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Econo Lodge City Central

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   37 Wellesley Street | Corner Wellesley & Albert Streets, Auckland 1010, New Zealand (Formerly City Central Hotel)
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Ranked #38 of 76 Hotels in Auckland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Econo Lodge City Central last week for 7 nights. We had a room with a balcony - isn't it great to have room where you can get fresh air - a lounge and plenty of space with breakfast included in the tarrif. The wi-fi was fine, in fact excellent is the word that should be used.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Second time staying at the Econo Lodge. Again, found it to be clean, comfortable and in a great location. Walking distance to everything, directly across the road from Sky City, and an easy walk/cab to neighbouring Ponsonby, Freemans Bay and Kingsland.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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56 reviews 56 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had read reviews before booking this place, so I was expecting the small room and basic facilities which was no problem because we were only staying one night and only wanted a bed close to town. However, the room was really cold and smelt "funky" which wasn't a great surprise. Regardless the bed was comfortable and we slept well,... More

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Waitara, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stayed 1 night for the ufc really happy with the stay and we got a room cheap and we booked on the day we went so we were happy, the staff were friendly and helpful and breakfast was really good, we will be coming back to stay their again.they were really helpful with parking and directions

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auckland nz
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Once again I spent 17 days at this hotel during the Auckland Film festival and was very happy with the experience. Room,service,staff, and breakfast were up to the standard I expected and even though spending such a long time at one hotel I was most happy with the competence of the hotel. I would strongly recommend this hotel for a... More

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Hong Kong, China
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The hotel price is very cheap even cheaper than budget hotel IBIS. The location is good, just next to Skycity and Queen's road. Walking to the pier is just 10 mins. The room is tiny, similar to business hotel in Japan. It is difficult to open our big luggage in the room. We stay at Winter time. The room is... More

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Bury St Edmunds
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I have stayed here several times at the start of a New Zealand trip. Easy to get to the hotel and the airport taxis know it. You can spend a LOT more and not get as worthwhile a place just to get over the travel shock. Central enough, you stretch your legs nicely to get to the ferry building and... More

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Kaiwaka, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The room was tiny, but clean. Bed was a bit average. Shower was terrible, the shower head was so low on the wall that I had to bend to get underneath it, and I'm not tall. The continental breakfast was much better than expected. The hotel is central and everything in the CBD is pretty much walking distance. If you... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Unfortunately this hotel started off on a sour note for me. The Choice website has a best online rate guarantee, however they refused to honour the cheaper price offered by Agoda ($50 less for three nights). This may have been because the Agoda price was sans breakfast and the Choice was not. However there was no offer to give me... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Location and convenience are two big factors for staying here; it's right next to Sky City and as low as $79 for a room. The lobby is decent and reception is friendly. The room feels like a hostel; the queen bed takes up nearly the entire room. Clean enough though. If you just need a place to crash its perfect.

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Address: 37 Wellesley Street | Corner Wellesley & Albert Streets, Auckland 1010, New Zealand (Formerly City Central Hotel)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Econo Lodge City Central 3*
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