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+64 9-360 9301
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

Great streets to find funky boutiques and fab cafes , hotel bistros, etc.... It's a long street so recommended you choose one end first rather than start in the middle. Not just your ordinary international brands you find everywhere in the world if you like...More

Thank Victoria M
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is a lovely neighborhood with upmarket homes, lovely shops and many many restaurants. A good place to base yourself if you plan on staying in Auckland for a few days. It's quite close to CBD, just a few minutes drive and Ubers are plentiful.

Thank AAH21
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Enjoy a walk through the delightful Victorian and Edwardian streets of Ponsonby and sigh at the lovely architecture of this area and the shops, offering everything from bric-a brac to Kitchen utensils, and a must is to sample the food at the many restaurants and...More

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We came to Ponsonby because of a recommendation from a tour we took. We took the bus there and were pretty disappointed and the vibe down there. It seems to be super overhyped on the shopping scene. All the stores are ridiculously expensive and wasn't...More

1  Thank HB_NOLA
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We were visiting Ponsonby after quite a long break. It was raining heavily so we weren't encouraged to walk along the length of Ponsonby Road.it was with a heavy heart that I decided we would go on to another shopping area nearby. Fortunately I spoke...More

3  Thank bigred88
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We don't agree with the tourist hype about this being an energetic entertainment and dining area. Have seen more interesting areas in lots of other cities. We found parking very hard to find, and the coffee very average (like a lot of NZ unfortunately). Don't...More

Thank glaitken1
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I love Ponsonby, the small and classy shops down Ponsonby road make for a fun and exciting day shopping! There is also a Bakery on Ponsonby road that is absolutely to die for. Heaps of art and history to look at in this serene pop...More

1  Thank Lujuan S
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This area has the best of both worlds. There are so many restaurants and cafes along Ponsonby Road that you are spoiled for choice. I like to park my car at one end of Ponsonby and take a leisurely walk from one end of the...More

1  Thank p_pebbles
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

After being disappointed with Queens st our friendly concierge encouraged us to take a trip to Ponsonby St. It is a very long beautiful street with a variety of shops. We love bookstores and we're pleased to find several, including a woman's bookshop which I...More

Thank 20kash
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Creative culture (amazing murals and graffiti art), art galleries, high fashion and vintage clothing, boutique shops, an organic produce market, eateries serving world cuisine and buzzling nightlife - all this is epitomised in that inner-city suburb.

1  Thank gracegreen2016
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Julie R
Hi how do you get their using public transport I will be staying in Henderson should I use the train service to get into town !?
8 May 2017|
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Response from Brenton K | Reviewed this property |
Get the bus , you can go directly to it , check the bus web site.
Best breakfast cafe in ponsonby?
5 January 2015|
Response from Paul J |
Try Dizengof in Ponsonby road (think that is correct spelling). Very good selection, be prepared for it to be busy but have a look upstairs as it often has available seating. Delicious food, reasonable prices.