A block from Ponsonby Road's bars, this laid-back hostel in a Victorian-era villa is adjacent to a bus stop, and 2 km from both the landmark Sky Tower and the New Zealand Maritime Museum.
Cosy accommodations (no air-conditioning) include mixed and female-only dorms, as well as private rooms. All share bathrooms, and include use of linens. Wi-Fi is available (fee).
Amenities include a guest kitchen, and a common room with a flat-screen TV and a fireplace, as well as a garden terrace with a BBQ. Off-street parking is complimentary; kids 16 and over are welcome with an adult.