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Econo Lodge City Central

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37 Wellesley Street | Corner Wellesley & Albert Streets, Auckland 1010, New Zealand (Formerly City Central Hotel)
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Whakatane, New Zealand
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89 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went back to this lodge last night..Good staff, parking in the adjacent Hotel $21.00 for 24 hrs,good for Auckland. Prices. Our room was a small double room with a hot jug,fan.hair dryer.clean linen on the bed. Breakfast served if need $13.00 each. The best thing, it is in the middle of the city 2 mins walk to Queen St.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is very consistent, it consistently over promises and under delivers. The rooms are small but this is not a 5 Star Hotel. I had a queen size bed and it had most of the facilities I wanted (fridge, desk, bag storage, TV, AC, coffee, tea etc). Strangely there was also no convenient power point to charge my mobile.... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Possibly the friendliest reception staff I ever had the pleasure of meeting. I firmly believe that people make a company and a genuine smile goes far. The staff were friendly and professional despite our very unsociable arrival time. There are many reviews that claim that the Econo Lodge rooms are the smallest hotel rooms in the world - I WON'T... More 

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Dunedin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Extremely comfy bed. Very handy to Sky Tower. The staff are very helpful, knowledgeable and friendly. Very handy being able to leave your luggage after checking out to be picked up later in the day The decor is a bit dated and lodge could use an upgrade but then I am sure the cost will go up.

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Maesteg, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights & that was enough - the room was very small & the bathroom even smaller (side saddling the toilet was the only way to sit down) the door didn't seem very secure & didn't have a dead bolt so we pushed our suitcase against the door instead which worked out well as there was nowhere... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Looking online thinking the room will be a great size, big room with a couch, nice size bathroom etc. But once me and my partner checked in, the room was really tiny!!!!!! We paid $596 for a room that is so small that we had to squeeze thru each other to past, the bathroom only had a very small shower,... More 

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Thank Madison T
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Very small rooms, no bar fridge, a bit cool and definitely not flash. Centrally located, parking available nearby, good for a short 1-2 night stay. Any longer you would want something more comfortable. Clean, 24hr reception, lovely lobby area, breakfast available.

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Mackay, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Room was so small we could not fit a suitcase in the room. The toilet flushed toilet water over the lid and seat. The toilet water then pooled on the seat for the next user. No chance of dying yourself after a shower without your towel hitting the toilet,meals, shower and basin. The curtain,only 30cm from the bed had a... More 

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New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Stayed 3 nights in a twin room. We were very happy with the room and was within our budget. Very clean and was just what we needed. Our room faced out onto the street and we did not get road noise. Had a great view to a beautiful church. Had breakfast there 2 mornings and it was a great price... More 

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Florida
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59 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

The best thing about this hotel is the location. Right in the middle of the city, about half way between Queen Street (the main shopping street) and the iconic Sky Tower. It was a short walk from where the airport bus dropped us off on Queen Street. But to get back to the airport, the Front Desk can arrange a... More 

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