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Rainbow Lodge Backpackers

Hostel | 99 Titiraupenga Street, Taupo, New Zealand 3330

87.9% Overall Rating

71 out of 78 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (21/04/2015)

demi gillespie thinks…

"very good environment , ill be back another time! even though was there for 1 night i throughly enjoyed my stay"

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Taupo?

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New Zealands first purpose built backpackers, we offer free pick up and drop off from bus station. Free sauna, global gossip internet, underfloor heating for winter giving you a cosy nights sleep. We can book your skydive and Tongariro Crossing, and all adventure trips. Read more

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About Rainbow Lodge Backpackers

Rainbow Lodge was purpose designed & built for the needs of travellers by Mark Dumble and Sue Mrozinski themselves seasoned travellers. They had spent several years on the world's highways and by-ways and having accommodation experiences that are sometimes described as "Character Building". They settled in Taupo famous for its Rainbow Trout and beautiful scenery. Having had my own character building experiences I came to rest at Rainbow Lodge and worked closely with them for a year before they handed me the reigns.

Location Information

Taupo enjoys a small village atmosphere and a location on the shores of the country's largest lake with a backdrop of majestic volcanoes and mountain ranges.

We are on the fringe of the downtown shopping area - a five to ten minute walk will take you across downtown.

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