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Red Monkey Ponsonby Manor

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Certificate of Excellence


#5 of 63 B&Bs / Inns in Auckland Central
Certificate of Excellence
Re-opened December 2011, Ponsonby Manor guest house is a gracious Victorian mansion that’s been completely restored to its former grandeur. Set in the heart of cosmopolitan Ponsonby, the soul of Auckland city, this iconic building is a part of New Zealand’s early settler history. It’s a peaceful retreat from the bustle of Ponsonby road with stunning views of harbour and city. The Manor has been completely renovated and all the rooms are beautifully furnished with a modern fit out against elegant Victorian craftsmanship. Floor to ceiling tiled ensuites throughout, large LCD TV’s, Air conditioning etc Enjoy a champagne on your balcony or in the Manors beautiful garden setting, then join in the fun immediately across the road at some of Auckland’s well renown restaurants. Afterwards take a short stroll along Ponsonby Road to visit the many bars, cafes and late night retreats that Ponsonby is famous for! There are separate computer stations with laser printer and UNLIMITED FREE ultrafast fibre broadband that’s fast. Alternatively connect from your room via WiFi throughout.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Had a wonderful room on the first floor w a lovely balcony. Room was comfortable- such a great place. And it’s location is fantastic. Close to shops and lots of great coffee places. To top it off; I left my wallet behind in an Uber on the way to the Airport. The driver
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Response from Jill B, Manager at Red Monkey Ponsonby Manor
Responded May 5, 2019
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay - and it was a pleasure to be able to return your wallet to you. I was so impressed by the driver bringing it in.....helps keep faith with the best part of human nature ! All the Best Jill
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This charming house is well located on busy Ponsonby Road near trendy shops and restaurants. However the rooms are quiet. We stayed one night in February and wished we could have stayed longer. The hosts are charming and the room was clean, comfortable, and spacious. A great
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I stayed here for 4 nights in July of 2018. It is walking distance to many shops and restaurants, and is also located near highways for easy access to the surrounding areas.The only issue I might see arising is that parking is cramped and limited, but I didn't have any real
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The location is awesome- Ponsonby is fun and active with plenty of great restaurants. The harbour is a comfortable walk. The room was comfortable, the yard beautiful, the shared kitchen convenient. Nothing but good things to say!
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Response from Jill B, Manager at Red Monkey Ponsonby Manor
Responded Feb 17, 2019
Dear Guests Thank you for your response - we are glad you enjoyed your time in Ponsonby staying at The Manor ! Cheers Jill and Rob
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What a find! We are from the US, had no idea where to stay. Everyone here is so friendly, we shared a fridge, ate in the communal breakfast area and even had dinner one evening at the outside table in the shade in the quiet rear garden.Wonderful huge liquor store directly across
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Response from Jill B, Manager at Red Monkey Ponsonby Manor
Responded Feb 1, 2019
Hello Breggie Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and felt "at home" here at The Ponsonby Manor. Kind Regards Jill and Rob
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$82 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandAucklandAuckland Central
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