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Bradshaw's Travel Lodge

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bradshaws is in desperate need of renovations, but it has a great vibe and it is cheap! We've stayed here twice. It is walking distance to all the cafes and bars. What makes it worth it is that there is a lot of communal space and the place just has a great relaxing welcoming feel. Definitely worth it if you...

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Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Bradshaws is a very cozy and beautiful place, everything is clean and tidy, the beds are comfortable.There are two big living rooms with TV and a fireplace , a nice balcony and a barbecue place in the garden.The owner is very cool and friendly.

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The place is clean and the staff are friendly. You get what you pay for here. It's cheap and therefore not luxurious but it is comfortable to stay here. There is a TV room, dining room and kitchen for preparing food. The other guests we're courteous on this occasion. My 6 year old son enjoyed it here.

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Thank Dallas K
Te Aroha, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Have been going to bradshaws for a few years now, great price and homely place with two lounges, fireplaces, stained glass windows, cosy cosy cosy. One room even has a bath off it. there is a well equipped kitchen, friendly host, and actually I think his wife had a baby last time we stayed!

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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This is a really awesome Hostel. We stayed there for 4 days. The beds where really good. Everything was clean. The owner was very friendly, he gave us a discount and also money for one night back, because we had to leaver one day earlier.

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Caldiero, Italy
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We arrived here on a Friday afternoon, really nice day, and we were greeted by this guy who was really cool and friendly. We didn't get any cash that day, as his EFTPOS machine was down, so we needed to get some cash, however, he still let us see our room for the night, showed us everything in the lodge...

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Thank orangelaika
Paihia, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Bradshaw's has a perfect location near the lake and just few steps from the town center. You can have a peaceful evening at the terrace facing the lake view. The owner is super friendly and helpful with everything you need to know about Taupo; eating, having fun, tourist attractions or jobs available in town. Can highly recommend this place for...

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Thank Travelfever31
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Stayed at the property for two nights in Taupo. Very comfortable, close to town centre with all facilities. Notable features are the common room with a good library and a well kept kitchen / dining place for common use.

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Stockton, California
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Taupo is expensive even in motels, so a room for two for $70 got the job done. Rue was super helpful, albeit sleepy and got our room ready for us early so we could get some rest after having driven most of the night. We slept well and were ready to take on the day. Having some breakfast in the...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 August 2016

If you're looking for decent, budget accommodation in Taupo, look no further. Basic but warm, clean and friendly. Rue is a pleasant chap to deal with. I had a self contained room and a free run of the facilities. The only slight problem I noted ... the en-suite wall basin in room 3 was too small ... but then again,...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Bradshaw's Travel Lodge

Address: 130 Heuheu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: RM146 - RM258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Ask if have specific needs for a private rather than shared bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles britjulie, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't judge a book by its cover”
 of 5 bubbles 118aileeng, 18 Dec 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are good!”
 of 5 bubbles pepi1985, 19 Mar 2014 | Read review
“look for an accommodation not to central (5-10 mins walking distance places are the best). Central hostels are just too noisy and normally close to a night club and noisy bars.”
 of 5 bubbles miras628, 5 May 2013 | Read review
“Ensuite rooms are real value”
 of 5 bubbles bejakovich, 23 Jul 2012 | Read review
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