Rainbow Lodge Backpackers is located in Taupo and features free WiFi and tour desk. The property is close to several noted attractions, around 350 feet from Taupo Bungy and around an 8-minute walk from Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley. Guests can make use of barbecue facilities.

In the wellness area you will find a sauna. Cycling is among the activities that guests can enjoy near the hostel.

Great Lake Convention Center is an 8-minute walk from Rainbow Lodge Backpackers. 15 mi from Orakei Korako - The Hidden Valley. The nearest airport is Taupo Airport, 5.3 mi from the accommodations. There is a bus stop with-in a 10-minute walk from away and the property offers a free shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Rainbow Lodge Backpackers has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 25, 2015

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Rainbow Lodge Backpackers

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Taupo Bungy
    0.1 miles
  • Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley
    0.4 miles
  • Lake Taupo Hole in One Challenge
    0.6 miles
  • Volcanic Activity Centre
    1.7 miles
  • Huka Prawn Park
    1.7 miles
  • Huka Jets
    4 miles
  • Huka Falls
    4.3 miles
  • Crazy Catz Adventure Park
    6.2 miles
  • Taupo Puzzle World
    6.7 miles
  • Ngaawapurua Rapids
    8.1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Lake House
    0.6 miles
  • Restaurant Jolly Good Fellows
    0.7 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Mulligans Bar
    0.6 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Pub N Grub
    0.6 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Great Lake Taupo
    0.6 miles
  • River Waikato
    0.6 miles
  • Mountain Mount Tauhara
    2.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Taupo Airport
    3.9 miles
  • Rotorua Regional Airport
    41.8 miles
How to get to Rainbow Lodge Backpackers from Taupo Airport
    Taxi
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Rainbow Lodge Backpackers
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Movie nights
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secure parking
Services
  • Shuttle service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Rainbow Lodge Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

1:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Check-out

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Rainbow Lodge Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please inform Rainbow Lodge Backpackers of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Rainbow Lodge Backpackers

  • Check-in at Rainbow Lodge Backpackers is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at Rainbow Lodge Backpackers may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Rainbow Lodge Backpackers by:

    • Taxi 20min

  • Rainbow Lodge Backpackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Sauna
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Movie nights

  • Rainbow Lodge Backpackers is 1,800 feet from the center of Taupo.