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YHA Rotorua

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  • Excellent44%
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  • Average15%
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“purpose built”(7 reviews)
“huge kitchen”(6 reviews)
“tv area”(6 reviews)
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
5.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewspurpose builthuge kitchentv areacommunal areasbed dormfree wifishared bathroomkuirau parkshort walkclean roomsthe ground floorstayed for one nightgreat facilitieswould stay here againnew zealandfamily roomlocation is great
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent 2 nights in a small private room with bath. There was a kitchen, lounge, and laundry facilities, but, they weren't very clean or tidy though the actual room was. Location was approximately 6 blocks from the Manabus stop. The town itself is very walkable...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I stayed in a 6-person dorm. The room and bathroom were clean. The kitchen was well stocked with utensils (and clean too). We arrived very late at night and there was someone to let us in. Would stay here again if we revisit Rotorua.More

Thank thepurpleninja
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA RotoruaResponded 4 days ago

Tena Koe! Thank you for choosing to stay with us at YHA Rotorua and taking your time to leave us some great feedback! We're very happy to hear your stay with us exceeded your expectations and that you love our hostel guest facilities as much...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for three nights and loved it. What a great location and really good facilities. Excellent value for money - we were in an end suite double room. Other facilities e.g. the kitchen were a great help at keeping our costs down. We would definitely...More

Thank Blitz S
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA RotoruaResponded 1 week ago

Tena Koe Blitz S! We would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us at YHA Rotorua and leaving us some great feedback! We're very happy to hear you love the YHA Rotorua hostel as much as we do and we would love...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty good hostel, rooms were ok size, clean and comfortable. Showers and toilets also clean and showers hot. Kitchen is really good loads of cooking equipment and plenty of room for loads of people to cook at the same time. Would stay here again. :-)...More

Thank olliecross
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA RotoruaResponded 1 week ago

Tena Koe Ollie! Thank you for choosing to stay with us at YHA Rotorua and taking time to leave us a review. We're very glad to hear that our refurbished kitchen, and other hostel facilities exceeded standards! We would love to welcome you back on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for a night here on our road trip of the North Island, had a 4 bed dorm between the 4 of us. We were in a smaller section of the hostel with its own gate, kitchen, living room and outdoor area that we were...More

Thank Zoe D
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA RotoruaResponded 1 week ago

Tena Koe Zoe! Thank you for taking time in leaving us an awesome review on your most recent stay with us. It's very great to hear that you love our hostel and Rotorua sights as much as we do! (maybe a little more!) We would...More

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Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
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Price range
$40 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$40 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Room & Suite (20)
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Hotel & Grounds (74)
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"Try to get one on the ground floor where it is cooler and away from the bathrooms"
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"Away from stairs"
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"Some rooms face a busy road so ask for a room in the east block if you want to get away from traffic noise"
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"If booking a private room ask for one upstairs, as you'll not hear every single movement from above!"
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