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Silver Fern Lodge

118 Tamamutu Street | cnr Tamamutu Street and Kaimanawa Streets, Taupo, New Zealand
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Ranked #15 of 35 Specialty Lodging in Taupo
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff, welcoming and helpful. Recreational lounge room was large enough for our group but would've liked the pool table to be free for guests. Extra blankets, amazing pillows and extra towels really added to our experience here. Fantastic reception for the WIFI and a great price too. We felt that the shower pressure could've been better and somewhere... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I stayed here for two nights. The location is very good.. only a few mins walk to get to Pack n Save and you can get to town centre within 10mins (walk). We had to use a cab one day because of the weather and it only costed us $6-7dollars.Very affordable! Our room was very clean and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for the two nights 3 days we were in Taupo, the location of the lodge is pretty good, just a few blocks away from the downtown area. Maybe a 10-15 minute walk tops. The lodge was clean and we did not have a single problem with noise from surrounding neighbors, granted we only had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bunch of friends stayed here for one night and we found the rooms to be large and extremely comfortable considering the price. The rooms have one queen size bed and an additional single bed so three people can easily stay in one room! Overall highly recommended!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I and my friend stayed there for one night in April 2012. The hotel was very quiet that time. They let us look the room first before we checked in. We stayed in a 4person shared room where there was no one else. The toilet and bathroom was very clean. The kitchen has lots of crockeries to cook your own... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We had arranged this accommodation 6 months ago due to the busy time of the year. We were a hens party of 14 people all of whom were 30+ professionals, which we had clearly addressed when booking (and the several times we reconfirmed). Upon arrival we were immediately confronted with aggressive staff stating they didn't accommodate hens parties. They did... More 

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Silverfern lodg... T, Manager at Silver Fern Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Sorry if you thought we were abrupt but when one of your group told us that they had booked and there was nothing we could do about it we had to point out a few conditions as our other guest's comfort comes 1st. Not Hen parties as stated on our web page. As you can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

With so many choices in Taupo, this is a safe bet...I was worried at first after checking in when there were scores of 20-somethings wondering around the halls with beers with loud music blasting out of their dorm rooms...like a flashback of my freshman year in college...was dreading an obnoxious stay...however, all the guests were considerate of others in the... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Very comfortable and clean. Has everything you need in it and is in a perfect location. Staff at front desk could have been a little bit more friendly but they weren't rude so nothing to complain about. Would stay there again and would recommend it to others.

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18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The motto of Silver Fern is "Rest for Less". We received a very friendly welcome and shown to a comfortable, well-furnished room with a balcony, facilities for making tea and coffee and a pleasant bathroom. All was spotlessly clean. The lodge has a large communal kitchen and dining facilities, so it is probably a good place for families and young... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This was our second overnight stay here and it was every bit as good as the first time. Location is excellent - a short walk to the shopping centre & restaurants and a couple of blocks to the Lake. We had an easy check in with a helpful host. Our studio unit was very spacious with tea & coffee making... More 

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