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Rotorua Downtown Backpackers

Hostel | 1193 fenton st, Rotorua, New Zealand 3010

86.8% Overall Rating

13 out of 13 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (28/07/2015)

"The staff was really friendly and helpfull! We arrived at 5am in Rotorua and they let us in a room as soon as they opened dispite check-in being at 2pm. They also advised on our travel plans and gave us discount…"

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Late check-out
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 6.53

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

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: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:30

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Rotorua Backpackers is a comfortable, modern hostel perfect for travelers and backpackers looking for a budget-friendly, safe, convenient base 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. Read more

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About Rotorua Downtown Backpackers

Recently renovated and refurbished, our hostel is the perfect place to bed down after a day of travel and exploration. With dorm, twin and double rooms, our hostel can accommodate just about all traveler's needs. Hot showers, fully stocked kitchen, indoor and outdoor lounges and on-site laundry facilities are just a few amenities that come with a booking.

Accommodation Information

Our guests receive many perks:
Free, unlimited Wi-Fi & high-speed internet
Complimentary coffee, tea, pasta & rice
Courtyard w/ BBQ
Friendly, vibrant atmosphere
Homemade dinner on Sundays
Central location
Close to I-Site, bus, airport shuttle & taxis
Laundry on-site
Movie library w/ 500+ choices
Hair dryers in bathrooms
Heat & air conditioning in every room
Disabled facilities
Lockers & luggage storage
BBH & Bunk discount cards accepted
NakedBus & Intercity bookings
Discount prices on all tours & attractions

Location Information

We are centrally located across the street from the I-Site and main bus terminal. Based in the heart of downtown, Rotorua Backpackers is walking distance from shops, restaurants, grocery stores and parks. Rotorua's many activities and attractions are at our front step, but for those looking to travel a little further we can arrange transport and shuttle services.

Physical address:
1193 Fenton Street
Rotorua 3010

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