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Spa Lodge Backpackers

1221 Amohau Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Good facilities and very clean! Location is good, just a few minutes walk to the shops and bars. The lake is only a short 10 minute walk away too. They have a free thermal spa and the place feels very social and friendly.

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Westport, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I was working for accomodation in the Spa Lodge and I loved every minute of it! The managers of the hostel take good care of it and you can feel that they care about their backpackers. Tea, coffee and spices were always refilled and the hot spa pool was of course incredible. For a hostel it had a high standard... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We were recommended Spa Lodge by some other backpackers but I am not really sure why.. There appear to be nicer hostels in Rotorua. The location is good, 15 minute walk from the i-site and thermal park. 5 minutes from Supermarket. The actual hostel is a bit grotty to be honest. The kitchens are small and felt extremely cramped. Our... More

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
33 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Close to the town and opposite supermarkets, very convenient. Our room was clean and tidy, not cluttered like some dorms. Kitchen always clean, as were bathrooms. Wide choice of DVDs. Very helpful staff. Lots of character, good atmosphere. Rooms a bit hot.

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Brisbane, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This backpackers is a little bit shabby now but it is clean, well run and comfortable with excellent heating on the cold wet October night we were there in a twin room. The rambling collection of rooms around the courtyard is full of character and has a pleasant garden setting. For a quiet stay in a smaller pleasant hostel, this... More

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Hobart, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This hostel is a little bit on the run down side but it does have a lot of character. The kitchen was reasonable, it was quiet and quite clean. I am only giving it an average score because I have been giving excellent and very good to hostels that are a lot nicer than this one and I feel that... More

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Milan, Italy
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

This hostel is in a good position, near the centre of Rotorua. The rooms are quite good and I really liked the decorations on the walls. There are two kitchens where you can write everything you want on the walls. I liked the natural hot tub, very relaxing after a day of travel. The man at the reception gave us... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

This was the only bed I could find for a reasonable price over easter weekend and it was great. I was in a 4 bed mixed dorm. Good welcome from reception. Room was spacious and tidy with 2 single beds and one bunks. Bathroom was just down the corridor and was clean. Shared kitchen was again clean. Didn't use the... More

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West Byfleet, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Whatever your age, you will be made to feel at home here. The rooms are very clean and the beds comfortable. The staff are fantastic, and very helpful. Its impressive to walk in to check in and be greeted by your first name. The location is on a main road, so easy to find and if you cant get one... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Very nice place that has a great outdoor common area where you can have a beer with people from all over the world! The owner was extremely helpful in finding out what we wanted to do in Rotorua and then helping us plan a walk for the day that fit everything in! There are four free parking spots out front,... More

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Address: 1221 Amohau Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Rotorua District > Rotorua
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Ranked #25 of 52 Specialty lodging in Rotorua
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