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A Plus Backpackers Lodge

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All reviewsthe ownerthe kitchentongariro alpine crossingsave moneysingle roomawesome kitchennew zealandthe perfect place to staysuper friendlywealth of informationfamily atmosphereand free wi fiwould definitely stay here againstayed longerlocal areaianhostel
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Stayed at this hostel for 5 nights and it was great! Ian is a great host and knows almost everything about thing to do in Taupo area and Mount Tongariro. He could also help you to book attractions such as skydiving, speedboat and a shuttle...More

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Response from aplus360, Manager at A Plus Backpackers LodgeResponded 14 January 2018

have a greta day and thank you for your comments

Reviewed 11 December 2017

A Plus Samurai Lodge is a very friendly hostel located on the outskirts of Turangi. It is run by a lovely couple who are able to supply a wealth of information & advice about the local area, especially local hikes & the Tongariro Crossing .The...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

A wunderful hostel and with very nice hostes they are so friendly funy and helpful you feel directly at home and you feel as a part of the family. They gave me a lot of tips what to see where to go and helped finding...More

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Response from aplus360, Owner at A Plus Backpackers LodgeResponded 20 June 2017

thanks for your comments. it is nice to host everyone from around the world, from the neutral swiss, to the europeans, asians, indians, americans..it is such a small world and we are all together in such love and companionship

Reviewed 16 May 2017

Staying at this hostel is great for doing the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. The staff advised us not to take the shuttle back to the car-park, but just to hitch-hike, at is saved us 30 dollars per person. The hostel itself has an interesting atmosphere, everyone...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

After staying here in October I decided to come back in order to do the Tongariro crossing. The people are friendly and easy - going and very helpful...They help with any trip etc you want to do, are happy to give advice...great atmosphere :) a...More

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11 April 2015|
Response from pluslodge | Property representative |
hi clive, yes ..we can accommodate your group of 15 ..2 family rooms of 4 each, and the remainder 7 in a dorm room ..can give you a reduced group discount. How does $18 pp sound. We can organise a shuttle for you, but not... More
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"Don't get a room next to the bathrooms if you want a quiet night of sleep"
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"Great Hostel for a Great Price! Felt like home!"
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"share the love :)"
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"end of the corridor, distance from the bathroom"
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