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Reviews of Tiki Lodge Taupo

Hostel

104 Tuwharetoa St, Taupo, Taupo, New Zealand

Atmosphere 83%

Cleanliness 88%

Facilities 86%

Location 88%

Safety 87%

Staff 88%

Value 88%

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • 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
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel 1.43USD

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 11:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Taupo?

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Atmosphere 83%

Cleanliness 88%

Facilities 86%

Location 88%

Safety 87%

Staff 88%

Value 88%

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80% Overall Rating
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80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
07 Jan 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:

Liked: Great common room and atmosphere. Free breakfast and overall a good experience!

Disliked: It can definitely be a bit of a party hostel but if you're looking to meet people and have a fun time, this is the hostel for you!

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
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89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
06 Jan 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:

Liked: Great social atmosphere

Disliked: Nothing

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
10 Dec 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Tiki Lodge was clean, friendly, spacious, and in a great location.

Customer would recommend this property

77% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 60%
77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
01 Oct 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: The staff were friendly and helpful and the facilities were fairly good.

Disliked: There is no free WiFi (although this is sadly very common in NZ hostels). A lot of the lights in the common room/dining area did not work so it was very dark.

Customer would recommend this property

86% Overall Rating
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86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
30 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Bathrooms are beautifully clean! And the view...

Disliked: -

Customer would recommend this property

80% Overall Rating
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  • Cleanliness - 80%
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80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
03 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Ladies toilet should have sanitary dustbin.

Disliked: The lights in the room are too dim

Customer would recommend this property

74% Overall Rating
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74% Overall Rating

Anonymous
24 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Good kitchen and communal area. Hot tub good idea and hostel nicely close to the lake front.

Disliked: Had to pay for wifi, got tub wasn't hot when we tried to go and would be good to offer salt/pepper an basic kitchen things as it has been very useful in other hostels.

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thank you for your feedback. Adding salt and pepper etc. is a great idea and one that we will be implementing in the very near future.

89% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
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  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 80%
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  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
23 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

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

Liked: Nice kitchen,

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thank you for leaving a review. It always amazes me what wonderful creations backpackers cook whilst travelling. Enjoy the rest of your travels.

94% Overall Rating
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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
15 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Very close to the lake, shops and harbour. Very helpful staff at the reception, rooms and hostel very clean. Great kitchen and living room / social area, plus a large balcony with the mountain and lake views.

Disliked: The dorm rooms had no lockers.

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

We have just ordered lockers and will hopefully be here next week :) We are glad you enjoyed the rest of your stay.

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

Anonymous
10 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Beautiful view on Lake Taupo and Tongariro National Park from the kitchen's balcony.

Disliked: Doors closing loudly. No place to hang around after kitchen is closed.

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

We are so lucky to live in such a beautiful area! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels.

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