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Crash Palace

Certificate of Excellence
1271 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place just makes you want to come back for more. Staff are friendly and helpful, its super clean and the vibe is amazing. So warm and welcoming that its hard to leave. Thanks for a fab time guys it was a pleasure!

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed for a week, it is clean and the staff is very friendly! They are not expensive and have a lot of free stuff! Great for backpackers. I really enjoyed my stay. I recommend this hostel to everyone!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hostel for one night with a large group of friends. During the check in the staff was very clear about the rules and it sounded a bit strict at first (no alcohol from outside the hostel should be consumed inside), but to be fair it sounded quite well organised to me, since the rules were clearly... More 

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crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

Finally someone who understands why we strip the beds !! l love you !! with that said glad you enjoyed your stay hope you have a great trip thanks for the review we appreciate the constructive feedback safe travels More 

Bath, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great value, and a good balance between chilling and socializing with other fun travelers and staff. Clean rooms, and showers, comfortable beds and a hot tub and free pool table plus wifi. This place was awesome!

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crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

thanks for the kind words hope you have a great trip safe travels More 

Munich, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It doesn't look great from the outside but it is a really cozy place with nice rooms and a nice common area. There is also an outside seating area. They provide free Wifi for 24 hours and free pasta and rice. The hostel is very conveniently located, everything is within walking distance.

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crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

thanks for taking time to leave a review we appreciate the kind words :) We are working on the outside area as we speak currently ready to paint which will tie everything in. $$ is always a factor being cheap often means we have to do the work ourselves :) Hope you have a great trip safe travels More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my three friends stayed here for one night and it was the most hospitable place I have stayed in in New Zealand! The staff are so friendly and accommodating and there is a good selection of dvds! There is also lots of free food and the kitchen is well stocked! I highly recomend this place to travelers passing... More 

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crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

thanks for the kind words we appreciate you coming to stay makes for a fun place. safe travels More 

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16 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bad: not a place where you'd be able to just crash - the loud DJ music from downstairs playing all night long and the loud creaking doors will definitely keep you up because it's aimed at the tweens that just want to party all night long. My room on the second floor had no AC or fan and I had... More 

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crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

I can see from previous reviews of places you have stayed you are not really enjoying your travels. you may want to try hotels or bed and breakfasts in future some people just don't gel with the backpacking lifestyle. sorry we have no air con We offer the lowest cost possible for our guests which the backpackers love so we... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night in a double room with shared bathroom. Pros - hostel was clean and had good facilities - staff were really friendly and helped us book our sky dive :-) - room was a good size - hostel is centrally located and walking distance to main sites/bars/restaurants/ shops etc Cons - no air con in the... More 

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crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review we appreciate it. We are the cheapest place to stay in NZ sorry installing aircon is not high on the priority list as it would blow the power bill through the roof. all our windows open which allows air flow through the rooms and we have Eco friendly thermal heating for... More 

Toronto, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is probably my favourite hostel that I've stayed in in NZ. Everything about it is just so well thought out. There were little shelves by each of the beds in the room I was staying in, it's the tiniest little thing but it meant that my glasses were within reach and I didn't have to worry about them being... More 

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crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

thanks for the kind words we are super stoked you liked the little touches to the hostel. hope you have a great trip and make many more cool friends. safe travels to you all the best. More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Crash Palace hostel is awesome, there is no doubt about it. The facilities are well presented, clean and spacious! The beds were comfy, pillows were awesome and the rooms were spacious and full of friendly travellers! We didn't use the kitchen while we were there, as we only stayed one night in a 10 bed dorm. I checked it out... More 

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crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

Thanks I love that you found it this way my wife has put a lot of thought in to the hostel and the design we don't have millions to compete but we do have our own style glad you liked it. we appreciate you coming to stay its how we feed our little family look forward to your return thanks... More 

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