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    A Plus Backpackers Lodge

    41 Te Iwiheke Place, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
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    A Plus Samurai Lodge is a very friendly hostel located on the outskirts of Turangi. It is run by a lovely couple who are able to supply a wealth of information & advice about the local area, especially local hikes & the Tongariro Crossing .The...More

    Thank Richard M
    Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

    A wunderful hostel and with very nice hostes they are so friendly funy and helpful you feel directly at home and you feel as a part of the family. They gave me a lot of tips what to see where to go and helped finding...More

    Thank matzefoxes
    Response from aplus360, Owner at A Plus Backpackers LodgeResponded 19 June 2017

    thanks for your comments. it is nice to host everyone from around the world, from the neutral swiss, to the europeans, asians, indians, americans..it is such a small world and we are all together in such love and companionship

    Reviewed 15 May 2017

    Staying at this hostel is great for doing the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. The staff advised us not to take the shuttle back to the car-park, but just to hitch-hike, at is saved us 30 dollars per person. The hostel itself has an interesting atmosphere, everyone...More

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    Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

    After staying here in October I decided to come back in order to do the Tongariro crossing. The people are friendly and easy - going and very helpful...They help with any trip etc you want to do, are happy to give advice...great atmosphere :) a...More

    1  Thank Anna N
    Reviewed 7 March 2017

    This is a very quirky hostel run by a guy name Ian who ensures everyone has a good stay and is keen to get to know everyone. He is a very genuine and friendly guy. Well equipped kitchen and big lounge complete with tv and...More

    Thank Lucy G
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    wardclive
    11 April 2015|
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    Response from pluslodge | Property representative |
    hi clive, yes ..we can accommodate your group of 15 ..2 family rooms of 4 each, and the remainder 7 in a dorm room ..can give you a reduced group discount. How does $18 pp sound. We can organise a shuttle for you, but not... More
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