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This is a basic backpackers but well organised and under control. The guys running this hostel know exactly what they are doing. They are friendly, very supportive and offer a lot of help. The kitchen is well organised and clean. Mainly a young clientele but...More
Stayed here for 4 nights in January. It's in a great location right by the ponsonby road which is a fab place to visit if you like nice cafes and restaurants. Its on a little side road so there is no noise from traffic or...More
Response from Damaris9, Owner at Brown Kiwi Backpacker HostelResponded 3 February 2017
Hi, thanks for taking the time to write a review. I do apologise that you did not get the support from our staff that you would have liked. Being holiday time, there may have been relief staff helping out which is not ideal. We wish...More
I spent a week at Brown Kiwi when starting a new job in Auckland and really enjoyed my stay. Mainly chose it for the location and because I prefer small backpackers to big anonymous ones and wasn't disappointed.
It's perfectly located a few minutes walk...More
Thank Karina W
Response from Damaris9, Owner at Brown Kiwi Backpacker HostelResponded 29 January 2017
thanks Karina so much. It is great to know our efforts are noticed and appreciated. We wish you the very best. Damaris
Really lovely hostel in a great part of Auckland just an easy 10 min bus ride from the centre. Lovely rare outside space for a city bpk surrounded by lovely bars and resteraunts. Kind of shabby chic vibe. Bathrooms were pretty small but hey you...More
Thank Amanda B
Response from Damaris9, Owner at Brown Kiwi Backpacker HostelResponded 18 January 2017
Hi and thanks for your review! Yes it is an old 'typical' house of Auckland which we keep as clean and nice as possible. I'm so pleased it worked well for you! Damaris
When I arrived in Auckland I stayed one night at an inner city hostel before hastily trying to find somewhere else to stay. Brown kiwi was recommended by my lonely planet guide and is a little out of town so I was hopeful that it...More
Response from Damaris9, Owner at Brown Kiwi Backpacker HostelResponded 15 January 2017
Hi ,thanks so much for your feedback. We really value your opinion and that you appreciate the hard work of the Brown Kiwi team. That's awesome. All the best for the rest of your trip. Damaris
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USD 21 - USD 103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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