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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saved more money than we spent on accommodation here for one day in Rotorua by taking up the backpackers discounts from spa lodge. The room was clean and secure and the atmosphere was friendly. The spa was also cute. Definitely go to Tamaki Village with the spa lodge discount, it was spectacular.

Thank Andrea L
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have a natural spa pool. I dont even feel I have to say anything else. Staff were incredible, plus the other guests were friendly and open. They offer a TV room, internet room and two kitchenettes. The rooms themselves are clean and spacious, well taken care of, including the bathrooms. Endless hot water too! It was in a really... More 

Thank Strawfags
Berlin, Germany
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26 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This was a charming hostel with a spa pool. Friendly staff and clean, shower took an age to warm up but other than that it was lovely. Staff were totally helpful and well informed and took the effort to help organize and keep clean

Thank T7912KQalex
Brussels, Belgium
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

So much hot water! In the spa, a real spring where the water is changed daily, in the showers, ... lots of space to meet people, near the center of the city, a walk away of the park and waterside where you can see the mud and suffer pools/fumes... I enjoyed my stay!

Thank gee183
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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70 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

So I booked a twin room for me and a mate for a stay here for two days. I didn't expect much and thought it would be like one of those backpackers in Auckland. Apparently, I ended up having an amazing stay. The rates are cheaper than any other place, it was quiet probably due to the less people in... More 

Thank Nischal G
Airlie Beach, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Loved the quaint, clean room, the thermal hot spring-spa, and the staff who are super friendly. Not to mention that if you leave something behind, they will contact you - so appreciative that they're sending me my necklace that i forgot. Thanks Mario!!! You're a champ 😀

Thank pukka76
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Spa lodge is wonderful, staff are great very welcoming and helpful. Hostel is clean and comfortable with all the facilities you need, 2 kitchens, tv lounge, nice outside area, a lovely natural hot spa, laundry and clean bathrooms. Thank you spa lodge for a wonderful stay

Thank archnicky
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2,435 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 446 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

This place was really relaxed. We stayed there only for a night, on the way from Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland to Matamata, Hobbiton. Basic amenities, kitchen to prepare food and hot showers. Cute garden, lot of green plants around and a mini spa - which we haven't used. The town itself has a lakeview to offer and a local cinema if... More 

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Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Such a great backpackers to spend the Xmas and New Year period. I arrived and spent a month at this hostel during which time I found the hostel very clean, great facilities and the staff were very helpful. It's not a party hostel but very homely and a place just big enough that you can get to know other people... More 

1 Thank Babs L
Torquay, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Excelent use of spa hot tub, cool feature. Great staff and loads of info and help. Rooms were good and well apointed, but the twins were a touch warm in the heat. Good kitchen spaces and nice terrace garden and lounge

Thank kathrynwillcocks

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Additional Information about Spa Lodge Backpackers

Address: 1221 Amohau Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $50 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Try making a booking earlier for cheaper rates plus if you're visiting in the not so busy season, this place is a treat.”
 of 5 bubbles NischalG_13, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Double with a shower is the go”
 of 5 bubbles MortimerEG, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Room 21 in a nice four bed shared dorm, 2 of the beds are actually double beds so might be worth asking for one of these (though probably allocated on first come first served)”
 of 5 bubbles Franksy76, 26 Jan 2015 | Read review
“If you want a little privacy, the single/double rooms are really good prices!”
 of 5 bubbles 138stefanieb, 23 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Probably pick one away from the courtyard and spa.”
 of 5 bubbles Rosemary328, 14 Oct 2013 | Read review
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