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Four Canoes Hostel and Bar

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273 Fenton Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Ranked #35 of 96 Hotels in Rotorua
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very affordable, super clean rooms, large kitchen WITH DISHES and free unlimited wifi! The advantage of staying at the Four Canoes is the helpfulness of the staff. After a brief 10 minute conversation we had a detailed 2 day itinerary of what to see and do in Rotorua, complete with massive discounts!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly helpful staff but... rooms are not entirely clean, kitchen facilities were appealing (no soap, no towels for drying, broken cookware, overflowing fridges), and the place lacked atmosphere (no activities and bar closed). Disappointing stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in Rotorua for two nights, and after a week of hostel jumping the staff at Four Canoes were so welcoming and lovely, going above and beyond to help us book and plan excursions. Happy to spend the time to help out, whatever the query. Wish I'd brought a bikini and could have enjoyed the thermal pools!

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Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely catch to Management about the history of Chainsaw Sculpture at the entrance/ Front doors of Four Canoes. how long it had been there for app -1997 and still looks like the day it was Carved.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading so many positive reviews we decided to head to Four Canoes to stay the night. I rang them up and got a very kind young man on the line who I later met at reception. This young Indian gentleman was more than welcoming and the only good thing we experienced. Reception is fine and presume that the dorm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel definitely had very friendly and helpful staff. Having a bar onsite was handy when the weather wasn't the best. Comfortable beds and all very clean and tidy. Pretty convenient location as well - good value of course, I would recommend to friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A brilliant hostel. We made use of the movie room and watched a few DVD's on a rainy day. The facility's are good. The beds are super comfy and there is plenty of room in the dorms. The staff are all great. Definitely reccomend !

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Raglan, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We stayed here as a big touch group. There may have been about 5 touch teams consisting of 14 players max and coaches and managers. They gave us beautiful dinners every night, wonderful healthy kai for breakfast and an even awesomer packed lunch as we were away all day. It was also a great price for what needed. The pools... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Stay there on February just for one night, the staff was so good and helpful, all the facilities were tidy and clean, such a good place to stay if you are backpacker, just try to keep ready the pool at 8:00am.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Stayed there in January 2015 for three nights. we really appreciated all good advices we were given by Prayesh! The hostel was really clean and well located, the kitchen was very well equipped and we really enjoyed our stay. Billiard and darts available as well and the tv room. two things we missed was the laundry ( would be nice... More 

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