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Reviews of Brown Kiwi Travellers Hostel Auckland

Hostel

7 Prosford Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand

Atmosphere 88%

Cleanliness 87%

Facilities 75%

Location 83%

Safety 83%

Staff 92%

Value 79%

What's Included

  • Linen

Facilities

  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room 3.58USD

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 11:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Auckland?

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Atmosphere 88%

Cleanliness 87%

Facilities 75%

Location 83%

Safety 83%

Staff 92%

Value 79%

Showing 1-10 of 11 reviews

91% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
26 Dec 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing, Family Holiday, Work / volunteering

Liked: It's a good place to stay all time with really friendly people , and good space for cooking and it's a comfortable place. Only one trouble it's there are not a free wifi nearly , but all around it's nicely and you forget the Internet completely

Disliked: Not free wifi

Customer would recommend this property

66% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 60%
66% Overall Rating

Anonymous
03 Dec 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Nice property with a good garden area and lots of sunshine if you just want to have a chill day and stay in. Bed was comfy and clean and the staff we saw were friendly and smiley.

Disliked: the long term residents take over the place so you feel like you are intruding at a party. We arrived for check in but had to wait nearly 3 hours for a member of management to arrive to check us in so wasted a day sitting around. Also the hostel is run half by the long term residents so on a night it can be noisy as there is no proper staff to quieten everyone down.

86% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
03 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Very safe, secure, and friendly. Staff were good. Felt very homely.

Disliked: Have to pay $10 per month for wifi.

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
02 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Friendly staff and clean rooms! You are around Ponsonby, which is a nice part of Auckland, but still like a 30 minute walk from downtown (or take a bus). But on the other hand it is a quite and relaxing, so if you want some day off, go for it!

Disliked: The common rooms in the main building have a very cozy atmosphere, but unfortunately it is possible that you end up in the building beside which is very basic and improvised. The have a very small common room and a kitchen. Hanging around there is not so nice, but you can still go out and to the house beside.

Customer would recommend this property

86% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
29 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: We got a double room, in a separate apartment to the right - was great privacy. Kitchen bathroom all clean.

Disliked: Long term guests kind of take over in this apartment.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
01 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Liked: Location superbHannes was absolutely lovely

Disliked: Nothing

Customer would recommend this property

77% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 60%
77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
03 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Romantic getaway, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Garden, staff

Disliked: No free wireless

Customer would recommend this property

43% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 20%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 40%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 20%
43% Overall Rating

Anonymous
24 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Liked: The supervisor

Disliked: The room, the untidyness..

63% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
63% Overall Rating

Anonymous
01 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: It's location Ponsby is very good and the kitchen we used was well equipped. The day manager was pretty helpful.

Disliked: We were in the apartment building next to the actual hostel and the building lacked any character, and felt cut off from the actual hostels amenities. The Internet is expensive, we ended up spending $20, and we didn't even use the Internet for any heavy traffic. The shower flooded as well.

86% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
22 Jun 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: People , character,

Disliked: The bathroosm are a bit silly

Customer would recommend this property

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