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Crash Palace

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1271 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely place in Rotorua; the guy who checked us in was super friendly and gave us great advice and helped us out a lot with our trip. They've got theme nights and a few chilled out common areas throughout the ground floor as well as a cosy outdoor area. Shared dorms are what you would expect and mostly clean apart... More 

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Thank Harini K
crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

Thanks for the review safe travels to you. More 

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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice sized hostel with good facilities such as a spa pool, good lockers etc. The rooms got very hot but that's the norm with 8 people per room. The kitchen is also a little small. The social areas are really good with lots of outdoor seating, a good to lounge and selection of DVDs. Reliable wifi is also provided.... More 

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Thank Bria G
crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to stay with us have a great trip through NZ safe travels More 

Helsinki, Finland
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69 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good place to stay in Rotorua! Guy working at the reception (I m sorry for forgetting the name) was great: very welcomimg, friendly and helpful for giving out tips! Dorms were OK. Lockers available. It can get quite hot at night if you happen to have a difficult person in your room who wants to keep all windows closed...... More 

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Thank sbch1
crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

Heya thanks for taking the time to leave a review sorry about the difficult one we all come across them on our travels. if a toilet in the building needs attending please tell us and we can sort it. We can't roster more staff to clean toilets. hope you have a great trip safe travels More 

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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Crash Palace is a fantastic hostel. They have movie nights, poker nights, free BBQs some once in a while and so much more. They offer free beans & rice to anyone staying with them, they have laundry service and a great outdoor hang out area. A couple staff members could be a bit friendlier but overall, a great place.

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Thank Alanna R
crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

thanks for the review glad you liked the space travel safe ! More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

This backpackers is the best one I've stayed in in nz! Free tea, pasta and rice! Hot tub/spa on site and excellent booking facilities through Chris the manager. Chris and the blonde guy receptionist were so helpful and friendly, couldn't fault this backpackers except from the plugs in the walla in the 10dorm room were very hard to use. Some... More 

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1 Thank Travelaholic2014
crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

thanks for the review we are back from the school holidays and ready to tackle the little things like the plugs and stuff thanks for letting us know have a great trip safe travels to you. More 

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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

A friend and I stayed here for 3 nights, felt right at home when we came in. Free wifi for those staying for more than 1 night!! Central location. I-site just around the corner which is where some of the tours pick you up from, also some of the tours pick you up from just outside the hostel! Its 1... More 

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1 Thank Danni C
crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

Thanks fro coming to stay you guys make the place we just provide the space travel safe ! More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

This is a really nice hostel, especially if you like to avoid the party hostels. It is very clean and has nice seating areas to chill out. Good location close to the town centre and geothermal pools. There are also two very cute dogs and a cat. Free stuff: wifi, tea and coffee, pasta and rice, oil, herbs and spices.

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1 Thank Troyhel
crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

thanks for coming to stay hope you have a great Christmas n New Year safe travels More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

Really did not know what to expect with this hostel. I've stayed in a lot of bases...nomads ect... This hostel is fantastic! So laid back, so friendly! The beds are comfy, bathrooms and kitchens lovely and clean! Oh and they give you free pasta and noodles at reception if requested and free wifi!!!! After being in Aus for nearly a... More 

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2 Thank Dani B
crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

nothing beats happy guests !! have a great trip we wish you all the happiness on your travels ! More 

Cork
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73 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here with my girlfriend for 4 nights in a double room! The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. The hostel was really cool with lots of good art. The staff were helpful and friendly! I would def recommended crash palace.

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2 Thank fugi08
crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

you guys make the place we just provide the space !! we are now the blue building on the corner please bare with us as we revamp outside for the coming summer :) More 

Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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107 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights, very comfortable, big common area inside with a Tv and lots of movies and books or outside as well. They offered free BBQ the night we arrived, they also give you free pasta or rice, oil and spices to cook. Wifi is free and worked perfectly, rooms and bathrooms are clean and... More 

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2 Thank Florencia L
crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

thanks we try to make it as affordable as possible with low prices and high value for guests we think we do a good job thanks for taking the time to leave a review safe travels More 

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