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8 Douglas St | Ponsonby, Auckland Central 1021, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Camas, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We stayed 3 nights in the Earl Grey room. Lovely large, room (spotlessly clean!) with beautiful furnishings and the most comfortable bed of any B&B we've stayed in. The breakfast each morning served in our room was fantastic -- croissants, fruit, cheese, cereal, juice, coffee & tea -- always delicious. Our hosts were so friendly & personable. Bernadette always had... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Stayed two nights in the ‘Earl Grey’ room at Ponsonby House on friend’s recommendation. What a stunner! The quality of the carpet tells you a lot about a place and this place has a fabulous carpet. Our room was large with a sofa and table to sit and enjoy the hot croissants and fresh fruit for breakfast. Small kitchenette with... More

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Canet-en-Roussillon, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I needed a place to stay on very short notice, and pot-lucked the suggestion of Ponsonby House from another place which was full. I called Ponsonby House and Bernadette took my call, and cheerily told me she had a room due to a cancellation. As everything was booked out all through Auckland (a huge football tournament was on), I took... More

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Hong Kong, China
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Lovely b&b on quiet street. Lots of good restaurants nearby. Good public transit, too. Bernadette was very caring - she waited all morning for my delayed suitcase to arrive! We highly recommend Ponsonby House.

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Washington, DC suburbs
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We chose Ponsonby house because of its location, and that worked well. It is close to the Inner Loop busline and that allowed us to leave our car and not have to deal with Auckland traffic and parking. Our hosts were very nice. They parked their car on the street so we'd have a space to park when we arrived.... More

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hertford
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights recently and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It was clean and comfortable and we really liked the area. It was on the bus route but we enjoyed the walk down to the Skytower and other attractions and back up again. Very convenient. It was well situated for an evening stroll or meal in Ponsonby Road... More

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Wellington
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

I'm a bit torn writing this review. I wouldn't disagree with any of the other reviewers per se, but perhaps how I feel about Ponsonby House is the downside of online reviews and a website that markets well (my expectations were high after reading only positive things, and people who've had just a 'meh' experience like ours usually don't bother... More

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42 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I made a return visit to Ponsonby House recently and enjoyed it as much as ever. My room was lovely, and Jonathan and Bernadette were of course the perfect hosts. They, along with the charm of the property, make Ponsonby House very special.

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Perth Western Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

My family and I stayed at Ponsonby House in January 2014 and thoroughly enjoyed our 2 day stay. Ponsonby House is well located and is close to Auckland CBD. The rooms were very spacious and immaculately clean. Bernadette and Jonathan are excellent hosts and showed us true kiwi hospitality. When we checked out, we also appreciated Jonathan driving us to... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We stayed at Ponsonby House in the Jasmine Room, very large and sunny room. Bernadette and Jonathan are great hosts, nothing was a bother from arranging transport to drawing us maps. Great location to all the great restaurants and shops in the area and very close to be able to catch the bus into the city.Breakfast was great, having croissants... More

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Ponsonby House Auckland, New Zealand
Address: 8 Douglas St | Ponsonby, Auckland Central 1021, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland Central
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #8 of 58 B&Bs / Inns in Auckland Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
You'll love coming home to Ponsonby House, boutique bed and breakfast. Enjoy the old-world charm of the house which is located in the heart of the thriving inner-city suburb of Ponsonby, only minutes from the centre of Auckland city. Enjoy the luxurious en-suited rooms and relax in the sumptuous, super-comfortable beds and Egyptian cotton sheets. With the cafes, restaurants, bars and boutiques on Ponsonby Rd only a minute’s walk away, everything is on your doorstep. ... more   less 
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You'll love coming home to Ponsonby House, boutique bed and breakfast. Enjoy the old-world charm of the house which is located in the heart of the thriving inner-city suburb of Ponsonby, only minutes from the centre of Auckland city. Enjoy the luxurious en-suited rooms and relax in the sumptuous, super-comfortable beds and Egyptian cotton sheets. With the cafes, restaurants, bars and boutiques on Ponsonby Rd only a minute’s walk away, everything is on your doorstep. ... more   less 
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