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Tiki Lodge


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. We offer free unlimited WiFi and free breakfast served from 8am to 10:30am everyday.

With one of the best locations in the city, in a clean and safe place, you will definitely enjoy your stay at Tiki Lodge. Its prime location near the heart of town ensures excellent views and easy access to the town centre. Plus we’re a 2 minute walk to the shores of famous Lake Taupo. Cook up a treat in our large well-equipped kitchen boasting 3 ovens and including free oil, spices, tea and coffee. Make new friends in our spacious chilled lounge and relax in our cozy TV room with large array of DVD’s. We also offer free onsite undercover parking, high-pressure showers, storage lockers and comfortable beds. With our friendly vibe, relaxed feel and awesome staff, your stay with us will be a memorable one.

Facilities & features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Breakfast
  • Children Welcome
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Luggage Storage
  • Safety Deposit Box at Reception
Proximity to airport:
7 minutes drive
Proximity to town:
2 minutes walk (300m)
Number of rooms:
Maximum capacity:
72 pax

Opening times

Business hours
Reception hours 8am - 8.30pm, 7 days. (outside these hours by prior arrangement - no check ins after 10.30pm).
Months of operation
All Year


High Season (December 1 - May 1)
$25 - $100 (Adult)
Low Season (May 1 - December 1)
$23 - $80 (Adult)

Must contact us via phone if wanting late check in after 8:30pm otherwise entry cannot be guaranteed. No stag/hen groups permitted.

+64 21 2468 115
Physical address:
Tiki Lodge
104 Tuwharetoa Street
Taupō Town
New Zealand

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