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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Pukekohe, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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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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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Silver Fern for five days in a four person dorm room. For one, I wasn't happy with the bathrooms being a common resource down the hallway. A second thing that bothered me about this place is that nothing was included. There was almost nothing to do at the lodge, and even the WiFi cost money. They...

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Otorohanga, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 November 2016

The room my friend and I had did not have a bathroom, so we had to share the facilities with other guests. That would have been ok had the room been cheaper. Beds ok. Not much channel choice on tv. Mostly undercover parking. Hosts were a little offhand.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 October 2016

My Son and I were treading back from a Funeral in Auckland and needed somewhere with good amenities for the night and not having stayed here before we were a little anxious. The hosts were so welcoming and the room lovely and spacious. We paid for a room with its own toilet and shower and was great value. My Son...

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Silverfern lodg... T, Manager at Silver Fern Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Glad that you enjoyed your night and our lovely king size beds, most people comment on how comfortable they are. Sorry about the microwave issue but the kitchen was 3 doors down from you on the same level, with ovens and microwaves. We look forward to you staying with us...

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Reviewed 4 July 2016

Rooms were freezing. Once heater was on took awhile to warm. if you are wanting budget this is the place. No sky TV. Bed was comfortable though. Had a great lounge to hang out in. Staff not suited to hospitality.

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Reviewed 13 June 2016

3 of us arrived mid-late afternoon Queens birthday weekend Sunday only to find our room had 2 beds (king and single) in it and not 2 rooms as understood from booking on line. No rooms like one we wanted here. Room clean, tidy - but COLD. Hand soap container fell off wall, fixed quickly. Turned heater on medium and left...

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Silverfern lodg... T, Manager at Silver Fern Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for placing a feedback, we always appreciate feedback being negative or positive.so we can improve our service. You booked through Booking.Com, and it clearly states in the room description Standard Triple room 1 x Single Bed and 1 large double bed ( being a king). There is no mention of being two rooms on any of our room...

Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 June 2016

cold room, heater didn't heat room with 3 people in it. soap dispenser broke but was fixed quickly. We arrived mid afternoon and as it was a cold day turned the heater on to low, but it blew out cold air. put heater up to medium and left for rest of day however when we return about 11pm - the...

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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 

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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: $63 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Silver Fern Lodge 2*
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!”
 of 5 bubbles satch58, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“don't know - our room at no view”
 of 5 bubbles , 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“No lift, so may not be suitable for elderly folk or anyone unable to climb stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles TanyaN896, 24 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Ask for Room 204 to 210 which do not face the road.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnMarionH, 15 Aug 2014 | Read review
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