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Lodge in the City

152 Taranaki Street, Wellington, New Zealand
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Perth, Australia
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hostel is only $15 a night if you are a BBH member, so I'm not sure what all these other reviewers really expected!! This hostel is not going to be the cleanest place you ever lived, and the kitchen and bathrooms are not the nicest - however, it is perfectly okay for a short stay. I was expecting a... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for long term accommodation in Wellington back in 2011. This place kept coming up on the Trade Me website, and the pictures made it look nice. I called in to check it out. The receptionist gave me some information, then handed me two key cards, pointed out on a map of the building where the rooms were,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where do I start? I should of know it was going to be bad being cheaper than everyone else! But I'm travelling on a budget so I went ahead and booked it anyway. Originally I booked a twin room as it's cheaper than a double, as I figured my partner and I could push the beds together, but when I... More 

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Cameron Highlands, Malaysia
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and a friend stayed here for 2 nights, obviously choosing it because it is the cheapest place in Wellington. We soon realised why it was cheaper than everywhere else. To put it bluntly it is just disgusting. We weren't off to a good start when the extremely unfriendly lady on reception told us we had to move our car... More 

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Thank mrat1994
Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my friend have now been travelling for 4 months and this is by far the worst hostel we have ever stay in. As soon as we entered the doors i knew it would be bad, it was dirty, the carpets were thread bare are dangerous, the mirrors had felt tip pen writing on them. the windows had mould.... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

where to start. smashed hallway window. elevator door jamming. entry swipe cards failing. flies buzzing around kitchen area. carpet holey. toilet tagged to the hilt. pubes in shower area. stains on floor. squeaky doors. deadbeats roaming the hallways. apart from that sweet as. staff are extremely helpful. just needs a major overhaul.

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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

If you are looking for a place to stay and rest while you are travelling or something, this is not the right place. But if you are looking for a nasty, noisy and a place to have sex at 3 am, this is the place! We booked 2 nights for this place and we decided to go after the first... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Clean bed, bathroom OK, heating just right. Noisy inside and out, no plus at all in my private room. Check in took too long and that staff not so welcoming. Place needs complete facelift, as dark, badly kept and unwelcoming. No information or direction on other hostel services available. Did not use WiFi as its not free and spark is... More 

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San Diego, California
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Near CBD two blocks from Cuba St restaurants and shops. Easy walking and public transportation available to see the city or make transit connections to inter-island ferry and intercity bus routes. The Down Side: Shared baths not so clean, crowded kitchen, bar area and drink vending machines not working or open for service.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

Basically what you get is what you pay for . We got a triple room which consisted of a bunk bed . The bed itself was on its last legs and you couldn't make a movement without a loud screech coming from it . Room was clean and staff helpful enough . Common room didn't really appeal to us ,... More 

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