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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%
    Travellers talk about
    Paid Wifi
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
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    Reviews (122)
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    11 - 15 of 101 reviews

    Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

    The team was really welcome and friendly, even called me to ask if anything has happend as I was later as I told them on my online booking. The backpacker is small and clean, the showers are hot and have enough pressure. Found the common...More

    Thank Felix K
    Response from Damaris9, Owner at Brown Kiwi Backpacker HostelResponded 9 April 2017

    Thanks so much, your feedback and tip mean a lot to the team! all the best to you. Damaris

    Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

    Lovely hostel in the beautiful area of ponsonby. It offers a very informal atmosphere and everyone is talking to each other. The kitchen provides everything you need and it has a cute little garden to hang out. Can highly recommend!

    Thank Jacob R
    Response from Damaris9, Owner at Brown Kiwi Backpacker HostelResponded 5 April 2017

    Hi there, thank you so much for your endorsement. It is much appreciated. Damaris

    Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

    I've really enjoyed my time here at Brown Kiwi. There is a great atmosphere here, everyone is easy to talk to and the place is kept immaculately clean. Yasmin and Hennis who run the place are very accomadating, genuinely nice people and are outright hilarious....More

    Thank Ashley B
    Response from Damaris9, Owner at Brown Kiwi Backpacker HostelResponded 5 April 2017

    Hi there, thank you so much for taking the time to write a response and for noting the fabulous work Hannes and Yasmin do. They will LOVE to hear it! Damaris

    Reviewed 2 April 2017

    Fantastic hostel with spacious and cool rooms. Beds are big and there are lockers in the rooms as well. The garden is lovely and the hostel has a really good sociable atmosphere. Great mix of nationalities. The staff are incredible and do their best to...More

    Thank Benno B
    Response from Damaris9, Owner at Brown Kiwi Backpacker HostelResponded 4 April 2017

    Hey there, that is so good to hear! Thank you so much for taking the time to praise our excellent team - they will REALLY appreciate it. All the best for your travels. Damaris

    Reviewed 31 March 2017

    Stayed at 3 different hostels while in Auckland and liked Brown Kiwi the best! The atmosphere was the most home-y and welcoming I found during my Auckland travels. I'm even still in contact with friends I made during my 5 days there. The free unlimited...More

    Thank mt_sarah29
    Response from Damaris9, Owner at Brown Kiwi Backpacker HostelResponded 3 April 2017

    Hi there, thanks so much for your kind review. It means a lot to us who work here to know we are doing our best to make our guests enjoy a great experience in Auckland.

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    About
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    • Hotel Amenities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • US$22 - US$60 (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
    • Also Known As
    • 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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