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Red Monkey Ponsonby Manor

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229 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Historic home turned into hotel. If you want to be in Ponsonby this is perfect. Offer off street parking at the Church next door. Rooms large and warm. Shower hot and a communal kitchen and tv room if you like. Would I stay again. For...More

Thank Hamish967
Response from Jill B, Manager at Red Monkey Ponsonby ManorResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Hamish

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Rob and Jill are great hosts. Available via email and on premises. The cottage where we stayed is a lovely room away from the main house and very well appointed. However I suggest you bring slippers as the bathroom is a bit chilly on the...More

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Response from Jill B, Manager at Red Monkey Ponsonby ManorResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Ponsonby at the Manor.

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Loved the location and look of Ponsonby Manor - it’s history is amazing and it has been tastefully renovated. We stayed in room 7 and it was TINY! Barely fit our 2 suitcases, we actually had to stand on the bed to move around the...More

Thank tarynshae
Response from Jill B, Manager at Red Monkey Ponsonby ManorResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to provide your comments and we are sorry to learn that your room didn't meet your expectations. The Manor is an historic property, and yes some of the rooms are small by todays standards but there is luggage storage...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

This is a grand old timber typical Ponsonby home. In the middle of everything including bars cafes location is sensational. It doesn’t offer breakfast however the cafes across the road our ideal. We stayed in the room upstairs room number nine And the balcony overlooking...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018

We arrived in Auckland in the early morning after flying for about 17 hours. Jill was at the Manor to greet us and to offer us assistance. The Ponsonby Manor exceeded our expectations. The location was superb and the neighborhood was the best. The city...More

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Re-opened December 2011, Ponsonby Manor guest house is a gracious Victorian mansion that’s been completely restored to its former grandeur. Set in the heart of cosmopolitan Ponsonby, the soul of Auckland city, this ...More iconic building is a part of New Zealand’s early settler history. It’s a peaceful retreat from the bustle of Ponsonby road with stunning views of harbour and city. The Manor has been completely renovated and all the rooms are beautifully furnished with a modern fit out against elegant Victorian craftsmanship. Floor to ceiling tiled ensuites throughout, large LCD TV’s, Air conditioning etc Enjoy a champagne on your balcony or in the Manors beautiful garden setting, then join in the fun immediately across the road at some of Auckland’s well renown restaurants. Afterwards take a short stroll along Ponsonby Road to visit the many bars, cafes and late night retreats that Ponsonby is famous for! There are separate computer stations with laser printer and UNLIMITED FREE ultrafast fibre broadband that’s fast. Alternatively connect from your room via WiFi throughout. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
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Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$92 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Auckland Central
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$92 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Auckland Central
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10 December 2017|
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Response from ThebazileP | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! The only parking I saw was along the street. We used cabs. The walk to Sky Tower was about 1 mile. It was quite lovely walking through the neighborhoods!
19 October 2017|
Response from Jill B | Property representative |
Yes. We will be here to meet you. Please send us your flight number. Kind Regards Jill
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"The penthouse had to be the best, but I am sure every room was nice too."
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"No. 6 is upstairs and larger, no. 5 is smaller but has fantastic views to Auckland"
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"Some rooms have outdoor access to porches."
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