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Rotorua Central Backpackers

1076 Pukuatua St, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for five nights and really enjoyed our stay - we spent more time in the rooms than anticipated, as the weather was terrible (non-stop rain for two days), and I'm glad we were in this hostel for that time - we were in a big, comfortable double bed, just across from the bathroom, with nice big windows... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

初めてのBackpackersでの宿泊でした。 Wi-Fiは100MBまでタダなので、すぐ切れます… 受付の方が気さくな方で、話やすかったです^^ 部屋は埃もなく、とても綺麗でした。 夜はうるさくもなく、ぐっすり眠れました。 ポリネシアンスパとタマキマオリビレッジに行く予定だったので、 とても近くて便利でした^^ こちらのBackpackerにして良かったです。 I stayed at backpacker for the first time. Two receptionists were kind and openhearted. The room wasn't dust, so it was comfortable:) I could good sleep at the night. This backpacker was near to "Polynesian Spa" and "Tamaki Maori Village". I was planning to go to the two places, so it was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Loved the place from the moment I walked in, was greeted well, the bedrooms were roomy, beds were single with no bunks, nice change with a great mattress. Staff is very friendly, the spa is beautiful & clean! Kitchen & utensils intact. Perfect

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Had no sleep as 2 men tried to get in the window at 4am ! I was scared. They need someone on night shift as people were playing guitar, singing all the way till 6 am . We know its a backpackers but we did not feel safe . Noisy and would never stay again, however staff were friendly on... More

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RotoruaCentral, Owner at Rotorua Central Backpackers, responded to this review

The behaviour of the group that caused this disruption was totally unacceptable. Our night manager spoke to them several times throughout the night, but they obviously just moved to a different part of the hostel. Our night managers are instructed to call me if they cannot sort out ANY problem - this obviously did not happen, and I can only... More

Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Great place! Nice vibe, comfortable and practical. Great staff, always willing to help with everything and give the best tips =3 Close to everything and one of the best hostels I have ever stayed in.The single beds (no bunks) were pretty nice too.

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Glad you enjoyed your stay :) Next week all the beds will be updated to single SleepyHead executive mattresses, with matching divan bases, so should be even better. More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Really nice hostel, good location close to bus drop off, supemaket, and centre of town. Staff were friendly and helpful. Good size dorm rooms, very comfortable bed (no bunks!), liked the little bedside cabinet by each bed too, makes a nice change to have somewhere to put your stuff. Bathrooms and kitchen were all very clean consistently, kitchen was large... More

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Bern, Schweiz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

laidback staff, useful but not too many informations at check-in. no stupid rules. nice house with funny corridors. clean. peaceful atmosphere. everyone tries to save ressources. maybe better for a bit older backers. thank you guys!

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I stayed here for one night in a double room which had a really comfy big bed and shared bathroom. The whole place was really clean and the kitchen facilities were excellent with all utensils, pots, pans, cups, plates etc provided and again the kitchen was spotlessly clean. The staff were really helpful and friendly. The hot tub is a... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Hostel is pretty central, prices are good and it's clean. Staff are friendly. Rooms are a little outdated and the bed wasn't that comfortable. WiFi needs a re-think as paying per 100mb isn't a great offer

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

At arrival everything seemed nice. Hostel is clean and good location. As our second day, still jet lagged and tired, all we needed was a bit of sleep. We understand people like to socialize and chat but that night, 3 or 4 guys were over the limits. They remained outside the hostel building from 10 pm until around 2 am.... More

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Also Known As:
Rotorua Central Backpackers Hotel
Rotorua Central Backpackers Hotel Rotorua
Address: 1076 Pukuatua St, Rotorua, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 52 Specialty lodging in Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
1930's character building situated close to the CBD of Rotorua. We offer a range of room configurations. No ensuite facilities, cheap wifi, large shared kithen, spa pool, thermal central heating in all rooms, choice of shower or bath, bed linen included. A great place to take a break! ... more   less 
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