Ponsonby Backpackers

2 Franklin Road, Auckland, North Island, 1011, New Zealand | Hostel
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A travel blog entry by jasonandtiff


At the gate in Melbourne, we were forced to frantically solve a BYOjet flight booking blunder and just under the wire, we boarded our delightful Quantas flight. After clearing NZ customs (and having our dangerous Australian green apples confiscated - but at least we weren't fined!) we headed to our hostel, Ponsonby backpackers at around 11:30 pm. …


A travel blog entry by abi_n_ed


NewZealand week 14

20 - 23/08/13 Auckland

Arrived at the Ponsonby backpackers completely knackered and went straight to bed which we pretty much stayed in for the next day, getting up to walk to the supermarket for food. We then had a couple of bottles of wine, met Lucas (Peace core who has just finished his two years) …

Auf nach Neuseeland! :)

A travel blog entry by stefanlizontour


Zitat von Stefan beim Verfassen der Überschrift: "Töterötöööö!" Die Freude über den Kontinentwechsel ist bei uns beiden nach den sechs Monaten sehr groß. Endlich müssen wir nicht mehr so stark auf unser Hab und Gut aufpassen und können uns "frei" bewegen. Auf Dauer war das schon sehr anstrengend und nun fühlen wir uns ein bisschen wie zu Hause. …

I walked up a volcano and other nonsense

A travel blog entry by wanderingjane


After the flights over (which were not bad at all, can't complain about all the new films I could (and did) watch and the free food and drink!), my first week in NZ has flown! I have visited so many places, the art gallery, the museum which was fab and I went up the sky tower. My first attempt to go up the tower was thwarted by a man threatening to …

Rangitoto Island

A travel blog entry by missholland


Kia Ora (hello in Maori). Yesterday we arrived in Auckland a little tired but up for the new adventure ahead. We had a day of sorting out our ideas for the camper van that we are picking up tomorrow and buying some more trousers as it is a little bit chilly here compared to South America, but still hot compared to the UK!
Today we took a 25 …

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This hostel, located on 2 Franklin Road, Auckland, is near AJ Hackett Bungy, Auckland Harbour Bridge, Parnell Rose Gardens, and Coast-to-Coast Walkway.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsPonsonby Backpackers Auckland

    Reviewed by wanderingjane

    A Real Home Away From Home

    Reviewed Jan 10, 2013
    by (1 review) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    I stayed at Ponsonby Backpackers for a week and will always stay here again if I return to Auckland.
    Ponsonby is a great area with lots of lovely little shops, cafes and bars and it's within easy walking distance to the city centre.
    The hostel is comfortable and very warm and welcoming. The staff are friendly and helpful, beds and comfy, a lovely outdoor area and a well equipped kitchen. What more could you ask for?!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by missholland


    Reviewed Nov 13, 2012
    by (12 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    very homely, clean, practical location a little out of the centre but a nice suburb. Bedrooms practical. A lot of people stay here while they work in the city.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by paul_n_alex


    Reviewed Nov 11, 2011
    by (23 reviews) Leicester , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Excellent little hostel. Clean and close to town and the guys who own it are more than helpful.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Ponsonby Backpackers Auckland

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding