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Lodge in the City

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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Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
15 reviews 15 reviews
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
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We spent here two nights and are glad we didn't have to spend more time in this place. We chose this hostel because it was the cheapest, and it was cheap indeed. We slept in a mixed ten bed dorm which was quite spacious and ok, but it happened to be two floors away from the lady's restrooms. Said restrooms... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

It was horrible, it was the worst backpackers i have seen. The bathrooms hardly had any working toilettes and the floors were disgustingly dirty. Stay somewhere else but here, location maybe good but not worth it.

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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*
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