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    Taupo Urban Retreat

    65 Heuheu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
    Hostelworld.comUS$33
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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          US$48
          US$33
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          Overview
          • Excellent30%
          • Very good35%
          • Average19%
          • Poor8%
          • Terrible6%
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          “beer pong” (11 reviews)
          “cheap drinks” (8 reviews)
          Public Wifi
          Free Parking
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Bar/Lounge
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Breakfast included
          Pool
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          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          One of the best hostels Ive stayed in over the last 2 and half years of travelling. The staff are lovely and helpful, The showers are amazing, the entire place is clean, the wifi's free and the beers are cheap! Result.

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          Response from Solarpowered_12, Owner at Taupo Urban Retreat

          Thanks so much your positive feedback it is really appreciated. It's the small things like that and really good showers, free WiFi and cheap beer to brighten these wintery days :-) Happy travels and hopefully you have a chance to visit Taupo again!

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Great place to stumble on if your flying solo. Easy going, wonderful staff and a nice social bar to kick back in for a few beers and some laughs. Rooms are very comfortable and the place has all you need. Loads of adventures to be...More

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          Response from Karry W, Manager at Taupo Urban Retreat

          Thank you for the great review Simon, we are glad you enjoyed your time in Taupo. Always good to hear guests having a sweet time with us! Have fun on the rest of your travels. Chelsea, Manager.

          Reviewed 12 April 2017

          Taupo Urban Retreat is a real gem in the heart of Taupo, the bar is cheap as without ever being a water hole plus the hostel facilities are spot on! The kitchen is big and well equipped and the whole place is super clean. We...More

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          Response from Karry W, Manager at Taupo Urban Retreat

          Thank you for your kind words Robin and Laura, we are so glad your enjoyed your time with us. The on-site bar is a hit with most guests so its great to hear your comments. Enjoy the rest of your travels in New Zealand! Chelsea,...More

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          Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

          Brilliant hostel. Stayed for 4 nights and had an awesome time. Super friendly and helpful staff, nothing too much of a problem for them. Onsite bar, cheapest in Taupo, good kitchen facilities, super comfy beds and even a quiet tv room with a huge catalogue...More

          Helpful?
          Response from Karry W, Manager at Taupo Urban Retreat

          Thank you for your awesome review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay here. We do our utmost to ensure the guests have a great stay and our staff are happy to help! Enjoy the rest of your travels and please come back and...More

          Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

          This place is great.. at first I was sceptical and now I'm certain that this place is just like the burn al Arab! Stayed in a 6 dorm room with a on-suite and the beds aren't exactly springy but they get the job done if...More

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          Response from Karry W, Manager at Taupo Urban Retreat

          Thank you for your great review Kyle, we are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Our guests love the on-site bar and chilli meal and since this review, you have been back to stay with us! It was great having you stay again and...More

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          About
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          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free Parking
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          • Free Parking
          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Price range
          • US$32 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 21
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          courtenaydd
          is this a byo for alcohol or do we have to purchase from the bar?
          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
          I arrive at 1am - will I be able to get into the hostel?
          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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          Raoul G
          Good morning, I should arrive on Tuesday 03/08/2016 to the 05 pm, I wanted to know if there are airport bus to tur or offer a shuttle service. Thanks for your kind attention and sorry for my english
          6 February 2016|
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