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Silver Fern Lodge

118 Tamamutu Street | cnr Tamamutu Street and Kaimanawa Streets, Taupo, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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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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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A comfortable, two night stay was enjoyed recently. Silver Fern Lodge has very good on-site parking and is only 3 short blocks from the town centre. It is not close to many attractions, but reservations for most are available at the office. It is spacious, new, has a computer room and a large, well equipped dining room.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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46 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night on our way back through Taupo. We were not aware that it was a hostel. We booked a Executive King Room, which was spotlessly clean, nicely decorated with very modern furnishings, very large with a wardrobe, couch, extra chair and a huge bed, very comfortable too. The bathroom was also a good size, spotlessly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Nice clean hostel, very central location. It was off season so was quiet. Staff were helpful and gave good advise on the volcanic sites to visit. Kitchen was large and spacious and the tv room was cozy.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Very nice stay, stayed here a few months back. Nice spacious clean rooms. Receptionist was friendly and helpful. Only stayed one night, wish it was longer. Now live in Taupo but will recommend friends and family to stay :)

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Ourense, Spain
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I stayed just for one night, it was the best price I could find in Taupo and I felt like home. Everything was amazingly clean, lots of showers, quiet, cosy, comfortable bed and no extras like in other places I’ve stayed for the same price where you have to pay for the towel or even the soap in the sink.... More

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Matamata, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This was my second time staying here and it didn't disappoint. Close location to town but far enough away so it's not too noisy. The owners are lovely and were great at dealing with some noisy guests so everyone could get some sleep! The room was a good size with everything you would need and was very clean. It is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Spacious room, ideally located within walking distance of the lake. We stayed here to participate in the IRONMAN triathlon, and the hotel was very athlete-friendly allowing us to take our bicycles into our rooms. The beds were comfortable, and the hosts were super friendly. They arranged all our sightseeing tours, and even secured discounts for us! Highly recommended, and we... More

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Had a very nice stay at this very good value motel while attend a concert in Taupo last weekend. Our group had a total of 6 rooms and all of them were clean, tidy, well appointed, with some them having splendid lake views. We had booked this motel on line and it well exceeded our expectations. I have paid a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Stayed here for one night. The motel was in a great location for us and the communal kitchen/dining area was perfect for our needs. It was fully equipped and clean and tidy. Our room 216 had a very noisy smoke alarm thing going on - couldnt find the source of the noise and totally forgot to mention it on check... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We stopped over here for a night. The room was clean and decent, which provides the basic needs for the accommodation price. There was a common kitchen which we did not use. The location is reasonably near to the town. Parking is plenty and secure. The only downside is that there is no lift and we had two big heavy... More

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Address: 118 Tamamutu Street | cnr Tamamutu Street and Kaimanawa Streets, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
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Taupo offers accommodation to suit all budgets, Silverfern lodge offers studio style rooms to Dorm rooms. 5 minutes walk to Taupo city centre, Great Lake Taupo and Taupo Bundgy. Escape to Taupo and stay in clean, modern, affordable accommodation in the heart of Taupo. Silver Fern Lodge in Taupo is in a quiet location on the edge of Taupo central business district within walking distance to shopping, restaurants and bars, RSA, Cosmopolitan Club, supermarkets & Event Centre. Close to golf courses, heated pools, bungy, Lake Taupo, etc Our furnishings reflect New Zealands national symbol "the fern" Ideal accommodation in the heart of Taupo to suit all budgets, school groups, sport teams, tour groups, families, couples to the independant travellers ... more   less 
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