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Reviewed 8 January 2014

We booked a private room for myself and 2 other friends as we were doing a road trip across the North Island. The hostel's location is great (close to all the major attractions) and the staff is super friendly. The room was close to a hotel room with an ensuite bathroom, a bar fridge and even electric blankets. The room was colourful, clean and tidy. I've travelled with friends to most parts in Australia and stayed at hostels which were pretty decent, but this place tops it all.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 6 January 2014 via mobile

The hostel is centrally located and there's a supermarket and a warehouse nearby. The communal areas and the rooms/bathrooms are very clean. Most rooms don't have bunks and do have a bathroom. The staff is very friendly and helpful. It is definitely a place to stay for some days and enjoy Taupo.

  • Stayed: December 2013
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Reviewed 5 January 2014 via mobile

We stayed in a double room with a queen and a single with ensuite. It even had a little bar fridge. It was more like a good motel quality and than backpackers. Only stayed one night but it could have been way longer it was so comfortable

Stayed: January 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 25 December 2013

This backpacker is a really good one! I advise you to stay there in Taupo. It's close to the city centre, the lake, the Huka Falls, the restaurants. .. And people working at the office are really welcoming and friendly, especially Max who is always smiling! There is as well a nice kitchen and a lot of facilities (laundry, Wifi...).

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled solo
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Thank Elodie35470
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

I stayed here for two nights with some friends. We had a spacious room with comfy single beds and a very clean bathroom for our own use. The staff was friendly and provided us with useful information about the area. The kitchen offers clean cooking facilities and there are several sitting areas inside and outside. We had an awesome stay in Taupo and will come back some day!

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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