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Bradshaw's Travel Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We chanced upon Bradshaw's by accident after a long, stressful day of travel. How lucky we were - on a cold night the place was glowing with warmth and good vibes, great facilities and a beautiful private room with ensuite at a very reasonable price. We liked the quiet, cosy feeling of the place in contrast to other budget options...

Thank devibeloved
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Spent 3 days here in taupo. Having looked around at the options the Bradshaw lodge offers pretty reasonable/average value for money. Simple, comfortable and excellent location. It has a nice feel there and the longer I stayed the more I felt at home. Probably the best thing about the place is Ru the manager who spends most of his time...

Thank Archie K
Too varied to say
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Bradshaws is in desperate need of renovations, but it has a great vibe and it is cheap! We've stayed here twice. It is walking distance to all the cafes and bars. What makes it worth it is that there is a lot of communal space and the place just has a great relaxing welcoming feel. Definitely worth it if you...

Thank Ngaire1
Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Bradshaws is a very cozy and beautiful place, everything is clean and tidy, the beds are comfortable.There are two big living rooms with TV and a fireplace , a nice balcony and a barbecue place in the garden.The owner is very cool and friendly.

Thank le0nieh0fmann
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The place is clean and the staff are friendly. You get what you pay for here. It's cheap and therefore not luxurious but it is comfortable to stay here. There is a TV room, dining room and kitchen for preparing food. The other guests we're courteous on this occasion. My 6 year old son enjoyed it here.

Thank Dallas K
Te Aroha, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Have been going to bradshaws for a few years now, great price and homely place with two lounges, fireplaces, stained glass windows, cosy cosy cosy. One room even has a bath off it. there is a well equipped kitchen, friendly host, and actually I think his wife had a baby last time we stayed!

Thank Claire A
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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This is a really awesome Hostel. We stayed there for 4 days. The beds where really good. Everything was clean. The owner was very friendly, he gave us a discount and also money for one night back, because we had to leaver one day earlier.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Caldiero, Italy
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We arrived here on a Friday afternoon, really nice day, and we were greeted by this guy who was really cool and friendly. We didn't get any cash that day, as his EFTPOS machine was down, so we needed to get some cash, however, he still let us see our room for the night, showed us everything in the lodge...

Thank orangelaika
Paihia, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Bradshaw's has a perfect location near the lake and just few steps from the town center. You can have a peaceful evening at the terrace facing the lake view. The owner is super friendly and helpful with everything you need to know about Taupo; eating, having fun, tourist attractions or jobs available in town. Can highly recommend this place for...

Thank Travelfever31
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Stayed at the property for two nights in Taupo. Very comfortable, close to town centre with all facilities. Notable features are the common room with a good library and a well kept kitchen / dining place for common use.

Thank Arun Kumar K

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Bradshaw's Travel Lodge

Address: 130 Heuheu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: ₹ 1,342 - ₹ 3,311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Ask if have specific needs for a private rather than shared bathroom.”
britjulie, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't judge a book by its cover”
118aileeng, 18 Dec 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are good!”
pepi1985, 19 Mar 2014 | Read review
“look for an accommodation not to central (5-10 mins walking distance places are the best). Central hostels are just too noisy and normally close to a night club and noisy bars.”
miras628, 5 May 2013 | Read review
“Ensuite rooms are real value”
bejakovich, 23 Jul 2012 | Read review
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