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“Okay hostel, rude reception” 2 of 5 stars
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Tiki Lodge
104 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand   |  
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Ranked #25 of 36 Specialty Lodging in Taupo
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“Okay hostel, rude reception”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2007

We stayed at the tiki lodge for two nights. The hostel is okay - it's clean, and the location is alright (a block from downtown Taupo). It doesn't really have any character or social scene - so if you're looking for a good time, look elsewhere. The only complaint I have is that the woman at the front desk (owner maybe?) was very rude to me whenever I had a question. I heard the same complaint from other travelers.

Stayed December 2006
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Address: 104 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 36 Specialty Lodging in Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tiki Lodge is a modern, friendly, family-run, backpacker lodge located in Taupo, New Zealand.Closest hostel to the beach access for swimming. Enjoy spectacular views over Lake Taupo to the Central Plateau Mountains and witness amazing sunsets from our front deck and communal areas. ... more   less 
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