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Blarneys Rock Backpackers & Internet Cafe

1210 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Gisborne, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed there two nights and everything was perfect. Great location, clean and tidy rooms and helpful staff. It's not a big hostel so you won't meet many people but you really.get to know the one you meet. Do not doubt it.. you won't regret.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We accidently arrived here after Naked Bus decided to take us to the wrong part of NZ. We arrived at the hostel and the owner Dave greeted us with smiles and welcomed us after our long awful day. Location The hostel is situated around the corner from I-Site where the bus drops you. Supermarkets are situated a couple of blocks... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here on my travels, great little place, excellent service and central location. Not only did we feel right at home but handily could book experiences & tours from here, and excellent Irish Bar downstairs, with very tasty food.. Clean and safe, comfortable too, happy to recommend to all!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I've just been staying at the Blarney's Rock Backpackers in Rotorua. I'm Irish and I've been travelling for a bit so it was nice to stay somewhere I felt welcome and even if just for a short time, part of a little family. It's not the swankiest of hostels (but then what hostel is) but it is very clean and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Stayed in an 8 share mixed dorm, sufficiently comfortable bed, clean rooms. There is an absolutely lovely communal area with a dining table and couches surrounding at tv - it's just like being at home in your own lounge room! It is also small enough that everyone gets to know eachother and share stories. Reliable free wifi too which was... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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29 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I first stayed at Blarney's Rock after reading all the good reviews on TA and went back a couple more time since. I always been avoiding the big and noisy hostel and this one was just perfect for me; nice clean and quiet. Lots of free things; coffee, tea, milk, wifi, huge range of spices, ... The staff is really... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Followed trip advisor decided to pick this hostel, and really glad we did. Really good location in rotorua, free internet, good sized rooms and communal spaces, and kept reasonably quiet and comfortable. Great value, and all you could need from a hostel, would stay here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Location is good which is only a block away from the i-site. Staffs are friendly and helpful. They also suggest different activities to join weekly(of course you have to pay for it). It might be a little bit noisy at night as it is above a bar, but that's fine for me.

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Redding, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I stayed at this hostel for one week and I loved the location - walking distance to the lake, to Eat Street, to the Government Gardens, Thursday night Night Markets, to Kuirau Park, to Pak N Save. Bathrooms were clean and my room was satisfactory - bed was very comfy and bigger than expected (I was in a private room).... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I was on a night bus when I got off Rotorua and was warmly welcomed although it was late. Very clean, small and cozy hostel. Everything was kind of self-contained which made it really accessible. Location was great too as it was near the i-site and not far from shops, etc. The staff definitely made it an enjoyable stay!

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Address: 1210 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 40
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