Tiki Lodge Taupo

Taupo Escape

Tiki Lodge  is available for Direct Group bookings only.

Re-connect with family and friends together in one spot.

 Book the whole hostel or share with other groups for a Central North Island  escape.

Sleeps up to 74 people in 14 separate rooms from Double ensuite family rooms to an 8 bed dorm with shared bathroom facilities. Generous kitchen facilities , on site laundry. 

Ideal for  Family  groups, Wedding Parties , School, Sport, and Clubs , secure parking (lockup for bikes and sports equipment subject to availability, please ask)

Call us to help plan your next central north island get-away.

 We look forward to seeing you here in Taupo. 

Email if you have an inquiry or you can call Kerry between 9am and 5 pm on 021 2468115 


Welcome to 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 place for you! We have stunning views from the balcony and lounge, comfy beds and hot, high-pressure showers and plenty of free undercover off-street parking.

With a great location on the edge of Taupo's CBD, we are just a couple of blocks away from the busiest bars and restaurants  and the shores of the stunning  Great Lake Taupo — yet far enough away to get a good night’s sleep. Not to mention we are only minutes away from the bus stop and supermarkets 

We have a variety of different options from mixed dorm rooms to private en-suite rooms, so we cater for every type of traveler.

Not quite what you are looking for? Check out our brother hostel, Taupo Urban Retreat.

So, why stay with us?

Tiki Lodge entrance

Our story

Kerry and Cj have been providing affordable, friendly, cheap accommodation to backpackers in the Taupo CBD for 14 plus years, so they know a thing or two about looking after you on your travels.

Lake Taupo and mountains

What to do

Jump out of a plane, take a walk into the sunset or mountain bike one of the many amazing bike trails around the beautiful Great Lake Taupo — make sure you make the most of your stay in the original adventure playground.

Tiki Lodge room

Where you’ll stay

Enjoy a warm and comfortable stay where you can rest your head after a busy day of exploring.

Tiki Lodge lounge

Our place

Whether you wish to sit back and relax with your favorite tipple and enjoy the stunning views, chill out with friends you have just met or back home via our free wi-fi, or just watching a movie. Tiki Lodge Backpackers has a little something for everyone.

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