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Lodge in the City

152 Taranaki Street, Wellington, New Zealand
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I have been traveling from Queenstown up to Auckland and after a very rough night at the Interislander we finally arrived at Lodge in the City at 2am. We booked through booking.com. $75.00 with carpark. When we arrived we found this alley with a huge rubbish bin and bags all over the entrance. It looked like a... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here at the weekend. Absolute skip. Windows are token and the bathroom was constantly flooded. The place generally stinks and has an awful kitchen. The pool table was completely bAttered. Rather stay in a bus stop then stay in this dross again!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is vile it just smells poisonous. I've stayed in a lot of hostels and this has to be the worst. The bathrooms, flooding, tampons on the floor, blood and goodness knows what else splattered up the doors. Mouldy and just pure rotten. The bedroom is ok, other than the mouldy cup of coffee on the window Cill and... More 

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Thank Phoebe C
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an old, run down and dirty place accidentally stumbled upon. After booking the cheapest room (but not the cheapest I've ever come accross), I was given a key and ushered to the uttermost back part of the hostel where I found 4 bunk beds situated in a dilapidated and dreary room. The windows were cracked and boarded up, the... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't recommend this place event though how desperate you could be. Find other place. This place not even worth your money. The owner the management should do something about it. The building look good from outside but once you enter you knw you found a place for horror movie. My whole life, that was my 1st time experience something... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The Good thing is the price.. The Bad Things are: -broken washing machine -almost everything is broken and dirty (mold!) -half of the toilets and shower were out of order -no internet -fighting for a parking place -weird people

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Winnipeg, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This was my first hostel experience ever, and my worst hostel experience ever. Easily one of the dirtiest and most revolting places I've set foot in. I stayed here for one night with my brother in March 2016, and we were crammed into a small 8 bed dorm, where it barely fit the 4 bunkbeds. With it being in a... More 

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Gurmels, Switzerland
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18 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Let me start by saying that we have traveled for 11 months through southeast Asia, Indonesia and Australia. We have stayed in countless hostels and guesthouses. Lodge in the City was by far the worst. It is cheap and fairly central but that's where the good points end. The kitchen is so dirty and at times disgusting, that I didn't... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is cheap and in an accessible, central location. However, you do get what you pay for, and this place is very basic and shabby in parts as the building is in need of some modernization. The bunks are the typical flimsy, rocking, squeaky ones you expect of budget hostels, with the thinnest of "mattresses". Bathrooms and common areas... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Have stayed here before.... Cant beat location. Friendly staff...helpful. Very tired and old. I had a single room. ...bed was clean and fresh. Window that opened. 3rd floor so traffic noise wasn't as bad. Felt safe. If u care what it looks like not the place for u. My pic i took when i walked in room. ..massive stains on... More 

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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Lodge in the City

Address: 152 Taranaki Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
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Price Range: $25 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lodge in the City 2.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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