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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights, and it was a pretty nice spot! Free breakfast is a good plus. Wi fi isn't free, but hey, you can't have everything! Nice kitchen area, and good views from the second floor deck. Staff were super nice, and helped to book busses for the best deals they could find too. Good proximity to...

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Porto Alegre, Brazil
Reviewed 1 December 2015

It was really nice to stay at Tiki Lodge. The place is clean and have a lot of facilities. The kitchen is huge and the living room is large. The tv room is full of options to watch and the couches are comfortable. The distance from the lake is about 5 minutes walking.

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 30 November 2015

We stayed at tiki for 5 nights in November 15 and our experience was amazing.. Very warm and friendly staff, neat & clean rooms and well equipped kitchen are some of the highlights of tiki.. U have an amazing view from the balcony. Highly recommended

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Regensburg, Germany
Reviewed 30 November 2015

nice room, nice personell in the kitchenette with fresh towels and a clean little kitchen. The bathroom was to share with another four-bed-rooom, but plenty of other toiletts in the building. And best-a little spa-pool in the garden

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Reviewed 29 November 2015

This is a really good hostel if you don't want to spend too much money on accommodations, the best part is the free breakfast. The only thing that didn't make it excellent is that it can be pretty loud during the nights. You can wake up from people just walking out in the corridor.

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Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Good location and price. friendly and helpful staff. free breakfast and lockers. Big kitchen with everything you might need. good laundry. Sun deck with amazing view. Tv room with a lot of dvds. Good for short or long term.

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Reviewed 29 November 2015

The room was pretty large and clean and in general excellent; however We found some pieces of make-up. The kitchen also needs some new pans. We stayed in another place for three other nights with the same price.I can say the value of the room compared with the price is a lot.

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Reviewed 27 November 2015

I stayed 4 days in the Tiki lodge and didn't regret it. It is located a little bit off the action so it was quiet but in Taupo you are everywhere within 10 minutes by foot. I stayed in a dorm room which was spacey compared to other hostels. The bed was okay, just a little bit squeeky as most...

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Katie T, receptionist at Tiki Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay. The view is truly beautiful. We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels.

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 11 November 2015

I stayed at tiki lodge for two nights, but had I not already booked the rest of my trip, I definitely would have stayed longer. Nice atmosphere, fully equipped kitchen, TV room, clean and spacious rooms and excellent service.

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Katie T, receptioist at Tiki Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, so lovely to hear you enjoyed your stay at Tiki. We look forward to welcoming you back if you pass through Taupo again.

Masterton, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 November 2015

It's a good place, with good bedrooms, the shower is very good, organized and big kitchen. The staffs were nice and the breakfest it's nice. It is very near from a supermarket, some restaurants, pubs and the lake.

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Katie T, receptionist at Tiki Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and took advantage of the free breakfast. Enjoy your onward travels :-)

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spring Special: FREE breakfast until 30th November 2016. If you are looking for an affordable, relaxed and friendly place to stay in Taupo with spectacular lake views, then Tiki Lodge is the backpacker lodge for you! We offer FREE unlimited Wifi and with one of the best locations in the city, you will definitely enjoy your stay at Tiki Lodge. Its prime location near the heart of town ensures excellent views and easy access to the town centre for great shops, cafes, and restaurants. Plus, we're only a 2-minute walk to the shores of our famous Lake Taupo. Cook up a treat in our large well-equipped kitchen boasting 3 ovens and including free oil, spices, tea and coffee. Make new friends in our spacious chilled lounge and relax in our cosy T.V room with our large array of DVD's. We also offer free onsite undercover parking, high-pressure showers, storage lockers, comfortable beds and BBQ on the picturesque balcony. There is so much to do in this beautiful region and our friendly staff are here to help with all your booking needs. From the Tongariro Alpine Crossing to skydiving, bungy jumping, rafting trips, trout fishing and kayaking, there is something for everyone! We also have bikes for hire onsite for all the great trails in Taupo and surrounding areas. With our relaxed and friendly vibe, cosy feel and awesome staff, your stay with us will be a memorable one! We look forward to having you stay! Please note: Late check-ins (after 8.30pm) are by PRE arrangement only. No check-ins after 11pm. Please phone or email for details. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tiki Lodge

Address: 104 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $24 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tiki Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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“twin private room with shower”
 of 5 bubbles 藍月, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Few outlets so be mindful. Also wifi never really worked”
 of 5 bubbles P1046WEninas, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the room next to the kitchen if you are early to bed.”
 of 5 bubbles Mike Kampkes , 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Bring your own pillow if you have your own.”
 of 5 bubbles Kiwicritic007, 6 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The double room makes a good accommodation when travelling with children. I wasn't looking for anything fancy, but got a room that was practical for our needs. Well done Tiki lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles Simply_elegant2014, 16 Nov 2014 | Read review
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