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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location. Great room. Friendly and helpful staff. (I would like to thank Pol at reception, he was very helpful! My partner got sick on arrival and Pol tried to do an early check-in for us, so kind, thanks a lot).

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean and comfortable, conveniently located, friendly and helpful staff, has everything one needs. They have a good deal with the YMCA gym, which is about 100m up the street, one free day and then NZ$10 / day. You can walk all over the downtown area from this location.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at City Lodge twice during a recent trip to New Zealand. The rooms were spotlessly clean. Staff was very friendly and helpful. The location is very convenient and the central business district is an easy walk as are the Ponsonby Road and Karangahape Road commercial areas. There is a nice bakery just 100M north on Vincent Street where...

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Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

City lodge was fantastic, very affordable and super cheap parking, lovely friendly staff, room is very clean and just what you need to lay your head! Thanks City Lodge I've already sent people your way 😊

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City_Lodge_Auckland, General Manager at City Lodge, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, we look forward to seeing you again. Regards Glenn Gairdner

Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My parents and I had booked a triple room for 2 nights in this lodge. A week before our booking, I had contacted the reception as I wanted to arrange flowers and cake to be sent to our room before we arrived as we arrived on my mother's 62nd birthday. They replied very quickly and had taken care of everything...

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City_Lodge_Auckland, General Manager at City Lodge, responded to this review

We love what we do and ensuring that our guests have a great time while staying at City Lodge. We look forward to seeing you next time your in Auckland. Regards Glenn Gairdner

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this for the last 2 nights of a 3 week stay in Auckland. For the price it was fantastic (when we compared prices this wasn't much more expensive than backpackers places and a lot cheaper than the big brand hotels which are all only 5 minutes walk away). We were on the 7th floor and didn't get much...

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City_Lodge_Auckland, General Manager at City Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback, yes the rooms can get warm during summer we are investigating the option of ceiling fans unfortunately aircon is not an option. Look forward to seeing you when your next in Auckland. Regards Glenn Gairdner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is very clean and the employees are attentives and nice, always ready to help you. I've been in Auckland for 6 nights, not in sequence and I've left my luggage in the luggage room, totally safe. I had to wash my clothes and I the hotel has washing machine and dryer, isn't expensive (3 dollars to wash and 4...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a room on the 8th floor, although quite a small room, it was very clean, had everything we needed and had the most fantastic view of the skyline and the Sky Tower. Although we didn't use the kitchen, it looked very clean and appeared to have lots of equipment for communal use. Really helpful, friendly staff. Excellent location,...

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City_Lodge_Auckland, General Manager at City Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we will ensure your feedback is passed onto our team. Regards Glenn

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good hostel, kitchen very clean, room small but good though a bit noisy as we had to keep windows open for ventilation (no air-con) and the occasional noises from the street were high even in the 8th floor.

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City_Lodge_Auckland, General Manager at City Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to submit your review. Regards Glenn Gairdner

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Would stay again if down for the night. Small room. Very hot on 8th floor with no air conditioning. But had all we needed for 1 night. Shower head needs attention. Lots pressure but water goes everywhere.

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City_Lodge_Auckland, General Manager at City Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, can you please email me so I know which room you stayed in and we can fix the shower head. Regards Glenn

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Amenities

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With a 5-star Qualmark Backpacker rating, City Lodge is outstanding when it comes to convenience, quality, and value-for-money accommodation in Auckland. Located in a quiet tree-lined street and just 5 minutes walk to central Auckland, City Lodge offers a real ‘home away from home’ experience. Every room has a private ensuite, fridge, TV and tea/coffee making facilities for the comfort and convenience of our guests. City Lodge is well appointed and offers a clean and safe environment, 24-hour reception, Security door system and CCTV. The choice of rooms extends to Single, Standard Double, Superior Queen, Twin, Triple and Quad. Additional purpose-built facilities include a spacious guest lounge and well appointed communal kitchen. With on-site parking available (charges apply/bookings recommended), City Lodge is perfect for budget-conscious business travellers, family holiday stays, or world travellers wanting a high quality yet affordable experience. All daily rooms are serviced daily and have features such as large windows and Wi-Fi/broadband access (charges apply). Our communal lounge includes a big screen TV, book exchange, table tennis, and board games for relaxing or socializing with other travellers; we also have full laundry facilities on-site (charges apply). Our helpful, friendly staff can arrange tours, car hire, transfers or simply let you know what’s on in Auckland. Ask about our latest newsletter… What’s more, our clean, green, limited-service philosophy has recently been endorsed with a Qualmark Silver Environmental rating accreditation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Lodge

Address: 150 Vincent Street | Auckland Cbd, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Amenities:
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Wheelchair access
Price Range: RM323 - RM504 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — City Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 99
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City Hotel Auckland Central
City Lodge Auckland, New Zealand
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“For the really budget-conscious, there is a full kitchen in the lower level”
 of 5 bubbles Mileswis, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“single room on fifth floor”
  • single bed, desk, freezer and there is a small wardrobe
 of 5 bubbles 316claras, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on a higher floor as the hotel has no Air Con in the bedrooms and you need to get a breeze”
 of 5 bubbles 692shirleyr, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“rooms are small but well appointed”
 of 5 bubbles , 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Walls are thin, try to get a room on the corner so you only have one neighbour”
 of 5 bubbles brinktastic, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
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