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Ponsonby Backpackers

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Ponsonby Backpackers is perfectly located in one of the most historical, funky and central areas of Auckland. We are a small & friendly little travellers haven, run by backpackers for backpackers. Our managers and staff have travelled extensively and so know what it is that travellers want and desire; a place to call home.

We invite our fellow travellers to relax in our tv lounge (Sky TV), surf our fast internet (desktop & WiFi, chargeable) or have a BBQ in our sunny outdoor area. Enjoy the cleanliness and serenity of a small family atmosphere with various activities weekly.

Our facilities boast 4 bathrooms with hot showers 24 hours a day, comfortable lounge room, dining room, laundry and well equipped kitchen with free tea and coffee. Full linen is also provided.

Whether you are starting your N.Z adventure or want to finish it off with peace and quiet, Ponsonby Backpackers is the place to be. Why not come and see for yourself?

Free 2 Degrees NZ visitor Sim card, collect on check-in! (subject to availability)

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Highlights

  • 24 Hour Check-In
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Common Room

Important Information

If you are arriving out of receptions hours (before 7am or after 10pm) Please contact the hostel via email. This is not a problem it just means that we will need to give you some instructions :-)

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Awesome 85%

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

The best thing about Ponsonby Backpackers is definitely the staffs. At the moment we got there we had no idea around there but they kindly told us everything about the place and gave us a map with a big smile. As well as the staffs, those who stayed there were warm and nice. We had a long chat at a dinner room with people from all over the world. What a experience! We would be very happy to stay PB again when in AKL.

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5
Location
3
Cleanliness
4
Value
5
Facilities
4
Service
5

Great place to stay !
The manager is very helpful and very nice.

Overall
4
Location
5
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
4
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

The kitchen was quite clean with ample room for food storage.

The bunk beds were not so good since they rock easily; especially if you have a person who kicks in their sleep beneath you!

The washing machine only used cold water?! A little inconvenient if you do not buy cold water washing powder. The Italians were not happy! and neither was I for that matter.

Also, there is a little problem with seating in the TV room since I had to stand on occasion and lean against the sofa.

This hostel is ok for a few days whilst you get something better fixed. All in all, it's a non-returner.

Overall
3
Location
3
Cleanliness
4
Value
3
Facilities
3
Service
3

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Hotel Amenities

  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Tours/Travel Desk

general

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Towels for Hire

laundry

  • Washing Machine

communications

  • Card Phones

parking

  • Free Parking

entertainment

  • Board Games

inroom facilities

  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities

sport& leisure

  • Cable TV

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