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United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Situation is ideal for walking to waterfront cbd and easily accessible from the north BUT seriously in need of some refurbishment. Carpets are tatty, paintwork is peeling....only positive was en suite bathroom and clean linen/towels...and friendliest receptionist ever! Not recommended for the more senior traveller and definitely not for South Africans who are used to the quality of Road/Town/City lodges!

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Unhelpful staff at reception who just ignored our parking request. Dirty room. Dirty sheets. Shared male/female bathroom. The most uncomfortable bed. Hot. Noisy till well after midnight even though they say outside closes at 10pm. Do not recommend.

Thank Jane O
Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Not as bad as said in the reviews. I would rated higher but for that price and beeing busy they should be able go update it a bit and hire more ppl for reception. Our room (2adults+child) was very clean and bathrooms too (their backpackers are the cleaners). Not enough showers and toilets tho. Very loud in the evening cause...

Thank Eeva V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the lady on the front desk was nice . the location of the lodge is good but the room was not that nice. bathroom were not properly cleaned and one of the toilet didn't have a lock. it was common bathroom for male n female. the kitchen and common room was messy aswell.

Thank rajiv g
Varberg, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived to the hostel the check-in took 30 mins and the woman behind the desk made us pay more than our calculations... After getting a 16 beds dorm instead of 8 as booked, we got to our room. It looked ok, but seriously very dirty. There were a kitchen in the room, nice, but had no working fan...

Thank fyrtorn1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On multiple occasions thought the elevator was going to break, room was a standard backpackers. However location was ideal being a few minutes walk from the city centre. Came back after a night out and a few of the backpackers were smoking dope outside the entrance

Thank Jaz C
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night (wouldn't have stayed any longer) whilst passing through Wellington. We weren't informed when we booked that the toilets and showers were not only shared but communal. They also had the washing machine and dryer in them which meant they were always full. The whole place needs closing down and cleaning/refurbishing. There was mould in...

Thank Fayelx
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We (6 people) stayed in a budget room for one night for a price of just over 100 NZD. The room had all the kitchen facilities so that you can cook your own meals. Even their is a dining table inside the room. Staff is very friendly as well. Only drawback is limited parking is available and you have to...

Thank Tharindu K
Ponce, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

The location is perfect and that's it. The bathrooms are dirty, carpet dirty and the kitchen is worn out. They charge $5 for the wifi connection when you can get that for free in other Hostels. Check in at 2:00 pm and the Check out at 10:00 am

1Thank nickC2734QN
Catania, Italy
Reviewed 9 January 2017

It's definetly not the best hostel ever but it's fine for a very cheap hostel in the center. The staff is not especially very welcoming. It's mainly dirty: kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms and even the beds. Place to stay only for one night

1Thank Marie-Anne M

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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Paid Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Lodge in the City

Address: 152 Taranaki Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $21 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lodge in the City 2.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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“"Add a tip to help travellers choose a good room" - Go elsewhere.”
 of 5 bubbles RebeccaW488, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The higher you go up the building the more peaceful it gets. Remember folks 20 bucks a night and very good value for money-I shall return.”
 of 5 bubbles craigmV4146SH, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“spend 10$ more and get a good hostel..”
 of 5 bubbles 286felixk, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you have a window room you won't sleep. Downtown streets are so loud at night, and the windows don't really close.”
  • the carpet outside the men's washroom. my brother didn't use it..
  • toilet lid, but no toilet seat....
 of 5 bubbles slampz, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms are clean. Good for party people and youngsters to be honest. not a family place”
 of 5 bubbles sammyo517, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
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