Brown Kiwi

7 Prosford Street, Auckland, New Zealand, 1011

Overall Rating: 84

We are one of Auckland’s most fabulous BUDGET HOSTELS providing comfortable, warm and friendly accommodation for international travelers. We pride ourselves on making sure you have a fabulous time on arriving in New Zealand. We are a small, friendly hostel in PONSONBY, the very best central suburb in Auckland – close to motorways, buses, downtown and with cafes, banks and a supermarket just a stroll away. There is FREE STREET PARKING RIGHT OUTSIDE THE HOSTEL. Our back garden and farmhouse kitchen are where you can meet and relax with new friends, plan your NZ adventures and find out how to buy a car or get a job. We can help you find your way around Auckland and can book the best RENTAL

You can share meals in our homely country-style fully-equipped kitchen where we provide free tea, coffee, sugar & spices or relax in our sunny, subtropical garden or cosy TV room. All our beds are made with freshly laundered linen sheets and duvets. Internet & WiFi and free local calls are available. Our dorm rooms have been custom built for adults. Please note we do not take bookings for more than a week in the summer.

Facilities

Facilities at this hostel include:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Ratings

Rating Type
84 Overall
90 Atmosphere
93 Staff
84 Location
88 Cleanliness
75 Facilities
81 Safety
0 Fun
80 Value

Important Information

We have been hosting international travelers in our fabulous budget accommodation since 1997. The house, built in 1897, is a great example of early New Zealand architecture. It is a super-friendly, quiet and safe place for you to find out about New Zealand, plan your travels, meet new friends and look for jobs or buy a car. Sleeping a maximum of 32 guests, we offer great value accommodation in a fantastic central location right near Auckland city centre. And we have FREE PARKING right outside! You can share meals in our homely country-style fully-equipped kitchen where we provide free tea, coffee, sugar & spices or relax in our sunny, subtropical garden or TV room. All our beds are made with freshly laundered linen sheets and duvets. Internet & WiFi and free local calls are available. We are located in Ponsonby, Auckland’s best inner-city suburb with cafes, bars, supermarket, banks & bus stop, the waterfront and parks close by. The city centre is a 10 minute bus ride away, or 20 minute walk. A $1.90 ride on the “Link Bus” puts you in touch with all of the inner Auckland City suburbs giving you access to the ferry terminal, Victoria Park Market, the SkyCity Casino, Queen Street, Downtown, Britomart (bus and railway station), Parnell, Newmarket, the Auckland Domain and Museum, the Hospital, Auckland University, Auckland Institute of Technology, Auckland Library and the famous K’ Rd. The Brown Kiwi is ideally located for north-south travellers who want easy access to the motorway and Harbour Bridge. When you arrive, our friendly and helpful staff will provide you with a map and directions, information about finding jobs or cars, and travel advice. We can book your tours, rental cars and arrange BBH car insurance for you