We booked a private room for myself and 2 other friends as we were doing a road trip across the North Island. The hostel's location is great (close to all the major attractions) and the staff is super friendly. The room was close to a hotel room with an ensuite bathroom, a bar fridge and even electric blankets. The room was colourful, clean and tidy. I've travelled with friends to most parts in Australia and stayed at hostels which were pretty decent, but this place tops it all.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Taupo's best option for comfort, convenience and great times with international friends. Here you'll find a bunk-free experience with single beds made up ready for your arrival and delightful en-suite bathrooms. We've renovated one of Taupo's most central hostels with the modern backpacker in mind. Two minutes from the supermarkets and central bus station, we have a comfy DVD lounge, huge garden, massive balcony complete with BBQ and stunning views of Mt. Ngauruhoe (Mt. Doom) and beyond. Whether you're an adrenaline junky keen to launch yourself from a plane at 15,000 feet, looking to set sail on the Great Lake or seeking peace and tranquillity along with some of New Zealand's most beautiful walks, our staff are here to make sure your visit lives up to expectations...aim high, people! ... more less
- Reservation Options:
- TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Agoda, Booking.com, Odigeo and HostelWorld so you can book your Blackcurrant Backpackers reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.