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Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived here after flying from Canada, and this turned out to be a great hostel for me to recover in. It was quiet, and close to everything. The staff were great, and one girl gave me a great recommendation for a cheap dinner. I had...More

Thank Johnna R
Response from Aklhostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded yesterday

Hi thanks for leaving us an awesome review, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found us to be a great place to recover from your long flight. :) Always great to read that you found our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Ponsonby Backpackers for 3 nights at the end of my trip. The staff were really friendly, it's in a great location close to the main road in Ponsonby full of restaurants and bars. We were offered extra blankets for colder nights. Would...More

Thank Mayu S
Response from Aklhostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

Hi thanks for leaving us a great review, Always great to hear the staff were friendly as we pride our self on having great staff who give great customer service. :) We do consider ourselves lucky to be located in a great suburb such as...More

Reviewed 21 March 2018 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

Thank gemma a
Response from Aklhostels, General Manager at Ponsonby BackpackersResponded 5 April 2018

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 12 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 20 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 12 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

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US$22 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$22 - 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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