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Taupo Urban Retreat, Taupo, New Zealand

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65 Heuheu Street, Taupo, 3330, New Zealand

Adults-only hostel with bar/lounge, near Lake Taupo
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Notes

Value
Best value for money
Bar
Bar is awesome
Room
Room is all right
Comfort
More comfort would be nice

Taupo Urban Retreat, Taupo, New Zealand

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What’s around Taupo Urban Retreat, Taupo, New Zealand

Landmarks

  • Heart of Taupo
  • Lake Taupo - 11 min walk
  • Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 5 min walk
  • Taupo Museum and Art Gallery - 7 min walk
  • Barbary - 10 min walk
  • Taupo Bungy - 25 min walk
  • Spa Thermal Park - 25 min walk
  • Golf Club Taupo - 36 min walk

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 9 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Size

  • 21 rooms

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in time 2 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 9 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Caters to adults only

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Billiards or pool table
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
Facilities
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

In the room

Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
More
  • Daily housekeeping

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 55 reviews

Very good 8.0
Cheap but clean
Great place to stay. We had a private room and it was well worth the price. I would stay again.
Kate, nz1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Would recommend!
The crowning points of this hostel were its location (central Taupo), its bar (CHEAP drinks), and its people. The staff were very helpful. The kitchen facilities were more than suffficient, and seemed pretty clean. Bathrooms were alright; the shower was nice but there was a bit of what seemed to be mold on the ceiling. The rooms were pretty alright, beds comfortable but creaky. Overall a pretty great experience!
Kristen, nzOther trip
Fair 4.0
Wouldn't stay again
Stayed in a few hostels in New Zealand and this just didn't have the same vibe as other places. Other guests didn't seem to be considerate to others by slamming doors constantly, even at 3/4am in the morning. The room itself was clean to look at but there were signs it needed more than a once over.
Robert, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Cosy hostel in the centre of Taupo
This place is great - close to the centre, cheap bar and nightly chilli. Felt like a home away from home
Kim, gb1 night romance trip
Good 6.0
It's a fine hostel, not bad but a bit more 'worn around the edges than your average YHA. However, it is very sociable; great that they have a bar (cheap prices) and they offer a great value Chilli con carne every evening
Mark, gb2 night trip

Taupo Urban Retreat, Taupo, New Zealand

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