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    Ponsonby Backpackers

    2 Franklin Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent57%
    • Very good34%
    • Average6%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “new zealand” (39 reviews)
    Paid Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
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    Reviewed 2 November 2016

    Friendly, good amenities, helpful staff, excellent location around the corner from Ponsonby Rd bars & cafes and close to the central city. 5 minutes walk to the left on Ponsonby Rd is the inner city link bus stop - easy link to the CBD or...More

    Thank mikejury71
    Response from AklHostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 7 November 2016

    Thanks for taking time to leave us a review, Always great to hear that you found us to be 'friendly and the staff helpful' It's great that you liked our location just outside of the city. We are still close enough to walk in easily...More

    Reviewed 1 November 2016

    This backpacker is simply the best. The staff is available and very helpful. We met a lot a very nice people and we didn't regret our choice at all. I really recommend this hostel you will not regret it. Moreover, the hostel is very well...More

    Thank Valantin H
    Response from AklHostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 7 November 2016

    Hi thanks for taking time to leave us such an awesome review, We love that you found us to be 'simply the best' and that our awesome staff were very helpful. Stoked to hear that you met lots of new friends during your stay and...More

    Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

    we stayed there for two nights and we will definitely stay there again!! the house is lovely, the kitchen has very good equipment, the garden area is nice, the living room is comfy! we loved it! the staff was very friendly and helpful as well...More

    Thank Mel A
    Response from AklHostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 31 October 2016

    Hi thanks for taking time to leave us such an awesome review, Amazing to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you would stay with again. :) Stoked that you enjoyed our awesome facilities here at Ponsonby from our outdoor garden to our comfy...More

    Reviewed 23 October 2016

    This place strikes an interesting facade on the corner. And when you get further into the hostel its just as cool. I had the single room in the corner, complete with its own balcony. There are plenty of cool common spaces both inside and out....More

    Thank Jonathon S
    Response from AklHostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 28 October 2016

    Hi thanks for making time to leave us a review, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Always great to hear that you found the staff to be 'very accommodating' We do consider ourselves lucky to be located in a...More

    Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

    This is probably one of the best hostels I've stayed in on my travels. It's got more of a homey feeling to it than an actual hostel, which is a change from other places. I like that it's not to big. The girls on the...More

    Thank DeirdreShiels
    Response from AklHostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 28 October 2016

    Hi thanks for taking time to leave us a review, We are stoked to hear that you have found us to be 'one of the best hostels' you've stayed in throughout your travels. :) We do like to think of ourselves as one big family...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • US$23 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 45
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Auckland >
    • Auckland Central
    • Also Known As
    • Ponsonby Backpackers Hotel Auckland Central ,
    • Ponsonby Backpackers Auckland, New Zealand
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    Traveller (17)
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    Dining (1)
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms at the bungalows are quieter but you cannot choose your room"
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    "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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