Taupo Urban Retreat

65 Heu Heu Street, Taupo, Taupo, New Zealand, Distance from city centre: 0.3km

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Rating: 80%from 3 reviews

  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 100%Staff
  • 93%Security
  • 60%Cleanliness
  • 100%Location
  • 73%Value for money
  • 60%Facilities
Free unlimited WIFI (valid until 30th September 2016 (normally $2/24hr)) + FREE Internet on Urban's computers all the time.
A fun and laid back place to stay with large communal indoor and outdoor areas. Taupo Urban Retreat is a great place to chill out with friends or meet new people.

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Age Restriction
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle hire
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Café
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Playstation
  • Pool Table
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Steam Room
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Wheelchair Friendly

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.

1.5% 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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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.
By Bus
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!
By Plane
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!!!

Located Near

Lake Taupo.
Tongariro Crossing and National Park
Mount Ruapehu Ski area

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