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Tranquil Lodge

440 Manchester St St Albans, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015
SaxonFraser Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We arrived late in Christchurch. And (as luck would have it) were met by the elderly gentleman who owns the place at the airport. It was a cold, wet, and windy night. We were very grateful to be given the free lift into town and key to a warm room. The Bed was comfortable, the room had a new tv... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Tranquil Lodge had a pretty bad rating in other website, but i thought how bad could it be just for one night...? Well i was so wrong..! From the moment we entered the Lodge we knew we are stepping into something bad. As soon as you enter you notice the lodge is dirty. The hall way is bad. Kitchen of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The good: The person who greeted us was very, very nice. Our bed was comfortable. There was a working sink in our room. The bed did not have bedbugs. The bad: The bathroom - a disaster. The shower barely dribbled water down the mildewed wall and rotten wood windowsill. The kitchen area was pretty gross. Lots of little things damaged... More 

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Hildesheim, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

When we resided in tranquil lodge, we found a calm and clean room. The reception was empty often but there was nothing to complain about. We found a large kitchen and many possibilities to sit outside. Absoulutely ok for a short stay.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We stayed here for one night. The rooms are not really clean, it is a bit old. The guy from the reception is really friendly and helpfull. We asked to sleep in for 2 hours extra and that was no problem at all. We didn't even have to pay extra. Christchurch isn't worth staying any longer than 1 night. Everything... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I don't normally write reviews but this place was so bad I have to warn people away from it. Myself and my boyfriend booked 2 nights. We only stayed coz there was nothing else available to change to in Christchurch so short notice. I know it was cheap but that does not excuse a place to be so dirty. What... More 

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Auckland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

It's okay for travellers who don't mind to rough it a little, but overall, the place is pretty gross. It was dirty (no clean carpets), outdoor furniture is broken, the showers are pretty foul (shower shoes a must) and it's a bit of a trek into the city (although that's not too bad, it's just not as central as other... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is now my second time staying in this hostel. Sadly I'm just about to leave the country today. I've had a good stay at Tranquil Lodge and great value for the money. Graham is such a great guy, he is very flexible, kind and helpful. The place itself is spacious. It's not brand new but I'm not expecting that... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Good price but very dirty. They have a friendly staff but they don't clean the kitchen and the roons! It's far to the best places in Christchurch. The bathroom is not clean to. I'm not recommend. O hostel mais sujo que já fiquei!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This place was definitely not what I expected it to be upon arriving to Christchurch. First off, it is far from the center of Christchurch. Second of all, it was disgusting. I was traveling with three other women and it looked like it could be sketchy and unsafe when it turned into night time. When we arrived, the receptionist/owner was... More 

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