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3.5 of 5 Hostel   |   25 St Georges Bay Rd | Parnell, Auckland Central, New Zealand
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City Garden Lodge

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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Positive: Quiet location not far from Inner Circle Line bus stop; garden; free coffee&tea. Negative: My room (- maybe the worst in the house -) was smelly, an uneven vitrified terrace (window front over three sides, too bright in the morning). Sometimes responsible and informed reception staff was neither on site nor accessible by phone: I couldn't modify a booking... More

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Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Too bad this beautiful location and original property has been so compromised by the management overloading the premises. The off-street parking spaces were filled with people sleeping in their cars; more people were accommodated in tents in the backyard, mattresses in the yoga room, and a camper in the side yard. This meant overcrowding of the toilet and shower facilities,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent location, within reasonable walking distance of the Auckland CBD (and even closer to Auckland Domain and the Auckland Museum), in a rather upscale and very quiet neighborhood, about the perfect distance away from the nearest busy street. Both Inner Loop and Outer Loop buses stop a block away on Parnell St., which is lined with shops and a variety... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We stayed 5 nights at this beautiful house, former summerresidence of the queen of Tonga. Very nice place, quiet at nights - the owner see to that, nobody can sits outside and talk the whole night. The owner is very friendly and try to help his guest with everything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

I spent about a week in this place and I can say that I was a bit sad to leave! Really nice place management is really nice and generous (and I saw people mentioning something bad about the owners but it's not the same one any more!) Highly recommended place with a good location and free parking in the street!... More

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Remuera, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

I stayed here for a few nights on arrival into the country and found this to be a quiet hostel with very nice and helpful managers. |The hostel itstelf could do with a little maintenance but it is in a very pretty area of Parnell and there is plenty of free parking (not so easy found in cities...).

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

This is home in Auckland away home in Japan. We like very good atmosphere with trees. The good points are quiet, clean, and friendly. It is convenient with wireless Internet, and is close for shopping and Link-Bus.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

It is a bit of a walk out of town though. That's my only complaint, and if your lazy you can still take a bus from the city center. The beds are comfy, the place is clean, and the staff are excellent. what more could you ask for.

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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

I was there for about a week while exploring Auckland. The place is very nice, far enough away from the center of the city so it's not super load but close enough so you can get to the city easily. There is a library with free WiFi close to the hostel and 2 buses stop right near the street the... More

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Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Lovely big hostel in the beautiful Parnell with lots of local eateries and easy walk to downtown. This hostel has car parking outside which is a real bonus in a city. Clean and friendly staff and the owner Ian is really helpful in organising stuff and cars. Thanks.

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Also Known As:
City Garden Hotel Auckland Central
City Garden Hotel
City Garden Lodge Auckland, New Zealand
Address: 25 St Georges Bay Rd | Parnell, Auckland Central, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland Central
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Ranked #24 of 70 Specialty lodging in Auckland Central
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — City Garden Lodge 3.5*
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