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    Rotorua Central Backpackers

    1076 Pukuatua St, Rotorua, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent61%
    • Very good30%
    • Average6%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “tv room” (8 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Laundry Service
    Public Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    Quest Rotorua Central
    717 reviews
    #1 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
    Arista of Rotorua
    886 reviews
    #4 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
    Novotel Rotorua Lakeside
    2,495 reviews
    #19 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
    Aura Accommodation
    207 reviews
    #3 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
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    21 - 25 of 151 reviews

    Reviewed 15 November 2016

    Neil and Catherine are lovely and super helpful (ask for discount coupons for some of the local attractions!). Chilled out, homey feel. Large kitchen, but might be nice to have a few more spots for people to sit together for meals. Room was clean, comfy...More

    Thank neha g
    Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

    The hostel is relatively close to attractions and amenities, but also quite quiet at night. Less than 5 mins walk to the iSite where the coaches stop at! The room was not so big with 6 people sharing a room but if everyone is neat...More

    Thank chellemrc
    Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

    We stayed here for a week as part of our travels around New Zealand. We arrived to find a hostel with good character and a friendly atmosphere. The beds were really comfortable and there we no bunks! The wi-fi was consistently good (I could steam...More

    Thank Adam H
    Reviewed 12 October 2016

    This hostel had the best kitchen of any hostel I've ever been in, was the cleanest, had the nicest and everything worked! All the kitchen appliances, heating, showers, toilets and water taps etc. I couldn't find a faulty one anywhere! When you top that off...More

    Thank JunebugTheFin
    Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

    We booked for 2 nights for our stay in Rotorua and the hostel was great. The guy at the check in desk was very knowledgeable and helpful, recommending something for us to fit in on our first evening when we arrived quite late and helping...More

    Thank Graham B
    Quest Rotorua Central
    717 reviews
    #1 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
    Arista of Rotorua
    886 reviews
    #4 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
    Novotel Rotorua Lakeside
    2,495 reviews
    #19 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
    Aura Accommodation
    207 reviews
    #3 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • US$30 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Bay of Plenty Region >
    • Rotorua District >
    • Rotorua
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    • Rotorua Central Backpackers Hotel Rotorua
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    Room & Suite (7)
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    .29 km away
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    .33 km away
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    Room Tips
    "Upstairs more secure when Windows open and some downstairs rooms next to busy corridor"
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    "close to town centre, lovely hosts!"
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    "I saw only one dorm room, and it was good. But as good as it is, it is not worth the sour treatment of the..."
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    "be aware of crazy kitchen rules"
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