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Berkenhoff Lodge

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“the kitchen”(18 reviews)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
2 Star Hotel
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All reviewsthe kitchenshower and toiletcommon areasone nightawesome stayplace to staydouble roompleasant stayplenty of parkingquiet locationon arrivalminute walkswimming poolfree wifibackpackershostelbeds
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Reviewed January 16, 2017

Stayed at Berkenhoff for 4 nights, great and relaxed spot from which to discover Taupo. The place has all facilities that you need, including kitchen, chill out area and a nice garden with pool. Brett the owner has been more then helpful and always up...More

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Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

The beds are terrible - at least the upper bunks are so soft that you can't hardly sleep without back pain. The rest of the hostel experience is positive. Everything clean, huge kitchen and dining room, but the WiFi is slow.

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Reviewed October 27, 2016

Brett and his wife were more than welcoming and hospitable throughout our stay. He picked us up from the bus stop and even gave us several lifts throughout the week. The hostel is spacious, clean and I'm sure when its summer a very buzzy place...More

Thank Ben G
Response from brett f, Owner at Berkenhoff LodgeResponded October 28, 2016

Thanks for your nice comments Ben. Glad you enjoyed your time here in Taupo. Hope you enjoy your travels around NZ.

Reviewed April 24, 2016

Me and my best friend Kelly could unfortunately only stay here one night but the overall experience and hospitality was second to none. Brett the owner is absolutely magnificent, he was so accommodating and helpful, picked us up from town, and we had a lovely...More

Thank florry a
Response from brett f, Owner at Berkenhoff LodgeResponded October 28, 2016

Thanks Florry. Glad you had a great stay and hope we can see you again in the future. Wish you safe travels.

Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

A lovely quiet and relaxed hostel. We stopped here after three weeks on the road, living out of a car and it was a very welcome break. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, I left my glasses behind and Brett kindly posted them back...More

Thank Jessie B
Response from brett f, Owner at Berkenhoff LodgeResponded October 28, 2016

Thanks Jessie. Glad you had a good time here in Taupo. Its no problem sending guests back things they have left - we even sent some personalized towels back to Australia for a couple who left them here. Enjoy your travel and be safe

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New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
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"not no12, other rooms seemed better"
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"Any room would be great I guess"
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"I would avoid this place altogether; I'm sure there are better places to be found and a little closer to..."
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"En- suite rooms good value"
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