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Reviewed 21 December 2014

We paid $150 4 2 small beds & 2 bunks for 5 lady's the room was very small & we could not move around lucky it was for only 1 night. We were illegally charged $30 for noise?! He gave a warning and lied to us saying he had complaints, we checked out the noise volume & asked the rooms...

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Bristol
Reviewed 13 December 2014 via mobile

I couldn't believe how cheap this place was. It was one of the cleanest hostels we have stayed in. The rooms were quite small but they were comfortable and we were told of the size before we booked. The room had a microwave, toaster, crockery and cutlery. We were given plenty of advice of where to eat and what to...

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1Thank Lionnose
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2014

We stayed one night in a studio which was good value compared to other motels. We were only really there to sleep so everything was fine, wifi worked well and we had off road parking too. For backpackers this is a great choice.

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Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 21 November 2014

A friend and I had come into Rotorua late and stayed at a doggie backpackers so hesitantly we only booked one night here in case it too was bad. As soon as we arrived the people at the front desk were extremely helpful and showed us to our room. As soon as we arrived we booked in for another 3...

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Guarulhos, SP
Reviewed 12 November 2014

Nice and clean hostel, well located in Rotorua. There's free wifi (1gb per guest), which is rare in New Zealand, and a good kitchen that also serves as common area. The only thing is that the dorm is a bit small, and it could use more power sockets (only 2 for 4 people). But if you just want to have...

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Reviewed 7 November 2014

Stayed for 2 nights, room was small. Apon inspecting more found curtains were full of mould and the showet pressure was horrible. Told lady and all she said was ill note it down. I had a 1.5year old with me and having mould in a room 2s discusting

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1Thank dernehl
Interlaken, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 November 2014 via mobile

We stayed two nights at this backpackers. The rooms are very small. The bathroom and kitchen were ok and very clean. After checking out we were waiting right outside for the bus. After 20min i went back to use the bathroom ones more. They didnt allow it :-( !

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1Thank Milena B
Reviewed 14 October 2014

We arrived here and were very happy with our room. The gentleman who welcomed us was extremely helpful and accommodating. Housekeeping was good and the hostel is in a perfect location! 5* Astray! very happy

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Reviewed 14 September 2014

Stayed here 2 nights with my gf in a room with bunk beds. Everything is clean, the receptionist was nice, it's quiet at night, and there was parking for my car. The price was cheap too. Would recommend!

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Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

Hygienic and well maintained, but the double shared facilities room was only 6m squared! Just enough room for the double bed and for the door to open. Walls are paper thin so bring earplugs. Bed is comfortable enough and location is very central. If you need a cheap place to stay for one or two nights this place would be...

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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rotorua Motel ASTRAY is a Quality budget accommodation at competitive prices in central Rotorua. We have off street parking, Freeview TV, Free WiFi. Common-room, kitchen & laundry. Close enough to walk to Rotorua's many restaurants, bars and cafes, but far enough away to enjoy a good night's sleep. Astray is an easy walk from thermal areas, hot pools, Rotorua's lake-front, i-site (information centre) and bus stop for intercity buses. Rotorua city buses and shuttles stop right outside the door. We know all the "must do" activities in Rotorua and we can book you in. Our motel accommodation in double studios, twin studios, and 1 & 2 bedroom studios. All with ensuite bathroom, Freeview TV and tea/coffee making facilities. We also offer a wide range of budget accommodation: 4-bed bunkrooms, 2-bed bunkroom, budget doubles and budget single. All budget rooms come with shared facilities. Rotorua Motel ASTRAY look forward to hosting you in Rotorua. ... more   less 

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Address: 1198 - 1204 Pukuatua Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Amenities:
Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Price Range: $59 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Astray Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Some distance from supermarket, stock up before going to hotel. Parking is short supply, ground level room easier for access”
 of 5 bubbles JJnzNz, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Private doubles on the second floor are the best rooms, private, quiet and big.”
 of 5 bubbles alasanonfn, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“No city view. Ask for room on ground floor but at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles bambooKK, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
“dark, too much beds in a small room”
 of 5 bubbles 239dagmarr, 31 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Twin with ensuite”
 of 5 bubbles 813PatC, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
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