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Rainbow Lodge

99 Titiraupenga St, Taupo, New Zealand
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Ranked #12 of 36 Specialty lodging in Taupo
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Ontario, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would definitely recommend this backpackers. The staff were very friendly and helpful. There was a tv/movie room and a movie night with free popcorn the night we stayed. The kitchen/common area was spacious, clean and welcoming. There was a very friendly atmosphere, and also games available to play. I stayed in a 6 bedroom dorm (3 bunk beds) which... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my girlfriend really enjoyed our stay here. The decor made the place feel cosy and welcoming from the moment we arrived. The staff were very friendly and helpful too, always happy to offer advice and have a chat. Our double room was neat and clean, as were the bathrooms. What made the place stand out from most hostels... More

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Manila
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117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a four person room with ensuite bathroom at Rainbow Lodge which met our needs during our three day holiday in Taupo. The building where our room was located was separate from the main communal areas which afforded some privacy. It was clean, functional, and had more space compared to a hostel we previously stayed in. The ensuite bathroom... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here with my boyfriend for a night and it was perfect. We had a spacious room with an en suite, which was clean. The staff were lovely and helpful, and the location of the hostel was ideal. Couldn't ask for more!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Rainbow Lodge was clean, welcoming and cheap, the paradise for backpacker!!! With a tent is 12,50$each, kitchen is fully equipped and really clean, staff is helpful and really nice!! There is a possibility to book escursion by the lodge and it's 10 minutes walk to the lake!!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Perfect for what we needed - good service, clean room, good rates. We loved the sauna and were happy with how friendly everyone was. We managed to get a car park, and although new to it...the reception was clear on how to get in and out without issues. Thank you ;)

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Rostock, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We stayed at Rainbow for three months and worked there as cleaners. The hostel is really lovely, a lot of big and spacious common areas inside and outside. A big TV room where they host a movie night with free popcorn every Monday. U get free coffee and tea at reception all day long and the atmosphere of the hostel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here with friends and was looked after so well by Ross and his team of friendly staff. The rooms were the best we'd had in a while and were so clean we felt spolit! The facilities and entertainment options were fab and the town wasn't too far away for a walk in. Would definitely return here and plan... More

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I dont really know what was my problem with this place, as there was nothing to blame. very clean. extremely clean shared spaces, great kitchen. nice staff esp girls in the reception. Free coffee, and as much as you need : PRECIOUS! not far from the city centre , not far from hot springs. even sauna. not too cheap though.... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We stayed a few nights here and found everything was comfortable, the living area is spacious and the kitchen is a good sized although prone to crowding at eating times. Internet works well and is $4 per 24hrs and the showers have good pressure. Everything is very clean and the staff here are great. The hallway can be considerably noisy... More

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Address: 99 Titiraupenga St, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
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