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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We loved our stay here. The owner is such a lovely guy and always there to help or for advice etc. There is a lovely atmosphere in the place and it's very well laid out. There is a big lounge with board games etc and a massive kitchen with everything you need. It's quiet at night. The shared toilets are... More 

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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Laid back, cheap, and clean. The staff was friendly and laid back enough to were you could cut loose at night and have some fun. The rooms were spacious enough and clean. Overall a great place to crash.

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Thank Ustonz
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

Recently took a group of 25 exchange students to Rotorua, and absolutely loved our time at Rotorua backpackers! Awesome atmosphere and friendly workers!! Offered heaps of discounts on activities and information on things to do. See you next semester! :)

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Thank Tina F
Metz, France
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Reviewed 9 May 2016

3* or 4*… Went for the 4 stars as the hostel is pretty decent, makes the job, but has great staff. Kerry the manager was really great with giving us good tips about things to do and see in Rotorua (the non commercial ones, more local-known, and still amazing!), you can as well have some small discounts on tours or... More 

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Thank 57JamieJB
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 March 2016

Nice place accommodation backpacker style. It is located in the mid of the city, close to restaurants, MacD, also PakN Save, shops, souvenir shops, I-Site, strategic location. Clean room, and decent kitchen, with shared bathrooms and toilets. Kerry, the manager was really helpful and friendly. Close to the main road, but quiet at night At affordable rate this accommodation is... More 

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Reviewed 27 January 2016

Stayed in a 4-bed bunkers, clean spacious rooms, even with a study table. Friendly staff, and a reasonable price. The cons are its relatively far from the entertainment centre (bars etc), but that can be a pro to some as it's quiet at night. It also has a shared shower/toilet per gender on the shared rooms so one might have... More 

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Thank Joe S
Germany
1 review
Reviewed 29 December 2015

A very nice hostel in the centre of the city. Clean and social. The staff is very friendly, helped me to find activities and discounts. Wifi is free, fast and reliable! The hostel has everything a backpacker needs, except lockers. Booking via PayPal is great!

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Thank tobi123278
Australia
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Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

I have stayed at Planet Backpacers on 2 occasions during my stay in NZ. I could highley recommended Planet backpackers when looking for some where to stay in Roturua. It is clean, central, Kerry the owner was more than happy to always offer advice and assistance every time. 10 out of 10.

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Thank Mrs B
Nantes, France
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Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Lovely place to stay. Really good staff, always helping people to keep travelling (informations, advices). The rooms are really clean and comfortable, the kitchen is really nice. This is easy to share and to meet people. I recommend this place. Karl

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Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

I was here for 2 weeks. Manager was very friendly and helpful. People living here were really nice and comfortable. Cheap and you get discounts if you stay longer. It was clean. I would recommend backpackers and friendly people to this lovely place.:)

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Central city with modern facilities and informative Travel Desk - ask us about the great discounts and tour deals. 4-6 Bed dorms, single and twin rooms subject to availability. Rooms from $23 pp with 100 Megabytes free internet, SKY TV. Shared; large modern kitchen, dining, bathroom and laundry facilities, close to supermarkets, shops, shopping mall, restaurants, bars, fast food outlets, etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rotorua Planet Backpackers

Address: 1080 Eruera Street | P.O. Box 2099, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $52 - $437 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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