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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2017

DO NOT STAY HERE! This place is a dump. Run down and stinks of cigarette smoke.The photos are false. I ended up in a windowless room full of junk furniture. It is a student hostel run by a grumpy dirty old man I first thought was a homeless person.

1Thank Mark H
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 22 January 2017

True to many comments, glad we were only to sleep and shower! Location great on the top of Parnell road location of many places to eat and shop. However first indicator was no secondary lock on door, no hangers in closet, no maid service, "free Internet" for only 30mins. Gentleman that checked us in was not very friendly and welcoming....

Thank ghfujiki
Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is the worst place I have ever stayed. Cobwebbs and spiders on the ceilings, stained carpet, duvets had marks all over them and towels were old and grey, dirty. Sheets didn't appear clean. Smoke butts in the bathroom. Microwave have food all over it. Wouldn't have stayed if anywhere else available. Wouldn't recommend.

2Thank Gayle M
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This property was booked for colleagues who were in Auckland on business for us. The photos look attractive and sell the place as did the location. It is a dump!. The rooms bear no resemblance to the photo - or were we moved? The room had not been serviced and was dirty. Sheets had been slept in; toilet paper hanging...

3Thank PacificInspector
Waikato Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

The lodge is incredibly dated, which we could deal with. But then we saw the stains, grotty marks & total lack of hygiene! We did not want to touch anything or stay in that room 1 minute longer than necessary!

1Thank Mischa H
Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 17 April 2016

This has to be the worst place I have ever stayed at. It was so bad when we were shown into our room it smelt dirty and looked and smelt like a men's boarding house we just wanted to leave but I had already paid online that afternoon and couldn't afford to loose the money. We were afraid to walk...

2Thank emj52
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I am checking out after staying for just one night.There are spiders in every corner of the room. The bathroom light did not work. The first room I was offered had no windows and smelled bad. The sink in the bathroom has no pull for the plug so once it was down I could not unplug the sink, so it...

Thank lmcm862
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The room was very very basic and not clean. The bed was very uncomfortable and smelled of sweat. The receptionist wasn't friendly at all. A truly awful stay. The only recommendation is it's in a good location.

Thank mollyjac
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Holes in the wall, trash everywhere, smoke alarm not in place- when asked if it could be replaced the manager said the guest before had probably taken it. We walked I to the room and saw the condition and asked for a refund without staying there. We were not given a refund. This is absolutely Terrible accommodation at any price.

1Thank Drew B
Rotorua District, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Stayed one night last weekend to move my daughter into the halls of Residence for AUT. Choose this as it was close to Auckland CDB and easy to get to the Halls. Management was not there when I was trying to book in; had to find them by asking other guests if they knew where the Manager might be. Took...

2Thank Mekerei

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Auckland’s No 1 location-in the heart of historical and trendy Parnell. Stroll to 70 restaurants and cafes, boutiques, galleries, museum, 5 minutes to the city centre and in fact just a few minutes from everything. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Parnell City Lodge

Address: 400 Parnell Road, Auckland, New Zealand (Formerly Parnell Village Motor Lodge)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $95 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Parnell City Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Parnell City Hotel Auckland Central
Parnell City Lodge Auckland, New Zealand
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“Just do not book”
 of 5 bubbles PacificInspector, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try t find one that actually has a window if you do decide to stay here, which I advise against.”
  • Bed cover stains
  • old dated room
  • Paint near bathroom window
  • Broken tap
  • Spider in corner of room
  • Wax stain down wall
 of 5 bubbles lmcm862, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“My tip is DO NOT book this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Mekerei, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Any other property is better ....”
 of 5 bubbles 947senthilv, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“I wouln't recommend this place at all”
 of 5 bubbles dickiebird2014, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
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