Ponsonby Backpackers is perfectly located in one of the most historical, funky and central areas of Auckland. We are a small & friendly little travellers haven, run by backpackers for backpackers. Our managers and staff have travelled extensively and so know what it is that travellers want and desire; a place to call home.
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 lounge room, dining room, laundry and well equipped kitchen with free tea and coffee. Full linen is also provided.
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. Why not come and see for yourself?
**Bike Hire now available** To help you get around town!
FREE 2 Degrees NZ visitor Sim card, collect on check-in! (subject to availability)
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.
Then second option is the super shuttle which will bring you straight to our door. Cost $36 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
Laundry, Bicycle Hire, Linen Included, Credit Cards Accepted, Towels, Security Lockers, Luggage Storage, Travel Desk/Travel Info, Common Room, Bike Parking, BBQ Area, Free Carpark, Breakfast Not Included