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    Ponsonby Backpackers

    2 Franklin Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview
    • Excellent57%
    • Very good34%
    • Average6%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Paid Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    Reviewed 3 September 2016

    Ponsonby Backpackers is really well located in a cool area between Ponsonby and Victoria Park. The kitchen is wonderfully equipped but toilets were not really clean. The reception has lunch and dinner break, so you need to wait for them if you arrive during their...More

    Thank strafElga
    Response from AklHostels, Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 5 September 2016

    Hi, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It's good to hear you liked our location. We are in a building that most locals instantly recognise and walking distance from loads of cool things in the city. It's good that you made...More

    Reviewed 24 August 2016

    Stayed for 5 nights in August and found the staff very helpful and friendly. Generally a positive atmosphere and other backpackers were chatty. Kitchen facilities were crowded at times although the kitchen was well resourced. The bedrooms were old but clean and comfortable. The weakest...More

    Thank sueNPNZ
    Response from AklHostels, Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 26 August 2016

    Hi, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It's good that you liked our staff and got on with other guests in the hostel. You are absolutely right, there can be a rush hour in the kitchen as guests come back from...More

    Reviewed 20 August 2016

    This Backpackers is the best in Auckland, the team is really nice and helpful. The room are clean, you got a heather in every room, the kitchen is small but with everything you need to cook and with some music :) people who I met...More

    Thank Melissa B
    Response from AklHostels, Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 22 August 2016

    Hi, Thanks for leaving us such an amazing review. We are glad you enjoyed your time here as much as we enjoyed you staying with us. We clean every room, every morning so they are in the best condition for guests of course provide a...More

    Reviewed 24 July 2016

    We're not very familiar with hostel life but compared to the Haka Lodge in Taupo this one was missing a few key things. Mostly it was fine but I would probably try some other places when I stay in Auckland again. The beds were pretty...More

    Thank ajr432
    Response from AklHostels, Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 27 July 2016

    Hi, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We have just finished having brand new showers put into the guys bathrooms, meaning we did have a bit of excess mess around for a short period. This has all been cleared up and...More

    Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

    I stayed 5 nights in this beautiful small hostel. The people were nice as the staff, big kitchen and a lovely living room. Grocerie stores are nearby and it is a 15/ 20 min walk to the harbour. I had a really great time there...More

    Thank MaxiKing23
    Response from AklHostels, Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 24 July 2016

    Hi, Thanks for leaving us an awesome review. It's great that you enjoyed your stay so much and felt the staff and guests were all nice. We have a great bunch of people here currently which makes for some pretty good chats and social time....More

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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • USD 24 - USD 58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 45
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    • Auckland Central
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    Room Tips
    "Quiet floor is upstairs on the second floor. Room 7 is peaceful and beautiful."
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    "You can't really go wrong: even the dorm rooms are nice."
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    "I stayed in a private double w/ shared bathroom. Just fine. Would love a small table."
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    "I can imagine that the 2nd floor rooms are quieter, but it is a very quite and respectful place"
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