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  • Excellent4%
  • Very good6%
  • Average14%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible58%
May 5, 2017
“Cheap for a city stay! ”
Apr 26, 2017
“If you like stained dirty carpets look no further”
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Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

We chose to stay here as we are travelling in camper vans and needed somewhere to park up for a few days. Only cost $17 per person per night! Not the most up to date or pretty looking place but it did the job! Kitchen...More

3  Thank Hannah B
Reviewed April 26, 2017

On arrival I was shocked at the state of the building, wooden walkways on the outside (I hope they don't double up as fire escapes) and when we got to our room 42 the carpets were stained and filthy. The bedding did seem fresh.The bathrooms...More

3  Thank lovinglifeat8
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

We stayed four nights. Normally we use the kitchen in backpackers. In this hostel we never used the kitchen. Our room was clean, under the bed there was some waste. We found that the carpets were filthy. The water in the restrooms / showers was...More

Thank claussixt
Reviewed February 12, 2017

When I first read the Reviews about Rowenas Lodge, I was sceptical at arrival. And yes, it isn't the most heartwarming welcome I've had so far, but I didn't think of it as terrible. The staff is a bit grumpy, but not unfriendly. I had...More

Thank Romatze412
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for 5 star accomodation at budget prices you will be disappointed - why ppl do expect that is beyond me??? Rowena's lodge does an excellent job of catering to the overflow from Wellingtons other hostels. Its simple, its not flash but...More

3  Thank Angela W
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New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Also Known As
Rowena`s Hotel Wellington
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"Avoid this property"
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"Great views of Wellington city. Safe parking away from the street. Extensive camping area. Front deck and..."
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"Get a room somewhere else!"
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"Take a tent so you can keep your distance by paying for a plot in the garden"
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