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    Base Rotorua

    1286 Arawa Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent30%
    • Very good25%
    • Average21%
    • Poor15%
    • Terrible9%
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    “bar next door” (23 reviews)
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    Paid Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    Breakfast included
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 255 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Check-in was easy and the staff were friendly and helpful. Location is good for seeing the sites and the desk can sort out bookings. Payphone available to call companies etc if you don't have a sim. Kitchen isn't the easiest to use out of the...More

    Thank Frankie735
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Stayed with Kiwi Experience. Ok hostel, friendly staff, large kitchen and they have laundry facilities. Room was a ok size and clean, towels are provided. Limited bathroom and shower facilities on each floor made. Poor almost unusable wi fi. Short walk into centre, supermarket, bank...More

    Thank Craig M
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Me and my friend stayed here for three nights and had a few troubles with our booking (we accidentally booked twice). The staff was so friendly and helped us with our problem so we don’t get charged for the second booking. So nice!! The dorms...More

    Thank 27Toni27
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I stayed there in a campervan for a few nights. 16$ a night were a lretty nice price for the season, location right next to the Kuirau Park and all the facilities you can use. (I will try out the thermal pool today! If you...More

    Thank GHeim W
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    As people are saying below, the front desk team is helpful in terms of information and touristic stuff but 3 things really annoyed me. First: the internet that works limited until 9 pm only. The first time I see it which is ridiculous because other...More

    Thank Stefanie M
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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$39 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 140
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    • Bay of Plenty Region >
    • Rotorua District >
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    • Also Known As
    • Hot Rock Backpackers Hotel Rotorua
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    Room Tips
    "Staying in a campervan is very cheap, there."
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    "Take an extension lead with you"
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    "Noise at the second floor"
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