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    Finlay Jack's Backpackers

    20 Taniwha Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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    • Excellent61%
    • Very good27%
    • Average9%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “the kitchen” (58 reviews)
    “tv room” (13 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
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    1 - 5 of 207 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Stayed here for 2 nights (over Xmas eve + Christmas Day) in December 2017. The location was great. It's not lakefront -- that would cost a fortune -- but it's only a 2 block walk to the nearest grocery and shops. 2-5 blocks to any...More

    1  Thank gorocketdog
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    A nice, new looking hostel, nice decor and friendly staff. We booked 2 double rooms and together shared 1 bathroom with another triple room. This isnt enough bathroom facilities especially when the toilet isnt separate.

    1  Thank kjf83
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This hostel is run very well. The kitchen is big and clean with lots of burners and counter space. The rooms are bright and comfortable. We stayed in a private double that had netflix available from the TV which was pretty awesome. Good location, close...More

    Thank Brad R
    Reviewed 17 December 2017

    On an overnight visit to Taupo in October, we stayed at Finlay Jack's. Must confess that this was only the second Backpackers we have ever stayed at, so don't have much to compare with. That said, the staff were very friendly, the location was great,...More

    Thank lovesthesun-7
    Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

    Really nice hostel, comfortable and fairly clean. Nice TV area and Kitchen is fully equipped with what you need - although it is a little cramped. 5 mins from Taupo town and 10 mins from the lake. Staff nice, friendly and helpful. The beds are...More

    Thank Chris R
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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$35 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    Room Tips
    "private double with shared bathroom."
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    "Pick a bed that's not beside the door/ bathroom so it's not as chilly"
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    "I would get upstairs or road facing for a breeze, I would imagine downstairs could be a bit warm"
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    "As always, try and get a bottom bunk and have fun ! :)"
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