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Great Ponsonby Arthotel
Ranked #5 of 53 Auckland B&B and Inns
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“Fabulous, darling! (definitely not a chain hotel)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2006

Everything a person with taste and discernment could possibly want and probably the best breakfast I have ever had...

  • Stayed December 2005
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2005

My Wife and I recently stayed at the Great Ponsonby with our two daughters.
We felt so at home, the place has a really relaxed atmosphere, not the in your face service you can sometimes experience at a B&B.
The room was absolutely beautiful and airy, we had a look at some of the other rooms and they were all stunning and quite different.
The breakfasts were a real treat, the fruit salad soaked in Cointreau with homemade yoghurt was a highlight.
The location was excellent, with two children it is fantastic to be able to stroll up the road to any number of wonderful restaurants and bars.
The hosts Sally and Gerry really have their fingers on the pulse of Auckland and can offer great suggestions for sightseeing, dining or cultural outings.
We had a great holiday and will definately be back.

  • Stayed September 2005
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Additional Information about Great Ponsonby Arthotel

Property: Great Ponsonby Arthotel
Address: 30 Ponsonby Terrace | Ponsonby, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 53 B&Bs / Inns in Auckland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Great Ponsonby Arthotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Relax in a quiet, heritage, 1890's villa in the middle of cosmopolitan Auckland, just 2 minutes stroll to Ponsonby's vibrant cafes, restaurants and galleries. Fifteen minutes by eco bus, five minutes by taxi to the waterfront or a 30 minute amble through Ponsonby's interesting streets. Close to Eden Park, the Zoo and all main attractions. Qualmark 4 star+ and Enviro Gold. Breakfasts are legendary. They are cooked to order, not just left in your fridge the night before. This is a place to have fun & meet other guests.Free, unlimited wifi throughout hotel, ipod docks, all sky channels in your room. ... more   less 
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Great Ponsonby Arthotel Hotel Auckland Central
Great Ponsonby Arthotel Auckland, New Zealand

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