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    Ponsonby Backpackers

    2 Franklin Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent56%
    • Very good35%
    • 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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    Haka Lodge Auckland
    321 reviews
    #3 of 129 Speciality lodging in Auckland Central
     
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    315 reviews
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    #1 of 129 Speciality lodging in Auckland Central
     
    Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
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    #3 of 67 hotels in Auckland Central
     
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    Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

    We only stayed one night at Ponsonby Backpackers, but have a great stay. The staff were very friendly, the kitchen very clean, and the rooms kinda homely. We were upgraded from a 6 bed to a 3 bed free of charge, and enjoyed the location...More

    Thank katy_thomas_1994
    Response from AklHostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 31 May 2017

    Hi thanks for leaving us a review, We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We are very lucky to have an awesome team who love their job and will always go that extra mile for our awesome guests, as do our...More

    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    Very accommodating and friendly staff. Homey and pleasant. Very good kitchen facility and back yard sitting area. Bunk beds were not sturdy (made of metal) so every move was felt. Dining room could be bigger. Very good value.More

    Thank Kathryn F
    Response from AklHostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 31 May 2017

    Hi thanks for taking time to leave us a review, Amazing to hear you found the staff friendly and the hostel 'homey and pleasant'. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our awesome facilities. Sorry that the bunk you slept in felt un-sturdy, we...More

    Reviewed 6 May 2017

    Ponsonby backpackers was a good start of my trip in New Zealand. Nice atmosphere. If you're in for meeting people you can and if you're not then you won't have to. I had a single room. Bit small but ok. Bathrooms and toilets were fine...More

    Thank Anne V
    Response from AklHostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 7 May 2017

    Hi thanks for taking time to leave us a review, We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed our 'nice atmosphere'. Great to hear you found us to be clean. We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels. Thanks the PB...More

    Reviewed 5 May 2017

    Great location only a block from Ponsonby (full of shops and restaurants). Only was there for 1 night, but it seemed like a cool place. Bathrooms and rooms were clean and check in was easy. I would suggest asking about parking prior to arrival. Note:...More

    Thank baynad06
    Response from AklHostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 7 May 2017

    Hi thanks for taking time to leave us a review, We do consider ourselves lucky to be located in a great suburb such as Ponsonby with lots of great shops and eateries near by and with easy access into the city. Our housekeeping staff work...More

    Reviewed 28 April 2017

    Very lovely people, and chill stay. Thank you. It's right close to downtown , walking is fine. Near are very locals cafes. With concerts playing and nice people again. I recommend it to everybody who want to have a great experience. FilipMore

    Thank Filas V
    Response from AklHostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 7 May 2017

    Hi thanks for leaving us such an awesome review, It's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and found us to be chilled and the people 'lovely' :) Thank you for recommending us to other travelers. If you are ever in Auckland...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$23 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 45
    • Location
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    • Auckland >
    • Auckland Central
    • Also Known As
    • Ponsonby Backpackers Hotel Auckland Central ,
    • Ponsonby Backpackers Auckland, New Zealand
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    Room Tips
    "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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    "take ear plugs as this is in a great busy location"
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