City Lodge

150 Vincent StreetAuckland1010New Zealand
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About City Lodge

Catering to singles and small groups, City Lodge offers short-term accommodation at budget friendly prices in Aucklands central business district.

All rooms include a private bathroom along with a fridge, flat-screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Wi-Fi access is available at a surcharge.

Facilities include a 24-hour front desk service with tours and ticket assistance, in-house internet cafe, laundry facilities and luggage storage. Guests are also welcome to make use of the communal lounge which includes a flat-screen TV, table tennis, book exchange and board games.

A communal industrial kitchen is available to guests who wish to self cater. A choice of cafes, restaurants and bars are within easy walking distance.

City Lodge is within a 12-minute walk of The Civic and Sky Tower, the Queen Street shopping district and 15-minutes away from the University of Auckland. This accommodation is also known as City Accommodation Backpacker, City Accommodation Backpacker Auckland, City Lodge Accommodation Backpacker, and City Lodge Accommodation Backpacker Auckland.


150 Vincent Street, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand
Telephone: +64(9)3796183 | Fax: +64(9)3796182 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Concierge
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Refrigerator
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Easy walking distance to sites

City Lodge is centrally located with many attractions as well as local cafes, restaurants, bars and shopping areas being within easy walking distance. The Auckland Art Gallery, Federal Street, Queen Street and Skycity can be reached within 15-minutes by foot. Viaduct Harbour is a 22-minute walk away.

Friendly and helpful customer service

The staff are friendly. helpful, accommodating and knowledgeable about the city. Tours and ticket information and assistance are readily provided.

Affordable rooms with convenient facilities

The rooms are quiet, clean, well presented and simply furnished with all the basic necessities such as a comfortable bed, desk and private bathroom. The shared kitchen is also spacious and well equipped for guests who wish to prepare their own meals.

Negative Reviews

Small rooms without air conditioning

Some rooms are small with minimal storage space and compact bathrooms and some guests reported feeling cramped. The rooms also do not have air conditioning which, combined with the small space, made the rooms hot and stuffy particularly during the warmer months. Fans are provided but do not seem to be effective in keeping the rooms cool.

Wi-Fi and parking are additional costs

Some guests were displeased with being charged for Wi-Fi (which some found to be expensive) and parking which they felt were services that should be included in the price of the room. If you have a car, it is also recommended that you reserve a car parking spot as places are limited and street parking may be difficult to find.

Traffic noise can be disturbing

City Lodge is set on a busy road. While many guests found the premises to be quite, a few guests which had rooms facing the main road found the noise of traffic to be disturbing.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1684 reviews across the web
8.3 /10
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8.3 out of 10 based on 1684 reviews