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Ponsonby Backpackers

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Paid Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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All reviewsnew zealandnice garden areafavourite hostelbig living roomcity centrehome from homefelt like homewell equipped kitchenbunk bedsbus stopfree wifibars and restaurantscommunal areassingle roomother guestsshared bathroomminute walk
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stayed here for 4 nights while traveling to several different countries. It is well located near bars, restaurants and shops on Ponsonby Road and only 20 min walk to city centre. We had a double room, bed was comfortable although I...More

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

Hi thanks for leaving 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. We are stoked to hear that you...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018

This is the third small backpackers I have stayed at in Auckland and the best so far. Staff friendly and helpful. They stored my luggage and booked me a shuttle bus for the evening I was leaving. Fully equipped kitchen closed at night for those...More

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Response from Aklhostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 21 March 2018

Hi thanks for leaving us a review, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found the staff to be 'friendly and helpful' and that you made the most of our well equipped kitchen to cook up a...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018

Small and nice place. Everyone respect each other, everything is clean and tidy. The staff was cool and helpful. Our 4 bed-room was huge and so enjoyable and you can get the WiFi anywhere in the hostel. Only problem: a door for the bathroom will...More

Thank Mary L
Response from Aklhostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 13 March 2018

Hi thanks for leaving us a review, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with and you found us to be 'clean and tidy'. We are very lucky to have an amazing team who will always go out their way to help...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Good beds and living room. Bathrooms are definitely not clean even after 'cleaning'. 30 min walk to downtown. Kitchen was good but closing hours are super stupid if you have to get to your stuff in the morning or want to have a tea at...More

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Response from Aklhostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 28 February 2018

Hi thanks for leaving us a review, Great to gear that you enjoyed our comfy beds and our super comfy living room. :) We are however sorry to hear that our bathrooms did not meet your standards. As you can read in our other reviews...More

Reviewed 20 February 2018

A small very nice backpacker hostel with a great atmosphere. In a view minutes away of the hostel you find cool bars and nice shops. The staffs are very friendly and had every time a good advice about Auckland.More

Thank Madleen B
Response from Aklhostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 28 February 2018

Hi thanks for leaving us an awesome review, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you loved our chilled atmosphere. We do consider ourselves lucky to be located in a great suburb such as Ponsonby with lots of...More

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US$23 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$23 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"The bathrooms are upstairs."
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"I would choose a room upstairs where the bathrooms are."
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"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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