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Apollo Lodge Motel

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In spite of not being in the city centre (and therefore being quiet enough), this is a great location if you want to be in walking distance to where it all happens. Our room (unit 1) was clean and functional, but unfortunately not yet renovated. Oh, and parking is very well organised!

Thank martinrummel
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location is extremely good. It is very pretty much in the centre of town. It’s 5 minutes walk from the Te Papa museum and if you get your day pass with the bus you can go pretty much everywhere from there. If you have small kids though the rooms with the staircases are a bit of a danger for...

Thank Josh_Freo
ApolloManager, Manager at Apollo Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Appreciate the review. Unfortunately we are not sure what room this refers to. We do have large family rooms with well equipped full kitchens and all on one level. We always recommend that guests call to ensure they get the best room suited for their needs. As for the location yes we are very well placed for all the attractions...

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a Deluxe one bedroom unit in the newest section and found it very spacious and comfortable, with a queen bed in the living room, twin beds in the bedroom, a well-equipped kitchen area and an excellent bathroom. The location is a reasonable walking distance from almost everything in central Wellington and there are restaurants and shops nearby....

Thank kirkw00d
ApolloManager, Manager at Apollo Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to review. Yes our new Deluxe units are proving to be a big hit with many guests. With comfortable furnishings, Sky select and generous space they are always heavily booked. Happy to see you back anytime.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall the motel is acceptable, but we had some problems with the hot water shower, so we called their office to ask for help. Their staff were quite rude and show no respect to us, and did not actually solve our problem. Other than that, everything is considered fine to us.

Thank Ashley N
ApolloManager, Manager at Apollo Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Sorry the guest felt we were rude. The problem was attended to directly. There were 5 people in the room and the hot water cylinder got drained after they all showered. There was little to do until it reheated. We did not think we were rude just there was nothing we could do to resolve such an issue.

Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled as a family (3 adults, 2 kids) and this was a good option for us. A relatively easy walk from Te Papa uphill, nice central location. Not many affordable eating options around but it's close enough to the New World supermarket and Courtney Place restaurants. Airport bus stops very close by on Courtney Place. Pretty good option overall.

Thank Tay W
ApolloManager, Manager at Apollo Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and pleased you enjoyed your stay. There are a myriad of eating options just down in Courtney Place, however as mentioned a Large New World is very handy.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Generally very nice location in walking distance to main sites. Free parking of our van was also a bonus. Hosts are friendly. We stayed in the Edwardian House which was a big mistake. There is a lot of space and its all very nicely decorated BUT this place basically has paper walls and windows!!! We were awake everytime someone walked...

Thank Anja C
ApolloManager, Manager at Apollo Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share and we are very sorry you were disrupted by the noise. For future guests it is interesting to note the previous review “Quiet, comfortable & convenient” was posted by someone who stayed in the same room. With regards to the paper walls and windows, the building is a grand house around 100 years...

Bay of Islands
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Our sports team really enjoyed our stay. The motel was very quiet, but very close to various eating places and the CBD. The units were beautifully clean. Even the weather was great! We will definitely stay here again if we are back to Wellington.

Thank happymarcher
ApolloManager, Manager at Apollo Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words and delighted you enjoyed your stay. We would love to have you back another time.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We were very happy with our stay at the Apollo Lodge Motel. We had an upstairs unit with a small balcony looking out to the street, which was pleasant given the fine weather we enjoyed during our visit. The A-frame design made it seem even more spacious, given the height of the ceiling. While not high end, the unit was...

1Thank jimmycomms
ApolloManager, Manager at Apollo Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for giving such a pleasant and comprehensive review of Apollo Lodge. Our location and cleanliness is a major contributor to our popularity and along with the large range of options on offer allow us to give travellers and business guests a wide choice not always available elsewhere. Thank you for taking time to share.

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This motel is very close to some good restraunts such as Oretga's. It is also an easy walk to the downtown area. Mount Victoria is very close, albeit up a very steep hill. Rooms were well equipped and clean. We hadn't specifically booked the Edwadian part, most of the motel is like most NZ motels, which is fine.

Thank 404juliej
ApolloManager, Manager at Apollo Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to review and sharing your experience at Apollo Lodge.

Reviewed 18 March 2017

Good location, walking distance to all amenities, clean, comfortable room, easy parking, our only issue with this booking which was made six months ahead of our stay, was that we specifically asked for a quiet room away from the road and were given one right on the road. The owner said that it is not always possible to arrange rooms...

1Thank traveller446
ApolloManager, Manager at Apollo Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Without knowing guest name and date of stay it is difficult to comment suffice to say we do try to honour all requests. When booking on line we also honour the room the guest has booked . It does pay to contact the hotel directly for specific requirements. There are also times when we cannot move things as we can...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Apollo Lodge Motel

Address: 49 Majoribanks St, Wellington, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $137 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Apollo Lodge Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Apollo Motel Wellington
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Wellington
#8 Family Hotel in Wellington
#10 Luxury Hotel in Wellington
#14 Romantic Hotel in Wellington
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“if you travel with kids upstairs room is with no protection”
Josh_Freo, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“A number of blocks so I guess the quality varies with age but the room I had (F1 new block) was perfect”
DesW108, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Request a queen, not a king, and you are more likely to get a room with some character.”
sophia818, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one of the newly renovated units”
stevebro, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Request fro rooms on ground floor, since no lifts for baggage.”
RaghavSabharwal, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
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