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Welcome to YHA Rotorua, a purpose built backpacker hostel in the central city for your complete Rotorua experience. YHA Rotorua offers budget backpacker accommodation right beside Kuirau Park, Rotorua’s free geothermal attraction, and only two minutes walk from shops, cafes, restaurants and beautiful Lake Rotorua. There is a wide range of backpacker accommodation to choose from: 4 bed share rooms, 6 bed bunk rooms, triple room, standard double rooms, twin/double ensuite rooms. Popular features: 2GB free WiFi per day, newly refurbished well-equipped kitchen, TV room, pool table, outdoor patio and BBQ area, communal laundry, free travel and activity booking service, breakfast packs for sale on site.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
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All reviews double ensuite room purpose built huge kitchen communal areas common room key card tv lounge free wifi geothermal park off street parking great facilities short walk would stay here again clean rooms location is great laundry facilities stayed for nights
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

High standards comparing to others YHA in NZ. Very safe and with very friendly staff. Bathroom often been cleaned, as much as I decided to extend my stay, I needed more peaceful time and that’s what they provided me. Thanks a lot for comfort bed...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Nina_Murphys
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have stayed here on two separate occasions as I travelled with stray bus. Excellent hostel! Spacious clean kitchen with nice outdoor space too for BBQ. Staff are friendly and helpful. Rooms and bathrooms were clean. Would recommend this hostel.More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank sarah1991905
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA RotoruaResponded yesterday

Tena koe Sarah, Thank you so much on leaving some great feed back and review on your stay with us here at YHA Rotorua. We're happy to hear that our communal areas, outdoor patio area, friendly and helpful YHA staff members and cleanliness went above...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Hostel is really good. My room was clean and not really big. To be fair, I was updated to a single room, which was great. The stuff of the Hostel is friendly and try to help as far as possible. No matter if you...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Magdalena P
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA RotoruaResponded 2 weeks ago

Tena koe Magdalena, Thank you for taking time out of your day to leave some great feed back on your most recent stay with us. We're happy to hear that our hostel cleanliness, free room upgrade, our lovely reception staff helping with your enquires and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot beat the location. Staff wonderful. Facilities clean and comfortable. I had a privater room with bath. A great value. I am an older traveler and one of the aspects i especially like was the range and diveesity of ages and nationalitiesMore

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank cgeorge4310
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA RotoruaResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello CGeorge, Thank you for taking time out of your day to leave some awesome feedback and review on you stay with us. It's great to see that our wonderful YHA staff, location, cleanliness of the communal facilities, value and overall hostel atmosphere exceeded your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to stay for the young people. It is central,clean though the bedrooms and bathrooms are a little small. The communal kitchen is well equipped and one can keep individual food labelled in the large fridges.More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Jyotsna684
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA RotoruaResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora, It's great to see our communal kitchen facility, cleanliness and atmosphere were above your level of standards. We would like to also thank you for taking time out of your day to leave feed back on your stay at YHA Rotorua. Wishing you...More

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"if you are getting a double or a twin, ask for one away from the hostel entrance since that area tends to..."
Apr 14, 2018
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"Wherever you are you will be kept awake by slamming doors."
Mar 5, 2018
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"Try to get one on the ground floor where it is cooler and away from the bathrooms"
Jan 7, 2018
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"Away from stairs"
Jan 2, 2018
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$19 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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