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Ponsonby House

8 Douglas St | Ponsonby, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
Ponsonby House
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Ponsonby House exceeded our already high expectations. Bernadette and Jonathon are wonderful hosts who provide the warmest welcome. Our accommodation was superb in a large light filled and airy bed/sitting room overlooking the garden with the most comfortable king size bed and an equally luxurious en suite with every amenity. Quality linen, breakfasts to die for, refreshments, fresh fruit in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We stayed in three separate places during our time in Auckland (in between arrival and trips to others parts of NZ) and this was by far and away the best. Firstly the rooms are beautifully furnished, clean and the one we stayed in had a great view over the rooftops of Auckland to the sea. Secondly, Jonathan and Bernadette were... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Bernadette and Jonathan were incredibly friendly and helpful before and during our stay. Helped us arrange transport to and from airport, and even dropped us in CBD on their way to a meeting. Felt so much at home, and would have loved more time to explore AKL and to enjoy them! Great hip area with lots of shops and restaurants... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

We stayed 3 nights in the Earl Grey room in this pretty restored house - a brilliant start to our NZ holiday. Feeling dazed and jetlagged, this was the perfect place to get acclimatised, as the hosts were so very kind and understanding. We immediately felt at home with the warm welcome from Bernadette and Jonathan (best scones EVER, by... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012 via mobile

it was just perfect. We arrived late in AKL and still Bernadette & Jonathan welcomed us friendly. Great facilities and above all super friendly, interested and caring hosts. Location is great aswell with a bunch of cool restaurants just nextby on Ponsonby Road. we loved it and want to come back when in New Zealand again.

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Olympia Washington
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed staying at and can highly recommend the Ponsonby House with its warm and personable hosts Bernadette and Jonathan. Their beautifully restored home in a quiet neighborhood retains all of its original charm yet is located just steps from delightful Ponsonby Road and its wide array of interesting shops and restaurants. We like to walk a lot, and... More 

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Oxford
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Ponsonby House is by far the best B&B I have ever stayed in. The house is exquisite, and the hosts, Jonathan and Bernadette, are so welcoming and thoughtful. I left feeling as though I was leaving two new friends behind.

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Helsinki
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We stayed at the Ponsonby House at the start of our three week NZ honeymoon and we couldn't have chosen better. The house itself is beautiful and we loved our room, but what made this expectional was the warm welcome we received- the service was extremely attentive and kind. Jonathan also gave us great tips for our travels and we... More 

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Bernadette W, Owner at Ponsonby House, responded to this review

Thank you so much. You were our first guests from Finland so we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and most importantly enjoyed your honeymoon in this beautiful country. More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

This was my fourth stay in this wonderful and welcoming B&B. I love it!! Bernadette and Jonathan are warm, witty, service oriented and overall top quality hosts which, when combined with the excellent location and very comfortable rooms, makes Ponsonby House my preferred 'home from home'. Ponsonby Road nearby is alive with great shops, cafes and restaurants and it is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

I stayed at Ponsonby house to visit my kiwi sister.Beds were heavenly, rooms immaculate, hosts Bernadette and Jonathan wonderful and warm. Fresh baked crossiants in the morning were too yummy to say no to! Its location is great close to shops, restaurants and lovely walk down to habour or city centre. High recommend a stay at Ponsonby House

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