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YHA Taupo - Finlay Jacks Backpackers Hostel

20 Taniwha Street, Taupo, Taupo, New Zealand

Just some young guys running a sweet as hostel in Taupo... Read more

89% Overall Rating 14 out of 14 customers would recommend this property based on 14 reviews

Atmosphere 91%

Cleanliness 93%

Facilities 86%

Location 87%

Safety 81%

Staff 91%

Value 91%

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Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Adaptors
  • 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
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • PlayStation
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 13:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Taupo?

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Just some young guys running a sweet as hostel in Taupo... Read more

Shared Rooms

Standard 12 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 12

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Deluxe 5 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 5

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 8 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Superior 10 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Superior

Deluxe 5 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 5

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Private Rooms

Deluxe 3 Bed Family Room Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About YHA Taupo - Finlay Jacks Backpackers

Top rated, recently refurbished, comfortable and warm with the best views in town - welcome to Blackcurrant Backpackers; the closest hostel to the supermarkets with the friendliest staff in Taupo! We have everything you need for a great stay in beautiful Taupo with free tea and filter coffee, DVD lounge,WiFi internet, well-equipped kitchen, fabulous garden, super comfy beds, free booking and information service and much more! We look forward to seeing you!

Accommodation Information

Taupo's best option for comfort, convenience and great times with international friends. Here you'll find a bunk-free experience with single beds made up ready for your arrival and delightful en-suite bathrooms. We've renovated one of Taupo's most central hostels with the modern backpacker in mind. Two minutes from the supermarkets and central bus station, we have a comfy DVD lounge, huge garden, massive balcony complete with BBQ and stunning views of Mt. Ngauruhoe (Mt. Doom) and beyond. Whether you're an adrenaline junky keen to launch yourself from a plane at 15,000 feet, looking to set sail on the Great Lake or seeking peace and tranquillity along with some of New Zealand's most beautiful walks, our staff are here to make sure your visit lives up to expectations...aim high, people!

Location Information

From the South - carry on SH1 through the traffic lights at the information centre. At the roundabout, take a right on to Spa Road. Taniwha Street is the third street on the right - we are just on the right opposite the Barcelona Motel.

From the North - carry on SH1 down the hill and over the Waikato River to the roundabout. Take a left on to Spa Road. Taniwha Street is the 3rd street on the right - we are just on the right opposite the Barcelona Motel.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.