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    Finlay Jack's Backpackers

    20 Taniwha Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good26%
    • Average9%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “the kitchen” (55 reviews)
    “tv room” (13 reviews)
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    Free Internet
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    1 - 5 of 193 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    2 min from a supermarket, close to town centre, free parking, great facilities, accommodating and friendly staff members and to top it off the hostel has a great big kitchen and the most comfortable bed I have slept in during my travels in NZ :)...More

    Thank Julia S
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Our visit to Taupo was ruined by heavy rain but the hostel itself was nice. Our room had an ensuite toilet and shower and the view from the room would have been fantastic on a clear day. It has a decent kitchen and common room...More

    Thank Whiterun
    Reviewed 31 May 2017

    I stayed 2 nights and would return for more. Finlay Jacks has a great location minutes walking from the water and an easy hike to the waterfall! Great staff, clean place, big kitchen and fun environment.

    Thank Jo N
    Response from Finlayjacks, Front Office Manager at Finlay Jack's BackpackersResponded 12 June 2017

    Cheers for the fab review, happy that you enjoyed Taupo and the beautiful Huka Falls :) Come back soon! Thanks, Finlay Jacks

    Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

    Staff is amazing because they actually enjoy their job and working with each other. Close walk to town but far enough you don't have to listen to the bars at 2 am if you chose to sleep instead of party. Closer to a store for...More

    Thank lani1324
    Response from Finlayjacks, Front Office Manager at Finlay Jack's BackpackersResponded 18 May 2017

    Thanks for the great review, we really appreciate it :) We absolutley love our jobs here so it's awesome that you like our hostel as much as we do! Enjoy the rest of your travels!

    Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

    I ended up staying at this hostel much longer than I expected because of all the good people and a great set up. Common areas are cleaned twice a day. Very convenient location. Hot showers with good pressure. Super comfy bean bags in the TV...More

    Thank Daniel P
    Response from Finlayjacks, Front Office Manager at Finlay Jack's BackpackersResponded 12 June 2017

    Thanks for taking the time to review our hostel, were glad you made such good friends and stayed longer than expected! Always a pleasure having you stay, hopefully see you soon! Finlay Jacks

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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$25 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    Room Tips
    "I would get upstairs or road facing for a breeze, I would imagine downstairs could be a bit warm"
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    "As always, try and get a bottom bunk and have fun ! :)"
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    "First floor rooms for an awesome view"
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    "Rooms with view, up top is good."
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