Taupo Urban Retreat
Welcome to Taupo Urban Retreat, your home away from home! Free unlimited Wifi and internet, comfy beds and hot, high-pressure showers are a given here. With arguably the best location in Taupo we are just a couple of streets away from the busiest bars and restaurants, yet far enough away to get a good night’s sleep. We are also only a few minutes walk from the bus stop and supermarkets, and there is plenty of free off-street parking available.
At Urban we have a really sociable and chilled atmosphere, making it super easy to meet people. Enjoy our delicious chilli every night for only $5, or for $8 get a cold beer or wine to wash it down too. You can cook up a storm in our well-equipped kitchen, free oil and spices included. Help yourself to our free tea and coffee too!
Mingle in our in-house guest bar with new friends, soak up some rays in our sunny garden courtyard, or snuggle up with a good book in your quiet dorm room if you’re all talked out. Keen for movie night? Hunker down in our cosy TV lounge and choose from our vast array of movie titles, we even have free popcorn!
We’d love to help you make the most out of your stay in our beautiful region. Our friendly staff can help you book your activities including the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Skydiving, Bungy jumping, Jet boats or Rafting trips to name a few. We’ve been operating in Taupo for over ten years so we know all of the local hidden gems and the best travel tips. Whether you’re looking to spend or save we can help you fill your day! We even have bikes for hire at reception so your adventure begins at our front door. We can also help you book onwards travel, although you may find you never want to leave Taupo!
With a friendly welcoming vibe, cheap drinks and helpful staff Taupo Urban Retreat is your home away from home in Taupo. We look forward to having you stay!”
2% credit card surcharge payable (Visa and master card)
If you are going to be late checking in, due to a late night / early morning bus or driving all night, then please contact us prior to your arrival.
Regards CJ. TUR manager
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Instalaciones & Políticas de Albergue
- Seguridad 24 horas
- Restricciones de edad
- Aire acondicionado
- Alquiler de bicicletas
- Juegos de mesa
- Intercambio de libros
- Desayuno no incluido
- Tarjetas telefónicas
- Sala común
- Se aceptan tarjetas de crédito
- Mapas de la ciudad gratis
- Acceso gratuito a Internet
- Aparcamiento gratuito
- Wifi gratuito
- Secadores de pelo para alquilar
- Duchas de agua caliente
- Acceso a Internet
- Bolsa de trabajo
- Check out tardío
- Incluye ropa de cama
- Sin límite de hora
- Terraza al aire libre
- Mesa de billar
- Recepción (horario limitado)
- Máquina para Té y Café
- Mostrador de excursiones
- Alquiler de toallas
- Máquinas expendedoras
- Accesible en silla de ruedas
Política de cancelaciónEsta propiedad cuenta con una política de cancelación de 1 días. Si no se realiza la cancelación dentro de ese plazo se aplicará un recargo de anulación igual a la primera noche de tu estancia.
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TAUPO URBAN RETREAT - GETTING HERE
By Car - (see map in photos)
Coming from the North
Taupo Urban Retreat Backpackers is located in the middle of town on Heu Heu Street. Follow your maps and you cant miss Taupo! Highway 1 goes straight through town and Highway 5 joins up from Rotorua and through to Napier. Head towards the lake on the main road (Tongariro St) and take a left at the traffic lights onto Heu Heu St. Go straight through the round-about with the BP on your left and we are on the right hand side just after the shops.
Coming from the South
Following Highway 1, from Turangi you have about a 45min drive around the Lake (this should be on your left!). Taupo Urban Retreat Backpackers is located in the middle of town on Heu Heu St. Once you hit Taupo cruise along the lake front until you are past all the motels and the Mini Golf. Take the 2nd right onto Ruapehu Street and head straight for the round-about. Turn right onto Heu Heu St and the BP will be on your left, we are on the right just after the shops.
Intercity and any other national bus services
Intercity and Naked Buses drop off at the Taupo i-SITE on Tongariro Street. Cross the road and head up Heu Heu Street, go through the round about with the BP on your left. We are on your right just past the shops. Shuttles and other bus services may drop you at the door!
Taupo has a small domestic airport, located about 6kms from the Taupo CBD. You can catch a shuttle or taxi from the terminal and they will drop you at our door step.
Not recommended but if this is how you are getting around then so be it. Pretty much the same directions as traveling by car but it may take a little longer getting from A to B. Be Safe!!!