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YHA Taupo

56 Kaimanawa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand (Formerly Action Downunder YHA)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Biel, Switzerland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
29 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed there for 3 nights. The staff is okay. But not the more friendly I ever meet. The rooms are a bit ridiculous... It's soooo small. If everybody don't let some staff in the car you can't go to your bed. There was only 2 electrical outlet in the room... For a 4 bed dormitory... It was not the... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for a few days and I did enjoy my stay. The kitchen was nice with a lot of frypans and spices. They have a sun deck where you can eat your meals. The bathrooms were also alright, clean and big showers. The room I was in (4 bed dorm) was what I expected for a backpackers so... More 

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Duisburg
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Welcoming At the hostel was a Little bit of a Turn down, Because the staff member seemed a bit grumpy (but on check out, she was very friendly - maybe just a Bad Day). The room was clean, as well as the Bathroom facilities. The kitchen was a bit small but Fine. The terrace Is pretty cool, especially The... More 

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New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I found this backpackers great the staff were really friendly and the dorm room very comfortable, the other travellers were great to talk to, it was also close to town about 5mins walk to town, would definitely stay again also great views of lake Taupo.

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Taupo, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I stayed here for several times, a quiet little yha with a small back yard. Staffs are friendly and helpful, things a kept in good condition. Location was quite good also, not so far from the town centre that you can walk to supermarket and some restaurants. You can also take a walk to the lake side. recommended.

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Agarone, Schweiz
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12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

I didn't like this hostel. It's not worth the money. The staff was nice and nice view from the balcony. I booked a single room, but I didn't like it, very small, not very clean, uncomfortable bed, no decoration in room, like a bunker. I couldn't open the curtains, because people are walking by. Bathroom not very clean, men and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
18 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I stayed here for two nights, the staff were very friendly and helpful. The setup of the hostel is good, I felt like I was in a house and I loved it. The hostel is about 10 mins walk from town and the i-site visitor center. The rooms, bathroom and kitchen is very clean and well maintained. Highly recommend if... More 

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Enumclaw, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Upon arrival, we were immediately greeted by a friendly staff member (Rangi), who got us checked in swiftly. When I walked into our room and saw the toilet had overflown, she sprung into action and cleaned up the area right away. Cleanliness definitely seemed like a priority here: I next saw her tidying up the kitchen, and the common bathroom... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

About 10 minutes walk from the i-site. Quiet area, generally quite hostel with a lot of families staying. Great, clean kitchen. Nice outside sitting area. Spacious rooms as well with a lot of moving (non-long-stay-WHVs) travellers so always clean and tidy.

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Hobart, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Somewhat a rudimentary YHA. Rooms small but well maintained. Everything immaculately clean and maintained throughout kitchen, common room, laundry. The bathrooms are a stand-out - these are new, well provisioned and exceptional. It is obvious the staff take clear pride is maintaining the YHA to a very, very high standard. And remember, 1 week free Telecom YHA wifi . .... More 

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