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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
    4 of 5 stars
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36 reviews 36 reviews
33 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here overnight, booked a 10 bed dorm but my friend and I were the only people staying in the room, so it was very quiet! Good size kitchen and clean bathrooms. Slightly weird set up with another room inside the room we were in. Would recommend

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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for two nights in a four bed dorm and found that it was clean and the rooms were nice and warm. I think it was just quiet season because there was hardly anyone in the communal areas. The kitchen could use some more ventilation, as it was a bit damp.

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Paris
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135 reviews 135 reviews
71 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Great hostel with friendly staff. The 4 bed dorm we stayed in was really cosy and comfortable. The bathroom was clean and rarely busy. Kitchen was very well equipped and spacious. Lounge area was quite large and films could be borrowed from reception.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Booked in to the YHA as we were passing through taupo. The price was reasonable compared to other hostels but the rooms are tiny. Smallest room i have had whilst travelling in taupo. The place was clean tidy, good facilities and good location.

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Biel, Switzerland
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33 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

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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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

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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