
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Amenities of Trek Global Backpackers

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Movie nights
  • Pool table
  • Game room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and costs NZD 28 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Trek Global Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM


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 of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

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 Trek Global Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Quiet time is from 11pm, all visitors must leave by 11pm. Friends of guests are allowed in the Ground Floor common areas. Guest parties are not allowed.

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Trek Global in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Children under 18 years of age are not permitted to stay at Trek Global unless accompanied by a guardian over the age of 18 who is also staying at the property and in the same room. If an entire wing of the property is booked, then minors can be in separate rooms from their guardian, however, the hostel must be contacted directly to arrange this.

A valid photo ID is required upon check in. When booking 4 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Valid photo identification is required at check-in for each guest staying. Valid photo identification that will be accepted is a passport, NZ drivers’ license, Kiwi Access Card (or HANZ card) and European Identity cards. Student IDs or foreign driving license's will not be accepted as valid. Identification must not be expired, and copies will NOT be accepted.

FAQs about Trek Global Backpackers

  • Trek Global Backpackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Movie nights

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

  • Check-in at Trek Global Backpackers is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Trek Global Backpackers is 1,150 feet from the center of Wellington. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The nearest beach is 0.9 miles from Trek Global Backpackers. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.