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Rainbow Lodge

99 Titiraupenga St, Taupo, New Zealand
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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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have stayed here twice whilst visiting taupo and it's a very friendly hostel. Clean, cosy, has a big kitchen/dining area and is located fairly close to shops, restaurants, bars and a pak n save which is handy. The staff are very helpful and the hostel also offers discount to travellers, on main tourist attractions such as the tongariro crossing... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The good thing about the hostel was the very nice staff. And the common area to socialize. The rest was barely acceptable... Value: worst of the worst. Very high price for what you get, compared to where we stayed the following nights. -And wifi is not even included, and you have to buy a different one for each device you... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was a cool backpackers' central for sure. Loads of friendly people, kitchen available, pool table, big common room, etc. The receptionist was nice too and there was a bike rental available for 25 dollars/day or 7 dollars/hour which is quite nice. Bit expensive though despite it being not too dear compared to the rest of Taupo. Also had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything is kept extremely clean. Great atmosphere in the common area/kitchen and lots of places to hang out. The staff is very friendly and very accommodating and helpful. They can tell you where all the good events, tours, and sights are. They can often get discounts and can shuttle you there and back. Excellent location, everything is within walking distance,... More

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this place! The rooms were so cozy and clean and warm. the bunk bed was very sturdy! the Staff very really friendly. We would definitely stay again next time:) Thank you very much for having us.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed at Rainbow Lodge about three times over the past four years. It's always a dependable go-to place in Taupo. Staff are friendly, rooms are clean, and you can get your own double room for a good price. The kitchen is usually well kept, though it always gets a bit crazy around dinner time. The grocery store is within... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Price is great- you can walk into town, they are basically an information centre, so incredibly friendly, they go the extra mile. The sauna is great. There lounge room, dining room and kitchen is great...bathrooms and showers are great!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

There's enough parking space if you rent a car. I stayed in a 9person room and it was comfortable. The kitchen was huge so there's enough space for many people to cook together. It is walking distance to Countdown supermarket, to the taupo lake and to 2 more supermarkets which I forgot the name.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Hostel was well equipped, good value and had extremely helpful staff who would come and sort out any problems. The location was pretty good and communal areas clean and tidy. We paid for the $4 wifi but the router is too far away to et any signal in your rooms which was very frustrating. It only worked in the communal... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Traveling around New Zealand and I have to say, this hostel has been by far the best! Incredible spot! Staff are so helpful and friendly, the rooms are clean, warm and homely. Can't rate this high enough! Secure off street parking around the back of the hostel (behind a code gate) was massive plus! Can't recommend this place enough! Also,... More

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Address: 99 Titiraupenga St, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 20
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