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Rotorua Central Backpackers

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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“large kitchen”(8 reviews)
“tv room”(8 reviews)
“polynesian spa”(14 reviews)
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Rooms
Laundry Service
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time I have stayed here - this time with my in-laws. Its in a great location with a very friendly owner. Rooms are clean and quiet. Kitchen has great facilities and the hot tub is great to relax in at night.

Thank Lucy G
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

I stayed for three nights in a 4 person room. The room was spacious, no bunk beds! Free excellent WiFi and free parking. The communal areas were clean and the atmosphere really good. The personnel is really helpful in booking tours and giving advice. Spacious...More

Thank ruud912017
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Rotorua Central Backpackers is a very clean & well-run hostel conveniently located right in the centre of town.The kitchen is well equipped & the beds are comfortable.The owners are very friendly & have a wealth of knowledge regarding the local area. There is off street...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

My friend and I stayed in a private double room. The bed was super comfortable and we got a great night sleep for sure! Would like it if there were some reading lamps or some other lighting besides just the main light. Overall the hostel...More

Thank Amyation
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

The hostel was lovely. Great layout and lots of areas to meet people or chill out. There are comfy individual beds rather than bunk beds in the dorms which was a really nice change. It also made it easier to meet others staying in the...More

Thank Shelly J
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Free Parking
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Free Parking
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Hot Tub
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Price range
US$33 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$33 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Don't lock your keys in the room!"
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"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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