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Freemans Lodge & Apartments

65 Wellington St. | Ponsonby, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
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Ranked #23 of 45 Auckland B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

the majority of residents there at our time were very judgemental and looked down upon I, myself always felt unwelcome and very ostracised. The smell of food that always lingered around at all hours of the night was fowl, horrible distance from city centre. booked a double room but got crusty old sheets with only a single duvet sheet to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly and helpful managers and staff! Nice and clean Hostel with a homey touch! Free and unlimited wifi, extremely value for money!! Near to the city and bus stop. Hot showers in toilets; heaters in rooms with a comfortable blankets! Will definitely go back again :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Enjoyed the place. people are good, we'll maintenance and good staff and near to city. Enjoy your stay at freemans lodge and auckland city.. I met lot of people helping each other and diffident food we ate missing place. Enjoy your stay people.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Old-fashioned and not well maintained backpacker. Could be perfect with new paint and cleaned. Two kitchen quit small but correct because there are not so much people. Confortable living room. Facilities are neither clean nor dirty (could be better but it’s fine). Large and clean double room with several furniture to put our stuffs. Free Unlimited Wifi in Nz is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Paying just over NZD70 a night for a private twin room, we were overall pleased with our stay. The rooms were warm, showers hot & wifi reliable (& complimentary). However, the beds were really narrow (lucky we weren't any larger). We were out both nights so didn't go into the kitchen/dining area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We had a lovely time at Freemans lodge. The manager is very nice and very helpful. Kitchen well equipped. Bathroom very clean Closed from downtowns (15 mm walking) and Ponsoby district (5mn walking) Big supermarket at 10 minutes We enjoy our stay!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We stayed here over a week to prepare our start with our work and travel visa. The place itself is pretty nice, the rooms are clean enough and the bathrooms are cleaned everyday. The kitchen is rather small so it can be full of people specially when it´s dinner time. What I liked the most about this place is the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Free parking- ONLY if there is a spot on the streat and only for certain hours, hotel provides NO parking 4% charge on creditcard No fridge/ TV in room as shown when booking Free WIFI is VERY instable Very rundown place , a thourogh cleaning would do every now and then Good is though the nice people working there

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Stayed for 2 nights and that was more than enough. It is quite close to Ponsonby which has nice bars and restaurants, however it is quite a walk into the city. The wifi in our room was very good which was a positive. The building itself is in desperate need of a facelift. The shared bathrooms are not nice at... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This was my first backpacker in New Zealand and I was so disappointed. I booked a while ahead and for a single room and paid more than other backpackers, due to good profile here.... But was actually disappointed... the room was fine but it constantly stank from the cooking in the kitchen. The kitchen looked clean on first impression but... More 

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