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    Brown Kiwi Backpacker Hostel

    7 Prosford Street | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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    Traveller (16)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Dining (1)
    Overview
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good18%
    • Average11%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “ponsonby road” (8 reviews)
    “bank account” (4 reviews)
    “german guy” (2 reviews)
    Paid Wifi
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
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    1 - 5 of 110 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    My husband and I have been staying at the Brown Kiwi for about 3 days and from day one the experience has been AMAZING. We arrived really late so the reception desk wasn't open, but the Brown Kiwi made arrangements to ensure that we would...More

    Thank Liane F
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    After my first night at Brown Kiwi I was keen to extend for a couple more days. I initially came out of interest in their longer-term stays, but those are quickly booked up, especially in the summer. At first, you may feel cramped here, especially...More

    Thank Will_TravelsRTW
    Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

    A really amazing and cosy hostel in the city center. Even though I arrived late at night, I was warmly welcomed and checked-in - I find that it is usually quite a challenge to arrive late at night in NZ. Great compliments to the owner...More

    Thank Jan L
    Response from Damaris9, Owner at Brown Kiwi Backpacker HostelResponded 2 November 2017

    Hey that is so nice of you to take the time to write about your experience. We really appreciate the feedback and acknowledgement! all the best for your travels.Damaris

    Reviewed 27 October 2017

    This hostel is great hostel,everyone is friendly.The room have really comfortable beds,it's clean and warm,and the kitchen facilities are great,the bathroom is so clean.I'd recommend this hostel to anyone. Thanks Brown Kiwi.

    Thank Vicky T
    Response from Damaris9, Owner at Brown Kiwi Backpacker HostelResponded 29 October 2017

    Hi there, thanks so much for taking the time to write such a nice review. It is much appreciated!~ Damaris and team

    Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

    I spent a lot of my travels to nz stressing about setting up my bank account. Hannes put those stresses to rest within minutes of arriving. They are so helpful and friendly at the brown kiwi. I couldn’t have asked for more. The hostel is...More

    Thank Becky H
    Response from Damaris9, Owner at Brown Kiwi Backpacker HostelResponded 18 October 2017

    Thank you so much for your review. Hannes really is the expert on backpacking needs!

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    About
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    • Hotel Amenities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • USD 20 - USD 81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Auckland >
    • Auckland Central
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    • Brown Kiwi Backpacker Hostel Auckland, New Zealand
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    "it's near CBD centre,so easy enough to get to the centre."
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    "Go to Fantail"
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    "If you want beer head out and turn right 3 times and there is a bottle shop ( 3 min walk)"
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    "Avoid the room by the front door, go up-stairs or outside"
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