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Taupo Backpackers

Have you been searching for some great, cheap, Taupo backpackers accommodation?

If you have, then Haka Lodge Taupo could be just what you need.

Quickly gaining a reputation for quality, value and service, Haka Lodge should be at the top of your list when looking at Taupo backpackers options.

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Haka Lodge is building a reputation as the best in Taupo

Located in central Taupo, overlooking the lake, this modern, up market hostel is just the place to base yourself while you explore this amazing part of New Zealand.

Just a short walk to the center of town, you will absolutely love our large decks, hot spa pool, BBQ, and stunning lake views.

The great dining area at Haka Lodge Taupo

Opened late in 2015, everything is clean, modern, and inviting, and if you've stayed in some less than desirable hostels in your travels, then Haka Lodge Taupo will be an absolute revelation for you.

Why you should choose Haka Lodge Taupo

The location - centrally located, a short walk from the town center, and looking over Lake Taupo! Imagine relaxing on our huge decks, enjoying a BBQ with friends, or chilling out in the hot spa pool.

Age -opened in late 2015, everything you see and touch is new. Spacious, clean rooms and living areas are designed to make sure that your stay is comfortable and enjoyable.

The free Wifi - yep, that's right. Free and unlimited. Stay in touch with friends, surf the net, or update your blog, all at no cost to you.

Our unique dorm beds - these are something special. With quality mattresses and linen, you're assured of a good night's sleep. And each pod comes with a charging point, individual lighting, a privacy screen, and a large, lockable storage compartment.

An on-site travel desk - to help you with advice and bookings for all those legendary Taupo activities, like the Tongariro Crossing.

Yes, this is a very special lodge.

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Ever seen a dorm bed like this?

No uncomfortable, smelly, cramped beds here.

Our dorm beds are something very different to what you may have experienced in other hostels.

One of the classy dorm rooms at Haka Lodge Taupo

Spacious and very comfortable, your little home away from home features motel quality mattresses and linen, your own power socket and lighting, a privacy curtain, and a large, secure storage cupboard, that will easily swallow your backpack.

Now when you add these features to the spacious, comfortable living areas and facilities, you can see why this should be number one on your Taupo hostel wish list.

Prefer a little privacy?

Not a problem! Our large range of private rooms are just the thing if you prefer a bit of space just for you.

A classy quad share room at Haka lodge Taupo

More like a high end motel room, our private rooms feature quality mattresses and bedding, your own flat screen TV and DVD player, free Wi-Fi, complimentary towels, and unique artwork.

Our private rooms are a great place to chill and relax when you just need some "you time".

And of course they are fully lockable.

Need an apartment?

If you need a bit more privacy, space, and luxury in Taupo, why not try one of our great apartments.

The Studio

It's fully self-contained, has its own parking and private entrance.

It also features  a quality queen bed, a kitchenette and an ensuite bathroom.

Twin room with ensuite at Haka Lodge Taupo

The 2 bedroom apartment

Sleeping six, the spacious two bedroom apartment has everything you need for some relaxing "Taupo time".

It's self-contained with a full kitchen (microwave, oven, and a comprehensive range of cooking equipment), and a bathroom with a large shower.

The first bedroom has a sumptuous king size bed, while the second bedroom has a comfy queen size bed.

The large, comfortable lounge area includes a futon bed, a flat screen TV and a DVD player.

Of course, we know you will love the private balcony where you can chill out, and take in the beautiful mountain views.

Add free unlimited Wi-fi and you have all the ingredients here for a wonderful Taupo base.

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Still need convincing?

The spacious comfortable lounge at Haka Lodge Taupo

Our guests are raving about Haka Lodge Taupo, and here's why:

Wonderful location close to the Taupo town center and overlooking New Zealand's largest lake.

It's fresh and clean- opened in December 2015, it's all very "up market". There's no cheap and nasty here!

A better dormitory experience - our classy dorm rooms boast perhaps the best dorm beds available, and feature quality bedding and mattresses, your own power supply and lighting, secure storage, and privacy curtain.

Everything that you need to cook up a feast - the kitchen at Haka Lodge Taupo

Free unlimited WiFi

Huge visitor friendly decks - relax on our large decks, enjoy a BBQ with friends, or relax and soak away the days aches and pains in our hot spa pool

Visitor friendly hours – check in is from 2 in the afternoon to 8 at night ( a night manager is available if you need to check in after 8pm, just let us know in advance). Check out by 10 in the morning. We can look after your bags a little longer if needed, just let us know.

Come and see for yourself why our Taupo backpackers is getting such rave reviews.

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Haka Lodge Taupo is centrally located at 56 Kaimanawa St Taupo. Only a few minutes walk from the bus station, bars and restaurants, they offer great views over lake Taupo, and have free on site parking for your vehicle.

We're very confident that they will meet your Taupo backpackers needs.

Don't delay - book now

Haka Lodge Taupo is very popular, so it books out fast. Because of this we recommend booking in advance.

All you need to do is fill out the enquiry form below and one of the friendly Haka Lodge team will be in touch. We know you will enjoy this beautiful Taupo backpackers lodge.

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