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    Rainbow Lodge

    99 Titiraupenga Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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    27/08/2017 28/08/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good36%
    • Average15%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “the kitchen” (65 reviews)
    “movie night” (5 reviews)
    “free sauna” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Rooftop Bar
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    704 reviews
    #1 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
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    137 reviews
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    51 - 55 of 229 reviews

    Reviewed 14 August 2016

    The staff is very friendly, it's clean and cosy. We especially liked the big kitchen and lounge. When you cook, the gas cooker is just a little bit tricky, you have to be patient. The rooms are nice and warm. We definitely recommend it !

    Thank Priscilla B
    Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

    The best hostel beds in NZ!!! Staff is really friendly, common areas are clean, overall a really nice place. They are close to grocery shops and shopping places, restaurants, the coolest McDonalds in the world and the lake. I stayed there 3 times already, 2...More

    Thank Juan Miguel C
    Response from TeamRainbow, General Manager at Rainbow LodgeResponded 18 September 2016

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a great review! It is always nice when guests return time after time because they enjoyed it here so much :) Enjoy the rest of your travels and we look forward to seeing you...More

    Reviewed 9 August 2016

    From checking in the staff here were lovely. Friendly and informative, Kat gave us a great recommendation of pub for dinner (the Mole and Chicken) and lots of ideas for things to do both inside and out as it was snowing when we arrived. She...More

    Thank Robyn A
    Reviewed 6 August 2016

    We stayed in a dorm room but ended up moving to a private after a few nights. The dorm room was great, comfortable and clean. The only thing I didn't like was having the private bathroom in the dorm room. Ok, so it's convenient however...More

    Thank GlobalBackpackerLife
    Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

    A little too far outside the town for us, and quite a dark walk home too in the winter months in the evening time. Room was a very small double with not much room for luggage. Kitchen space and living space was pretty good they...More

    Thank Karlos435
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    Adelphi Motel
    58 reviews
    #34 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    Wellesley on the Lake Taupo
    366 reviews
    #51 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$31 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Taupo District >
    • Taupo
    • Also Known As
    • Rainbow Hotel Taupo
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    Traveller (37)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (44)
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    napz10
    4 September 2016|
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    Response from TeamRainbow | Property representative |
    Hi Nape, sorry our capacity is 69 people but the dates you are asking for are in peak season so you may be struggling to get somewhere to house all your group. I can only suggest you may have to split the group... More
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    "even the common rooms are big and clean"
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    "Room 9 (main building) can be a little noisy with people coming in/out of the kitchen or sitting outside the..."
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    "i was back in 11"
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    "Talk to the front desk if you would like to do an adventure- they can usually help you book."
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