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Otorohanga, New Zealand
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60 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank satch58
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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... More 

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Thank justdaft
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... More 

New Zealand
1 review
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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Thank 949carolyn
1 review
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... More 

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Thank Anna C
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... More 

Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
1 review
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... More 

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Katikati, New Zealand
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Clean,comfy,good value for money,good kitchen facilities,pleasant staff.And we had an ensuite .Will go again and would not hesitate to recommend to friends. Only draw back was the stairs BUT they might have had a lift-didn't ask.

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Thank Dee706
Whanganui, New Zealand
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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Average room type, spacious and clean. Had issues with my baby though. Had done my bookings through booking.com which did not have provisions to select child. Ended up with a not so friendly host. Comment was that there is no mention of the baby - after much grumpiness from the host, we had no choice but to stick with the... More 

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Thank Nilesh W
Portreath, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

3 night stay in a double room with balcony. We were impressed with the room and is in a good location to the town etc. We wanted to stay an extra night in the end but the hotel was fully booked. The owners were more than helpful in finding us somewhere for that night as booking.com had nothing available and... More 

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Thank PCarter2015
Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 January 2016

I just want to start by saying that I don't usually write reviews on motels as I think in general that they can be unfair and misleading when written by those who just like to complain, BUT in this instance I think it is more than necessary to share my thoughts on the Silver Fern Lodge and it's hosts. We... More 

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Rang up to ask about the family room and the firmness of the bed as I have a bad back. He said I can't tell you about the bed as I am on my own. It was all too hard for him to answer. I asked is your place good for families? He said look I think you're after a... More 

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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 

Additional Information about Silver Fern Lodge

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: $64 - $136 (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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