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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
    4.5 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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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars NEW

Very nice place! Good location, good price, good atmosphere, perfect place to stay in Rotorua. The room, the kitchen and the bathroom were perfectly clean and Dave, the owner, is very friendly and efficient!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Blarneys is a fabulous little hostel with great comfortable rooms and facilities. Dave who runs it is full of advice and knows all the best spots and is super helpful, we were only in our room for 5mins before knowing we wanted to spend an extra night. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking to stay in the area!

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easily one of the best hostels I've stayed in. The location, price and facilities (free WiFi, comfy rooms and well stocked out kitchen) make it a great hostel for anybody's requirements. The owner, Dave, was a great host, offering great, and in our case trip altering, advice and even better stories to keep us entertained as we chilled out on... More 

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Gisborne, New Zealand
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

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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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 via mobile

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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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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