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Lyttelton, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best part of my two night stay was the staff. Though sparse in number, they were unfailingly cheerful, polite and patient. I hope they get paid well! Overall, I thought standards of cleanliness were okay but the owner needs to pump some money and get some better systems (and more staff) into this place, e.g. fridge door didn't shut, fire...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Avoid! The room was really MOLDY, so dangerous for anyone with even the slightest astma symptoms! The smell of mold had been tried to cover up with a bottle of cheap cologne or smthg... Can't believe the health & safety department hasn't closed them down yet! Kitchen was a mess too. Not enough fridges.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I left my accommodation to the last minute and was left with little choice - apart from paying more than I could afford so booked a single room at The Lodge. wow this place is near derelict! They really need to clean, replace and update just about everything. This is a very tired building that literally stinks. For most floors...

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Situation is ideal for walking to waterfront cbd and easily accessible from the north BUT seriously in need of some refurbishment. Carpets are tatty, paintwork is peeling....only positive was en suite bathroom and clean linen/towels...and friendliest receptionist ever! Not recommended for the more senior traveller and definitely not for South Africans who are used to the quality of Road/Town/City lodges!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Unhelpful staff at reception who just ignored our parking request. Dirty room. Dirty sheets. Shared male/female bathroom. The most uncomfortable bed. Hot. Noisy till well after midnight even though they say outside closes at 10pm. Do not recommend.

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Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Not as bad as said in the reviews. I would rated higher but for that price and beeing busy they should be able go update it a bit and hire more ppl for reception. Our room (2adults+child) was very clean and bathrooms too (their backpackers are the cleaners). Not enough showers and toilets tho. Very loud in the evening cause...

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Thank Eeva V
Reviewed 15 February 2017

the lady on the front desk was nice . the location of the lodge is good but the room was not that nice. bathroom were not properly cleaned and one of the toilet didn't have a lock. it was common bathroom for male n female. the kitchen and common room was messy aswell.

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Varberg, Sweden
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

When we arrived to the hostel the check-in took 30 mins and the woman behind the desk made us pay more than our calculations... After getting a 16 beds dorm instead of 8 as booked, we got to our room. It looked ok, but seriously very dirty. There were a kitchen in the room, nice, but had no working fan...

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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

On multiple occasions thought the elevator was going to break, room was a standard backpackers. However location was ideal being a few minutes walk from the city centre. Came back after a night out and a few of the backpackers were smoking dope outside the entrance

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night (wouldn't have stayed any longer) whilst passing through Wellington. We weren't informed when we booked that the toilets and showers were not only shared but communal. They also had the washing machine and dryer in them which meant they were always full. The whole place needs closing down and cleaning/refurbishing. There was mould in...

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

Additional Information about Lodge in the City

Address: 152 Taranaki Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
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Price Range: €13 - €43 (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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Street side not overlooking courtyard. Take earplugs. Avoid levels and rooms next to common areas.”
 of 5 bubbles HelenJG786, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Quieter rooms away from Vivian & Taranaki St. junction”
 of 5 bubbles shedives77, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“"Add a tip to help travellers choose a good room" - Go elsewhere.”
 of 5 bubbles RebeccaW488, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The higher you go up the building the more peaceful it gets. Remember folks 20 bucks a night and very good value for money-I shall return.”
 of 5 bubbles craigmV4146SH, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“spend 10$ more and get a good hostel..”
 of 5 bubbles 286felixk, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
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