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YHA Taupo for Groups


YHA Taupo offers a friendly, comfortable environment for groups visiting Taupo. We are a mid-sized hostel and can cater for many types of groups including hobby clubs, family reunions, national and international sports teams, school groups and many more!

YHA Taupo facilities include YHA staples such as a range of 5-bed shared and private rooms with ensuites, a communal kitchen (equipped with a gas hob stove) open plan lounge and dining area. We also offer a large garden with bean bags, BBQ and picnic area. And we have some extra special add-ons such bike hire, free WiFi and complementary tea and coffee. YHA Taupo is the ideal size to book the whole hostel.

Contact our Group Coordinators

Contact YHA Taupo direct: email [email protected], or ring 07 3789292.
To book group stays across multiple hostel locations please talk to our National Groups Coordinators: [email protected] | 0800 278 299

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Hostel Details & Location

Group Coordinator: Finlay Smith

Check in: 12:00 pm Check out: 10:00 am

Contact: +64 7 378 9292 Email this hostel

Reception: Reception: 8:00am – 8:00pm

Location: 20 Taniwha Street,


Near Lake Taupo


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How to get here

We’re on the corner of Taniwha St and Spa Rd, opposite the big red Warehouse building. On-site parking is available.


InterCity buses stop outside the i-SITE on Tongaririo St, 800m from the hostel. Walk down Horomatangi St, turn left onto Ruapehu St, right on Tamamutu St and left on Taniwha St; we’re at the end of this street.


There is no shuttle or bus service from the airport; taxis are available for the 7km journey.

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Great for groups:

  • Exclusive use options
  • Free WiFi
  • Bed linen included

Shared facilities:

  • Free WiFi
  • Communal lounge
  • Communal dining area
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Food storage area
  • Recycling stations
  • Outdoor area
  • BBQ
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free onsite parking
  • 24 hour guest access

Entertainment and activities:

  • Book exchange
  • Communal TV
  • Free movies
  • Netflix


  • After-hours check in on request
  • Luggage storage options
  • Travel & activity bookings
  • HI bookings
  • Hair dryers
  • Towel hire
  • Bicycle hire
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hostel capacity

YHA Taupo can cater for up to 60 people over a range of room types. Most rooms have ensuites.

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