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2.5 of 5 Lodge   |   152 Taranaki Street, Wellington, New Zealand
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  • 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I guess surviving one night in this hostel will be a funny story to tell however our stay was pretty horrific. As soon as you walk in you can feel this place is a house of horror given the age of everything inside and that many things were broken. There was a huge queue for check in. The staff were... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me start by saying we chose this hostel (through the isite) due to its cheaper price, easy location and the fact it had an off street car park. Very handy in the city centre... Or so we thought... When attempting to enter the front door we were greeted by a guy who appeared to be homeless, smoking weed and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am currently lying wide awake in the lodge as I write this due to allergies from the dust in my filthy room! I cannot wait to leave and if it wasn't 2.30 in the morning I would've bailed already! The bathrooms are absolutely disgusting, so bad that they're scary to use. I am annoyed at myself for booking this... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed in a lot of hostels in places like Southeast Asia and Central America and none were as dirty as this place. Not only was it filthy (we didn't even shower here because the bathrooms were disgusting - if we were staying more than a night would have left) and our room smelled like a mix between death and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Once upon a time a group of four girls decided to go out for a weekend in Wellington. After driving for hours and walking km's from the train station they could not wait to put there feet up and kick back in their chosen destination to stay. When they arrived at this residence you could imagine their shock when they... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

We ended up here because all other lodges we called were fully booked. Wished we kept looking. Lodge in the city is a terrible place. Truly disgusting. The only positive is the location but i'd rather travel a bit longer to wellington's famous spots than ever staying here again. I don't know how this plAce is still in business. There... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Me and friend stayed here for three nights earlier this month. It is by far the worst hostel i have ever stayed in. They clearly do not clean any of the facilities! The room we stayed in was past the bar area so every night we had to walk through here just to use the toilet. The bar seemed to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

At first i had to change room three times because all the beds were used. Finally i've got a room which was very dirty (it seems that they never clean the rooms at all!) and smelly (it smelled like mildew). I don't even start to speak about the showers and toilets.. The kitchen was a mess, dirty and just to... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We only had one night in wellington before catching the ferry to the south island. The carpark was really expensive. $10 / night.. And we had a small kitchen next to our room. SMALL. it was more like a pentry and it was shared by 12 persons. there was no plates or glasses in the kitchen and no where to... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Staff were great, the 4 bed self contained unit we stayed in was adequate and good value for money with clean linen, but overall it was quite dirty, shower doors covered in mould! Everything pretty shabby but cheapest in town - get what you pay for!

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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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