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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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South Island, New Zealand
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86 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I would recommend this hotel for a short stay, if your on a budget and only need a place to sleep then this is the place, it's not fancy and the bathroom is really tiny and needs an upgrade but I would say I would stay here again because of the price and it is at the Center of everything...within... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When I checked in I had to go out immediately and just left my bags and went out. When I returned late that night I discovered I had been put in a room with a bed which had a broken base so ended up sleeping upside down with my head at the foot as that was the only way the... More 

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Christchurch
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't realise the compact room was so COMPACT ,but the bed was nice and firm and was good to sleep on. Down stairs there is internet access for a small fee and there is an ice machine for endless ice, if needed.The hotel is centrally located on Wellesley street, very close to all transport options . There are car... More 

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Econoldge c, Guest Relations Manager at Econo Lodge City Central, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide... More 

Whangarei, New Zealand
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mum and I stayed here when going to the ballet at Aotea Centre. We wanted somewhere convenient walking distance from Aotea Centre and affordable, as we were literally only there to sleep. Econolodge worked really well for that. The parking next door at the Crowne Plaza / Atrium worked exactly as described, get Econolodge to sort your parking ticket... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Had a great stay - the room was comfortable for our couple of days stay. Would upgrade if staying longer. Staff were very friendly and rooms kept clean and tidy every day. Location just wonderful .... 2 minutes from Queen St and very close to all amenities. Would recommend this to others. In fact planning our next visit already.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Front desk staff grumpy and far from interested. However, room cleaners helpful. Tiny, tiny, tiny rooms, cleaned well and adequate if you are out all day. Right in the middle of C.B.D. Wouldn't go back, but OK if price is main consideration.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Great accommodation right in the center of Auckland city it only took us 10 to 15mins walk to Vector Arena lastnight for Black Sabbath. So great if you want to stop for drinks or a bite to eat. Reception staff were very helpful.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

The one star is for being in the heart of the city. It's terrible, the toilets were not flushed when we entered. It took 2/3 flushes to wash it. The rooms were tiny with no ventilation. We need a nightcap enroute from bay of islands to Rotorua. So wanted a reasonable place for a night. This was cheap,price wise. A... More 

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Papamoa, New Zealand
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Very central to everything being a few minutes walk to Queen Street and across to the Town Hall. The staff were friendly, the rooms clean and a good breakfast in the morning to start the day. Would definitely recommend for travelers wanting a great location at a fair price.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

I got moved to this hotel having booked at another that suffered some 'facilities management issues'. As a result I was slightly concerned as to what I might find. While the rooms are very small and not air conditioned. It was clean and pleasant and the staff were very helpful. It's cheap and well located. The food is a bit... More 

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Additional Information about Econo Lodge City Central

Address: 37 Wellesley Street | Corner Wellesley & Albert Streets, Auckland 1010, New Zealand (Formerly City Central Hotel)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $63 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Econo Lodge City Central 3*
Number of rooms: 105
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