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    Finlay Jack's Backpackers

    20 Taniwha Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good26%
    • Average9%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “the kitchen” (55 reviews)
    “tv room” (13 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Kitchenette
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Definitely the best (and actually cheapest) hostel so far in NZ. Room very clean, direct door to the "shared" bathrooms and own front door to room. There was a smart TV in the room which surprised me. Staff (and bulldog!) very friendly. Close to centre...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Stayed here for three nights while doing some sightseeing in Taupo. The room was quite clean, beds were comfy and the bathroom was a good size. The kitchen was really big, clean and had plenty storage and space for a lot of people to cook...More

    Thank lemc1
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I decided to stay at YHA based on previous experiences. Finlay Jack's is similar to YHA Auckland City, it is more like a hotel - I was in room 17, a single bedroom. Finlay Jack's is close to the CBD, Pak'n'Save Supermarket. - Check-in isn't...More

    Thank LilyNZealand
    Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

    We had a one night stay at Findlay Jack's on the way through Taupo in July. Our double room on the first floor was small but clean, tidy and quiet. The shared bathroom adjacent was modern and clean. There is a good kitchen and lounge...More

    Thank Glen T
    Reviewed 5 July 2017

    2 min from a supermarket, close to town centre, free parking, great facilities, accommodating and friendly staff members and to top it off the hostel has a great big kitchen and the most comfortable bed I have slept in during my travels in NZ :)...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$26 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    Room Tips
    "Pick a bed that's not beside the door/ bathroom so it's not as chilly"
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    "I would get upstairs or road facing for a breeze, I would imagine downstairs could be a bit warm"
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    "As always, try and get a bottom bunk and have fun ! :)"
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    "First floor rooms for an awesome view"
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