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Ponsonby Backpackers

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  • Excellent55%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“big living room”(4 reviews)
Paid Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
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All reviewsnew zealandnice garden areabig living roomtv roomcity centrebank accounthome away from homewell equipped kitchenfelt like homebunk bedssingle roombus stopfree wificommunal areasbars and restaurantsshared bathroomother guests
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Reviewed yesterday

It was my first time staying at a backpackers - staff were helpful and friendly, the location is excellent with a short walk into the central city and very close to eating places and transport. The room I stayed in was a little small and...More

Thank phaelios
Reviewed 6 days ago

The hostel is in a great location. Very close to bars, pubs, restaurants, cafes, shops, etc. Staff are friendly and helpful. The room I occupied had no fan or fly screens so I found myself under mosquito attack. Other guests were quitely friendly.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ideal location for transport, eating places and short walk into city. Reception staff very welcoming and happy to help with tips & suggestions of places to visit. Room was adequate size and clean. Shared bathrooms were ok, sinks & shower cubicles were a bit on...More

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Response from Aklhostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey 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. Always nice to hear that you found...More

Reviewed 14 January 2018

All good, clean, good location, etc. But the checkout was at 9.45 am. The earliest checkout that I know. We have a plane to take at 6pm so that checkout time was a problem, and ponsonby didn't give us a solution.More

Thank Roberto J
Response from Aklhostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi thanks for leaving us a review, We are happy to hear that you found us to be 'good & clean' and that you also loved our awesome central location in Ponsonby. You will find that most Hostels have checkout between 9.45 and 10am as...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

I stayed in this hostel for two nights at the end of my trip through New Zealand. The staff is super helpful and friendly and the location is really good: close to the restaurants and bars of Ponsonby and an acceptable walk or bus drive...More

Thank ruud912017
Response from Aklhostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 10 January 2018

Hi thanks for leaving us a review, We consider ourselves very lucky to have an awesome team here at Ponsonby who love their job and will always go that extra mile for our awesome guests. :) We do consider ourselves lucky to be located in...More

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US$24 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$24 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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