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Cactus Jacks Backpackers

Hostel | 1201 Haupapa Street, Rotorua, New Zealand 3010

79.4% Overall Rating

94 out of 123 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (31/12/2014)

"The owner Paul, dashingly handsome, was friendly and very helpful sorting us out with things to do and was quite nice to allow us to check out early."

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

Our office hours are from 8:00am to 10:00pm. We cannot accommodate check ins after 10:00pm.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 11:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Rotorua?

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Dorm (6 beds) Female only

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Single (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

2 person (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Double (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Deluxe Double (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

About Cactus Jacks Backpackers

Welcome to Cactus Jack Backpackers. We are:

Centrally located
Close to supermarkets, bank, shops
Full ticketing for: Maori concert and hangi
Accommodation throughout New Zealand
Fully equipped self-catering kitchen
Two common rooms with pool table
TV room with Sky and video library
Fully equipped laundry
Safe at reception for valuables
Help with travel plans and ticketing
Help in finding jobs
Cheap Internet on site
Help in finding the best deals in rental cars
VIP Hostel
Winter weekly rates
Credit cards, EFTPOS accepted note credit card charges are extra
Most rooms situated around Tex/Mex themed courtyard.

General Office Hours 0800 - 2200

Accommodation Information

All the beds are provided with free bedding, we do not charge bedsheets and blankets.
Extra blankets are available for the colder nights free of charge

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