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75-inch Smart TV with digital channels, TV, Netflix
Down duvet, iron/ironing board, linens
Down duvet, iron/ironing board, linens

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Business Services
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C

Explore the area

    Popular LocationTurangi i-SITE Visitor Centre4 min walk
    Popular LocationTongariro National Trout Centre3 min drive
    Popular LocationTokaanu Thermal Pools5 min drive
    AirportTaupo (TUO)32 min drive

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  • Bed in 8 - Bed mix dorm Room 4

    5/5 guest room rating

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  • Bed in 4 - Bed Mix dorm Room 7

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  • Bed in 4 - Bed Female Only Dorm Room 10

    5/5 guest room rating

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  • Bed in 4 - Bed Mix dorm Room 8

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  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Ensuite

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  • Economy Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Shared Bathroom

    5/5 guest room rating

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  • Bed in 4 - Bed Mix dorm Room 9

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  • Deluxe Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Ensuite

    5/5 guest room rating

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  • Bed in 4 - Bed Mix dorm Room 5

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  • Bed in 4 - Bed Mix dorm Room 6

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  • Family Room, Multiple Beds

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  • Family Room, Multiple Beds

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  • Economy Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Shared Bathroom

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About this area

Turangi

Located in Turangi, Golden Fern Backpackers is in a rural location and near the boardwalk. Travellers eager for a bit of culture can stop by Tongariro National Trout Centre, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Lake Taupo and Tongariro Alpine Crossing.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Turangi i-SITE Visitor Centre - 4 min walk
  • Tongariro National Trout Centre - 3 min drive
  • Tokaanu Thermal Pools - 5 min drive
  • Lake Rotopounamu - 8 min drive
  • Tongariro Alpine Crossing - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportTaupo (TUO) - 32 min drive

About this property

Golden Fern Backpackers

Adults-only hostel in Turangi with free parking
Along with a microwave in a common area, this hostel has a fridge in a common area and laundry facilities. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a computer station, tour/ticket assistance and a garden are on-site. All 17 rooms provide conveniences such as 2 bathrooms and full-sized fridge/freezers, plus Netflix and Smart TVs with digital channels. For a bit of entertainment, TVs come with DVD players, and guests will also find microwaves and free weekday newspapers. Bathrooms are shared.
Golden Fern Backpackers offers 17 forms of accommodation with DVD players and rice cookers. Beds feature down comforters. Full-sized fridge/freezers and microwaves are provided.

Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. 75-inch Smart televisions come with digital channels and Netflix. Additionally, rooms include complimentary newspapers and shared/communal kitchens.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free uncovered self parking

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Full-sized fridge
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Fireplace in reception
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Down comforter
  • Heating
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • 2 bathrooms
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • 75-inch smart TV
  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Netflix
  • Streaming services

Food and drink

  • Blender
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Mixer
  • Paper towels
  • Fridge
  • Rice cooker
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Spices
  • Hob
  • Toaster

More

  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Free newspapers (weekdays)
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk, lockbox

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 18 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
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.

  • Laundry fee: NZD 5.00 per stay
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.7 per cent

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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve on-site parking
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and a security system

We should mention

Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property

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

Extreme Backpackers
Golden Fern Backpackers Turangi
Golden Fern Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Golden Fern Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Turangi

Frequently asked questions

Is Golden Fern Backpackers pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much does it cost to stay at Golden Fern Backpackers?
As of 29 Sep 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Golden Fern Backpackers on 30 Sep 2020 start from NZ$30, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
How much is parking at Golden Fern Backpackers?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Golden Fern Backpackers?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to anytime.
What time is check-out at Golden Fern Backpackers?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Golden Fern Backpackers located?
Situated in a rural location, this hostel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Turangi i-SITE Visitor Centre and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Lake Taupo. Tongariro National Trout Centre is 3 mi (4.9 km) away.
4.8
Exceptional
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5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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3 - Okay
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2 - Poor
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4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.9/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

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Stayed 1 night in May 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Never saw a receptionist but self check in and out not a problem. Very efficient.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Clean and cosy
Had a lovely 4-night stay at Golden Fern. Was there for the Tongariro Crossing. Room, shower and kitchen were clean and in good condition. Free laundry service and parking. 2-min walk to the i-site, supermarket and center close by. Would happily recommend :-)
Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

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