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Reviews of Rainbow Lodge Backpackers Taupo Hostel

99 Titiraupenga St, Taupo, New Zealand

Atmosphere 86%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 86%

Location 86%

Safety 88%

Staff 97%

Value 89%

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Late Check-out
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 09:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Taupo?

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Atmosphere 86%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 86%

Location 86%

Safety 88%

Staff 97%

Value 89%

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91% Overall Rating
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91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
19 May 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Clean tidy rooms

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
26 Dec 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Great atmosphere, really liked our double room and friendly staff.

Disliked: Had to pay for WIFI. Also thought laundry was a bit pricey - $4 for washing machine and $4 for drier.

Customer would recommend this property

80% Overall Rating
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80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
28 Oct 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Liked: Has private rooms with showers

Disliked: Sloppy dressed backpackers in dinner area

Customer would recommend this property

83% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 60%
83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
22 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Just a few minutes walk from the Centre, friendly and helpful staff. Off street parking is very safe and cconvenient.

Disliked: Our room was very dusty and smelt damp, it wasn't very clean.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
19 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

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

Disliked: nothing!

Customer would recommend this property

74% Overall Rating
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  • Cleanliness - 80%
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  • Location - 80%
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  • Value - 60%
74% Overall Rating

Anonymous
07 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Good social area, free tea and coffee, good kitchen, good amount of fridge space and friendly staff

Disliked: Some peeling paintwork, could do with more showers

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
28 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: It has a big open kitchen with enough/ good cooking stuff, big lounge, sauna, place to hang your laundry outside and clean and big rooms, close to supermarket.

Disliked: Little bit far from the lake but still ok

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
28 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Liked: It was a very handy location and the outside areas were a good size.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
23 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Liked: It was close to the concert we were going to and close to town and supermarkets. All within walking distance.

Disliked: Its a little bit run down.

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
08 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Relaxation / spa, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Rainbow Lodge is just awesome!!!It is very familar and you get to know a lot of interesting, great and polite people from all over the world.The rooms and dorms are very clean and the organisation is great (even for german standards^^). If you have problems you always can ask for help.I had a wonderful time there. Thank you so much!!!

Disliked: WiFi is very expensive.

Customer would recommend this property

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