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    Riverstone Backpackers

    222 Te Rangitautahanga Road | Waikato, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent68%
    • Very good20%
    • Average6%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “the kitchen” (17 reviews)
    “new zealand” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Concierge
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    Asure Parklands Motor Lodge
    191 reviews
    #3 of 9 hotels in Turangi
     
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    125 reviews
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    1,568 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Whakapapa
     
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    1 - 5 of 75 reviews

    Reviewed 28 March 2017

    What a great little hostel! The staff is fantastic, very flexible and helpful. This is a great location to stay at for hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. It's clean, has a well equipped kitchen, fantastic patio, and a cozy common room.

    Thank Jennysnow
    Reviewed 9 March 2017

    We arrived very tired to check in only to find out someone had screwed up and lost the reservation. The poor woman at the desk (wasn't her fault) was beside herself. She called her boss who told her to tell us "too bad, hope you...More

    Thank martic
    Reviewed 6 January 2017

    Riverstone Backpackers had a great atmosphere in the kitchen and common space. It was close to town. There was a lot of great information posted all over the walls about places near by and recommendations. The hostel offered a shuttle to the Alpine Crossing, however...More

    Thank Jspek
    Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

    Very good Hostel in Turangi. Its clean and has nice workers. Would always recommend it. Also near to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing which gives an awesome sight over the local area. (only 30 minutes with the car and there are also infopapers at the hostel)

    Thank Jakob S
    Reviewed 23 November 2016

    One of the best backpackers I've come across in New Zealand. Turangi is a very convenient place to start if you want to tramp the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and this place arranges a shuttle for you if you want (45 NZD return). Good facilities and...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$25 - US$78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Taupo District >
    • Turangi
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    Traveller (12)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (55)
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    "wear your puffer jacket to bed"
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    "Tip: State Highway 1 traffic can be noisy at night, best to keep bedroom window closed."
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