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Extreme Backpackers

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  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“common areas”(6 reviews)
“inner courtyard”(3 reviews)
“the kitchen”(15 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Due to scheduling issues, I stayed in three hostels in Turangi. Hands down, this is the best. Ideally located, clean and supplied common areas, an open courtyard, and incredibly friendly and helpful family running the place. If you’re staying in Turangi rather than Taupo, and...More

1  Thank Michael L
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

I stayed two nights and found the place extremely tidy and the owners were excellent. I came around 3 am in the morning from Auckland and the owner had left key as well as the password for the back door safely for me . She...More

1  Thank Samundra G
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Stayed in the extreme backpacks for a night. Staff is very friendly and pace is tidy. Spacious kitchen. Had a dorm to myself which was nice. The only downside was that the power to the power plug is switched off overnight. At -5 degrees outside...More

Thank Bianca Maria M
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We spent a night here and found the double room very comfortable and the heater was finally a powerful one which isn't common in hostels it seems! Friendly staff and a big well equipped kitchen. Excellent location - went rafting at the company opposite and...More

1  Thank NatashaRachael
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Nice hostel, close from Tongariro park, easy to go for the crossing. Helpfull staff, cheerfull and funny. They gave also good tips for the roads and activities around. Clean kitchen. Good bed and heater. Very nice for a day or 2.

1  Thank So0ophie
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Laundry Service
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Price range
US$ 18 - US$ 60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$ 18 - US$ 60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (4)
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Hotel & Grounds (23)
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"Stay out of room number 8 or 9 if its raining, the roof gutter drain makes quite a racket as it runs out the..."
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"Room 15 is in the wifi zone."
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"Bring a few friends to enjoy the group facility of the hostel"
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"they have shared rooms as well as private rooms, with a community living room, kitchen and bathrooms."
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