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Reviewed 5 days ago

Not just the hostel but also all the furniture and other stuff inside is pretty old. They keep it very clean though. Also, the staff is kind and it has a good location. It´s cheap and it´s basically a backpacker hostel.

Thank Lada K
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for about a month. Nice facilities set in good, relaxed location. Staff ain't the best though, waiting almost an 1 hour to check out of a hostel is ridiculous. Only other issue it is a bit of a walk to supermarkets, etc

Thank Mervyn T
Reviewed April 27, 2018

I loved being here. It was pretty quiet for a backpackers, off the main road so no traffic noise. Great price. Close to buses and a 20 min walk to Queen St and CBD. Nice outside space. Kitchen has minimal equipment so be aware.

Thank Rainbowclaire
Response from chatly_123, Manager at City Garden LodgeResponded May 2, 2018

Thanks for your positive feedback. We would like to welcome back you again. Denish Tamakuwala, Rooms Manager.

Reviewed April 18, 2018

Nice hostel to relax and socialise! If you need some help ask Nancy or anyone else at the reception, and everything will be alright =) There is a big park close by and many restaurant, and the city is 20 / 30 minutes walk away

Thank Matteo P
Response from chatly_123, Manager at City Garden LodgeResponded April 19, 2018

Dear Matteo, Many thanks for commenting on your stay at City Garden Lodge. It's great to hear you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for recommending us and we do hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards ,Denish Tamakuwala, Rooms Manager

Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Spent several nights here booked through BBH and had a good double room and a slightly lesser twin room. Showers fantastic, very powerful and plenty of hot water. Shared facilities but plenty of cooking utensils. God price for the rooms and ideally situated for walk...More

Thank andyb4652017
Response from chatly_123, Manager at City Garden LodgeResponded April 19, 2018

Dear Andy, Thank you for choosing our lodge, and for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Denish Tamakuwala, Rooms Manager

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"Room on the corner first floor has a good view"
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"The twin bunk room is very small but suited us."
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"All the rooms are good. They are all well looked after."
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"The 4 and 6-person dorms are nicest; I recommend the back cabin for a particularly quiet night's rest."
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