Based by the Lake, Taupo

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We are right in the centre of town with a few minutes walk from the lake, information centre, email outlets, shops and cafes etc.. We have our own bar upstairs, with meals and nightly specials. A balcony off our bar to sit outside and enjoy the views of the lake and the mountains. We can arrange local activities. We do have storage facilities, two kitchens, laundry and pool table.

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We are on the corner of Tuwharetoa Street and Tongariro Street. A big green building above a Chinese Takeaways



Address: 7 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand

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Phone Number: 07 378 3206
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Facilities and Amenities

Party Hostel

Solo Traveller



Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Airport Pickup

Bike Rental

City Tours

Lockers in Lobby

Luggage Storage


24 Hour Security


Air Conditioning

BBQ Grill


Board Games

Clothes Dryer

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments


Evening Entertainment


Hair Dryers

Hot Showers



Live Music/Performance

Lounge Area

Movie Library/Rental


Pool Table

Table Tennis


Walking Tours

Wheelchair Accessible

Max. Age: All Ages

Min. Age without Parent: 18

Checkout: 10:00 (10 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: 8 AM - 8 PM (08:00-20:00)


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