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Taupo Urban Retreat

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Urban is a Top 10 rated hostel in NZ with a fantastic central location, free Urban Internet, free tea and coffee, Global Gossip WiFi and a guest bar with cheap drinks all the time. Great indoor and outdoor communal areas allow you to chill out or mix and mingle and meet new friends.

We are only a couple of minutes walk to bars, cafes, shops, supermarkets, bus stops and the beautiful Lake Taupo. While you are visiting and enjoying all that Taupo has to offer, the friendly Urban crew aim to make sure that Taupo Urban Retreat Backpackers is your home away from home. With private rooms and small and large dorms, we are the perfect place for solo travelers, friends and groups to base themselves as they explore everything Taupo has to offer.

Taupo is the adventure capital of the North Island and boasts a wide array of attractions including skydiving, jet boating, bungy jumping, parasailing, kayaking, sailing and fishing to name a few! Our friendly and helpful staff are available to organise your activities and travel requirements including transport to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.

Check out the specials tab for our Urban Winter Discounts.

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Highlights

  • Air Conditioning
  • 24 Hour Check-In
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Bar
  • Linen Included
  • Laundry Facilities

Important Information

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 the night manager on 0800 872 261 for check in procedures. Limited room availability for late night check ins

Regards CJ. TUR manager

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Hotel Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Café
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Gym
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • PlayStation
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Vending Machines
  • Wheelchair accessible

general

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Towels for Hire

communications

  • Card Phones

parking

  • Free Parking

entertainment

  • Board Games

sport& leisure

  • Pool Table

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Travel Guide

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Travellers' guide to Taupo