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Rotorua Central Backpackers

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hostel is OK but the awesome part of it is her owner. Always trying to make connections between the visitors and helpful every time needed. Giving advice about things to do or whatever else. Thanks for your endless help! Matias

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RotoruaCentral, Owner at Rotorua Central Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks Matias, Glad you enjoyed your stay! Enjoy the rest of your trip, Cheers Catherine

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this hostel because it was recommended by a friend and I'm so happy that I did! It is in the heart of the city and a easy walk from the bus station. The owner is friendly and very helpful. I was give a lot of information upon my arrival and a city map. The hostel is clean and...

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RotoruaCentral, Owner at Rotorua Central Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed your stay! Cheers Catherine and Neil

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely hostel in the centre of Rotorua, close to the main attractions and walking distance to the supermarket. Rooms are comfortable and clean. There is a well equipped kitchen and nice lounge area. The hot pool is also nice to relax in.

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RotoruaCentral, Owner at Rotorua Central Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Lucy, Thanks for your review, We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Cheers Catherine and Neil

Pune, India
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We did a family trip to Rotorua from Auckland and stayed 3 nights. The family room was excellent. Staff was very friendly and helpful with directions and suggestions. Guests were mostly students and backpackers and we enjoyed our stay here. It is located very conveniently in the midst of things to do. Would love to go back there.

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RotoruaCentral, Owner at Rotorua Central Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely comments, glad you enjoyed your stay in Rotorua! Cheers Catherine and Neil

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The owners were knowledgable and helpful! I spent all afternoon wandering around Rotorua for free thanks to a great map of the town I received on arrival. The facilities were nice, large kitchen, bbq/patio area. I loved that there were no bunkbeds and i had a very comfortable sleep. Unfortunately i found the guests to be unfriendly but overall it...

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RotoruaCentral, Owner at Rotorua Central Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Danielle. It is unfortunate that you found the other guests unfriendly - we have found that the downside to free and unlimited wifi is less interaction between guests. Cheers Catherine and Neil

Tel Aviv
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the hostel for a couple of nights in a private room wish shared bathroom/toilets. Our room was spacious and clean and we got towels for $1 from reception. The hostel has large common areas (kitchen, living room) and even a small hot water pool. The shared facilities were well maintained. The staff were very friendly and helpful...

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auckland new zealand
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Comfortable bed, quiet room, free parking and right in town. Other places don't provide that combination readily. Some bathrooms have baths not showers, but showers still readily available. Quite clean, but kitchen Windows and fridges could do with cleaning. Owners helpful, but it appears cleaning staff are probably backpacking residents, so that's probably the reason some lack of service or...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights, facilities are fine. Everything you need for a backpacker. But the hostel is full of screaming kids. Think there's a few families living there and it feels like your sharing a house with them, not my cup of tea. No one talks to each other, wouldn't call it a hostel.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here over NYE and thought it was comfy for a few days! The hostel felt very homely and the owners were really nice and helpful! However, you almost felt like you weren't welcome by a few of the housekeeping staff and it felt it a bit 'clicky.' However we would stay again for sure and like others have...

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Reviewed 8 December 2016

This hostel is very house like and very cozy if a word comes to mind, it's clearly been converted at some point. That being said It is a good place to stay, it just wasn't my cup of tea. The people here are not talkers maybe it's just the holiday working staff but yeesh, like blood from a stone. but...

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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 

Additional Information about Rotorua Central Backpackers

Address: 1076 Pukuatua St, Rotorua, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: ₹ 1,357 - ₹ 3,426 (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”
marshp, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“close to town centre, lovely hosts!”
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!”
BrianInAuckland, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“be aware of crazy kitchen rules”
browneyes1989, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms seemed good. Even my room facing the street and the police station was not noisy.”
andrewmilton, 15 Jan 2015 | Read review
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