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Freemans Lodge & Apartments

65 Wellington St. | Ponsonby, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
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Ranked #21 of 58 Auckland B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Rome, Italy
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived in NZ was our first hostel and suddendly we found an awesome enviroment in it, we went around NZ in so many placeces but everytime we were in Auckland our home was Freemans lodge. The staff is the best that you can find and the owener is friendly and ready to help if you need. I enjoyed... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the most best hostel in Auckland. placed in a strategic position in the city' good cleaning and the rooms are clean one of the few hostels where I have found a good free internet I recommend to everybody to try this hostel

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Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The only reason I chose this place was for the 'Free High Speed Internet'. Unfortunately it only worked 5% of the 4 days that I stayed. When I asked the staff about it they just smiled and said it's like that sometimes. Fix it or don't advertise it! The accommodation itself is very dated and has some low quality renovations.... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at this accommodation for a week and had a good time because of cleaned facilities and friendly staff. In addition, we can use unlimited Wi-Fi which is convenient!!!! If I go to Auckland again, I'll stay at this accommodation as well.

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I stayed there for 2 nights during my business trip. I booked a single room which suppose to provides TV, Iron, Microwave, sink and fully furnished with linen & towels. BUT the room I was given doesn't provide anything, just a bed. But I only need was a bed and towel so asked a stuff to give me a big... More

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Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
42 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I think this is the only one-star review I have ever given on tripadvisor. But I found this hostel to be truly awful. The smell was enough to put me off when I walked in: it smelt of dirt and sweat. My room was similarly smelly and also dark and insecure. I left as soon as I could.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Freemans backpackers, is great value for money. The location is great for the CBD with a 30 minute walk down hill to the bottom of Queen Street. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Rooms were clean and beds comfortable, the bathroom could do with a revamp and paint job.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We have been in New Zealand 5 weeks and have stayed in some really fantastic hostels. Unfortunately Freeman's Lodge was a bit of a let down after reading such good reviews on tripadvisor. The staff were great and very friendly but the hostel was in need of some TLC. We understand that it is budget accommodation but the rooms and... More

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35 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Of all the hostels I have stayed at in NZ, Freemans is the best. It's maybe not the newest or the most modern place, but it is very cozy and comfortable and the location is super. It takes around 10 minutes to walk to the city. The kitchens are a bit small but it works, and they only have 3(?)... More

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12 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Once upon a time this place won rewards. I'm afraid I can't see how, nowadays. Someone definitely is hoovering though - as it wakes you at 8.30am, but no one is cleaning, as such. By that I meant that the bathrooms and toilets are pretty rank. Rooms are a decent size, although our lamp didn't work, nor the TV in... More

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Address: 65 Wellington St. | Ponsonby, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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