UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP from April 2010!
Ponsonby Backpackers is perfectly located in one of the most historical, funky and central areas of Auckland. Just 50 metres walk to bars, cafes, restaurants and convenience shops and a short 20 min stroll to sky tower and viaduct basin etc. OR hop on the link bus right outside our door ($1.80) and ride in comfort to most of Auckland's major attractions in the central city area.
In a 19th century villa, we invite our fellow travellers to relax in our tv lounge (Sky TV), surf our fast internet (desktop & WiFi) or have a BBQ in our sunny outdoor area.
We appreciate the importance of clean facilities therefore we will be cleaning non-stop making sure everything is spotless.
Our facilities include 4 bathrooms with hot showers 24 hours a day, lounge room, dining room, laundry and free use kitchen .
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.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Security
- Age Restriction
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Breakfast Not Included
- Cable TV
- Card Phones
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Late check-out
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reception (limited hours)
- Steam Room
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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Please note there is a 4% credit card charge fee.
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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) $2.50 (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.
Then 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 R, 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
Located in eclectic Ponsonby at the top of iconic tree lined Franklin Rd, we are only a short 20 min stroll to the sky tower and viaduct harbour OR hop on the link bus right outside our door ($3.50) and ride in comfort to most of Auckland's major attractions in the central city area.