Staff were rude and disrespectful, and completely unaware of their own noise at 2.30am, despite being asked repeatedly to shut up. They had party to which a load of people outside hostel were allowed in leaving no security and marginalising guests, again requests had to be made at 11.15pm for them to move it to tow, they moved it outside.
Mould in showers and shaved hair in sinks, dirty dishes left all over communal areas. They are going through renovation in quiet (ha!) period, but make little apology for this.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Elm Lodge Backpackers. Dunedin Backpacker Accommodation: Elm Lodge offers great quality Budget accommodation in the heart of Dunedin boasting comfortable bedrooms (most with great views of the city) - priced to suit all budgets. Our dining room has a warm, cosy ambiance. Our well-equipped kitchen will make self-catering a pleasure. Or, use our garden barbeque on warm summer nights. Here are some more reasons why you should stay with us - free parking- daily newspaper- free spa pool (seasonal)- free sauna- book exchange- a great selection of free spices (make a pie or a curry!)- laundry facilities- high speed internet- wireless internet for your laptop (Zenbu)- well-travelled hosts, happy to help you plan your onward journey. Elm Lodge Backpackers is very popular accommodation (especially during the summer) so we recommend that you book now to avoid disappointment. We are members of the BBH network. ... more less
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