Blackcurrant Backpackers

20 Taniwha Street, Taupo, Taupo, New Zealand, Distance from city centre: 0.5km
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Rating: 90%from 3 reviews

  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 93%Staff
  • 86%Security
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 93%Location
  • 93%Value for money
  • 93%Facilities
Welcome to Blackcurrant Backpackers! ようこそ! Willkommen! Selamat datang! 歡迎! Bienvenue!

We're Taupo's best option for comfort, convenience and great times with international friends.

Here you’ll find a bunk-free experience with single beds made up ready for your arrival and delightful en-suite bathrooms. We've renovated one of Taupo's most central hostels with the modern backpacker in mind.

Two minutes from the supermarkets and central bus station, we have a comfy DVD lounge, huge garden, massive balcony complete with BBQ and stunning views of Mt. Ngauruhoe (Mt. Doom) and beyond.

Whether you're an adrenaline junky keen to launch yourself from a plane at 15,000 feet, looking to set sail on the Great Lake or seeking peace and tranquillity along with some of New Zealand's most beautiful walks, our staff are here to make sure your visit lives up to expectations...aim high people!
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast not included
  • Card phones
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • PLAYSTATION
  • Taxes included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Our office hours are 8.30am - 8.30pm.

Check-ins outside of these hours must be pre-arranged with us.

Directions
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From the South - carry on SH1 through the traffic lights at the Information Centre. At the roundabout, take a right on to Spa Road. Taniwha Street is the 3rd street on the right - we are just on the right opposite the Barcelona Motel.
From the North - carry on SH1 down the hill and over the Waikato River to the roundabout. Take a left on to Spa Road. Taniwha Street is the 3rd street on the right - we are just on the right opposite the Barcelona Motel.

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