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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights in February quality rooms and quality location friendly host and vaule for money would definitely recommend it and will definitely be back . Was the start of a 2 week hoilday when visiting our son for a birthday was so relaxing and everything right on the door step some of the best coffee shops around.

5 Thank ChristineMacleod
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86 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2015

No worries; there are no doilies here. Simple lines, quality furnishings, most notably the bed linens. Friendly, genuine hosts. Ideal location off interesting Ponsonby Road. Walk the other direction for high quality "in" coffee spot.

3 Thank GoodEaterstoo
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2014

Friendly hosts made us feel very comfortable. Everything about the room is very pleasant, relaxing and extremely clean.. Location is excellent for Ponsonby shopping and restaurants. We will be back hopefully for a longer visit.

4 Thank CambridgeAnnette
Camas, Washington
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32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2014

We stayed 3 nights in the Earl Grey room. Lovely large, room (spotlessly clean!) with beautiful furnishings and the most comfortable bed of any B&B we've stayed in. The breakfast each morning served in our room was fantastic -- croissants, fruit, cheese, cereal, juice, coffee & tea -- always delicious. Our hosts were so friendly & personable. Bernadette always had... More 

4 Thank flycamas
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2014

Stayed two nights in the ‘Earl Grey’ room at Ponsonby House on friend’s recommendation. What a stunner! The quality of the carpet tells you a lot about a place and this place has a fabulous carpet. Our room was large with a sofa and table to sit and enjoy the hot croissants and fresh fruit for breakfast. Small kitchenette with... More 

1 Thank Julia B
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2014

I needed a place to stay on very short notice, and pot-lucked the suggestion of Ponsonby House from another place which was full. I called Ponsonby House and Bernadette took my call, and cheerily told me she had a room due to a cancellation. As everything was booked out all through Auckland (a huge football tournament was on), I took... More 

3 Thank SuyinM
Toronto, Canada
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48 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2014 via mobile

Lovely b&b on quiet street. Lots of good restaurants nearby. Good public transit, too. Bernadette was very caring - she waited all morning for my delayed suitcase to arrive! We highly recommend Ponsonby House.

1 Thank princetondartmouth
Washington, DC suburbs
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64 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2014

We chose Ponsonby house because of its location, and that worked well. It is close to the Inner Loop busline and that allowed us to leave our car and not have to deal with Auckland traffic and parking. Our hosts were very nice. They parked their car on the street so we'd have a space to park when we arrived.... More 

1 Thank apba66
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31 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights recently and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It was clean and comfortable and we really liked the area. It was on the bus route but we enjoyed the walk down to the Skytower and other attractions and back up again. Very convenient. It was well situated for an evening stroll or meal in Ponsonby Road... More 

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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2014

I'm a bit torn writing this review. I wouldn't disagree with any of the other reviewers per se, but perhaps how I feel about Ponsonby House is the downside of online reviews and a website that markets well (my expectations were high after reading only positive things, and people who've had just a 'meh' experience like ours usually don't bother... More 

5 Thank jo_welly

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You'll love coming home to Ponsonby House, boutique bed and breakfast. Enjoy the old-world charm of the house which is located in the heart of the thriving inner-city suburb of Ponsonby, only minutes from the centre of Auckland city. Enjoy the luxurious en-suited rooms and relax in the sumptuous, super-comfortable beds and Egyptian cotton sheets. With the cafes, restaurants, bars and boutiques on Ponsonby Rd only a minute’s walk away, everything is on your doorstep. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ponsonby House

Address: 8 Douglas Street | Ponsonby, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: £99 - £130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Ponsonby House Auckland, New Zealand
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“All 3 rooms are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles LynetteShaun, 4 Dec 2013 | Read review
“The Darjeeling room is very bright and relaxing”
 of 5 bubbles Garnant, 27 May 2013 | Read review
“"Jasmine" overlooks the garden and is located at the rear of the house and therefore furthest from the street. It also has windows on two sides of the room which gives it a light and airy atmosphere.”
 of 5 bubbles 932AnneB, 5 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Didn't see the other rooms, but I'm sure they are all lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles CatherineCurious, 20 Nov 2012 | Read review
“We got to see all 3 rooms. They are all lovely and unique. Check out the photos on their website to chose the one you like best. You wont be disappointed with any of them.”
 of 5 bubbles daveb970_brisbane, 31 Mar 2012 | Read review
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