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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms were freezing. Once heater was on took awhile to warm. if you are wanting budget this is the place. No sky TV. Bed was comfortable though. Had a great lounge to hang out in. Staff not suited to hospitality.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

3 of us arrived mid-late afternoon Queens birthday weekend Sunday only to find our room had 2 beds (king and single) in it and not 2 rooms as understood from booking on line. No rooms like one we wanted here. Room clean, tidy - but COLD. Hand soap container fell off wall, fixed quickly. Turned heater on medium and left... More 

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

Thank you for placing a feedback, we always appreciate feedback being negative or positive.so we can improve our service. You booked through Booking.Com, and it clearly states in the room description Standard Triple room 1 x Single Bed and 1 large double bed ( being a king). There is no mention of being two rooms on any of our room... More 

Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

cold room, heater didn't heat room with 3 people in it. soap dispenser broke but was fixed quickly. We arrived mid afternoon and as it was a cold day turned the heater on to low, but it blew out cold air. put heater up to medium and left for rest of day however when we return about 11pm - the... More 

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Thank Chadsfam08
Katikati, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Clean,comfy,good value for money,good kitchen facilities,pleasant staff.And we had an ensuite .Will go again and would not hesitate to recommend to friends. Only draw back was the stairs BUT they might have had a lift-didn't ask.

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Thank Dee706
Whanganui, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Average room type, spacious and clean. Had issues with my baby though. Had done my bookings through booking.com which did not have provisions to select child. Ended up with a not so friendly host. Comment was that there is no mention of the baby - after much grumpiness from the host, we had no choice but to stick with the... More 

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Thank Nilesh W
Portreath, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

3 night stay in a double room with balcony. We were impressed with the room and is in a good location to the town etc. We wanted to stay an extra night in the end but the hotel was fully booked. The owners were more than helpful in finding us somewhere for that night as booking.com had nothing available and... More 

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Thank PCarter2015
Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

I just want to start by saying that I don't usually write reviews on motels as I think in general that they can be unfair and misleading when written by those who just like to complain, BUT in this instance I think it is more than necessary to share my thoughts on the Silver Fern Lodge and it's hosts. We... More 

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

Rang up to ask about the family room and the firmness of the bed as I have a bad back. He said I can't tell you about the bed as I am on my own. It was all too hard for him to answer. I asked is your place good for families? He said look I think you're after a... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

We stayed in a family room with one queen bed and a single. The room had it's own bathroom and the basics for making a cup of coffee. The lodge is well located in Taupo, close to the lake and shops. The room was comfortable and clean. We would stay there again.

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night 2 adults and 2 kids - the owners were lovely and helpful and rooms were clean and relatively spacious. Decent value for money option - short car ride to Eat St or long walk. Would recommend for mid-range accomodation option and short stays.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Silver Fern Lodge

Address: 118 Tamamutu Street | cnr Tamamutu Street and Kaimanawa Streets, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $46 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Silver Fern Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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