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Finlay Jack's Backpackers

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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“the kitchen”(65 reviews)
“hostel dog”(8 reviews)
“perfect hostel”(3 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
Pool
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived with our camper and were allowed to stay overnight with it in the driveway. Kitchen and bathrooms are super clean, the location is super central. The staff is super friendly and very helpful.More

Thank Joana J
Response from Finlayjacks, Manager at Finlay Jack's BackpackersResponded 6 days ago

Hey Joana! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review, we really appreciate it :) We're so glad you chose to stop at Finlay Jacks while travelling through Taupo and hope the rest of your trip is epic! All the best -...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I could seriously live here - this hostel has such a welcoming, lovely feel to it. BEds are comfy and rooms are cosy, kitchen is massive and equipped with everything you need, they have a TV room with free Netflix and endless ideas of how...More

Thank Julia B
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I lived here long-term whilst we worked in Taupo. We absolutely loved every minute of our stay. The people were awesome, the facilities were cleaned daily and overall the atmosphere was great. To top it all off - they have a gorgeous...More

Thank Gemma H
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Had a great two night stay and Finley Jack's thanks to the amazing staff. Extremely comfortable beds, perfect Wi-Fi, and a massive kitchen for cooking. I'm glad I was here in the slower season because don't think I'd ever leave in the summer.

Thank Lyndsay L
Response from Finlayjacks, Manager at Finlay Jack's BackpackersResponded 10 June 2018

Thanks so much for your review Lyndsay! Hope to see you again soon and best of luck in all your upcoming adventures :) Rosie @ finlay jacks

Reviewed 23 May 2018

Close to everything in town, the bus stop and a 1 minute walk to the grocery store. Private single was tiny, but clean and comfortable. Bed was super comfortable and got two pillows (unusual in NZ) and shared bathroom was spotless. Kitchen was big with...More

Thank Johnna R
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
USD 28 - USD 56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
USD 28 - USD 56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"You could see the lake from upstairs rooms."
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"Kitchen is large and spacious with lots of storage Rooms are tidy and lockers to store personal belongings"
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"Al the rooms will hear the obnoxious people that management don't manage"
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"private double with shared bathroom."
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