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Lower Hutt
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2007

So went there for the JT Concert arrived there on my own to meet my girls that were arriving later that day to come across the entrance looking average - firstly we had booked a four bedroom room 2 months ago and once i got there they said they could only do a 3 bedroom and a single - not... More 

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Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 12 November 2007

I stayed in this hotel for 2nights, it was the worst 2nights sleep i have ever had!! Our room was facing Beach Road and everytime a truck or something passed by the window and door or the room rattled...had 2buy earplugs for the 2nd night!! The shower was a disaster and room horrible. I would not advise anyone to stay... More 

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Adelaide
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44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2007

I stayed here 3 nights. The hotel is old and run down, but not so bad. The bed was clean and comfortable. The shower was good. There was a bit of a view out the window. The location was convenient. Staff were helpful. There's a great restaurant and a good bar on the top floor (both with separate management). Two... More 

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Thank smsafiri
auckland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 February 2007

Well, don't have any problems. Good location, Clean Room and Friendly Staff. Yes, the room is a bit small and the hotel is very old, but very reasonable prcie. You get what you pay for. I paid only $50, so never expect a flash sea view room.

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1 Thank yvonnewoo
Canadian in England
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2007

We stayed here our first two nights in New Zealand. We got a great price and are on a budget. The room was clean but admittedly the hotel itself could do with a renovation job. I don't have anything bad to say about the hotel as we had a lovely stay. It was quiet and clean and we didn't have... More 

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Thank evettiesapaghetti
adelaide
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 February 2007

I was tempted to write this comments upon looking at all the reviews on this particular hotel as i myself had a really bad experience with management of this hotel that i cut short my stay! I checked in at this hotel and immediately noticed a ""show off" person,who keep interupting our conversation with a staff at the reception(without being... More 

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1 Thank ozzytravel
Auckland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2007

The staff here left me feeling judged and abused. They are unorganised, the rooms are dreadful, and facilities were constantly out of order. One would think the owners of this hotel didn't want anybody staying here. The staff were so incredibly rude over the phone I couldn't believe it. Staying at a backpackers is a far more enjoyable experience than... More 

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2 Thank kiwitraveller101
London, UK
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12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2006

I've stayed in nicer, cleaner youth hostels than this 'hotel'. The rooms are dirty, smelly and damp with grim bed linen. The bathroom is small and ours had cracked floor tiles, cacked mirror and a disfunctional shower door. We also moved out after 1 night. Don't stay here. Pay NZD$10 more per night for a nicer hotel.

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3 Thank Voyager2005
australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2006

First i made the booking thru the phone but was horribly greeted with a foreign sounding young ladies voice that i could not understand a single word(why would anybody hire such untrained person)After much effort finally booked thru online last june 2006 and checked in on the following month and was greeted in the reception with a neatly dressed well... More 

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4 Thank ramj
Melbourne
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88 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2006

The picture on the website showed the hotel having a decent look and located not too bad in the city centre. Upon entering the room it was a different story. To our horror and shock, we found it's run down small bedroom that had the bathroom tile cracked and a couple of pieces were loose, we could have cut our... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Arena Hotel

Address: 131 Beach Road, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: RM220 - RM347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Arena Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 60
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“Rooms on the second floor are brighter”
 of 5 bubbles 449trishg, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Check reviews before going by the pics on the hotels website!”
 of 5 bubbles 708655, 11 Jun 2013 | Read review
“rooms face to street are very noisy in the morning but the rooms at the behind are so quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles AliPd, 6 Aug 2012 | Read review
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