FREE unlimited WiFi and FREE Breakfast including tea, coffee, cereal, toast and spreads. If you are looking for an affordable, relaxed and friendly place to stay in Taupo with spectacular lake views, then Tiki Lodge is the backpacker lodge for you! Come and join us in one of New Zealand’s leading holiday destinations, Lake Taupo.
What do the guests say?
Guests loved the free breakfast and well equipped kitchen, they also mentioned how great the lake looks from the balcony. Great place to stay long and short term.
Say it’s nice and peaceful
Say the it’s comfortable
Say it’s very clean
Say it’s a great place to stay
What are the rooms like?
Alongside the well equipped facilities, supplied linen, hair dryers, mountain bike hire and 24 hour access (with a room key) – Tiki Lodge Backpackers offers you a number of amenities:
|Kitchen – A spacious, fully equipped self-catering kitchen is available to guests. It is well stocked with pots, pans, cutlery, crockery and other bits and pieces and we provide complimentary tea, coffee, cooking oil and herbs.|
|Laundry – coin operated – $3 per load for washing machine and $2 for dryer. Open 8.00am – 10.30pm. There is an outdoor clothesline for guests to use and an iron/ironing board is also available.|
|Storage – a secure lock-up room is available for guests to store luggage/bikes. Lockers are available in the upstairs corridor (padlock). Valuables can also be left safe and secure at Reception while you venture out and explore around Taupo.|
|Heating – nice and warm with heaters in every room.|
|BBQ Area – there is an indoor dining area as well as seating and a BBQ area on the outside deck.|
|TV room – Our TV room is open 24hrs for guests. Free DVDs, puzzles and board games are also available. Our main lounge is perfect for reading and relaxing in front of the warm cosy fire.|
|Parking – we have free covered parking.|
|Internet – free unlimited WiFi throughout the backpackers and there is a pay-phone available on site.|
Frequently Asked Questions
1pm but can drop off luggage and store in our luggage room free of charge.
Contact us for further information.
8am to 8:30pm (closes 7:30 in winter months) Yes you can check in late however you would need to advise us prior to arrival.
Checkout is at 10am unfortunately we are unable to allow a late checkout.
Yes we have one 6 bed female only dorm.
Cash, eftpos and also credit card however with all credit cards there is a 2% surcharge fee.
To get to the information centre where the bus stops are we say 8- 10 minutes (750m).
Yes but only in the communal areas until 10:30pm also only moderate drinking allowed - bars and clubs are less than an 8 minute walk
Yes we do unlimited.
You can literally walk its less than a 5 minute walk
Yes all bedding is provided, towels are available for a $2 laundry fee. Please note sleeping bags are NOT allowed
Yes Pak n Save is approximately 10 minute walk away and nearest cafe is 2 minutes and bars and restaurants less than 10 minutes
Tiki Lodge Backpackers is located at 104 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo, New Zealand. Some of the activities near this location are:
- Great Lake Walkway
- Selection of restaurants and bars less than 5minutes walk
- Shops few minutes from Tiki
- Mini Golf
- Hole in One
- 5-6km walk from Huka Falls
- Skydiving, Bungy, Rafting, Jet Boats,
- Tongaririo Crossing (Not walking distance but transport can be arranged for free apart from Tongariro Crossing)
- Boat trips to the Maori Rock Carvings