Excellent 8.1
Based on 104 reviews

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About this property


City Lodge Backpackers 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, City Lodge Backpackers is perfect for budget-conscious business travelers, family holiday stays, or world travelers 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. The communal lounge includes a big screen TV, book exchange, and board games for relaxing or socializing with other travelers. There are also full laundry facilities on-site.

The helpful, friendly staff can arrange tours, car hires, transfers, or simply let you know what’s on in Auckland. What’s more, City Lodge Backpackers’s clean, green, limited-service philosophy has recently been endorsed with a Qualmark Silver Environmental rating accreditation.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Bicycle rental
  • Car park
  • Rental car

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Garden
  • Table tennis
  • Tours

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Shared kitchen
  • Vending machine

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge
  • Laundry service
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoking area


  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Nepali
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Guests must provide a valid form of government regulated identification (eg. passport, ID card, driver’s license, etc.) upon check-in.

Reception is open 24-hours.

The minimum age required to check in is 18 years. Guests under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by a guardian.

A credit card security deposit is required upon check-in for charges or damages during the stay and will be refunded upon departure.

Car parking is available at an additional charge and subject to availability. Guests planning to arrive by car are requested to contact the property in advance.

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-12 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests over 12 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 02:00 PM
Check-In Until: 09:00 PM
Check-Out From: 07:00 AM
Check-Out Until: 10:30 AM
Distance from City Center: 1 km
Distance to Airport: 21.3km
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Bars: 0
Number of Floors: 8
Number of Restaurants: 0
Number of Rooms : 99
Parking Fee (per day): 15 NZD
Room Voltage: 230
Time to Airport (Minutes): 32
Year Hotel Built: 2005
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based on 104 reviews
  • Cleanliness 8.7
  • Facilities 7.9
  • Location 8.2
  • Room comfort and quality 8.4
  • Service 8.4
  • Value for money 8.3
  • Food and dining 6.8
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Michael from Germany
Solo traveler
Standard Double Room
Stayed 3 nights in April 2016
As expected
The property is as advertised. No big surprises negative or positive. Location was good and the place is clean. I would stay again.
Reviewed August 09, 2016
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AN from Vietnam
Solo traveler
Standard Double Room
Stayed 4 nights in July 2016
Lovely place lovely stay
So happy with all the services so definitely will stay again when I am in Auckland
Reviewed July 19, 2016
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jaslin from Malaysia
Standard Double Room
Stayed one night in July 2016
Acceptable and value for money
Worth for money pay.
Reviewed July 14, 2016
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Derek from Singapore
Superior Queen
Stayed 2 nights in June 2016
Clean and hassle free
The facilites were good with a kithcen and i love the pool table and ping pong! The car park was really small though, and we had to wait for the painter to come out before we could park our car.
Reviewed June 23, 2016
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AN from Vietnam
Solo traveler
Stayed one night in June 2016
good location, excellent service
Stayed only a night at the Lodge but impressed with its service. Friendly and helpful staffs, great location, clean room. Definitely will stay again.
Reviewed June 16, 2016
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LIM from Malaysia
Superior Queen
Stayed 6 nights in May 2016
Affordable hotel in Auckland
Though room is not spacious but it is expected of a budget hotel. Good location, courteous services and basement provides cooking and clothes washing with well plentiful kitchen utensils and washing equipments. We enjoyed our 6 nights stay here,
Reviewed May 27, 2016
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Tuyet from Vietnam
Solo traveler
Stayed 3 nights in May 2016
Good place for budget travelers.
Good location. Helpful staff. Enough facilities.
Reviewed May 09, 2016
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janie from Malaysia
Solo traveler
Stayed one night in April 2016
Worth for value
Suit solo traveler. Comfortable. Just a bit noisy during the night, some drinkers outside.
Reviewed May 05, 2016
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Eranga from Sri Lanka
Standard Double Room
Stayed 4 nights in March 2016
Very good
Very good location
Reviewed April 23, 2016
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Candice from Philippines
Triple Room
Stayed one night in March 2016
Good hotel for a short stay
Friends needed a place just for the night. Clean, friendly staff. Good for a short stay in Auckland.
Reviewed April 02, 2016
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