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Finns Global Backpackers

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8 Tuwharetoa Streets, Taupo, New Zealand (Formerly Go Global Central Backpackers)
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Finns Global Backpackers
Ranked #28 of 36 Specialty lodging in Taupo
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Booking for a school group of 13 in Taupo was a bit of a struggle for us as we were looking for somewhere cheap, central and willing to take a bunch of school kids. We couldn't of enjoyed it more. Right from the moment we got there Ann was there and happy to help and accommodate with anything we needed.... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

An amazing place to stay everyone is so friendly, the staff and people travelling through. Nothing is too much trouble if you need help with anything the reception staff are happy to help. The hostel itself has plenty to offer: a sundeck, bbq, well equiped kitchen, tv room and cheap laundry!! Would reccommend to anybody staying in taupo for a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012 via mobile

I've stayed here one night cos Base was fully booked. And I wish I came here from the beginning. Rooms might not be as good as at Base but they are clean and comfy. What made the biggest difference was a lovely lady in reception. Very helpful and extremely nice :-)

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Highly Recommend for those who enjoy the night life, not the type of place where you would wanna relax. A great huge balcony to enjoy food & drinks with a great view before exploring the township. Bars & Clubs are right underneath the place so you don't have far to walk to get a drink or hot food. Staff was... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Generally at backpackers you're greeted with the run down of the place, check out time and highlights of the area. None of the above was provided. Fair enough I guess. A Pasifika women who seemed to work there closed the kitchen at will. Provided a grumpy explanation of why she had closed it and was zero help when asked where... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2011

Stayed here for a couple of nights last week as it was the cheapest hostel in the area. The entrance to the hostel smells. Our room was dirty and above a food restaurant and next to our window was a massive extractor fan from i can only imagine their kitchen. Our blinds were broken so people cud prob see in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2010

I stayed in a double room with ensuite, which was fairly basic but comfortable and not too small - pretty good for the price. The kitchen was big and well equipped, and the staff were really helpful. There's a good range of facilities such as laundry, internet etc. Only downside was that it was a bit noisy - I needed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2009

Go Global had the best rate in town for us (we book doubles typically) and the staff was spot-on perfect! Everyone was friendly and keenly interested in helping us make the most out of our time in Taupo - and with no commissions on the line, they fight just as hard as we do to get the best deals. We... More

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Address: 8 Tuwharetoa Streets, Taupo, New Zealand (Formerly Go Global Central Backpackers)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo

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Centrally located backpackers catering for night stays and short and long term stays. Amazing deck. Communal kitchen. Single, twin, double and dorm rooms. With or without ensuite. TV room. Laundry. Also can cater for large groups ... more   less 
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