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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
    1.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rooms are very small and it is super hot inside. Beds are noisy and not very comfortable. Toilets are extremaly dirty and there was no toilet paper, when I asked someone at the reception about the toilet paper they told me it will be tomorrow maybe. There is a lot of people on a long stay here so they are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

when i read the reviews i was almost too frightened to enter. This is a real backpackers. A little rough but full of happy young people enjoying themselves. great location close to bohemian heart of wellington

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Hastings, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel was dirty, and so many things broken, ceilings covered in mold, carpets dirty and the place smelt really bad,unclean Bathrooms/toilets dirty, a health hazard.Very noisy at night. Only good thing was the location

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

2 of us spent two nights here, because there was really nothing else to find. At the outside the building looks good. The further you get in, the worse it gets! There was a line at check-up because the reception lady was having a smoke outside. On her return she was very desinterested and couldn't find the booking at first.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The sheets were clean, the place is well located but it was so noisy that after three nights we were more than happy to leave. We barely managed to sleep. The shower and toilets were ok for me, maybe a bit old (woman) but really dirty for my boyfriend.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't have much time in Wellington, this is the best place to see rare impressive species (of mould), abstract art (the splatter stains), a heritage building (with crumbling walls and peeling carpets) and something less useful than the bucket fountain (the plumbing). If you didn't get to do much hiking in Wellington, don't worry because the lift doesn't... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lodge in the city is probably the cheapest hostel available in Wellington, so you really get what you pay for. It's very noisy, dirty, and the shower/bathroom/laundry room is gross (i.e. not all the toilets work). As our flight got delayed 24hrs we emailed ahead to say we will be one day late. But when we arrived, the staff didn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Im a long time backpacker and can distinguish the difference between a dive with awesome people. and a clean hostel filled with no personality or good times. I will always pick the dive! Lets be honest this hostel has been dubbed Dodge in the city but there is personality! The showers are not the most hygienic but the pressure and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

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 January 5, 2015

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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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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