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Extreme Backpackers

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Self-Serve Laundry
Golf Course
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the cosiest and cleanest backpackers we've visited. Comfortable room with basic en suite, well equipped kitchen, excellent public spaces inside and out. Also a good base for all mountain excursions. Really good value.

1  Thank Cris101
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

Thank RobinH3271
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
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"room with private bath is a nice luxury"
manathand
11 Mar 2018
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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..."
CaptChris72
15 Dec 2016
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"Room 15 is in the wifi zone."
Mirosson
10 May 2016
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"Bring a few friends to enjoy the group facility of the hostel"
traveloress
12 Jun 2015
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PRICE RANGE
US$34 - US$44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionTaupo DistrictTurangi
NUMBER OF ROOMS
18
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