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    Cactus Jacks Backpackers

    1210 Haupapa Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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    27/8/2017 28/8/2017
    Traveller (22)
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    • Excellent23%
    • Very good35%
    • Average17%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible17%
    29 Jun 2017
    “better than i expected”
    13 Feb 2017
    “Cacti among the smell of Sulfur”
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    Self-Serve Laundry
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      US$ 48
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    Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

    Rooms are basic, wifi not great, kitchen big but didn't use it, people who were staying there were odd but my place was memorable & interesting for all different reasons Would i recommend it - only if there is no where else, there for a...More

    Thank Charlie S
    Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

    Overall, good. Wifi was extremely bad!!!!! Kitchen was big and nice. Alot of old and weird people..but that kind of made the stay funny and interesting. The 8 bed dorms were so tiny, there was no room at all for our bags. We will always...More

    Thank Annorna C
    Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

    This hostel is definitely one of my most memorable. The facilities aren't bad and the outside courtyard is cute. The atmosphere was brill - friendly residents and staff as well as bright paintings and artwork. Loved it! My only criticisms would be that the room...More

    1  Thank Alice F
    Reviewed 21 January 2016

    This was a last minute purchase as it was raining and we were tenting. When we got into the room, the window had no screen to keep out bugs, the sheets were really dirty, kitchen closed at 9pm so we were not able to cook...More

    Thank VagabondLane
    Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

    Our stay at cactus was great! The family who run it are wonderful along with all the resident guests. We stayed here for 4 weeks while working and enjoyed every minute. The place is very clean, showers are great especially the ones by the spa...More

    Thank LakerFam
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    • US$ 15 - US$ 48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 20
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    • Bay of Plenty Region >
    • Rotorua District >
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    Room Tips
    "don't stay here, period."
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    "Corner rooms have more space the rooms on the left are close to the night entrance if you are a light sleeper"
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    "Be a cleaner to reduce your living costs, but be good at it."
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    "Make sure to take the rooms away from the main road, to avoid late night foot traffic noise."
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