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Berkenhoff Lodge

75 Scannell St, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Ranked #22 of 36 Specialty Lodging in Taupo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014
57Steve_58 Frome, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Frome, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The rooms are clean and bright; the rest of the hostel is to an equally clean standard and the whole atmosphere is one of a safe, welcoming environment. From the point at which you enter, you are welcomed and feel at home. JB is helpful with identifying suitable local attractions - and some further away, organising transport or tickets where... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

Booked 1night in a dorm with my partner. The owner gave us a double at the same price as we were a couple and the place was great. We then booked several more nights and were treated very well, given a lift into town and drank with the staff. I would recommend this hostel if you go to Toupo, good... More

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Norwich, Norfolk
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Cant believe it, a hostel where the kitchen closes at 10pm until 7am !! The bar was closed all the time we were there so not really that hostel vibe i'm afraid. The communial kitchen when open was ok.

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Skelmorlie, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We stayed for a few nights. we arrived a bit later in the evening but were informed before we arrived, that the kitchen closes about 10pm and reopens at 7am. We arrived just before 10pm and the young man that was cleaning the kitchen was lovely and let us make something to eat anyway, even though it held him back.So... More

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Ronce-les-Bains, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

Arrived at 11pm,the kitchen was closed and there was noone in the hostel In the morning the receptionist/owner came to the room to wake us up at 9.40. The check out was at 9.30 but when there is noone in the hostel I thought they can wait half an hour before to wake us up. No atmosphere, not friendly, definetly... More

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Naknek, Alaska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Great family friendly atmosphere with a quaint bar downstairs. My daughter and I who was 6 at the time were camping around New Zealand and once a week we would go to an actual backpackers/youth hostel/hotel to shower and meet other people. We had our own room and our own bathroom. The people that run it were great! Highly recommend... More

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay here. The building is a bit old and so are the things in the rooms, but for the price you're paying you don't expect a 5 star experience, and it is certainly clean and functional. There is also free parking out the back which was good. We visited in winter so there weren't many people... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013 via mobile

We stayed for 3 days in Taupo at the Berkenhof Lodge. The stuff is very friendly and helpful, we felt very comfortable. Great kitchen and dinning room, very clean rooms and and and..... Thanks a lot...... (Unique place)

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I've stayed in a lot of hostels and have never stayed in a more family feeling and friendly hostel than this ! the large dining room and kitchen is amazing for eating with friends, the transport pick up really helps and the staff are so helpful. Their in house bar is brilliant for a quiet few beers before heading out,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013 via mobile

Great place to stay.the staff were very helpfull in many ways.they booked all my activities with no extra charge! Enjoyed a nice drink in the bar and the best burgers.very clean nice big kitchen and a nice quiet hostel just a short walk to town.

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Address: 75 Scannell St, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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