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Rotorua Central Backpackers

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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
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“large kitchen”(8 reviews)
“tv room”(8 reviews)
“polynesian spa”(14 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is one place best avoided! Good points: Well situated, easy short walk into the town centre and bus stops. No bunks, individual beds, much better than bunks, and comfortable. Big windows provide lots of natural light, and good heating for winter. Ok point: There...More

Thank BrianInAuckland
Response from RotoruaCentral, Owner at Rotorua Central BackpackersResponded 2 October 2016

WOW Bri quite the rant You are right - we have space for 8 cars in our car park. Half of the on-street car parking is free - the other half is $2 for all day parking. Our hostel is a 1936 era building that...More

Reviewed 28 September 2016

Super location -- easy walk to shops, restaurants, fabulous Maori museum, and lake with hot springs for feet sore from hiking in the redwood forests. My young adult children and I stayed in one room with comfy beds - each with our own. The hosts...More

Thank cnsturm
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We had an awesome time at Central Backpackers Rotorua. We were greeted by name on arrival by Neil the owner who proceeded to give us advice on what to do with our 2 day stay. Private room was bigger than some hotels and bed was...More

Thank Luke C
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner had a lovely couple of days at Central Backpackers in Rotorua. We had a double room which was nice and quiet although very cold even when the heating was on! The hostel has a big kitchen and a hot tub which...More

Thank efhap31
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

First off, amazing location. Just a quick walk from the I-site and many things are within walking distance. Great experience from the get go, was greeted by Neil, who got us sorted out and then helped us carry our bags up (thanks still so much!!!...More

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US$31 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$31 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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