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Blackcurrant Backpackers Reviews

20 Taniwha Street, Taupo, Taupo, New Zealand

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102 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 78%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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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.


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 :)

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