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    Taupo Urban Retreat

    65 Heuheu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent30%
    • Very good37%
    • Average19%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible6%
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    “chilli” (18 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 178 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Ok this place was worth staying at just for the water pressure. We stayed for 1 night in a private room with it's own bathroom (room 3 to be exact) The room was clean, tidy and the bed comfortable. The room is large enough for...More

    Thank kate_adams_1993
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Nice and clean. Love the kitchen, clean, reasonable cheap and convenient. Within the city. Just a block away, walking distance to taupo lake and all the restaurant. Shopping closed by 5pm. 5km to the haka water fall.More

    Thank Azahari E
    Response from Karry W, Manager at Taupo Urban RetreatResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for your kind review, we are glad you enjoyed the facilities and had a good stay with us. We are lucky to have such a central location and we are happy you experienced Huka Falls during your time in Taupo. Enjoy the rest...More

    Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

    Clean dorm rooms and great place to meet people. Rooms are suprising quiet for the proximity to the bar. The kitchen is pretty much the feature wall for the bar though so got a few drunk stag do lads getting involved in my cooking. Toilets...More

    Thank ksqueeza
    Response from Karry W, Manager at Taupo Urban RetreatResponded 13 September 2017

    Thanks for your review and we are happy you found the hostel sociable and your room clean and quiet! We sincerely apologise about the cleanliness of the bathrooms during your stay, unfortunately having stag groups in can create more mess than usual. We do have...More

    Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

    We stayed one night to break up the drive home from the Coromandel. Staff were friendly, place was clean and inviting, room was well presented and the drinks were cheap!! All in all 5/5. But the bed - Oh man. If there was just one...More

    Thank Mary C
    Response from Karry W, Manager at Taupo Urban RetreatResponded 13 September 2017

    Thank you for your kind review Mary, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and made the most of the on-site bar! We do apologise about the troubled sleep, we are currently in the process of ordering new beds. I remember you both well and...More

    Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

    We were part of the Kiwi experience bus and this hotel is among their master hostels! Taupo urban retreat is quite great in terms of facilities, layout and cost! My 6-bed dorm room was clean and tidy, beds were of good quality (iron and wood)...More

    Thank aheocona
    Response from Karry W, Owner at Taupo Urban RetreatResponded 18 August 2017

    Hey thanks so much for your your awesome comments, we are so glad you enjoyed stay and our hostel facilities. Enjoy the rest of your travels :-)

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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
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    • US$ 16 - US$ 76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 21
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    courtenaydd
    23 December 2015|
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    Response from Solarpowered_12 |
    They have a small in-house bar which is really cheap, you cannot take your own drinks because of the NZ liquor license laws.
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    Kitty2603
    17 August 2014|
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    Response from Katie T | Property representative |
    Hi Kitty, Reception hours are from 8am - 9pm, however we also have a night porter who can let you into the hostel after reception is closed. All you need to do is let us know the date and time and then call the night porter... More
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