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Rainbow Lodge

99 Titiraupenga St, Taupo, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nelson, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hostels is so good. The atmosphere is so relaxing. The owners now your names which is such a nice personal touch. The place is clean. The sauna was very welcoming after walking the tongariro crossing They pick you up from bus stop and drop you of when u leave! (My rucksack is heavy so this made my day!!) The... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a private double with en suite for one night. Pros - room was a good size and very clean - hostel is centrally located and a short walk from bars/restaurants/shops - good facilities - kitchen, cinema room etc - staff were very friendly Cons - none

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I have been staying at this backpackers for over 7 years. We love the atmosphere and al staff are very helpful.Rooms and beds are very spacious and comfortable and the option an ensuite is always a bonus. Location is a 5 minute walk to town and literally a 30 second walk to the warehouse. We will continue... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we booked in pretty late, the place is clean and tidy. good rooms at a great price. we were felt homely that we extended out stay for two more nights..keep it up for this wonderful retreat. hope to be back soon.

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Dublin, Ireland
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24 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good viobe in this place between both staff and other travelers who stayed there during my 2 days. It contains tv rooms with load of DVD's and also sky. There is a pretty big kitchen with all the amenities you want and lots of seating room. There is also some nice outside seating areas. On slight negative some of it... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

AWESOME HOSTEL! Bustling place was busy when we stayed so the atmosphere was GREAT! Everybody seemed to be happy and doing activities in Taupo which you can book directly from staff which are great! Thank you to the lovely lady Fran and the awesome Matt for the awesome hospitality. We stayed in a Dorm. Bunk beds were quite Cozy. Kitchen,... More 

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Kiel, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

When I came to Taupo U didn't expect to love this place so much. The town itself is of perfect size and beauty, but this hostel made me feel so comfortable and welcome, that I ended u staying about a month!! Either the friendly staff and the atmosphere has given me the best stay I had all around New Zealand!... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Having stayed at a lot of backpackers on South Island where we had been blown away by what backpackers are like now days (we stayed in a lot of smaller places which had a personal feel and which had a lot of though into décor, and felt like small B&Bs rather than hostels) we were a little disappointed by this... More 

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London
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42 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This place is nice - friendly staff. Bathrooms clean and rooms clean too. Kitchen and lounge is big and sociable. Kitchen can get messy but there are staff cleaning at the end of the day so mostly kept tidy. Tv room outside and clothes line to hang clothes. Outside area to sit. Laundry access. Little noisy sleeping next to the... More 

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Brunswick, Ohio
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I'm happy with our choice to stay here for a couple nights while we were in Taupo. The guy at reception was really friendly and although we had booked all of our activities already, they were prepared to help do that if we hadn't. I loved the porch outside and their adorable dog (which the board said you can take... More 

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