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Crash Palace

1271 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua 3210, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hostel, is hands down, the best I've stayed in. The owner Chris is an awesome guy, really friendly and was more than accommodating whenever me and my friends couldn't make up our minds if we were staying or going. It's like home from home and I could of happily stayed for longer. There's free tea, coffee, rice and pasta... More

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crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

massive! thanks so much for the wicked review loved that you enjoyed the hospitality we are honestly stoked that you guys came to stay. safe travels to you have a great time in NZ ! More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as a cheaper alternative to the hostel used by kiwi experience. It's a great place, offering free 24 hours wifi and pasta and rice. Excellent chill out/tv area with pool table and bar. Really helpful staff when booking over the phone and when we arrived. Wish we could have stayed longer.

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crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

thanks guys cheers for calling in to stay. thanks for recommending us as well. hope you guys loved the south island safe travels to you all. More

Waimauku, null, New Zealand
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing few nights, crash palace made me feel right at home, i was making new friends right away. The place has a great vibe, with the pool tournamnets and comfortable sitting area with plenty of space and help from chris!

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crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

thanks for the kind words stoked you had fun and met a few new people you guys make the place tho have to say had some cool travelers in the past month so chur ! have a great summer safe travels More

Queenstown, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Crash Palace is a great hostel. The owner Chris is super friendly and so helpful! The hostel has a great vibe, all the rooms are well decorated, particularly the lounge room and the pool table room! Its one of my favourite hostel in New Zealand!!! Chris is really involved with his hostel and organise free meal every friday, pub crawl... More

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crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

thanks for taking the time to leave a review. Appreciate the kind words, safe travels to you guys have a great trip. More

Rhyl, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of my favourite hostels I've stayed at, the atmosphere was great, really good location, nice rooms! One night while we were there was movie night, we got free hot chocolate and popcorn and watched films together and the next night we got free spag bol for dinner!! We stayed in a double room and it was great, really spacious... More

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Crashpalace, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

Like attracts like !! I have to say we are blessed to meet cool happy friendly from around the world each day. Thanks for taking the time to say such nice things about our little hostel even after 2 months you still took the time to leave a review and we appreciate it. I hope you had a great trip... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best hostels I have stayed at, Chris is the best and very helpful/accommodating! Only place we've been to with free wifi and actual comfy beds. They have tons of free activities to do in roturua. All around a positive experience!

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Crashpalace, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

We love what we do my friend and looking after our guests is our pleasure so it comes naturally. thanks for choosing to stay with us we appreciate it love the fact you had a great sleep as it is what you pay for. safe travels to you. More

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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Definitely one of my best ever hostel experiences. The hostel is clean, affordable and well-equipped, with two kitchens, an awesome social area, a movie watching den, pool table and free hot tub! Wifi is free as well, which is always a plus. The owner, Chris, is almost always around to answer questions, and never made me feel like a nuisance... More

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Crashpalace, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to say such nice things about the palace. we have to say though that our friendly guests help with the atmosphere and the friendly attitude of the staff. I guess we are lucky to meet such cool happy travelers like yourself mate so thanks for taking part in the activities and what goes on in... More

Beverly Hills, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Chris the owner is really what makes this hostel. His welcoming and unending hospitality really set the tone of our stay from the start. Pros: Room was cheap Hot tub was perfect after a day-night out Lots of local info and tips for day trips Kitchen was well equipped and there was free pasta, rice and fresh herbs grown in... More

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crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

Ozie ozie ozie !! thanks for taking the time to leave a review guy glad we were a nice break out of the van hope you found all the cool spots i pointed out !! safe travels to you More

Delta, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stayed in a private room for 3 nights. Comfortable bed and clean room. The kitchen was kept clean by everyone staying there, it was organized and easy to find everything you needed. The lounge was great after a long day of sightseeing. Free movies to watch, pool table and an easy space to meet other people. The location was... More

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crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

thank you for taking the time to leave a review we appreciate it. We always try to ensure our guests feel like part of the family rather than just a number. going the extra mile is what i expect from my staff and super pleased to hear that they did this for you. hope you find many more great places... More

Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The initial plan was for myself and my partner to stay at a hotel/ motel, however due to the lateness of our bookings- they were way too expensive so decided to stay here in a double private room. We were both pleasantly surprised. The place was clean and tidy, the staff friendly and helpful. The bed was extremely comfortable- we... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
crash1977, Owner at Crash Palace, responded to this review

Thank you guys i am super stoked we exceeded you expectations :) we would love to have you back anytime hope you had a great weekend and look forward to seeing you again in the future :) travel safe. More

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Address: 1271 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua 3210, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 22
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