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Address: Horomatangi Street | Starlight Arcade, Taupo, New Zealand
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Entering the cinema is through an alley. Going in friendly staff and fresh popcorn (large bag of popcorn). Great and would go in there again

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 December 2015
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Taupo, New Zealand
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a family movie due to poor weather on holiday! They don't offer family passes, $60 for 2 adults 2 kids!! Seems a little high for the theatre! Didn't bother with treats too expensive! Seating is so old and not much leg room and I'm only 5'10' The cinema was half empty which may suggest what the locals think!... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Movie was fine. Sound as fine. Cinema screen we went into is the width of the cinema.... so a very thin cinema. Staff at front counter the rudest I have ever encountered... so I guess it must be owner operated. Cleaners were crap before our session... so check your seat and floor before you sit down. I was a visitor,... More 

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Thank 782neilo
Taupo, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

Entering the cinema is through an alley. Going in friendly staff and fresh popcorn (large bag of popcorn). Great and would go in there again

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Thank steve6362
Whakatane, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

Lovely local theatre , we ended up going back again as we got rained off an activity. Good fresh pop corn , proper ice-cream but unfortunately no choc dipped .. quite an older building so toilets etc could do with an upgrade but no complaints.

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Thank frangii
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2015

A cinema as cinemas should be. A proper movie theatre. It is very comfortable and shows all the latest movies without the feel of these huge corporate chains. It does everything you need and want it to do with a more personal touch. Great!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2015 via mobile

Best 3d I have ever seen. Normally I can't see 3d but this cinema has the latest 3d glasses. Comfy seats heaps of leg room. Just a awesome cinema all round. A+++++++

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Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015

good to visit when the need wants. A problem with the screening was clearly communicated and went ahead when the problem was fixed

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Thank Casper202
New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014

There are several cinemas inside the Starlight complex (though 'complex' is too grand a word really). This time when I visited Taupo, I went into the 'lounge' cinema. It was hilarious. There were only about ten seats there and a screen reminiscent of an old-fashioned pull-down home screen. I have a tiny lounge room at home but I swear this... More 

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Thank Pixiehat
Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

Went to see Hip Hop-eration with a group and were seated in a tiny little theater with only 12 seats in it. Felt strange at first but once the movie had started you soon forgot about how small it was. Didn't have anything to eat or drink but there seemed to be a good selection including alcohol. There is also... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2014

Looks old and worn, needs a make over, curtains in theatre need replacing - stained and outdated. Better movie theaters in Auckland.

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