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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 3 nights. It reminds me of an old house in England. Beds were comfy. There was unlimited Wi-Fi. Kitchen was perfect. The lounge was cosy with a tv. Atmosphere was great. Very happy. Close to everything. Supermarket is just down the road.

Thank Funkybubbles
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We stayed at this hostel for a couple of nights. The staff were very friendly and helpful, especially Flo and Neil. The room wascomfy, warm and toasty, but perhaps a little too warm as we slept, however this was easily fixed by opening a window and turning the heat down. (Note: It takes a long time for the heaters to...

Thank Teague G
Reviewed 3 August 2016

i spent 2 night in RCB and had an awesome stay there. they have really good house rules to keep the hostel quiet and comfortable for all backpackers and is quite safe because they have a front door lock. perfect place for a budget traveler. free wifi and enough sockets. no bunk beds.

Thank Ian L
Kuching, Malaysia
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Room, bathroom, kitchen is clean. Good location. Opposite to police station so you got no worries about anything. Walking distance to eat street & it just a short walk . Comfy bed, comfy room. Classic style. In the morning cn hear people walked at upstart so a bit disturbing

Thank Pris85
Wijhe, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

We've spend 3 nights in the Central Backpackers hostel in Rotorua. It is a great hostel. Very clean, free unlimited wifi, no bunkbeds, great location and a fully equipped kitchen. It's a 5 min walk to the nearest supermarket (pak 'n save) and a 5 minute walk from the i-site and local shops. Overall a great stay and I would...

Thank Lizette S
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

I spent 3 nights in Rotorua Central Backpackers and it's everything what a tired backpacker wants! Beds were super comfy, no bunks! Kitchen was clean and never too crowded. Free wifi that actually worked really well! Also the atmosphere was nice, easy to talk to people but not too much hassle going on. Really enjoyed everything, thank you!!

Thank Emilia A
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

5 minute walk from main shopping street. Hostel feels a little dated and sheets are a little worn. There are a couple of longer term guests (e.g. more than a week), and rooms are a little more cluttered as a result. Toilets are clean, good showers. Large kitchen.

Thank Liuyi Y
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Lovely hostel in a very convenient location - just a stroll from the main street. Very clean and neat. Our room (double budget) was big, clean and tidy. Very clean bathrooms and showers. Nice outdoor area and clean kitchen. Friendly and nice staff.

Thank Silvia255060
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Very clean, very quiet despite being in the center of Rotorua! No bunk beds, nice single beds in large rooms, so guaranteed a good nights kip. The kitchen is large and clean as are the bathrooms. There is also a free to use hot pool which is amazing on an evening. FREE WIFI!!! The nicest hostel we stayed in our...

Thank Katie S
Roseville, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Ok, this place was amazing! undoubtedly one of the best backpacker places we stayed at for our trip. We accidentally booked a larger room than we meant, so we may have gotten a bit teased, but everything about the place was awesome. Free Wifi, the owners mingle with the guests, awesome kitchen, amazing spa, you can take a bath or...

Thank Chelsie J

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
1930's character building situated close to the CBD of Rotorua. We offer a range of room configurations. No ensuite facilities, cheap wifi, large shared kithen, spa pool, thermal central heating in all rooms, choice of shower or bath, bed linen included. A great place to take a break! Office hours 8am to 7pm NZT. Please only phone during office hours ... more   less 

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Address: 1076 Pukuatua St, Rotorua, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: RM80 - RM227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Upstairs more secure when Windows open and some downstairs rooms next to busy corridor”
 of 5 bubbles marshp, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“close to town centre, lovely hosts!”
 of 5 bubbles 507nehag, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I saw only one dorm room, and it was good. But as good as it is, it is not worth the sour treatment of the staff. Go elsewhere!”
 of 5 bubbles BrianInAuckland, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“be aware of crazy kitchen rules”
 of 5 bubbles browneyes1989, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms seemed good. Even my room facing the street and the police station was not noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles andrewmilton, 15 Jan 2015 | Read review
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