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Brown Kiwi Backpacker Hostel

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  • Excellent67%
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  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’ve stayed twice at brown kiwi and both times were great. Since it’s a small hostel you get the chance to connect quickly with others and if you are new in town you will find some friensl travelers willing to help you to get your...More

Thank eliwienken
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very tidy place and a smart Manager always ready to help and to find solutions. Very good ratio quality/price close to Auckland downtown. Easy parking close to the hostel. Very well situated in Ponsonby, close to bus stops.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

I had a great time at the Brown Kiwi. I arrived alone for a year in New Zealand, I met a lot of people here, I continue my trip with some of them now. The place is cosy and peaceful, the staff is nice and...More

Thank Justine M
Response from Damaris9, Owner at Brown Kiwi Backpacker HostelResponded 5 March 2018

thanks so much, wishing you the very best for your time in New Zealand, Damaris

Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We had a great stay with our 10 month old. The staff upgraded us to a separate building where there would we would be more comfortable and have ample space for the little one to crawl around freely. Excellent facilities and in good part of...More

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Response from Damaris9, Owner at Brown Kiwi Backpacker HostelResponded 5 March 2018

Thanks so much for letting us know in advance that you had a little one so we could make arrangements, Damaris

Reviewed 15 December 2017

The Brown kiwi was my first hostel in NZ and was the perfect place to get into travelling. It was the right place to relax from a long journey, get into contsct with nice people, get helpful advice, and much more! Thanks to the great...More

Thank Anja P
Response from Damaris9, Owner at Brown Kiwi Backpacker HostelResponded 5 March 2018

thank you so much! all the very best for your time in New Zealand from Damaris and the Brown Kiwi staff

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Hotel Amenities
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$23 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$23 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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"it's near CBD centre,so easy enough to get to the centre."
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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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