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    Riverstone Backpackers

    222 Te Rangitautahanga Road | Waikato, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
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    Traveller (12)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    • Excellent67%
    • Very good20%
    • Average7%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible1%
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    “the kitchen” (18 reviews)
    “new zealand” (12 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    21 - 25 of 81 reviews

    Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

    This hostel is well-situated not far from the town center. It's a quiet spacious place with a great kitchen, patio, and living room. We also really enjoyed that our room had its own sink and shower! Free wifi, good backpacker information on the walls, and...More

    Thank Peter G
    Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

    We loved staying at Riverstone and extended from two to three nights. Lorraine was very welcoming, calm, and found quick and easy solutions for all our needs. This hostel is clean, has many separate spaces within the communal areas. The beds were comfortable and the...More

    Thank Matthias G
    Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

    I have been visiting each winter for the last 6 years. Always a welcoming place to stay with everything we need for traveling fishermen. Indoor rod holders, drying room for our waders, fish cleaning area, smoker, what more do you need? We usually stay in...More

    1  Thank Albert_Gouws
    Reviewed 19 July 2015

    Good kitchen, good wi-fi and every thing you need! Stayed for 2 nights already and feel really comfortable. They also have drying room so u can put ur wet clothes. Manager is nice. Recommend if u wanna go for tongariro crossing or trout fishing.

    Thank RonChen0502
    Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

    Stayed there twice. Once 4 days in a row being stuck inside due to heavy rain and waiting for the crossing. You got everthing you need kitchen-wise, good wi-fi a great outside lounge area wich i unfortunatly couldnt appreciate cause of the weather. Prices might...More

    Thank Martijn V
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Price range
    • US$ 45 - US$ 58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Taupo District >
    • Turangi
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    Traveller (12)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (55)
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    "All rooms are great"
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    "Tip: State Highway 1 traffic can be noisy at night, best to keep bedroom window closed."
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