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Glasgow
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is a little on the basic side at first glance, but upon closer inspection it is actually a very well equipped hostel. We booked a private room, which was large and spacious (although the mattress was more of a series of springs with some cloth on the top). The internet was good, although stopped working at our end...

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Shanghai
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for two nights and really enjoyed my time in this hostel. The common areas, amenities and rooms are very well maintained and super clean. Rooms are spacious and beds very comfortable. The kitchen area is sufficient in size and very well equipped – I’ve never seen so many spices in a hostel kitchen and Brett is bringing in...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's good just for one night,no more- It has free wifi but just available in the common areas. The beds are good but the room and bathrooms need a good clean. It wasn't toilet paper in the bathroom and the showers are not for tall people.

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Burton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really comfortable and friendly backpackers, good linens on a great at bed, clean ensuite shower &WC, lots of space throughout the building, well equipped kitchen, a number of stove tops, micro, oven and a huge fridge and freezer. Plenty of car parking on site or on the road outside, tidy garden, clothes line and free veggies, tea, coffee &...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't know this was a backpackers when booking, however it was a pleasant stay with good ammenities. Bed is a little uncomfortable, and location is a few streets back from lake however plenty of parking available if you have a car. Very quiet for a backpackers and staff very helpful!

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Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for one week and was delighted with my stay. The location is excellent and central to all the major attractions in Taupo. The kitchen was large and very clean and the beds very comfortable with shower and toilet in the room. There was a friendly atmosphere and management couldn't have been more helpful providing lots of useful...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Stayed at Berkenhoff for 4 nights, great and relaxed spot from which to discover Taupo. The place has all facilities that you need, including kitchen, chill out area and a nice garden with pool. Brett the owner has been more then helpful and always up for a chat. Small minus are the beds, which are a bit on the soft...

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Kladno, Czech Republic
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The beds are terrible - at least the upper bunks are so soft that you can't hardly sleep without back pain. The rest of the hostel experience is positive. Everything clean, huge kitchen and dining room, but the WiFi is slow.

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Brett and his wife were more than welcoming and hospitable throughout our stay. He picked us up from the bus stop and even gave us several lifts throughout the week. The hostel is spacious, clean and I'm sure when its summer a very buzzy place to be. It has a pool, BBQ area, bar, 2 pool tables, darts board and...

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brett f, Owner at Berkenhoff Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice comments Ben. Glad you enjoyed your time here in Taupo. Hope you enjoy your travels around NZ.

United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Me and my best friend Kelly could unfortunately only stay here one night but the overall experience and hospitality was second to none. Brett the owner is absolutely magnificent, he was so accommodating and helpful, picked us up from town, and we had a lovely time getting to know him. The bedroom was warm, the beds were really comfy, the...

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brett f, Owner at Berkenhoff Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Florry. Glad you had a great stay and hope we can see you again in the future. Wish you safe travels.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Berkenhoff Lodge

Address: 75 Scannell Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $24 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Any room would be great I guess”
 of 5 bubbles floa532, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I would avoid this place altogether; I'm sure there are better places to be found and a little closer to town.”
 of 5 bubbles aichadeviAmsterdam, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“En- suite rooms good value”
 of 5 bubbles adrianc219, 27 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The double rooms provide en-suite shower, washbasin & toilet. Good value.”
 of 5 bubbles Steve504128, 1 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We were in an upstairs room, down a long corridor. This was great for getting a quiet night's sleep and we had a nice view, but it would be difficult if you had a lot of luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles 393emig, 17 Feb 2015 | Read review
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