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Bradshaw's Travel Lodge

130 Heuheu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Ranked #19 of 36 Specialty lodging in Taupo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I stayed here for a week! This is a really nice lodge, comfortable and clean. If u like cooking, the kitchen is really good! Also the living room areas are well equipped with beautiful and confortable furniture. Linen and towels are provided and even they offered me a glass of wine when i arrived! The location is also great. The... More

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

My partner and I stayed here earlier in March for 2 nights and I think the new owner had only had it for about 2 weeks or so? Really nice, friendly guy though, he offered us a beer when we checked in! The rooms are simple, reasonably priced and clean. Towels and linens are provided, which is always a plus,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

This is THE backpackers to stay at in Taupo Great place to meet people, The best and most friendly thoughtful helpful staff and excellent facilities. Why stay at big chain bland backpackers when you have an awesome welcoming environment like this

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Thames, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

we stayed here for 2 nights, prices were very reasonable, Staff were really friendly and helpful, place was very clean with a relaxed atmosphere and and good facilities for cooking or just kicking back with a book or watching the t.v, i would recommend this place to anyone and would definitely stay here again.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

A perfect place to relax with great access to all the things Taupo has to offer. Owner is very helpful and has worked hard to create a really welcoming and friendly atmosphere. Free breakfast of cereal and fruit is a nice added bonus too. Kitchen is clean and very well stocked and equipped. I'd thoroughly recommend staying here.

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Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

My husband and I enjoyed our stay at the Bradshaw's Travel Lodge in Taupo last weekend. This retro feel like lodge was nice and clean as well as very close to the city centre and the lake (approx. 5 mins walk). The breakfast was complimentary (cereals and some fresh coffee) and the kitchen/breakfast room area had also nice view of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

All wellknown places being full, we found this little backpackers lodge just outside the center. The canadian lady receptionist could not be anymore helpful and chirpy. The double room with en-suite was extremely clean, but very dated. A small free breakfast was served, unusual for backpackers lodges, but charming.

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Sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

When I first arrived at this place it reminded me of the old style guest houses I used to stay in as a child. It seemed to be purpose built as an accommodation, not just a converted house like many hostels. It had a feeling of a cross between a hostel and a guest house. As previous reviewers said, it... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012 via mobile

We didn't get off to a great start as they didn't have our booking but the guy on reception assured us it was ok as the hostel was empty apart from 1 other guest. Apparently the team we met had just taken over as the previous manager had left suddenly, we never found out what happened but they were doing... More

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

So it's not the Four Seasons Hotel, but it's a quiet place to rest yourself during your travels. Complimentary continental breakfast, although I think they only brew the coffee once, so best to make your own fresh as I did. Breakfast consists of some plain cereal and fruit, which we happy with. Kitchen available for use but not necessarily the... More

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Address: 130 Heuheu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
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