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    Cactus Jacks Backpackers

    1210 Haupapa Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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    2017-11-05Check In 2017-11-06Check Out
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Traveller (22)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Dining (1)
    • Excellent23%
    • Very good35%
    • Average17%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible17%
    29 Jun 2017
    “better than i expected”
    13 Feb 2017
    “Cacti among the smell of Sulfur”
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 103 reviews

    Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

    I think the people that stayed here didn't really look have the "backpacker" vibe, they were more like locals? I dont know. It was a little strange feeling but nonetheless the room price was one of the cheapest i have payed in a hostel in...More

    Thank WanderLady28
    Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

    Awful hostel. It's dingy, looks as if it's not cared for, and heaters on full blast making the air murky and suffocatingly hot. In the morning found vomit covering one of the toilets that smelled as if it had been there for hours. And then...More

    Thank janellef186
    Reviewed 6 May 2017

    We booked a double room for one night (thank god). When we entered the room it looked alright. A double bed, dresser and a heater. The window cannot be left open if you are not there (there is no lock, so people from outside would...More

    Thank ccgabriel
    Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

    We stayed at cactus jacks in mid march after bailing on camping due to terrible weather. At a first glance cactus jack was an adequate hostel. Basic yes but okay for the cheap rates they charge. This is however the only good thing we have...More

    Thank ebourne93
    Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

    Very basic hostel with TERRIBLE beds and mattresses in the dorm. Don't go there if you want a good night sleep because the mattresses are very bad (far too soft and mine had a hole in the middle so my back hurt all night). Furthermore...More

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    • Hotel Amenities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Price range
    • US$12 - US$61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Bay of Plenty Region >
    • Rotorua District >
    • Rotorua
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    Traveller (22)
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    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (14)
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    "don't stay here, period."
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    "Corner rooms have more space the rooms on the left are close to the night entrance if you are a light sleeper"
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    "Be a cleaner to reduce your living costs, but be good at it."
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    "Make sure to take the rooms away from the main road, to avoid late night foot traffic noise."
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