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Ponsonby Backpackers Map

Hostel | 2 Franklin Rd, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand 1011

89.8% Overall Rating

187 out of 193 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (12/09/2015)

Elizabeth Vomacka thinks…

"Helpful staff, pleasant and clean rooms, nice common area and yard. The heater in the toom was nice! Good and quiet neighborhood, easy to walk into the city without being in a noisy place. Fun shops…"

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

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.

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GPS-enabled map and directions

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You have two options from the Airport, Both can be found outside the arrivals lounge, and both run 24hrs.

First option is the Airbus (Blue bus) is aprox $16, this will take you into the city (Britomart) and then you will get the inner link bus (Green bus) $1.90 (Operates 7am-11pm) bus stop located on Customs St East; Get off at bus stop Pember Reeves St, walk around the corner to us at the top of Franklin Rd.

Second option is the super shuttle which will bring you straight to our door. Cost $35 for 1 passenger and then $8 per additional passenger.
We can book the super shuttle for you and put the cost onto your room bill. We just require full flight details.

If you are already in the city a 1.5km walk to Franklin rd or the inner link bus (Green bus) $1.90 (Operates 7am-11pm) to Ponsonby Rd, the stop you will want is Pember Reeves St.

By car travelling north: 2 minutes off the southern motorway, take the Nelson st exit .

By car travelling south: 2 minutes off the northern motorway , take the Herne Bay/Ponsonby exit