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Ponsonby Guide: Spend Less, Do More

Welcome To Ponsonby

Ponsonby is an Auckland suburb only a mile or so west of the city centre. An attractive area with good shopping, it has excellent transport links to the centre.

Staying in Ponsonby offers access to boutique hotels as well as accommodation for the budget conscious. A range of establishments offers comfort and security to travellers with bed and breakfast, motel and backpacker options available. The nearby city centre offers even more hotel options.

Top Things to do and see in Ponsonby

Victoria Park, with its magnificent plane trees, is a beautiful and huge natural area for walking, jogging and for special events, a respite from the busy urban environment.

Restaurants, boutiques and cafes are all part of the Victoria Park Market in Ponsonby, making a vibrant addition to the day and night life of the area.

Take a trip just around the corner to nearby Auckland Zoo and explore New Zealand’s largest collection of animals.

Ponsonby Hotels

As one of the oldest parts of Auckland, Ponsonby has some wonderful historic buildings and a number of outstanding hotels and apartments to mirror this. Check out the boutique style hotels in Ponsonby, as well as appartments with 21st century facilities housed in historic buildings. Close to the city centre, Ponsonby accommodation is an alternative to the sometimes frenetic pace of downtown life.

Cultural Attractions

Ponsonby is very well situated to access a range of cultural attractions in Auckland and the vicinity. Auckland Harbour Bridge is very close with a drive to the north, and it is well worth the drive to get a magnificent view over the harbours on both the east and west side. The very intrepid can indulge in the Auckland Bridge Bungy, an experienced not to be missed. St. Marys Bay is very close to pick up fishing and boat trips.

Your Cheaperthanhotels Team

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