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    Extreme Backpackers

    26 Ngawaka Place, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent67%
    • Very good25%
    • Average7%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    Hilton Lake Taupo
    2,111 reviews
    #7 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    Gables Lakefront Motel
    723 reviews
    #1 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection
    520 reviews
    #3 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo
    725 reviews
    #4 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
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    1 - 5 of 74 reviews

    Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

    Stayed in the extreme backpacks for a night. Staff is very friendly and pace is tidy. Spacious kitchen. Had a dorm to myself which was nice. The only downside was that the power to the power plug is switched off overnight. At -5 degrees outside...More

    Thank Bianca Maria M
    Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

    We spent a night here and found the double room very comfortable and the heater was finally a powerful one which isn't common in hostels it seems! Friendly staff and a big well equipped kitchen. Excellent location - went rafting at the company opposite and...More

    1  Thank NatashaRachael
    Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

    Nice hostel, close from Tongariro park, easy to go for the crossing. Helpfull staff, cheerfull and funny. They gave also good tips for the roads and activities around. Clean kitchen. Good bed and heater. Very nice for a day or 2.

    1  Thank So0ophie
    Reviewed March 23, 2017

    I stayed at Extreme Backpackers 2 times. The first time before I did the crossing. Craig offers a shuttle and when picked up after the crossing, you'll get a wonderful cold beer :-) The hostel has a big kitchen with all necessary equipment, a huge...More

    1  Thank Bettina O
    Reviewed March 5, 2017

    When we arrived we were offered a second room with private shower without asking for. Very friendly owners/staff. Nice atrium. Good kitchen. An excellent hostel for trips in the Turangi area. We would come again.

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    Hilton Lake Taupo
    2,111 reviews
    #7 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    Gables Lakefront Motel
    723 reviews
    #1 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection
    520 reviews
    #3 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo
    725 reviews
    #4 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    Details
    • Price range
    • $35 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Taupo District >
    • Turangi
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    Traveler (33)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Dining (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (23)
    Bathroom (2)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
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    Nearby Restaurants
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    Nearby Attractions
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    .85 miles away
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    69 reviews
    .50 miles away
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    .66 miles away
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    Room Tips
    "Stay out of room number 8 or 9 if its raining, the roof gutter drain makes quite a racket as it runs out the..."
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    "Room 15 is in the wifi zone."
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    "Bring a few friends to enjoy the group facility of the hostel"
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    "they have shared rooms as well as private rooms, with a community living room, kitchen and bathrooms."
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