Faqs

QHow do I come from City Centre?
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Please take the green Inner Link bus for $2.50 and get off at St. Georges Bay Rd bus stop. And we are at 25 St. Georges Bay Rd. (Just 1min walk from the bus stop)

QWhat transport should I take from the airport?
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You can take the super shuttle from the airport. The super shuttle will cost you $35.00 for one person & if you are two people then the cost for the shuttle is $43.00 ($21.50c per person). The more people you are the cheaper it gets. And the shuttle will drop you right outside city garden lodge. You don't need to book the shuttle as they are available 24/7 at the airport terminal. The other cheaper option is to take the airbus for $16.00 per person. Please get off at Britomart station. From there we are approx. 20 Mins walk or you can take the green inner link bus from Britomart station for $2.50 & get off at St Georges bay road bus stop. We are down the road at 25 St Georges bay road.

QDo you do car insurance?
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Yes we do. We offer the cheapest car insurance for backpackers. For further enquiries please visit reception.
We can also help you  to buy a car in New Zealand.

QDo you rent bicycles?
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Yes we do. We offer secure bike storage facilities. Please visit reception for details.

QI am on a working holiday VISA, how do I open a bank account and tax number?
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We can give you proof of address upon arrival along with IRD tax application form to open a bank account and tax number.

QIs car parking available?
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Car parking is all free on the street right in front of the lodge & there is NO time limit.
NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT PARK ON A YELLOW LINE, YOU WILL BE TOWED AWAY.
We do have free parking inside the lodge as well.


QWhat are the reception hours?
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Reception hours are 8am to 1pm & 4pm until 8pm (Seven days a week). We are open all year round. If you arrive between 1pm to 4pm please make yourself comfortable in the common lounge & help yourself with complimentary tea/coffee in the kitchen. We will open at 4 pm & give you the room.

QWhat do I do if I am arriving late at night?
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Please email us if you are arriving late at night so we can leave the room keys for you in the letter box located right beside the road entrance.

QWhat is the check in & check out time?
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The check in time is after 12pm & check out time is 10am.If you are arriving at the lodge earlier then you are most welcome to relax in the lounge area until your room is ready.

QWhat is the cost for internet?
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We offer FREE UNLIMITED WiFi on arrival.

QWhich is the nearest supermarket & how far it is?
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There is a super market called Countdown which is 15 mins walk from City garden lodge & it is open 24 hours 7 days a week.There is another small grocery store at the top of our street which is 3 mins walk from the lodge & is open from 8am till 8pm.

City Garden Lodge

Backpackers Haven

25 St Georges Bay Road,

Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand