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Top Rated Hostels in Taupo, New Zealand

YHA Taupo - Finlay Jacks Backpackers 90%

1. YHA Taupo - Finlay Jacks Backpackers

Hostel
20 Taniwha Street, Taupo

Atmosphere 92%

Cleanliness 95%

Facilities 87%

Location 88%

Safety 85%

Staff 92%

Value 92%

12 out of 12 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend YHA Taupo - Finlay Jacks Backpackers

03 Jul 2017 69%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Events / festivals Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture
Age Range: 31-40

Great location Funky character Would be great in summer Loved the dog

would recommend this property

08 Dec 2016 89%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 18-24

Great showers & bathrooms, comfy beds, overall nice atmosphere. No bunk beds (at least in some dorms). Big kitchen, though a bit crowded at times.

would recommend this property

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Taupo Urban Retreat 90%

2. Taupo Urban Retreat

Hostel
65 Heu Heu Street, Taupo

Atmosphere 90%

Cleanliness 84%

Facilities 87%

Location 97%

Safety 88%

Staff 98%

Value 90%

99 out of 105 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Taupo Urban Retreat

25 Nov 2016 100%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Age Range: 41+

Kitchen facilities and the cleaniless and quality of showers.

would recommend this property

24 Oct 2016 100%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Age Range: 25-30

Awesome location, very clean, hot water, good pressure in shower, clean beds, nice bar, everything was great. Sarah was super friendly and helpful.

would recommend this property

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Rainbow Lodge Backpackers 89%

3. Rainbow Lodge Backpackers

Hostel
99 Titiraupenga St

Atmosphere 86%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 86%

Location 86%

Safety 88%

Staff 97%

Value 89%

69 out of 75 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Rainbow Lodge Backpackers

19 May 2016 91%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Visiting friends or family
Age Range: 25-30

Clean tidy rooms

would recommend this property

26 Dec 2015 97%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture

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

would recommend this property

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Berkenhoff Lodge 87%

4. Berkenhoff Lodge

Hostel
75 Scannell Street

Atmosphere 81%

Cleanliness 88%

Facilities 90%

Location 71%

Safety 93%

Staff 94%

Value 91%

17 out of 21 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Berkenhoff Lodge

08 May 2017 97%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 25-30

Clean, big, lots of facilities to use

would recommend this property

09 Dec 2015 71%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year City break Sightseeing & culture Work / volunteering

price, private bathrooms, the large kitchen and communal areas, free billiards

would recommend this property

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Tiki Lodge 86%

5. Tiki Lodge

Hostel
104 Tuwharetoa St, Taupo

Atmosphere 82%

Cleanliness 86%

Facilities 85%

Location 86%

Safety 84%

Staff 89%

Value 88%

31 out of 32 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Tiki Lodge

04 Jan 2017 66%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year City break
Age Range: 18-24

Cheap and location is very good. Free parking and nice staff

would recommend this property

23 Jul 2016 80%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Relaxation / spa
Age Range: 25-30

facilities

would recommend this property

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Base Taupo 76%

6. Base Taupo

Hostel
7 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo

Atmosphere 69%

Cleanliness 77%

Facilities 72%

Location 89%

Safety 82%

Staff 74%

Value 71%

15 out of 22 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Base Taupo

19 Sep 2015 86%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Partying / nightlife

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would recommend this property

22 May 2015 49%
Travel Type: With a large group / tour
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

Location, good spot for pick up and drop off points.

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