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The rooms are okay cleaning wise, bathrooms are really dirty though! It's just gross.
I didn't get much sleep because it's really loud. You hear everything that's happening in the other rooms and especially outside, even with closed windows! And that's very unfortunate since there's...More
I only stayed for one night in the urban retreat and I didn't feel that the 30 dollars charged for the 4 bed en suite was reflective of the quality of the room.
You can see that a lot of money has been put into...More
This hostel was in a very good location - short walk to Lake Taupo where there are a range of small cafes/shops/restaurants etc. (It's also brilliant little village full of free parking!) The rooms here were quite basic but just what you need when travelling.The...More
I loved this hostel. Nice, big common area with a pool table and benches - you're able to meet lots of people, especially as they have their own bar and a deal on pitchers of beer! A great location too, and friendly, helpful staff. Also...More
The staff were friendly and helpful, and we enjoyed the $5 chilli con carne for dinner at the hostel. We checked into the room and the bed sheets seemed dirty (covered in long hairs) and had holes in. Bedding could definitely do with being updated...More
US$31 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
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 once you are outside the hostel so they can greet you and check you in. Thanks, Sarah