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The Backyard Inn Hostel

Your Backyard Inn hosts; The McLeay Family, have been passionate about delivering warm service to Rotorua visitors since the day it they putRead more out the welcome mat in 1986. Conveniently set in four acres of green park-like grounds in Rotorua’s wondrous backyard, we’re flanked by awesome sporting and recreational amenities, including The Rotorua Aquatic Centre and Kuirau geothermal park.

from 17.76 USD
YHA Rotorua Hostel

Free 1GB WIFI per day for members valid with stay Welcome to YHA Rotorua, Rotorua’s newest, most modern and purpose built backpacker hostelRead more in the central city for your complete Rotorua experience.

from 18.47 USD
Base Rotorua Hostel

$5 drink wrist bands, served in Lava Bar FREE - Accommodation upgrade (subject to availability) FREE - information pack on check in FREE-Read more Smile on check in from our friendly reception crew!

from 17.76 USD
Four Canoes Hostel and Bar Hostel

At the Four Canoes Hostel and Bar, we celebrate our Maori Heritage with the spirit of Manaakitanga (hospitality), incorporating a range of roomsRead more types, 2 outdoor pools (1 is warm and chlorinated and the other is Hot and Geothermal), a bar and restaurant as well as an on-site carved Wharenui (large meeting house), which provides interactive activities throughout the day.

from 7.81 USD
Rotorua Downtown Backpackers Hostel

Rotorua Backpackers is a comfortable, modern hostel perfect for travelers and backpackers looking for a budget-friendly, safe, convenient baseRead more to explore and enjoy Rotorua from. We offer a variety of services and amenities including free, unlimited Wi-Fi, an extensive movie collection, a fully stocked kitchen with complimentary pasta, rice, tea and coffee, homemade dinners on Sundays and an outdoor oasis with BBQ. We pride ourselves on our hostel's welcoming, friendly environment open to all world travelers.

from 15.63 USD
Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua NZ Hostel

FREE HIGH SPEED Wifi! 2015 Tripadvisor Excellence Award! Number 1 Rotorua Hostel rated on Tripadvisor,, HostelWorld, Hostelbookers,Read more and Agoda! Free Xbox, Pool table, Table Tennis, DVDs! Free coffee, tea, coffee, sugar, salt, pepper herbs and spices! Kia ora and welcome to Rotorua's most spacious and newly refurbished hostel located in the heart of downtown Rotorua. Where you will find clean, modern and comfortable accommodation at great rates and be welcomed by friendly local owners Barry and Vanessa and their team of locals!

from 13.50 USD
Crash Palace Hostel

Welcome to Crash Palace a Community Based Hostel in Rotorua supporting local community projects like help for the Homeless, Koha shed & LoveRead more Soup. We also run Crash Palace Creative arts and student exchange trust Our own charity promoting local creative youth projects and travel in our area. The owners want you to feel the love they have there passions art and music. Staying with us you support our Family and our wider community here in Rotorua. New Zealand's best value hostel Crash Palace provides budget accommodation for backpackers, groups and budget travelers. With high-speed WiFi Internet, lockers, 2 Kitchens and dining areas, BBQ, outdoor courtyard, spa pool, thermal heating, and friendly service, it's the perfect place to chill and unwind from your travels. If you have allergies please note that we've got two friendly dogs and a cat. all online bookings incur 2% booking fee.

from 12.08 USD
Cactus Jacks Backpackers Hostel

Cactus jack Backpackers is a fun place to stay the place is full of funky paintings you feel like you are at a special place

from 14.21 USD
Astray Hostel

Quality budget accommodation at competitive prices in central Rotorua. Receiver of Hostelbookers Award for Excellence 2012, Best Value, Oceania. FreeRead more WiFi high speed. Freeview TV. Common-room, kitchen & laundry. Off street parking. Close to Rotorua’s many restaurants, bars and cafes, but far enough away to enjoy a good night’s sleep. Astray is an easy walk to thermal areas, hot pools, lake-front, I-site and bus stop. Book with us and get rock bottom prices and discounts on many activities.

from 17.76 USD
Blarneys Rock Backpackers Hostel

Blarney’s Rock Backpackers, where the beds are pre-made and the coffee and tea are free. We are a small, homely hostel located in central Rotorua,Read more specializing in affordable accommodation for all types of travellers.

from 16.34 USD
Spa Lodge Backpackers Hostel

If you are looking for an affordable, clean and friendly hostel with excellent location, you have found it. Free WiFi available. Natural hotRead more spa pool.

from 17.05 USD
Rotorua Planet Backpackers Hostel

Kia ora and welcome! This fantastic purpose built property is located just 3 short blocks away from the bus station & I-site, close to all theRead more pubs, clubs, hot pools, cinema and more. We have only small dorms (4 & 6 Beds) with double twin & single rooms available. We accept 24hr check-in (with prior notification), free parking right outside. Free high speed WiFi. Look forward to seeing you soon!

from 17.76 USD
The Grand Hotel Hostel

Grab yourself some privacy at dorm room prices! The Grand Hotel is located in the heart of Central Rotorua, less than a 5 minute walk from theRead more Nakedbus and Intercity bus stop. It makes for a great base for your stay in New Zealand’s number one thermal hotspot. Our budget rooms are either double or twin share. All rooms have private bathroom facilities and a mini fridge.

from 19.54 USD

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81% Avg. city rating Rated by 206 customers

Activities / excursions 92%

Restaurants / eating out 80%

Shopping 72%

Chilling out / relaxing 89%

Getting around / public transport 76%

Sightseeing 89%

Culture 88%

Nightlife / partying 67%

Value for money 80%

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  • 1. Four Canoes Hostel and Bar 89%
  • 2. The Backyard Inn 80%
  • 3. Rotorua Downtown Backpackers 86%
  • 4. Base Rotorua 81%
  • 5. Rotorua Planet Backpackers 88%

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