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So cool place with top facilities and nice garden. Me and my friend got a four bed dorm all to ourselves!
Overall it wasn't a bad stay at the Blackcurrent, there wasn't too much atmosphere owing to the large turnover of people who were staying in Taupo just to do the crossing obv. Not the hostels fault! Security is a bit weird as most people leave the sliding doors to the room open to let a breeze in, meaning I never felt my bags were 100% safe. Also you have to pay for the wifi (only $4 p/d) but it seemed to be really slow and overall poor coverage, particularly as you are restricted to 1 device!
good comfy beds, proper beds not bunks so that s a big plus
good backpacker with good atmosphere, really enjoyed my stay there. people were nice and the accommodation and bathroom were really good.
Good atmosphere, free coffee, nice garden and balcony. After taking a shower the whole bathroom was flooded.
Very nice and helpful staff. Good location, and nice atmosphere. Great facilities.
The hostel is not central at the lake, but in walking distance. A big Supermarket is just around the Corner.
No heating in the room and the heater was unfortunately broken... I took 2 blankets but i was freezing all night. I would go back in summer for sure! Great place overall!
Really good value for money and super helpful staff. Great view from the kitchen/ balcony for sunset. Could have better heating in the room but the electric blanket made up for that :)