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The Albion Hotel

119 Hobson St, 1010, New Zealand
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Ranked #152 of 253 Auckland Region B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Will start with the positives... 1) Friendly staff...2) Good location...3) Great shower... 4) Clean bedding. Negatives... 1) Very hot, stuffy room with no air conditioning or fan...2) One small window that HAD to be open but did nothing except let street noise in...3) Tv could not function without a remote control...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 1 night in the Albion. Very cheap so don't expect luxury. But cheap isn't always so bad..The Albion is ideally located for the Sky Tower & Not to far from bars & cafe. 10 min walk to The Viaduct. Staff are friendly & helpful. Excellent bar and rooms are basic but clean. Stayed at the Kiwi Hotel in Auckland... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super nice folks, checked in early and very helpful on check out. Free wi-fi. Room was small, but cool and clean. Shower had plenty of hot water. Location is good - across street from Sky City. Highly recommend taking the inter-city bus from the airport -- saves loads of cash from a taxi.

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Torun, Poland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Ok let's start with the positives. They allowed me to check in and check out early. That's it. The room is hot (no a/c), really smelly and very small. It's also outdated with a filthy bathroom with mildew in the shower. The walls are paper thin. I could hear my neighbour's TV word for word even at 4 am! Consistent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We really liked the old charm and genuine feeling of The Albion. It is nothing for you who needs a more fancy place to stay but we loved it. Really great location also. The staff was friendly and fun and the bar and restaurant was good. Would love to stay there again, next time I visit Auckland. Extra plus to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night on New Year's Eve. It was a a very basic room but at NZ$120 for 3 pax, no complaints. Check-in was easy, efficient and each guest was given a wifi code which is included in the room price. Our room had a view of the Auckland tower so we managed to catch the fireworks from... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Out of all of the countries in the world I have visited (including third world countries) this is by far the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. There is no way it would pass a health inspection. The bathroom was covered in mold spots and the window glass was broken so it let in the freezing night air. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Lovely old pub with friendly staff, thats a start and mabey the finnish. Having a sore leg climbing the stairs to the rooms were hard. On arrival we were told our room we booked six mths prior had been given to others leaving only a room with two singles. Tired and a few ours later we got a room. It... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is an historic hotel. Be aware there is no elevator and you might be climbing 3 flights of stairs. Some things in the rooms are a bit tired but the owner is in the process of redecorating. Don't be afraid to give it a visit - we had an enjoyable night and the meal in the restaurant was good... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stayed here whilst visiting Auckland for NYE. Fantastic location in the middle of everything. Friendly staff. Decor a bit tired, but everything was clean. Perfect if you want to be in the centre without the usual price tag.

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