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    Brown Kiwi Backpacker Hostel

    7 Prosford Street | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent63%
    • Very good19%
    • Average12%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
    Travelers talk about
    Paid Wifi
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
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    21 - 25 of 101 reviews

    Reviewed March 6, 2017

    We arrived in NZ 10 months ago and started the journey staying at Brown Kiwi Hostel. We came back to this place after all this time on the road and we were happy to find it like when we left: a backpacker of reasonable size,...More

    Thank raoulannelaure
    Response from Damaris9, Owner at Brown Kiwi Backpacker HostelResponded March 8, 2017

    Hi, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Sometimes Brown Kiwi feels like a camper van exchange spot! Great it all went so well for you and all the best. Damaris

    Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

    Good things: - free parking available - not too far from city center - nice neighborhood - late check-in (10.30 pm) was no problem Not so good: - paper thin walls ( you really hear everything !) - smelly rooms - the staff ( the...More

    Thank lisasJ575JE
    Response from Damaris9, Owner at Brown Kiwi Backpacker HostelResponded March 5, 2017

    Wow this is a pretty disappointing review. You have mentioned issues that have not been raised before. I can only think that we cannot please everyone. I note you came in late and therefore it was the night manager that greeted you and not our...More

    Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

    I stayed three nights in Brown Kiwi and overall enjoyed my time there. It's a busy place in peak season so the common areas (kitchen and garden) can't get pretty busy...I didn't find this too problematic but you have to be a bit flexible when...More

    Thank Lucifer6
    Reviewed February 4, 2017

    This is a basic backpackers but well organised and under control. The guys running this hostel know exactly what they are doing. They are friendly, very supportive and offer a lot of help. The kitchen is well organised and clean. Mainly a young clientele but...More

    Thank Lesley L
    Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for 4 nights in January. It's in a great location right by the ponsonby road which is a fab place to visit if you like nice cafes and restaurants. Its on a little side road so there is no noise from traffic or...More

    Thank Katie_Ally34
    Response from Damaris9, Owner at Brown Kiwi Backpacker HostelResponded February 2, 2017

    Hi, thanks for taking the time to write a review. I do apologise that you did not get the support from our staff that you would have liked. Being holiday time, there may have been relief staff helping out which is not ideal. We wish...More

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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • $22 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Auckland >
    • Auckland Central
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    • Brown Kiwi Backpacker Hostel Auckland, New Zealand
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    "Go to Fantail"
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    "If you want beer head out and turn right 3 times and there is a bottle shop ( 3 min walk)"
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    "Avoid the room by the front door, go up-stairs or outside"
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    "Loved staying in the ladies only room!"
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