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Lodge in the City - Hostel

City-center hostel within walking distance of Cuba Street Mall

  • Free WiFi
From
A$42

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6.2.Good.
  • Interesting place with a unique smell! For the price it was good and would probably stay…

    Jan. 12, 2021

  • Was a great place to stay. Staff were nice and helpful. If you cant sleep with alot of…

    Jan. 8, 2021

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • 24 hours gap period enforced between guest stays
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser

Guests rated location

Walkable
Convenient
Shopping
Dining options
Transport options
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 92 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Near the beach
  • Internet in the lobby
  • Self parking
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Meeting room

What’s around

  • In Te Aro
  • Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) - 9 min walk
  • Wellington Central Business District - 1 min walk
  • Cuba Street Mall - 7 min walk
  • Wellington Waterfront - 7 min walk
  • Courtenay Place - 7 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Family Room (6 pax)
  • Family Room (4 pax)
  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Single Room, 1 Single Bed
  • Triple Room
  • Shared Dormitory (4 or 8 beds)
  • Shared Dormitory (10 beds)
  • Twin Room
  • Shared Dormitory (12 beds)
  • Shared Dormitory (6 bed)
  • Shared Dormitory (8 Beds)

Location

  • In Te Aro
  • Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) - 9 min walk
  • Wellington Central Business District - 1 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Te Aro
  • Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) - 9 min walk
  • Wellington Central Business District - 1 min walk
  • Cuba Street Mall - 7 min walk
  • Wellington Waterfront - 7 min walk
  • Courtenay Place - 7 min walk
  • TSB Bank Arena - 15 min walk
  • Victoria University of Wellington - 17 min walk
  • Botanic Gardens - 27 min walk
  • Westpac Stadium - 34 min walk
  • Zealandia - 36 min walk

Getting around

  • Wellington Intl. Airport (WLG) - 11 min drive
  • Paraparaumu (PPQ) - 47 min drive
  • Wellington Station - 24 min walk
  • Wellington Kaiwharawhara Station - 6 min drive
  • Wellington Ngauranga Station - 9 min drive

At a glance

Size

  • 92 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-5:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Children (18 years old and younger) not allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite self parking (NZD 12 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Free offsite parking nearby; reservations required

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby

Working away

  • One meeting room

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built – 1960
  • Lift
  • Picnic area
  • Television in common areas

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Freshen up

  • Hair dryer (on request)

Be entertained

  • TV

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Small print

Also known as

  • Lodge City Hostel/Backpacker Wellington
  • Lodge in the City Hostel/Backpacker
  • Lodge in the City Backpacker
  • In The City Hostel Wellington
  • Lodge in the City - Hostel Wellington
  • Lodge in the City - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Lodge City Hostel/Backpacker
  • City Hostel/Backpacker Wellington
  • City Hostel/Backpacker
  • Lodge City Hostel Wellington
  • Lodge City Hostel
  • Lodge in the City Hostel/Backpacker
  • Lodge City Hostel Wellington
  • Lodge City Hostel

Optional extras

Self parking costs NZD 12 per night with in/out privileges

Wired Internet access is available in public areas for NZD 5 per hour (rates may vary)

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global).

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: NZD 20 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Lodge in the City - Hostel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Self parking costs NZD 12 per night. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Flying Burritto Brothers (3-min walk), Logan Brown (3-min walk), and Midnight Espresso (3-min walk).
  • Have fun with nearby activities like cycling, hiking, and kayaking. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Lodge in the City - Hostel also has a picnic area.
6.2.Good.
  • 6.0.Good

    When I booked I was not told that you had to book a car park so when we arrived we had to park 500m down the road in a paid car parking building. The room was very small and the bunk bed creaked every time one of us moved. There was only one working bathroom for the entire floor and I had to pay a key bond upon arrival which I also was not told about when I booked via Expedia

    1 night romance trip, Dec. 22, 2020

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  • 6.0.Good

    It was close to the ferry which is why I booked it. It has definitely been affected by COvid restrictions which means it is understaffed. It’s definitely an old building.

    Lori, 1 night family trip, Dec. 8, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Wasn't much, but was good pricing for what I got it at. Close to a lot of places and a nice walk to downtown

    Kurlei, 3 night business trip, Jul. 30, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great atmosphere friendly staff and people.. Clean room

    1 night trip with friends, Mar. 19, 2020

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  • 2.0.Poor

    Noise and no shower a availability. So noisy inside and outside when trying to sleep

    1 night business trip, Feb. 24, 2020

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  • 4.0.Fair

    The rooms were clean and the staff were lovely. That's about where the nice finished. This place is in serious need of maintenance. Our first night was on the first floor. There was only one working toilet and one working shower. The lockable room with everyone's gear in, was not locked during the day so anyone could just help themselves to anything. I don't think I'll be back sorry

    1 night family trip, Feb. 3, 2020

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  • 2.0.Poor

    The place is stinky noisy though the staffs ate good

    1 night family trip, Jan. 30, 2020

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  • 6.0.Good

    There is a 'rule' that the courtyard closes at 10PM to allow people to sleep, yet every one of the three nights we slept there, the courtyard didn't close till 12 or later

    3 night romance trip, Jan. 16, 2020

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  • 6.0.Good

    Not a bad deal for the cost. Was pretty noisy outside, and the place itself could do with a bit of a clean, but not too bad.

    1 night trip with friends, Dec. 8, 2019

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  • 2.0.Poor

    It's very very old and dirty. Our windows was broken. It's very noise with the traffic road and traffic light under the window. Not isolated at all. We DON'T advise this hostel. Run away.

    2 night romance trip, Dec. 2, 2019

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