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Freemans Lodge & Apartments

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   65 Wellington St. | Ponsonby, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
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Ranked #25 of 60 Auckland B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014
Zest Z Seremban District, Malaysia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Seremban District, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Its my very first backpacker hostel ever, yayyyy for me :) The reviews are great, I was so surprised that it turn out to be good, great environment, sufficient space & cleanliness. *they provide tent sites for those hardcore travelers, I've never seen this before in my entire life :( Located at Freemans Bay, it is accessible & walking ard... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

A nice hostel in a great location. Only a short and easy (impossible to get lost) walk to the city centre, but far enough from the traffic noise. The staff is friendly, although it was sometimes hard to find them as there's no real reception. The rooms we stayed in were all in all clean but a bit dusty and... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Pros: 1. Quite equipped communal kitchen 2. Adequate bathrooms with acceptable cleanliness. Cons: 1. Website said walking distance from CBD, indeed 20 mins is nothing if you are not carrying a big backpack and a luggage. Directions not clear, and none of bus drivers or passers by we asked know about the place. 2. Rooms bit stuffy, humid and dusty.... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

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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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
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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
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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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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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Address: 65 Wellington St. | Ponsonby, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Freemans Lodge & Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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