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Lodge in the City

2.5 of 5 Lodge   |   152 Taranaki Street, Wellington, New Zealand
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't get me wrong, you get exactly what you pay for as the cheapest hostel in Wellington. Very dirty kitchens and bathrooms; bed bugs and fleas and overall very out dated. No other travellers staying here, a wide spectrum of guests. At times, we did feel unsafe - particularly in the toilets at night. Remember, if you get stuck in... More

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New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks Sam and the team at Lodge in the City for accommodating our Colts Rugby Team when our accommodation was shut down one week before a Rugby test in Wellington. We should have booked with you in the beginning! Its not the Ritz but in an awesome location and was perfect accommodation for a group like ours. Great value for... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We were travelling over new year's eve and didn't make an advance booking anywhere and unsurprisingly, everywhere in Wellington was filled up except for Lodge in the City. The lift barely worked but that wasn't a major problem. Room was pretty small and dank but we were going to be spending most of the time outside anyway so it didn't... More

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I recently stayed at the Lodge in the City, Taranaki St , Wellington. The room was clean but the beds were uncomfotable and too small. The shower and toilets were disgusting. Some had urinated on the toilet seat and it wasn't cleaned the whole time I was there. The shower drain was blocked and filled up with slimy water. The... More

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Taupo, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This was not a pleasant experience. So dirty, moldy ceilings, tiny rooms and the bed wasn't even made for us when we arrived and it looked like they have not decorated the place for 80 years!!! Our bed wasn't made but once it was changed it was clean - at least something. Yay! Very dirty hostel but people do stay... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This was the worst stay ever, and we've stayed at heaps of places around the North Island, Auckland Wellington Napier Wanganui... BIG MISTAKE, HUGE!!!! No power socket in room, dirty toilets, noisy. Just a very unpleasant experience.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Ok, it's cheap but even at that rate, I wouldn't send a dog to stay in that place. As soon as you walk in, you are met by dodgy people. There are drunks and junkies all over the place. There are only a few toilets on each floor to share but half of them are broken or don't flush. You... More

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Coromandel, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We booked this hostel because we wanted somewhere cheap and within easy reach of the ferry since we were getting the ferry early in the morning. We read the poor ratings and decided it couldn't be that bad and it was just for one night so what's it matter? We'll it mattered! Upon arrival we had to squeeze our car... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Paperthin walls, grimy toilets, more like a student dorm than a hostel. The location is very central but not worth losing sleep over when you can get something better for not awhole lot more money in nz.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

It is not so bad, if you think about the fare of this accomodation. The shower room and the bathrooms were kept cleaned. However, some gests were noisy and I couldn't stand it. I heard that the owner was changed and the accomodation became better. The location is really good. You can go to cuba streets and Tepapa less than... More

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Address: 152 Taranaki Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lodge in the City 2.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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