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Sunset Lodge Backpackers

5 Tremaine Avenue, Taupo, New Zealand
Sunset Lodge Backpackers
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

Nice staff, looked after me well,weather was rubish while we were here but we stayed in watched movies, drank beer and made friends with some nice austrian chicks. Good times! Prefere these place to the likes of base and global backpackers.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2010

Stayed 2 nights in Sunset Lodge. Received warm welcome from the owner. Sunset lodge is a small friendly backpackers and ideal for a brief stay. The bed was one of the most comfortable beds that we slept in during 4 months of travelling. The room was a little musty and the kitchen could've done with a good deep clean but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2006

This Hostel was very homely and welcoming! Stayed almost two weeks, and found it alot more quiet then the hostels i'm use to staying in. The place was kept very tidy and staff were extremely helpful. Prices were also good nice and cheap recommend to all!

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2005

This is a small hostel (a "backpackers" in the NZ lingo) outside of the center of Taupo. The building is small, and rooms do not have private bath. There are three shared showers and two shared toilets for all the guests. The room we had, a double, was inexpensive -- NZ$44 -- but unimpressive. It was our least favorite place... More 

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