I found this on Agoda.com and it is absolutely a diamond in the rough. Great location, great views, great value and great place.
Built in 1894 in the very posh and fashionable Ponsonby area of Auckland with a fantastic view of the city and easily accessed by public transportation or a nice walk to downtown. I found the rooms very presentable, very comfy and a phenomenal alternative to a hotel.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Red Monkey Ponsonby Manor Auckland, New Zealand