Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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Property Description

Haka Lodge Taupō is an up-market backpacker's hostel in central Taupō. Our ethos places the guest experience at the heart of everything we do. Come and stay in backpacker luxury with free unlimited WiFi, hot tub and stunning views of Lake Taupō!

Haka Lodges are a modern New Zealand hostel network with fresh ideas, smart design and an eco outlook.

At Haka Lodge Taupō we offer a variety of up-market dormitory rooms for those travelling on a budget, and a wide range of private rooms for those who like their own space on the road.

We welcome international travellers from all over the world, which means you never know who you might get chatting to in our large comfortable lounge, sunny outdoor patio, and newly renovated modern kitchen!

The hostel has been set up by world travellers with all your backpacker needs in mind. We have a fully equipped kitchen, fluffy pillows, plenty of powr sockets, and that’s not even mentioning our volleyball court, BBQ, and super central location! We also know that your trip is about experiencing the beauty of New Zealand – that’s why our sun-loungers have uninterrupted views across Lake Taupō to Mt Ruapehu and Mt Tongariro – a perfect place to relax after an adrenaline-filled day in Taupō.

We also have an in-house travel desk where our friendly staff can assist you with booking unmissable local activities such as the famous Tongariro crossing, legendary skydiving and the best Cultural Tours on offer. Please let us know when you book accommodation with us if you would like us to also pre-book your activities – this can avoid disappointment during busy seasons. Our staff are here to make your stay in Taupō a special time to remember

**The minimum age of guests is 18 years old** View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.2

  • Security 9.0

  • Location 9.0

  • Staff 9.1

  • Atmosphere 8.8

  • Cleanliness 9.3

  • Facilities 9.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    26 Jul 2019
    Such a great hostel! I wish I could have stayed longer! My only complaint was that the kitchen is closed until 8 am so I couldn’t get in to get some coffee before leaving at 6 am for Tongariro Crossing... The jacuzzi was great afterwards though
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    08 Jul 2019
    I loved haka lodge! Privacy curtains are great, Netflix in the lounge, cute kitchen. Ideal hostel, couldn’t be better!
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    13 Jun 2019
    Always a great stay. Big solid beds with curtains, a personal light, a shelf, two plug sockets. Lockable storage under the beds. The place is maintained by paid staff not woofers, so the standard is consistently high. And it's so cheap!
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    03 Jul 2019
    Awesome place to stay! True of every Haka Lodge I’ve been to. Staff are friendly & helpful, rooms are nice and awesome bathrooms, kitchen and lounge room here!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    17 Jun 2019
    If in New Zealand I highly recommend staying at these hostels by haka.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1


    22 Jun 2019
    Very friendly staff who were extremely helpful. Dorm rooms were good.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 8.9


    16 Jun 2019
    Great stay at Haka for 2 nights with my partner.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    02 Jul 2019
    Pretty good, tons of games and its kept really clean. Nice that all the rooms have their own shower and bathroom. Wish the rooms had a bit more storage. Lastly it's on the outskirts of the city center
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3


    23 Jun 2019
    Haka is usually great, and this was a perfectly good hostel, but not quite up to the standards of other Haka Lodges in my opinion. The ensuite bathroom was tiny, the rooms were really narrow, and the staff weren't anything special. It was a comfortable stay overall, but have had a better experience at other Haka Lodges.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0


    28 Jun 2019
    Beds were comfy with a private curtain and plugs. I only stayed for one night with two friends, and it was a great hostel to sleep at for the night!
    USA, Female, 18-24
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  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • BBQ
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities


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