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Overview of Taupo Urban Retreat

Taupo Urban Retreat

2 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Gym
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Social distancing
65 Heuheu Street, Taupo, 3330

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTaupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre5 min walk
  • Popular LocationTaupo Marina and Boat Ramp10 min walk
  • Popular LocationLake Taupo11 min walk
  • AirportTaupo (TUO)9 min drive

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About this area

Taupo

In the city centre, Taupo Urban Retreat is in a walkable area with good shopping. Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp and Golf Club Taupo are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Lake Taupo and Spa Thermal Park. Taupo Bungy and Waipahihi Botanical Gardens are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including skiing.

What's nearby

  • Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 5 min walk
  • Taupo Museum and Art Gallery - 7 min walk
  • Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp - 10 min walk
  • Lake Taupo - 11 min walk
  • Taupo Bungy - 3 min drive

Restaurants

  • Kefi - 3 min walk
  • Siam Thai - 3 min walk
  • Robert Harris - 4 min walk
  • Plateau - 4 min walk
  • Cafe Baku - 4 min walk

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 9 min drive

About this property

Taupo Urban Retreat

Adults-only hostel with fitness centre and bar/lounge
Along with a fitness centre, this smoke-free hostel has a bar/lounge and coffee/tea in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include laundry facilities, free newspapers and tour/ticket assistance. All 21 rooms offer free WiFi.
Taupo Urban Retreat offers 21 forms of accommodation with air conditioning. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • 1 bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Bike rentals
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Fitness centre

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

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Policies

Check-in

Check in 2 PM - 7:00 PM and 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Late check-in fee: 2-per cent of room rate for check-in between 7:00 PM and 2:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

This property welcomes adults only
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Late check-in fee: 2 per cent of room rate for check-in between 7:00 PM and 2:00 PM

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard and American Express

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Taupo Urban Retreat Hostel
Taupo Urban Retreat
Taupo Urban Retreat Taupo
Taupo Urban Retreat Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Taupo Urban Retreat Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Taupo

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.0

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 34 out of 111 reviews
5 - Excellent 31%
Rating 4 - Good. 48 out of 111 reviews
4 - Good 43%
Rating 3 - Okay. 21 out of 111 reviews
3 - Okay 19%
Rating 2 - Poor. 6 out of 111 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 111 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.0/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

3.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Its not what we expected
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was exactly what we needed. the instructions for late check-in were clear and much appreciated. The sight of complimentary earplugs on the nightstand made me a bit nervous, but it was surprisingly peaceful when we stayed (mid week)
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
All staff were so friendly and helpful. Great location.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021