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    Taupo Urban Retreat

    65 Heuheu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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    • Excellent30%
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    • Terrible5%
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    Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

    The rooms and bathrooms are very small. The bathrooms get very messy in the morning with everyone using them at once before checkout time and there is not many of them! A lot of damp in the rooms because of how cold it is in...More

    Thank H F
    Response from Katie T, Manager at Taupo Urban RetreatResponded 13 November 2015

    I am sorry to hear that you didn't have the best stay whilst in Taupo. We have additional showers which are signposted throughout the hostel, but unfortunately during peak times you may have a small wait. Hope you are enjoying the rest of your travels,...More

    Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

    By far this was the best hostel of our three week trip to NZ in July! The location was great as we were in walking distance to most things (restaurants, the lake, bus stops). The hostel provided an air con unit in the rooms which...More

    Thank Mia C
    Response from Katie T, Manager at Taupo Urban RetreatResponded 13 November 2015

    Thank you, thank you, thank you. :)

    Reviewed 29 June 2015

    I will be the first to admit that this place scared me the first night we stayed and yes they can do a lot to improve everything. However, please keep in mind its price. In NZ and specially in Taupo, this is the cheapest place...More

    Thank Purobi
    Reviewed 30 May 2015

    I might be a little bias with this review, but this was the best hostel I stayed at whilst traveling NZ. I Think I loved it so much due to the people I met, rather then the hostel it's self, but I loved it!! We...More

    Thank Kate L
    Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

    I stayed here for one night with the Kiwi Experience in May 2015, in a private ensuite room. The pros were the location, the size of the room, a comfy bed and a mirror. The cons were that it didn't have enough lighting and the...More

    Thank kaylazul
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    • US$ 17 - US$ 76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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