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Rotorua Central Backpackers

1076 Pukuatua St, Rotorua, New Zealand, Distance from city centre: 0.7km

Rating: 91% from 11 reviews

  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 87%Staff
  • 83%Security
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 100%Location
  • 96%Value for money
  • 92%Facilities

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  • We loved this hostel; lots of original wood was maintained with the high ceilings. Well stocked, big kitchen. Helpful staff. Within walking distances to most services. Highly recommend.
  • 100%
  • 10 Jul 2016 Margaret USA
  • An average hostel- our twin room was tiny but expected this for the price. The staff were not as welcoming as other hostels we have been too, but they were polite. The kitchen was the only let down- great that we get free spices to use, but it was filthy! Make sure you wash dishes before you use them. Bathrooms were okay. Atmosphere- zero. However the beds were super comfortable- wish I stayed an extra day just to solely sleep :). Oh and there's a Pak'n'Save nearby- great for us backpackers.
  • 60%
  • 15 May 2016 Anonymous England
  • Nice hostel in a great central location in Rotorua, a great base for exploring the Lake Rotorua and surrounding areas. Enjoyed my stay.
  • 97%
  • 02 May 2016 Anonymous England
  • The windows in our room needed some updating they would fall randomly even with the lock. We used a book to keep it held up. It got hot without air conditioning sometimes.
  • 80%
  • 20 Feb 2016 Anonymous USA
  • The hostel is in a great location, easy to find , near local attractions, very friendly staff.
  • 100%
  • 20 Nov 2015 DENNIS C USA
  • My only concern was no lockers in the rooms. I felt that my stuff was pretty safe (and I had no problems), but it's always better to be safe than sorry.
  • 97%
  • 21 Aug 2015 Megan USA
  • Comfy beds, really clean,good value for the price!!
  • 91%
  • 09 Aug 2015 Anonymous France
  • Great place and very friendly host
  • 100%
  • 01 Aug 2015 Anonymous New Zealand
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