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Silver Fern Lodge

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A pre arranged early bag drop off with a friendlier hello and suggested activities prior to check in time would've been appreciated. It would only take 2min of time to simply suggest a few ideas or destinations. Like a deer in headlights I set off blindly. Wifi needs attention - 200mb each time - being a foreigner we rely on...

Thank Yvonnetink
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We were in the middle of our NZ trip and wanted a place with free wifi so we could book further accomodation and research things to do. The website states free wifi, however we received tokens that allowed us only 100mb data (about 10-15mins of researching time). When we requested more, we were made to feel quite uncomfortable about the...

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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The reception is terrible and unfriendly. They are always very busy to give any support and answer questions. Although it is a very clean place (room and toilets), the bed and pillow are very uncomfortable.

Thank Fabiana P
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Not very good if you have young children as you have to go up n down 2 flights of stairs was a mission getting up and down with children n luggage also double bed was 2 singles put together witch ened up with my partner in the gap very uncomfortable

Thank Leina J
New Zealand
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop overnight between Auckland and Wellington. Rooms are simple but have everything you need, the staff are super friendly and very accommodating especially with our young family of six. Was great to have the ability to all be in the one room.

Thank M9570ACtomr
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Nice hotel big room comfy bed, undercover parking or parking outside French doors for some rooms which is convenient. However the room was advertised as 'double room with disabled access' however this is false advertising as the disabled bathroom is shared. It wasn't a huge problem but we felt it should have been made clearer when booking. Decent kitchen to...

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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed 3 nights in a 5 bed dorm. The dorm was great, towels and fully made beds, TV also. The bathrooms and kitchen are spacious and always clean. I loved my stay hear. Only two small complaints, the pillows are really hard and the shower heads suck. But everything else was superb. I would stay again. Thankyou

Thank Grace T
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Comes with above and beyond service, very comfortable and clean, had a great night stay, highly recommend! Views of the lake for a very affordable price. Simple although modern, very cosy. Laundry and wifi made my day being an international traveller. Close to town, close to lake without all the bells and whistles.

Thank Bree M
Pukekohe, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Stopped in here on the way to Auckland, nice clean and functional motel, had a shared toilet/bathroom which might not be some peoples liking but it was fine for me and my son. Would happily stay here again.

Thank Shadjet
Westport, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I have brought a group to the Silver Fern Lodge for several years, and all aspects have been completely satisfactory. My group is on a budget, and the group accommodations are quite fairly priced. The staff has been a delight to work with, and has bent over backwards to help me and my group, including helping arrange activities in and...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Taupo offers accommodation to suit all budgets, Silverfern lodge offers studio style rooms to Dorm rooms. 5 minutes walk to Taupo city centre, Great Lake Taupo and Taupo Bundgy. Escape to Taupo and stay in clean, modern, affordable accommodation in the heart of Taupo. Silver Fern Lodge in Taupo is in a quiet location on the edge of Taupo central business district within walking distance to shopping, restaurants and bars, RSA, Cosmopolitan Club, supermarkets & Event Centre. Close to golf courses, heated pools, bungy, Lake Taupo, etc Our furnishings reflect New Zealands national symbol "the fern" Ideal accommodation in the heart of Taupo to suit all budgets, school groups, sport teams, tour groups, families, couples to the independant travellers ... more   less 

Additional Information about Silver Fern Lodge

Address: 118 Tamamutu Street | cnr Tamamutu Street and Kaimanawa Streets, Taupo, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: RM187 - RM409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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“We were supposed to have views of the lake, but I don't know where that happened!”
satch58, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“don't know - our room at no view”
, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“No lift, so may not be suitable for elderly folk or anyone unable to climb stairs.”
SJRAustralia, 1 Dec 2014 | Read review
“If you have a lot of bags, or just a few heavy ones, you should ask for a room on the ground floor, as there is no lift to the second floor.”
TanyaN896, 24 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Ask for Room 204 to 210 which do not face the road.”
JohnMarionH, 15 Aug 2014 | Read review
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