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Great Ponsonby Arthotel

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01/07/2017 02/07/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Happy we got this place as a last minute booking and not disappointed. Rooms had everything you needed, extra blankets, pillows, well decorated in the period of the grand Victorian Villa. En-suite facilities all worked well and well set out. The hustle and bustle of the CBD not too far away and the restaurants and bars of Ponsonby road are...

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Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on our last two nights in Auckland, thinking it would be an exciting stop in an interesting neighborhood. It was difficult at best. Not fun, not exciting, not even recommendable. The room was okay, but not for the price. The breakfast was iffy. The staff was a little spooky, and for the most part not friendly. The...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a central location without the sterile "big hotel" feel. We found it. This hotel is in an old house in a suburban street. The rooms are comfortable -we were in a balcony room at the front of the house. Great area -a short walk about 200m up the street and an amazing range of restaurants and...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here in the Yellow Room located outside of the main house. We had a sitting area and kitchenette as well as the sleeping and bathroom areas. The room was colorful and spacious with enough windows for nice light. The breakfasts offered were good. It was a great location with shops and restaurants very near.

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Brewood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This is a great place to get yourself together after exposure to the horrors of travel by air. Everyone at the Ponsonby was friendly helpful and kind,it felt like being with family(of the good kind) even though our stay was only one night. Nothing flashy or pretensious just good old fashioned hospitality. Our breakfast was brilliant,served on the verandah,and cooked...

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Wellington,New Zealand
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I can't recommend the great Ponsonby highly enough. Everything about it has been thought through and provided to offer maximum ease and comfort. It's a truly boutique hotel, where every room is different. It's comfortable, colourful, and homely in the best possible way. It never feel like an anonymous hotel. The staff are warm and helpful, and the breakfasts are...

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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Staff very helpful (french speaker as well) with all subject. They made our stay in Auckland very easy. This is a peaceful hotel. Our room was great. And about the breakfast just delicious, with a lot of choice! We discovered the feijoas there, very good fruit! Thanks the great Ponsonby arthotel you made our stay! We definitely recommend the hotel!...

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

We found the place, including our room, to be shabby and dingy. Unimpressed with the quality of towels. Some staff were friendly but for the most part we were ignored which was a shame as our experiences prior to our stay here had been wonderful. The B&B was in a reasonable area with a short walk to the bus stop...

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2Thank Judi M
los angeles
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is a really strange hotel. The beds were comfortable, sure, but we had such an odd experience with the staff - it was like they were starring in their own tv show and the guests were the extras. We kept feeling like they were going to yell at us for doing something wrong. This started from the time I...

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Clemson
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The title of this review says it all. We booked, and paid the price, for a B&B not only for the "bed" but for the BREAKFAST also. The breakfast preparation was like a comedy spoof, except to us the delay was not funny. Sorry, it overshadows the fact that it was a nice place.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax in a quiet, heritage, 1890's villa in the middle of cosmopolitan Auckland, just 2 minutes stroll to Ponsonby's vibrant cafes, restaurants and galleries. Fifteen minutes by eco bus, five minutes by taxi to the waterfront or a 30 minute amble through Ponsonby's interesting streets. Close to Eden Park, the Zoo and all main attractions. Qualmark 4 star+ and Enviro Gold. Breakfasts are legendary. They are cooked to order, not just left in your fridge the night before. This is a place to have fun & meet other guests.Free, unlimited wifi throughout hotel, ipod docks, all sky channels in your room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Great Ponsonby Arthotel

Address: 30 Ponsonby Terrace | Ponsonby, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $153 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Great Ponsonby Arthotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Great Ponsonby Arthotel Hotel Auckland Central
Great Ponsonby Arthotel Auckland, New Zealand
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Balcony rooms were excellent”
  • Balcony rooms at front
j0hnty47, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“I was worried Room 1 by the front door would be noisy, but had no problem at all.”
  • Room 1 - not huge, but quite comfortable
  • Room 1 - clean bathroom
  • Room 1 - bed was comfortable
Dingo40, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 1 was a little small for the price, but the balcony was great!”
P4499CNamyb, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms would be quiet as on very quiet street with no through traffic.”
MPC69a, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“"Uncle" who can pick you up at the airport is Always a good idea - just makes everything go easier.”
jhalbe01, 5 May 2016 | Read review
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