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City Garden Lodge

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building was beautiful. Hostel was clean and staff was nice and very helpful. We had a double room, the room was huge and there was an access to balcony. Kitchen was quite small, but that didn't bother us. They had bathrooms both upstairs and downstairs. We would recommend this hostel. Oh, and they have free unlimited wifi (there's plenty...

1Thank Outi L
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place looks nice on the outside but once you stay there you'll realise how bad it is. Everything in the kitchen is just given a minimal clean which means its full of flies and the surfaces are building up with grime and dirt. There are only 3 toilets in the place and 4 showers for 50+ people and the...

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This hostel from the outside looks as if it would be lovely, charming and homely - maybe some of the rooms inside the building are. Mine was not. It's VERY dirty. The kitchen is full of flys. The fridge is full of junk. The cupboards are overflowing with old food. There's not enough crockery or cutlery as long-term residents hide...

Thank Daniel K
Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 February 2017

For a backpackers, it's good and good price for the location. The house is also neat and full of character. Everything a bit but that's part of the attraction of this backpacker. We stayed there because we had to be in walking distance to the museum so it was perfect. The place, bedroom, share toilet and bathroom were clean. The...

2Thank NZ1981
Noumea, New Caledonia
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I like very much this place. I stayed one week and then, I came back after a while, very happy of that. The garden and terrace are very pleasant and this old wood house too. You can seat down, eat or relax in very different places and the road is very quiet. It is cleaned every day, sometimes not perfect...

2Thank 964isabelle
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I stayed here for my first two weeks after moving to Auckland for work. The location is great, just a couple of minutes walk to Parnell Road and it's collection of cafés, galleries, restaurants and bars, plus a small convenience store and laundrette which are very close. It is also not far from the Domain Park (great for sunny days)...

4Thank Kinder7
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here on two separate occasions and we're dissatisfied both times. It's an inexpensive option for the area and it's close to restaurants and coffee shops that are easy to walk to and there's a park nearby for running/walking. However the customer service was terrible. The owner is only on site at specific times so if you can't be...

Thank Adam V
Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Well organized! Loved it there. Even some people were annoying in the night, but it's a hostel and this is not the hostel's fault. Staff is friendly and super helpful! Everything was clean and provided. I'd stay there again!

2Thank Benjamin F
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I came from Thailand for work and holiday . I stay week in here so good hostel so peaceful , friendly recaption "Call to him and tell what you want " and not to far Auckland CBC . you can found everything you want near City Garden lodge .

2Thank Saruj V
OurResponse360, Guest Relations Manager at City Garden Lodge, responded to this review

Kia Ora Saruj! Thank you very much for giving us a positive feedback! We do appreciate our guests comments and reviews, which helps us improve our services to provide a satisfactory stay for all our guests. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and had a friendly interaction with the staff. We take pride in having one of the friendliest...

Reviewed 9 September 2016

Hi Stayed here for 3 days at It was comfortable stay with nice hospitality. This hostel is already good, and is getting better with all the renovations. We will come back next year when we come Auckland. The staff was very friendly. Parking is limited, but we managed on the street with no problems. Wifi is free and unlimited, kitchen...

2Thank cooktim957
OurResponse360, Front Office Manager at City Garden Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest A pleasure to have you stay with us and thank you very much for giving us such a positive feedback. Your encouragement and appreciation helps us to work even harder to provide perfect service for all guests. At City Garden Lodge we take pride in creating a friendly, relaxed and comfortable ambiance for our guests traveling from across...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about City Garden Lodge

Address: 25 St Georges Bay Road | Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: €16 - €51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — City Garden Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 39
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City Garden Hotel Auckland Central
City Garden Lodge Auckland, New Zealand
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“Double rooms upstairs are excellent”
218outil, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“If you are light sensitive, ask to make sure your room is not one of those with a lot of windows”
NZ1981, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“beautiful place and good location in auckland”
  • nice room
cooktim957, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“move somewhere else”
SoloTraveller082010, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“nice place to stay in parnell”
jojames891, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
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