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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had the misfortune of arriving when Justin Beiber came to town and everything was sold out. Econo Lodge was the last reasonably priced place left within Auckland (I still paid double the normal rate). Rooms were clean and it was easy to get around from this location. Definitely a 'get the job done' kind of establishment.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for 2 nights with special discount via Expedia, a good budget option and walking distance to center city, Queens Street. However, the room is very small area and i have no choice but to let my luggage to share the bed with me. But the room is clean, and the wifi is fast. Staff at the front desk are...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a booking to stay for a concert. On the day of arrival we were phoned to say the card was declined despite a pre-purchase booking. We tried another card which had plenty of credit but were still told it was declined. The receptionist (I assume) then became very rude and abusive to my wife and had her in...

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Thank Shane M
Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very tiny room-way too small for 2 people with a suitcase each. Bathroom was substandard. Sheets had some small dried blood stains- we were too tired when we got there to have them changed and were out touring the entire next day. We told reception at checkout. The only good thing about it was the central location.

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Econoldge c, Public Relations Manager at Econo Lodge City Central, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. I saw that you booked a small compact budget room, we do have other room types available, which are larger. If you would...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Econo-Lodge was as advertised, a good budget option in the center of Auckland. The room was tiny, but clean, and the bed was comfortable. There is no AC, but I found a working fan in the closet that I used for light air flow. The staff was friendly and efficient. Wifi was limited to 30 free minutes per day,...

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1Thank Greg M
Whanganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a double room, this was great for someone on their own. Rooms were clean & adequate for what we wanted, as staying in Auckland for a girls weekend. Really central, handy to everything we needed. Staff were excellent, really friendly. I had room that faced onto the street, this was a little noisey, so would suggest asking for a...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed at the hotel for the weekend of 3rd and 4th weekend of March. I went there with my friends for a trip but ruined by the bed bug bites... at first thought was some kind of sandflies or mosquitoes during the night while i was sleeping but when i got up and the itchiness was extreme and...

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Econoldge c, Guest Relations Manager at Econo Lodge City Central, responded to this review

Dear Terry Allow me to apologize on behalf of our hotel for failing to meet your expectations. We are really alarmed by your comment as we need further information to check which room you stayed in, from the name provided on this feedback, we checked our records and we were unable to locate your name. We take Bedbugs seriously and...

Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a good place to stay locality wise close to everything. Wifi should be free and not so minimal but clean enough and good price. Very basic but did the job for the short time we were there. Good brekky.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to spend a few nights in the center of Auckland after flying in and before getting our rental car to explore the country. Hotels here are quite pricey. We got a good rate here online before our trip. The basic double room is very tiny and so I was put off at first, but it was also very...

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Thank Barbara S
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in a 1960s office building that has been converted. It is very conveniently located a short walk to the main street and with plenty of restaurants almost next door. It isn't aimed at the top end of the market. It does what it says on the box. We had a queen room which was clean, a good...

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Econoldge c, Public Relations Manager at Econo Lodge City Central, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide...

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Additional Information about Econo Lodge City Central

Address: 37 Wellesley Street | Corner Wellesley & Albert Streets, Auckland 1010, New Zealand (Formerly City Central Hotel)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $101 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Econo Lodge City Central 3*
Number of rooms: 105
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“My room didn't have normal windows but a weird ceiling vent with sunlight coming through so don't be surprised if you get that.”
 of 5 bubbles liaml411, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room that is not facing onto the street”
 of 5 bubbles mw66, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“T/he internal room was fine but if you want room facing the exterior make sure to ask at the desk.”
 of 5 bubbles WingerJack, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Not all rooms have windows or AC. we had one room with only a sky light. I think the AC rooms may be quieter than non-AC rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles hannahw597, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't book a compact room, especially if you lots of luggage with you.”
 of 5 bubbles RaJSheffield, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
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