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Ponsonby Backpackers Hostel

2 franklin rd , ponsonby , auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Ponsonby Backpackers is a cosy, comfortable, and safe travellers’ hostel offering warm and friendly budget accommodation right in the heart and soul of Ponsonby! Our beautiful 19th century villa is bursting with character, set at the top of beautiful tree lined Franklin Rd, a true backpackers oasis. We are under a youthful management team and offer one of the friendliest, cleanest and safest environments in Auckland. Come and see for yourself! Read more

84% Overall Rating 171 out of 182 customers would recommend this property based on 182 reviews

Atmosphere 87%

Cleanliness 80%

Facilities 78%

Location 87%

Safety 88%

Staff 89%

Value 82%

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What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • BBQ
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine

Important Information

Please notify us via email before your stay if you will be arriving before 8am or after 9pm as this may be outside reception hours, this will not affect your booking however we will need to leave you room instructions.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 12:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Auckland?

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Ponsonby Backpackers is a cosy, comfortable, and safe travellers’ hostel offering warm and friendly budget accommodation right in the heart and soul of Ponsonby! Our beautiful 19th century villa is bursting with character, set at the top of beautiful tree lined Franklin Rd, a true backpackers oasis. We are under a youthful management team and offer one of the friendliest, cleanest and safest environments in Auckland. Come and see for yourself! Read more

Shared Rooms

5 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 5

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

7 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 7

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Private Rooms

Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

About Ponsonby Backpackers

Run by backpackers for backpackers, our managers and staff have travelled extensively and so know what it is that travellers want and desire in somewhere to stay; a place to call their home away from home. We cater for all needs with single, double, shares; mixed & female only & dorm room. All beds are fully made up with fresh linen & duvets. Towels are provided free of charge for those who want them, just ask us at reception.

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 and cosy lounge room, dining room, laundry and well equipped kitchen with free tea and coffee.

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!

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

We are a hostel that does not cater for children. Over 18s only.

Accommodation Information

Fully Equipped Kitchen with FREE Tea and Coffee
Laundry facilities, washers ($4) and dryer ($4)
24hour Wireless and Desktop Internet (from $2)
4 bathrooms with hot water 24 hours a day
2 common areas
Parking: 3 x off street & 75 metres of unrestricted in street outside
All rooms are Non Smoking.
TV Lounge with Sky TV
Travel & Vehicle Hire Assistance and booking
Spacious Garden with BBQ & Picnic Tables
Free Linen
Guest Phone & Free Local Calls
Free Luggage Storage (chargeable if needed for a long period)
No curfew

Location Information

Ponsonby is THE place to be in Auckland. It consists mainly of Cafes, Bars & Nightclubs, Restaurants, Fresh Produce, Fashion Designers, Arts & Crafts and many other Boutique establishments. This central city suburb caters for all walks of life day and night!

Ponsonby Backpackers is a converted 19th Century villa located on one of Auckland’s most recognisable and beautiful tree lined streets and is the ideal location from which to launch yourself in to all the offerings one of the world’s most highly rated lifestyle cities has to offer.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.