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Great Ponsonby Arthotel

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Reviewed 17 March 2014

No doubt the service and staff are outstandingly helpful and welcoming, but the title "Arthotel" is somewhat missleading. We stayed in the granny flat which features a color scheme that I would call interesting. I was seeking to get away from the polished 5* boring...More

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Response from Sally J, Owner at Great Ponsonby ArthotelResponded 16 April 2014

Kia ora Christoph, Thank you for your feedback, we always appreciate hearing about our guest’s thoughts (good or bad) so we can continue to improve and offer the best possible experience. Our bright and abstract colour scheme is our way of departing from the concrete,...More

Reviewed 14 March 2014

I stayed at the Great Pons over a weekend before a couple of meetings and after a flight from LA. Its the ideal place to recover from the flight and to relax into serene eco thinking. I liked the room in the garden; it was...More

Thank Clerkenwellman
Response from Sally J, Owner at Great Ponsonby ArthotelResponded 16 April 2014

Kia ora Clerken, Thank you for your kind comments. We are glad that you were able to escape from the concrete jungle for a little while, and that you enjoyed our service, breakfast and style. We would absolutely love to have you back, please come...More

Reviewed 9 March 2014

I've never been to a better B&B! Beautifully designed rooms, classy dining room, great food, absolutely friendly and helpful hosts, quiet and scenic neighborhood...Definitely recommendable if you have a reasonably large budget!

Thank Diane_Tse
Response from Sally J, Owner at Great Ponsonby ArthotelResponded 15 March 2014

Kia ora Dianne, Thank you for your kind words! We enjoyed having you at the Great Ponsonby, and we hope to see you again sometime soon. Cheers, The crew at the Great Ponsonby Arthotel

Reviewed 5 March 2014

Stayed only for one night on our arrival in Auckland and were made to feel very welcome. Our room was spacious and comfortable and offered everything we needed including the most comfortable bed. There are quirky touches everywhere which I love, and the breakfasts are...More

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Response from Sally J, Owner at Great Ponsonby ArthotelResponded 15 March 2014

Kia ora TravelBag13 (with the elusive name!), Thank you for posting such a positive review. We are indeed famous for our eggs benedict and crispy bacon, and we are glad you enjoyed as much as we do. Perhaps next time you could try our eggs...More

Reviewed 5 March 2014

This may be one of my favorite hotels of all time. We had a garden room that was brightly colored and included a lot of cooking equipment, a stereo, dvd, and lots of music, books and dvd,s to borrow. Breakfast had many choices of well...More

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Response from Sally J, Owner at Great Ponsonby ArthotelResponded 15 March 2014

Kia ora The Flying Chef, Thank you for your fantastic review, and your comment about being your favourite of all time. What an honour. We are glad that you had such a good stay, please come back soon. Cheers, The crew at the Great Ponsonby...More

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They have 3 off street car parks but you can also park on the street outside
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Response from The_list_goes_on | Reviewed this property |
We had a palm suite, which was a steel container (they are eco friendly) and it would definitely accommodate 3 or 4 people
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"I would recommend booking outside of the main building, if that is available."
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"Stayed in Rm 4 & liked it - private deck into garden. Not super large though if you have a number of..."
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