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Built in 1865, the lovely Ponsonby Manor offers free Wi-Fi, a modern guest kitchen, comfortable rooms with a flat-screen TV. After a day of sightseeing you can relax in the guest lounge or enjoy outdoor sittings. The Victorian manor is ideally located; 10 minutes' drive from Auckland CBD, Spark Arena, Eden Park, Britomart Transport Center, the Viaduct, Auckland Sky Tower and Auckland Domain. Auckland Airport is 30 minutes’ drive away. By foot, guests are 1640 feet away from Ponsonby Central and over 50 eateries, bars and restaurants.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Ponsonby Manor has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 21, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

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Room Type
1 bunk bed
1 queen bed
1 king bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Auckland
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  • Jarrod
    Great position, easy check in, clean and new rooms
  • Zeena
    Ponsonby Manor is a lovely boutique hotel located in a great spot - very central to everything - great shops, cafes & close to the city. Although my room was compact I had all that I needed but when I go back again I would stay in one of the other...
  • Elaine
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location was perfect. Walking distance or short Uber rides to everything we wanted to see and do. Rooms were spotless and bed very comfortable. Beautiful gardens and historic features.
  • Patrick
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Beautiful view of city from balcony. Especially at night. Beautiful grounds.
  • Barry
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location was great because of the Ponsonby neighborhood vs the city. Our room was fine, bed was comfortable, Our room opened to a patio and very nice garden. Maybe the room could use some wall hooks or a small cabinet to store your stuff....
  • Anne
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Love the character and location of this property. The back garden is a beautiful place for a glass of wine at the end of the day. The owner for very helpful and accommodating. The big shared kitchen is a bonus in addition to the room fridge, sink...
  • Sally
    charming home great location. spotlessly clean. towels were changed after just one day.
  • Kit
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Nice furniture and amenities; close to restaurants.
  • Brad
    Great location close to a variety of restaurants and not too far to walk into downtown Auckland.
  • Cassius
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location was excellent! And we were able to park right out front. Host upgraded our room. Bed was comfortable. Host was friendly and helpful.

Property questions and answers
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  • Dear Jill: What would be the best way to get from the airport to your B&B? Thanks.

    Hi, Most guests travel by Airport Shuttle. The Shuttles are on hand to meet all arriving flights and availability never seems to be an issue, but you ..
    Answered on 24 January 2020
  • Which rooms are best to be away from road noise? Queen standard / garden? Queen premium / city?

    Hello and we have 3 garden rooms away from the noise , 2 being standard rooms and the other king or twin. We also have a premium queen and the penthou..
    Answered on 21 July 2021
  • Hi there, do you offer any kind of breakfast?

    We have a large fully equipped shared kitchen for guests to use. There is milk, tea and coffee available. Alternatively there is a great selection ..
    Answered on 9 April 2022
  • Hey there, curious if you have parking?

    We do have limited guest parking but it is always subject to availability. If you advise us when you make a booking then we will show you when you arr..
    Answered on 11 April 2023
  • What’s time early check in?

    Check in is normally from 2:00pm. however if your room is ready you can check in, or we can store your luggage. Kindest regards The Ponsonby Manor Team
    Answered on 2 October 2022
  • Hi, we would be arriving after midnight, would that be ok?

    We need to have your flight details. Yes we do late arrivals. Kind Regards Jill
    Answered on 1 September 2022
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Host Info

Company review score: 9.3Based on 883 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Property info

Ponsonby Manor 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. 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 … Enjoy a champagne on our balcony or garden 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! Connect via WiFi throughout. Kitchen/Dining: Clean, sunny, communal kitchen, well-equipped with smart, modern facilities. You will find a good mix of everything needed to cook your meals.

Neighborhood info

Ponsonby Manor is located right on Ponsonby Road, Auckland’s eclectic inner-city community where residents and visitors shop and relax, work and play. It is set amongst leafy streets lined with historic timber houses and peopled by a great cross-section of New Zealanders. The bus outside our door will take you to the city centre and waterfront in just 7 minutes. You can wander up Ponsonby Road for a snack or meal – choose from the international food hall for meals, famous fish and chips, cafes or up-market restaurants. There are more bars, restaurants and nightclubs a short walk away on Karangahape Road.

Languages Spoken


Area info *

Amenities of Ponsonby Manor
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Laundry
  • Towels
  • Free toiletries
  • Linens
  • Alarm clock
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Chinese

House rules

Ponsonby Manor takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM


Until 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Cash Ponsonby Manor accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please let Ponsonby Manor Guest House know your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please inform Ponsonby Manor of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Ponsonby Manor

  • Room options at Ponsonby Manor include:

    • Family
    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Bungalow
    • Single
    • Suite

  • Ponsonby Manor offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • The nearest beach is 0.9 miles from Ponsonby Manor. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The prices at Ponsonby Manor may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Ponsonby Manor is 1.1 miles from the center of Auckland. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Check-in at Ponsonby Manor is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.