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    Ponsonby Backpackers

    2 Franklin Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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    Room & Suite (5)
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    • Excellent57%
    • Very good34%
    • Average6%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Paid Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 348 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Lockers in the room, beds were comfy. Hostel was clean. Location is nice: a big supermarket and bars and restaurants nearby, but still quite. Bus stop in front of the hostel. 30 minutes walking distance to the city. I'd come back!

    Thank Fnj H
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Great hostel, very friendly staff and guests. Comfortable lounge and outside seating area. I've stayed in other hostels and this one definitely beats them. An easy place to call home for a week if needed.More

    Thank alisonmkent485
    Response from AklHostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi thanks for leaving us an awesome review, We are happy that you found us to be a 'great' hostel with friendly staff and guests, and that you made the most of our awesome facilities from our comfy lounge to our sociable garden. It's also...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed for 2 weeks at this hostel and it was a perfect place to start our adventures in NZ. The place was very clean, the staff were very friendly and helpful and the area of Ponsonby was very nice! We would highly recommend this...More

    Thank Adam M
    Response from AklHostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi thanks for leaving us such an awesome review, We are happy to hear that our hostel was a 'perfect place to start your adventure in NZ' :) Our housekeeping staff work really hard to keep the hostel clean and too a good standard of...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I only stayed one night so cannot claim to know much about the hostel BUT the wobbly bunk bed annoyed me after one night. Other than the bed the hostel was good. The staff were wonderful, friendly and welcoming. The guests also interacted which was...More

    Thank Rachael B
    Response from AklHostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi thanks for leaving us such a review, Not good about your wobbly bed, we will look into this now that it's been brought to our attention. Happy to hear that the staff were 'wonderful, friendly and welcoming'. We hope you enjoy the rest of...More

    Reviewed 13 September 2017

    Only stayed one night, The toilets and showers are so small you have to straddle the toilet to close the door, I think there is a 1 inch clearance between the door and the toilet. Then the shower again if you forget to open the...More

    Thank Michael C
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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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    "I can imagine that the 2nd floor rooms are quieter, but it is a very quite and respectful place"
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