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26 Ngawaka Place, Turangi 3334 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Golf Course
Laundry Service
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Less than 5 min walk from the Intercity busstop and the visitor centre of Turangi and some shops this is a perfect spot to prepare for tramping the crossing, go fishing, rafting etc.. built around a green courtyard several dorms and double rooms with attached...More

1  Thank hpheleen
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights. Kitchen was ok, but the room and bathroom were dirty. Bed sheet didn’t seem to be washed. Staff was not friendly at all, we couldn’t even stay in the hostel after our check out (we had our bus 3 hours...More

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Response from jomatene, Owner at Extreme BackpackersResponded 16 March 2018

You asked if you could stay in room till 12 we said no that we need you to vacate the room for cleaning. You asked could you store your belongings till 3 we said yes that is fine. The next day you vacated room at...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018

Authentic and seasoned accommodation for those experiencing the adventures of the center island. The kitchen was well appointed and well managed. Room with private bath was a nice luxury to have. Some things to remember: Don't expect amazing food choices if you're eating out -...More

Thank Manathan D
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Located just around the corner from the bus stop and shops. Huge kitchen that seemed well stocked although I didn't use it. Really nice hot showers. Dorms are clean, and there were plenty of blankets, but it didn't get cold at all. Free wifi, big...More

Thank Naomi M
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Due to scheduling issues, I stayed in three hostels in Turangi. Hands down, this is the best. Ideally located, clean and supplied common areas, an open courtyard, and incredibly friendly and helpful family running the place. If you’re staying in Turangi rather than Taupo, and...More

3  Thank Michael L
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
18
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Turangi
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
18
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Turangi
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Traveller (34)
Room & Suite (6)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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"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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