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YHA Rotorua

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 25 March 2015

We stayed in a double room with private bath. It had a TV and coffee/tea and fridge. The front desk is very helpful with planning activities. It was easy to do our laundry. It is located across the street from the city park that has hot springs and mud pots gurgling up from the ground, a must-see in Rotorua. Good...

Thank lorivb
Reviewed 24 March 2015

Great showers! As a group staying at the YHA we felt that the matresses could've been thicker for a better nights sleep as we had an action packed schedule. The door handles were a little lose and were hard to get into, needed resetting to work properly. Great location, close to everything and a great place to meet other travellers.Service...

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

Good value budget room (quite sparse though even for a hostel, no shelves even). Would have benefited from a fan as room was warm. We had to have the window open which made it noisy as we were next to the laundry. This led to disturbed sleep and was a bit of an annoyance. Good central location with lots of...

Thank richardwkirk
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 March 2015

This hostel is clean and near a park with geothermal activity (e.g. boiling mud) that can be viewed for free. The hostel is self-catering (like almost all NZ YHA) and close to the bus station and the downtown shopping area. The dorm rooms are nice and the staff helpful

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Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 4 March 2015

In a quiet tucked away area of Rotorua this hostel simply shines out. Well run by Hayley and her fellow staff colleagues. Spacious kitchen and dining area..what ALL youth hostels should aspire to. Came here two years ago..it's as good as it was previously. Well done! Go visit the walks and see the sulphur hot steam rising (behind the Moari...

Thank travelscout123
Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

This was so refreshing after staying in the manky base hostel down the road. For about the same price the quality was far more superior. Cleanliness was superb and showers worked well and there seemed to be enough for everyone. Staff were friendly and helpful and the shared facilities were excellent. People generally respect property in hostels if they feel...

Thank Pete L
Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

I am really like the atmosphere in the YHA Rotoru, the staff was helpful and people stay in are friendly. The first day, while I arrived, I am getting lost but after getting help from front desk staff, I got used to things around, really appreciated. The Maori cultural tour was also recommended by other people stay in together, it...

Thank Yingfanzhang
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2015

Pros: - good location - good size communal kitchen - laundry facilities - nice staff - relaxed atmosphere - people of all ages make it an interesting mx of people - clean shower/toilets We would stay here again.

Thank Lawrence D
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

i have travelled a fair bit in NZ and Abroad. This hostel was fair priced and clean and had great facilities. The activities aroubd were fun and easily accessible. BUT the thing that set it above most other places was the friendly, informative and helpful front desk staff. 5 stars guys! U earnt it.

Thank Uncle4max
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 February 2015

We stayed for 2 nights in a private room with a bathroom. It’s a hard to write this, as the hostel itself was good value for money - clean, the rooms were a fine size, the noise level in the hostel itself was low and the wifi worked most of the time. It’s also in a great location, 10 minute...

Thank Caroline N

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to YHA Rotorua, a purpose built backpacker hostel in the central city for your complete Rotorua experience. Rotorua’s finest lodge, YHA Rotorua offers budget backpacker accommodation right beside Kuirau Park, Rotorua’s free geothermal attraction, and only two minutes walk from shops, cafes, restaurants and beautiful Lake Rotorua. There is a wide range of backpacker accommodation to choose from: 4 bed share rooms, 6 bed bunk rooms, triple room, standard double rooms, twin/double ensuite rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Rotorua

Address: 1278 Haupapa Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand (Formerly YHA Treks Backpackers)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $44 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — YHA Rotorua 5*
Number of rooms: 186
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Also Known As:
Yha Treks Backpackers Rotorua
Yha Treks Backpackers Hotel Rotorua
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“get a room nearer the park.”
elsner2016, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The original builiding around the reception more comfortable than the new one on the Kuirau Park side. Better internet signal as well.”
Cyrllle, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Easy, comfy and flexible”
timtT6478JH, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were near the kitchen and you could hear the kitchen fan turn on all night.”
ash289, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“very quiet area at night”
fitmom1010, 14 May 2016 | Read review
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