Taupo Urban Retreat Backpackers

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free wifi

 Taupo Escape

           Never stayed in a hostel?

Looking for good cheap accomodation in a great location. Try us or any of the the other hostels around our beautiful country . Travel safe and enjoy our backyard. Like the add said, Don't leave home till you've seen the country!

Welcome to Taupo Urban Retreat — your home away from home! Free, unlimited WiFi, comfy beds and hot, high-pressure showers are a given here. With arguably the best location in Taupo we are just a couple of streets away from the busiest bars and restaurants and the shores of the stunning Great Lake Taupo — yet far enough away to get a good night’s sleep. Not to mention we are only minutes away from the bus stop and supermarkets and there is plenty of free off-street parking available.

We have a variety of different options from  single rooms  mixed dorm rooms  to en-suite private rooms, so we cater for every type of traveler.

Have a family reunion or need a central spot to catch up with all your mates once we are free from small gatherings, talk to us about booking the whole Hostel just for yourselves!!

Not quite what you are looking for check out out brother Hostel Tiki Lodge.

So, why stay with us?

Taupo Urban Retreat garden

Our story

Striving to be the best hostel in Taupo and ensuring guests have an outstanding experience in the heart of the CBD.

Lake Taupo and mountains

What to do

Jump out of a plane or take walks into the sunset — make sure you make the most of your stay in the original adventure playground.

Taupo Urban Retreat room

Where you’ll stay

Enjoy a warm and comfortable stay where you can rest your head after a busy day of exploring.

Taupo Urban Retreat bar

Our place

Sit back and enjoy a refreshing drink at our in-house bar — cheapest bar in town we reckon — or chill out with friends playing pool or watching a movie.