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Lodge in the City - Hostel

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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Lodge in the City - Hostel

Lodge in the City - Hostel

1 out of 5
Guests rated this property 2.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking available
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
152 Taranaki Street, Wellington, 6011

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationWellington Central Business District1 min walk
  • Popular LocationCuba Street Mall7 min walk
  • Popular LocationTe Papa (Museum of New Zealand)9 min walk
  • AirportWellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.)11 min drive

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About this area


Lodge in the City - Hostel is located near the beach and in an area with good shopping. Old Government Buildings and Parliament House are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include Museum of Wellington City and Sea and Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station). Carter Observatory and Wellington Zoo are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with nearby kayaking, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and ecotours. Guests appreciate the hostel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Wellington Central Business District - 1 min walk
  • New Zealand Film Archive - 3 min walk
  • Cuba Street Mall - 7 min walk
  • Courtenay Place - 7 min walk
  • Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Wellington Station - 3 min drive
  • Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) - 11 min drive


  • Prefab - 2 min walk
  • Ombra - 3 min walk
  • Havana Bar - 3 min walk
  • Flying Burritto Brothers - 3 min walk
  • Logan Brown - 3 min walk

About this property

Lodge in the City - Hostel

Wellington hostel in Te Aro
This smoke-free hostel features self parking, a meeting room and laundry facilities. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff and barbecues are on-site. All 92 rooms offer free WiFi and TVs.
Lodge in the City - Hostel offers 92 forms of accommodation. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi, Wired Internet (NZD 5 per hour)

Parking and public transport

  • On-site parking available only on request
  • Self parking on site (NZD 12 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Free off-site parking within 1312 ft; booking required


  • Lift

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • A meeting room


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Picnic area


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Hairdryer (on request)


  • TV


  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 18 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 20 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: NZD 5 per hour (rates may vary)
  • Self-parking fee: NZD 12 per night (in/out privileges)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve on-site parking
This property accepts Visa and Mastercard; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

City Backpacker Wellington
Lodge City Backpacker
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City Hostel/Backpacker Wellington
City Hostel/Backpacker
Lodge City Hostel Wellington
Lodge City Hostel
Lodge in the City Hostel/Backpacker
Lodge in the City Backpacker
In The City Hostel Wellington
Lodge in the City - Hostel Wellington
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Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 43 out of 480 reviews
5 - Excellent 9%
Rating 4 - Good. 96 out of 480 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 136 out of 480 reviews
3 - Okay 28%
Rating 2 - Poor. 116 out of 480 reviews
2 - Poor 24%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 89 out of 480 reviews
1 - Terrible 19%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

2/5 Poor

Travelled with group
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Reception staff were friendly and very understanding when we could not make our check in date and came a day later.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

3/5 Okay

Liked location -- close to town. Cheap price Place was old and tired. Closing reception at 5 pm (that I was not aware of) is way too early for last check in. Host mentioned they contacted me by hotmail about this on the day, but when travelling do not have access to email. Room faced the main road -- was very noisy at night even with window closed, so did not get much sleep.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021