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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Utrecht, The Netherlands
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The Rainbow Lodge is a very nice place to stay in Taupo. Good, fully equipped kitchen which is extremely clean, really inviting to cook. The owner is really nice, tries to help you with everything and knows all the companies in town. Free filtered coffee - god had we missed that! Good wifi, just a shame its only 24 hours.... More

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Formby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Friendly staff who helped me book all my activities, underfloor heating, sauna, world cup football on tv, peaceful clean, near the hot pools and pak n save. Will definitely come back. Even got a free drop off to the bus station.

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Ontario, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

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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147 reviews 147 reviews
90 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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Address: 99 Titiraupenga St, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
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