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Uenuku lodge

Hostelworld.com$33*
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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family (2 Adults & 2 Kids) paid for two nights in room #4 (family room). We slept for 1 night and found out that our room/bed was infested with bed bugs and had blood stained sheets! We left the place immediately in disgusted. Management was a total hard ball on her "NO REFUND POLICY" for the night we stayed...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was here for nearly a month and I really enjoyed it. The Hostel is a bit old but it has everything that's needed and the Staff is friendly and helpful. It's always something going on and you have free unlimited Wifi and the parking is free as well. It was my first hostel but I really recommend it. -Franzi

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Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Me and my Mom really enjoyed our stay here in a Twin Room and I even stayed a bit longer in a dorm which was nice as well. The reviews on booking.com didn't sound too good but we were really positively surprised! The hostel had a great atmosphere and we didn't have any complaints. + parking!! one of the few...

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Otaki, New Zealand
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Room 12 which was right next to the shared shower and toilet so that was super handy. Room was bright with big windows. Lodge has free parking which was awesome. Great location to many bars and restaurants. Overall stay was good, like the title simple yet effective.

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UenukuLodge, Manager at Uenuku lodge, responded to this review

Thank for you taking the time to leave us a review. We are thrilled that you chose us to stay in New Zealand trip and, even better, loved your stay. The atmosphere is chill, social and relaxed - just the way we like it. We'll see you again !!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

This hostel has a great atmosphere and everyone is super friendly. The hostel has a nice lounge, big kitchen and the outdoor area is the best. The hostel is in a really nice location, Ponsonby, which has loads of restaurants and bars and is a short stroll to the beach, viaduct and CBD. Great time here!

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UenukuLodge, Manager at Uenuku lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review ! We hope you come back and stay with us again !

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 27, 2017

POSITIVES: - Good sized kitchen and amenities. - Private bedroom of good size - Located in fashionable and vibrant community of Ponsonby - Helpful staff NEGATIVES: - Bit of a walk to the nearest supermarket - Bathrooms were not in the best state when I stayed (but by no means the worst I have ever stayed in).

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UenukuLodge, Manager at Uenuku lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review ! We are constantly trying to upgrade and improve our premises to make guests stay pleasurable. We hope you come back and stay with us again!

Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 15, 2017

This was a decent place - no idea of how cost effective as my first stay in NZ. Close enough to the city centre, and decent bars and shops very close by. Wifi worked well and had good communal space, laundry facilities and decent well equipped kitchen. Rooms were a little grubby, and could do with deep cleaning but aside...

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UenukuLodge, Manager at Uenuku lodge, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for taking time to leave us such an awesome review. Always nice to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We do consider ourselves lucky to be in such a central location in the heart of the city next to all the great bars and restaurants. We are also very lucky to have such amazing, helpful staff here...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed February 14, 2017

This hostel just seems to attract awesome people. I mean sure, people who enjoy to traveling are always easy to hang out with, but I especially enjoyed staing here. Sure, it is not the cleanest or prettiest or biggest but the manager (now a different dude in charge) was awesome. Always helpfull and a very nice guy to talk to....

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UenukuLodge, Manager at Uenuku lodge, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for taking time to leave us such an awesome review. Always nice to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We do consider ourselves lucky to be in such a central location in the heart of the city next to all the great bars and restaurants. We are also very lucky to have such amazing, helpful staff here...

Reviewed February 1, 2017

The place was absolutely Amazing, for me the best option to stay in auckland!!! Sona was extremely helpful and friendly, you really get the feeling you are in a big family, here!!! Very relaxed atmosphere, good vibe, big tv room,and outside area with smokers and non smokers area, and if you get with your car here park space it's 4...

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UenukuLodge, Manager at Uenuku lodge, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for taking time to leave us such an awesome review. Always nice to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We do consider ourselves lucky to be in such a central location in the heart of the city next to all the great bars and restaurants. We are also very lucky to have such amazing, helpful staff here...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed January 30, 2017

The staff at Uenuku are really friendly and welcoming people. Any advice or guidance you require regarding the city of Auckland and they are more than happy to help! Supermarkets, retail shops, bars and restaurants can all be found on Ponsonby Rd, which is a great location. There's a bus stop literally 10 feet away from the hostel which costs...

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UenukuLodge, Manager at Uenuku lodge, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for taking time to leave us such an awesome review. Always nice to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We do consider ourselves lucky to be in such a central location in the heart of the city next to all the great bars and restaurants. We are also very lucky to have such amazing, helpful staff here...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Backpacker hostel in the heart of Ponsonby, Auckland. Close to shops, cafes, bars, supermarkets and bus stop. Twenty minute walk to Auckland CBD. Rooms range from 10 bed dorm, shares, to private en-suite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Uenuku lodge

Address: 217 Ponsonby Road | Auckland 1011, New Zealand, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region
Price Range: $18 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Uenuku lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Ask if you can sleep in your van for a discount. It's a win/win situation. The hostel gets to spare one bed and you save some cash.”
nickr119, Feb 14, 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors are room with less beds in each room.”
larkindale, Jan 30, 2017 | Read review
“Nearer to banks, clean rooms, helpful staff and manager”
, Nov 16, 2016 | Read review
“Just don't go.”
GiulioCesareLeone, Jul 2, 2016 | Read review
“They also offer sleeping in the van for less money”
nickr119, Apr 1, 2016 | Read review
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