9 Hostels in Taupo, Nouvelle-Zélande

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Taupo, Nouvelle-Zélande. You can choose from 9 Taupo hostels. In total, there are 12 cheap places to stay in Taupo such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $15 for a dorm.

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Taupo Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Taupo, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Taupo


(Bobs Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Taupo


(Taupo Urban Retreat is the best rated)

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Hostels in Taupo for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Taupo for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Taupo? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Taupo alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Taupo. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Taupo (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Taupo here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Turangi Turangi (42 Km / 26 mi.)
Mangakino Mangakino (44 Km / 27 mi.)
Rotorua Rotorua (62 Km / 39 mi.)
Tongariro National Park Tongariro National Park (76 Km / 47 mi.)
National Park National Park (81 Km / 50 mi.)
National Park Village National Park Village (80 Km / 50 mi.)
Erua Erua (85 Km / 53 mi.)

FAQ about Taupo Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Taupo. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Taupo. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Taupo Hostels

A hostel in Taupo costs on average $16 for a dorm. A hostel in Taupo with private rooms costs on average $65.

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    Your Packing List for Taupo

    Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for Taupo and Nouvelle-Zélande.

    You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

    1. Padlock
    2. Earplugs
    3. Sleeping Mask
    4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
    5. Head Lamp

    These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

    Get your full Packing List here

    Your Packing List for Taupo