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Spa Lodge Backpackers

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So I booked a twin room for me and a mate for a stay here for two days. I didn't expect much and thought it would be like one of those backpackers in Auckland. Apparently, I ended up having an amazing stay. The rates are cheaper than any other place, it was quiet probably due to the less people in... More 

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Airlie Beach, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Loved the quaint, clean room, the thermal hot spring-spa, and the staff who are super friendly. Not to mention that if you leave something behind, they will contact you - so appreciative that they're sending me my necklace that i forgot. Thanks Mario!!! You're a champ 😀

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england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Spa lodge is wonderful, staff are great very welcoming and helpful. Hostel is clean and comfortable with all the facilities you need, 2 kitchens, tv lounge, nice outside area, a lovely natural hot spa, laundry and clean bathrooms. Thank you spa lodge for a wonderful stay

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Thank archnicky
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

This place was really relaxed. We stayed there only for a night, on the way from Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland to Matamata, Hobbiton. Basic amenities, kitchen to prepare food and hot showers. Cute garden, lot of green plants around and a mini spa - which we haven't used. The town itself has a lakeview to offer and a local cinema if... More 

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Thank 251larsn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

Such a great backpackers to spend the Xmas and New Year period. I arrived and spent a month at this hostel during which time I found the hostel very clean, great facilities and the staff were very helpful. It's not a party hostel but very homely and a place just big enough that you can get to know other people... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Excelent use of spa hot tub, cool feature. Great staff and loads of info and help. Rooms were good and well apointed, but the twins were a touch warm in the heat. Good kitchen spaces and nice terrace garden and lounge

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Due to reviews we booked one night in a double room. The room looked quite pretty yet super small. Compfy bed and very clean. However no way to cool it down, air got stuffy and the bedroom was a sauna when we came home at night despite us having the window open. The rest of the place is a bit... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

This is my kind of room and it wouldn't be everyone's. Prison cell sized, with older-style furnishings. I love it. I met so many people here I will meet up with later around NZ, including staff. I love that Akira has been there for 10 years - I think that really says something about the hostel. I love the cat,... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Spent two nights in a budget double room. Room was basic with really old decor and very small but it was very clean with a good bed (bit firm) and nice thick duvet and blanket. Can't complain for the price. The overall place was really cool, very old building but had a lot of character which gives it the 'shabby... More 

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Thank HandMTravelling
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Super chill place. There's original art on every wall, plenty of comfy places to hang out and meet people, the location is great, and the prices are very reasonable. The kitchens are small and can be a bit crowded, but since there's two it isn't much of a problem. The staff were friendly and very accommodating. I ended up staying... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Spa Lodge Backpackers

Address: 1221 Amohau Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $33 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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