We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
2017-08-27 2017-08-28
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Backyard Inn

    60 Tarewa Road, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    2017-08-27 2017-08-28
    US$42
    US$32
    Great Deal
    US$41
    US$42
    Traveller (16)
    Room & Suite (12)
    Dining (4)
    YHA Rotorua
    387 reviews
    #5 of 58 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
     
    Crash Palace
    375 reviews
    #3 of 58 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
     
    Rotorua Top 10 Holiday Park
    523 reviews
    #1 of 58 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
     
    Spa Lodge
    72 reviews
    #9 of 58 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
     
    Overview
    • Excellent14%
    • Very good31%
    • Average19%
    • Poor16%
    • Terrible20%
    Travellers talk about
    Public Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Air Conditioning
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from The Backyard Inn
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    YHA Rotorua
    387 reviews
    #5 of 58 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
     
    Crash Palace
    375 reviews
    #3 of 58 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
     
    Rotorua Top 10 Holiday Park
    523 reviews
    #1 of 58 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
     
    Spa Lodge
    72 reviews
    #9 of 58 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
     
    Rooms
    Aug 27Aug 28
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from US$32.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Rotorua hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "ed7d78332c6647c2b228231b6c26ee37", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":4885894,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":27,"month":8,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":28,"month":8,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"ed7d78332c6647c2b228231b6c26ee37","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":42,"lowestMetaPrice":32,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":42,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":42,"lowestMetaPrice":32,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":42,"hotelName":"The Backyard Inn","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImVkN2Q3ODMzMmM2NjQ3YzJiMjI4MjMxYjZjMjZlZTM3IiwiQUlLIjoiMjRmMjAzM2QxNmQxNDBjMWE2NDBmMDEyMTIwZGJjMzQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "27/08/2017", "checkOut": "28/08/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$32", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (212)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    There are newer reviews for The Backyard Inn
    See the most recent reviews

    71 - 75 of 183 reviews

    Reviewed 24 November 2015

    This property offers a variety of accommodations from tent camping to motel rooms. We reserved a motel room and were surprised how little was supplied. For example guests are expected to bring their own towels, shampoo and toilet articles. There was no air conditioning, TV,...More

    Thank capeman2014
    Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

    I'm being generous in rating this at three stars. The facilities are decent, especially the kitchen which has plenty of room for many people to cook. There is also a little cafe and bar on property (although they ask you not to bring your own...More

    Thank kdhellner
    Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

    We booked a double room for ourselves and our friend had a dorm room. Place was pretty quiet at the time of our stay which we enjoyed. Although the inn is slightly out from the cbd it's nothing a five minute jaunt across the fields...More

    Thank AaronElvis3
    Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

    We booked here as everywhere else was full for the day we wanted to travel. The Backyard Inn just enough rooms available for us. We got 2x triple rooms The good: Only cost $90 per night for a triple room. As we booked 2x of...More

    Thank jeremy k
    Reviewed 14 November 2015

    We wanted budget accommodation, so booked into a backpackers which I regularly do... this was a very small room.... not a problem in itself, but the linen was so old that it was threadbare in places and the duvet inner was more suited for a...More

    Thank Kaisiedaisie61
    YHA Rotorua
    387 reviews
    #5 of 58 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
     
    Crash Palace
    375 reviews
    #3 of 58 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
     
    Rotorua Top 10 Holiday Park
    523 reviews
    #1 of 58 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
     
    Spa Lodge
    72 reviews
    #9 of 58 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$36 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 93
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld, Booking.com, Orbitz, Expedia, Hotels.com, Cancelon, Travelocity, Priceline, TripOnline SA, Agoda and Hotwire so you can book your The Backyard Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Bay of Plenty Region >
    • Rotorua District >
    • Rotorua
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (16)
    Room & Suite (12)
    Dining (4)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (49)
    Bathroom (2)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Nearby
    Lake Rotorua Hotel
    248 reviews
    .79 km away
     
    Red Rock Thermal Motel
    283 reviews
    .65 km away
     
    Kuirau Park Motor Lodge
    87 reviews
    .69 km away
     
    Kowhai and Colonial Motel
    33 reviews
    .69 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Sabroso
    556 reviews
    .91 km away
    Pizzeria Imperfetto
    245 reviews
    .91 km away
    Abracadabra Cafe Bar
    438 reviews
    .83 km away
    The Factory Smokehouse & Grill
    67 reviews
    .85 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Kuirau Park
    778 reviews
    .64 km away
    Eat Street
    554 reviews
    .95 km away
    St. Faith's Anglican Church
    210 reviews
    .95 km away
    Ohinemutu
    155 reviews
    .96 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Celia L
    3 October 2016|
    Answer
    Response from Oliver G | Reviewed this property |
    It seems pretty good we had a clean ish room
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "I haven't seen the lodges, those might be nicer"
    Read review
    "The chalet is definitely the way to go ours was quiet, early morn and late night swim"
    Read review
    "-Probably best to stay somewhere else!"
    Read review
    "Don't pick one"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing