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Blackcurrant Backpackers

20 Taniwha Street, Taupo, Taupo, New Zealand

85%Rating

  • 89%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 82%Facilities

Property Information:

Welcome to Blackcurrant Backpackers! ようこそ! Willkommen! Selamat datang! 歡迎! Bienvenue!

We're Taupo's best option for comfort, convenience and great times with international friends.

Here you’ll find a bunk-free experience with single beds made up ready for your arrival and delightful en-suite bathrooms. We've renovated one of Taupo's most central hostels with the modern backpacker in mind.

Two minutes from the supermarkets and central bus station, we have a comfy DVD lounge, huge garden, massive balcony complete with BBQ and stunning views of Mt. Ngauruhoe (Mt. Doom) and beyond.

Whether you're an adrenaline junky keen to launch yourself from a plane at 15,000 feet, looking to set sail on the Great Lake or seeking peace and tranquillity along with some of New Zealand's most beautiful walks, our staff are here to make sure your visit lives up to expectations...aim high, people!

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  • Latest Review

    I've stayed in a number of great hostels, including a different one on the North Island that week, and Blackcurrants Backpackers was one of the worst I've stayed at. The bathroom was stinky, simply set up with not enough ventilation--and the room itself was pretty ramshackle. Also, the hostel is a former motel, so it lacks a common entertainment area or a feeling of conviviality. It felt like the worst combination of a motel (no atmosphere) and a hostel (bad facilities). And the bed hurt my back
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      Anonymous, USA, All Female Group, 31-40
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Facilities

  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • PlayStation
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible


Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Taxes Included


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.

Things to Note

Our office hours are 8.30am - 8.30pm. Check-ins outside of these hours must be pre-arranged with us.





Blackcurrant Backpackers Located at 20 Taniwha Street, Taupo, Taupo.
Blackcurrant Backpackers
New Zealand
Taupo 3330 20 Taniwha Street, Taupo
85% 93
-38.6840022 176.0744905
Blackcurrant Backpackers
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