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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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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is an absolute health hazard. Communal bathrooms are filthy, rooms have dirt all over the walls, everything is covered in a load of grime. The smell hits you as soon as you walk in the door. Was woken up in the middle of the night because two people decided to have a full on fight with doors slamming... More

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Wellington
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Avoid at all costs, worst hostel ever. Dirty, smelly and horrid! Wish I'd looked at the reviews before I rush booked it! Rediculous service - room key didn't work. It's a nasty place that should be closed down! Bathrooms (communal) covered in dirt and hair etc, toilets all blocked. People crammed on entrance steps drinking and smoking alsorts of stuff!... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Staff were friendly and location was good (city centre) with parking. The room itself seemed clean enough. However the bathrooms were absolutely foul - possibly the dirtiest I have ever seen in all my years of travelling! So much so that I did not want to shower at all. Luckily I was only staying one night and have booked other... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

This is the worst backpackers accommodation I've ever seen! The building is falling apart, it's dirty, filthy and creepy. The room was a joke, the window didn't close, the sheets were stained, the shared bathroom was in horrible conditions. It seemed all guests were drunk and high. And noisy till morning. We paid 81nz$ for the double room and they... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Not the worst hostel I've ever stayed in. The staff were pretty friendly, there was a lot of space and the room was ok. It's in quite a good location near Cuba St too. It just really needs a good scrub. A coat of paint, refurbishment of the bathrooms so they don't look so bad and a much, much better... More

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

This is a copy of the email sent to the Manager of the Hostel today............... Good Morning, I searched last night online for the best rates for single private rooms as the motel I had organised to stay in, sold my room to someone else by mistake. I found your hostel and came in and booked in person at the... More

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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

Litc is a good value for money backpackers conveniently located in central Wellington. Myself and my partner stayed here for 5 months and it turned into a home away from home for us and when the time came, we didn't want to leave! Yes it's a bit old and rundown and the cleanliness is very poor but apart from that... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Management, and reception exceeded expectations. But the rooms and the kitchen weren't cleaned often enough. The fridges were also not cleaned often enough, and the garbages weren't taken out at all. The location was perfect, close to most things and easy access to busses.

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Robin Hood's Bay
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

The receptionist was friendly telling us where we could park our camper van over night between 6pm & 8am without charge. A bed in a dorm room for less than $20pp is very cheap, but still not worth it. This backpackers appears to be 'home' to a lot of people working in Wellington and they take over the kitchen at... More

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Lennox Head, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

The place is rather disgusting, the room was tiny and smelly when we arrived...and we were not sure the sheets had been changed. The kitchen is filthy and so are the showers. By far the worst hostel I've been in. NOT RECOMMENDED. AT ALL.EVER.

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Also Known As:
Lodge In The City Hotel Wellington
Lodge In The City Hotel
Address: 152 Taranaki Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Wellington
Hotel Style:
Ranked #35 of 49 Specialty lodging in Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lodge in the City 2.5*
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