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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Horrible hostel. Dirty, crap rooms that are falling apart. Curtains hanging off, paint gone off the walls, carpet filthy. Shared bathroom was awful. Old, dirty, falling apart aswell. Showers were ok. Staff were lovely. Location was great but I'd never stay here again. Cheap for a reason.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stayed there for about 2 weeks and expected the worst after seeing all the reviews. Granted we did stay in a double room, so can't comment on what the dorm rooms are like, but was perfectly fine for us. Toilets are kitchen gets cleaned daily, but often does get very dirty at busy times, which obviously...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I had a stay in november and lived in a private bunkbed room and had our worst night ever! The smell in the room was horrible and smelled like a drunk man's breath. The toilets were all dusty and dirty and we didn't wanna touch anything. All the walls were covered in horrible paintings and mud and...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A disgustingly neglected stinking room and you couldn't open the window because something was broken. Bathroom and toilet floor covered with toilet paper - no way you would want to wade thru to get to a shower. The whole place was pretty filthy everywhere.

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kitchen very dirty. Really small rooms. It's Like being in a can...and people take your things you leave unattended...and noisy...worts hostel ever. Staff do not look after rules fullfilment by people...

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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This is very run down compared to how it used to be. Generally dirty, broken furniture in room. Broken glass in window - could not close window. If you have any standards, do not stay here. Shame on the new owners.

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is a Rubbish hostel! The ugly black dead guy , hostel receptionist, said he's from Sri Lanka and called Deli. He is serious ill! very impolite and yell at customers and said fxx to customers! The staff make noise at midnight! They charge you money with excuses and facilities are very old and broken! The staff cheat you and...

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We stay in hostels a lot, so know some are good and some are not. This hostel smelt musty like it was leaking when we walked in. Reception is extremely slow, prepare to feel frustrated every time you stand there as everybody waits a long time. The staff are fine, not particularly friendly and one girl who knows her stuff...

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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Well I had hoped that this place would be nice as the location seemed perfect for what we wanted but boy was I wrong, firstly after earlier ringing about car parking and being informed it was $10 and to pay on arrival we were informed by someone who you could tell "loved" his job that all the car parks were...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 September 2016

we get the information from a girl who worked there for one day (then it was too much) that the big dovays never been washed. we slept in a 12 dorm room and one of the staff members was hovering the living room next to the dorm at midnight. the showers and washing machines are only on the first and...

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

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Address: 152 Taranaki Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
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Price Range: $33 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lodge in the City 2.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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“The higher you go up the building the more peaceful it gets. Remember folks 20 bucks a night and very good value for money-I shall return.”
 of 5 bubbles craigmV4146SH, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“spend 10$ more and get a good hostel..”
 of 5 bubbles 286felixk, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you have a window room you won't sleep. Downtown streets are so loud at night, and the windows don't really close.”
  • the carpet outside the men's washroom. my brother didn't use it..
  • toilet lid, but no toilet seat....
 of 5 bubbles slampz, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms are clean. Good for party people and youngsters to be honest. not a family place”
 of 5 bubbles sammyo517, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Don't trust photos...be more computer savvy and read the reviews.”
 of 5 bubbles Dee706, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
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