Blackcurrant Backpackers

Address: 20 Taniwha Street, Taupo, North Island, New Zealand | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 20 Taniwha Street, Taupo, is near Tongariro Crossing, Taupo Bungy, Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, and Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsBlackcurrant Backpackers Taupo

      Reviewed by bridgetsblog


      Reviewed Dec 20, 2011
      by (6 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      welcome was a breath of fresh air, could not be more helpful. Room big and clean and there was outdoor space to sit and chat. Overall very friendly and hospitable

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      Reviewed by flipflopping

      does the job

      Reviewed Jun 14, 2011
      by (7 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      really clean bathrooms and rooms. nice staff, ok size kitchen cheap laundry!

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      Reviewed by janeski

      Best welcome ever!

      Reviewed Oct 11, 2010
      by (8 reviews) Reigate , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      Blackcurrant Backpackers is an amazing place to stay. I was given the most amazing welcome out of all the hostels I stayed in during my two months moving around NZ. Everyone is very friendly and they geniunely want to make your stay more pleasurable for you. I had a booked for a dorm bed in a 6 bed dorm I think but was given a double bed within a dorm which I think was a 5 bed dorm. The facilties were all quite new, clean and well looked after.
      The hostel had a really friendly feel to it and the staff would introduce you to other guests quite often.......also due to the friendly welcome everyone is given I found that made the backpackers more open to chatting to others.....I met loads of people here and stayed for over a week, split by about a month.
      This hostel got 'top pick' for in the 2010 Lonely Planet and I can truly see why, it was fab.

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      TripAdvisor Reviews Blackcurrant Backpackers Taupo

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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