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Overview
2 Franklin Road Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Housekeeping
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
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All reviewsnew zealandnice garden areabank accounthome away from homefelt like homeliving roomwell equipped kitchensingle roomfree wificommon areasbars and restaurantsother guestsonly stayed one nightminute walkgreat facilitiesvisiting aucklandhostel
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Ponsonby area is a nice little spot. I liked the inside market with all those restaurants. As for the hostel itself - I arrived very late from my international flight. Getting in and setup with a key was no problem, they sent me a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel is pretty cute & homely, it suited my need for the night . The thing I struggled with was that once I got into bed their was a mouldy smell. It wasn’t until the morning that I realised where the condensation in the...More

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Response from AklHostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi thanks for leaving us a review, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you enjoyed our homely feels. :) We do all we can to help prevent damp, however being an old 19th century villa it sometimes...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first experience after touching down in New Zealand and we were very happy with it. Really helpful check in which was appreciated after just touching down from Ireland! We had a private double which was a really nice room - really warm....More

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Response from AklHostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi thanks for making time to leave us a review, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had a great check in experience after your long flight. :) It's always great to hear that you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed 3 night and really enjoyed my stay. Everyone was friendly and welcoming. Although a little out of the city centre it has everything near by and it takes very little time to walk to the centre. I will definitely stay again.More

Thank Ginny C
Response from AklHostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi thanks for taking time to leave us an awesome review, We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed our friendly, fun environment. :) We consider ourselves lucky to be in a great location in Ponsonby just outside the city,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Affordable, clean, good kitchen and unlimited wifi. Very friendly staff and good location. 2 free parking spots for car or van. At night could hear music from a nearby live music bar but didn't stop me from having a good sleep. It's a fun neighborhood...More

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Response from AklHostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi thanks for leaving us as awesome review, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found us to be 'clean and affordable' and enjoyed our free fast Wifi. :) Always great to hear the staff were friendly...More

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Description
Ponsonby Backpackers is a beautiful 19th Century, character villa located right in the heart and soul of trendy Ponsonby filled with swanky boutiques and funky cafes and bars. We invite you to stay in our warm, ...More cosy and spotlessly clean rooms, with welcoming and spacious communal areas that create the real feeling and vibe of your home away from home. Our award winning staff are the friendliest in town and are happy to give you all the information and advice you need for starting your NZ adventures! Travellers ourselves we know what backpackers want and look for in a place to call home, a true kiwi oasis. See you soon! Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Internet
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
45
Price range
USD 20 - USD 52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ponsonby Backpackers Hotel Auckland Central
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Ponsonby Backpackers Auckland, New Zealand
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Auckland Central
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
45
Price range
USD 20 - USD 52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ponsonby Backpackers Hotel Auckland Central
,
Ponsonby Backpackers Auckland, New Zealand
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Auckland Central
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Traveller (21)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (1)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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