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Cactus Jacks Backpackers

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Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 January 2012

I found this hostel walking down the street. Nobody a the reception, I didn't ring and just poped in for a look : very nice and friendly decoration, pleasant and clean common areas, original organization of the building, it's like a little mexican stylised village ! I thought "that would do for tonight if I stay in town". I came...

1Thank Nicobolo
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 January 2012

Positives: Relatively cheap, good location and friendly guy on reception who was more than happy to reccommend good things to do around Rotorua and gave us a discount on an activity we booked. They also let us leave our luggage at reception after we checked out and waited for our afternoon coach which was nice. Negatives: This place is in...

Thank JennyWhite71
Reviewed 20 November 2011

Myself and my bf had the displeasure of staying here for one night in late October. I chose it bcos it was close to the bus stop where we were dropped and we had a quick nights stopover before heading to taupo. We stayed in a double room with shared bathroom. The room and the entire hostel is filthy, run...

2Thank leolion1
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2011

fantastic backpackers, the cheapest I found in the whole country! Owners were very warm and friendly and offered really good discounts on local trips in Rotorua. Kitchen was fairly large, and living room was cosy. Also had a mexican themed bar with pool table, and large outside area with hot tub in the summer! Could perhaps be due a slight...

Thank Lizzie H
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 September 2011

Funky hostel :-) Interesting and comfortable. Lots of fun in the summer.

Thank CCG_Rebound
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2011

Free beer for checking in. Discount off of local attractions. The guys here will give you all the info you need for your stay. The price is the best in Rotorua, YHA down the road... yeah it's nice, but over priced and the staff don't seem to care, The hostel owner & his son are quite welcoming and are a...

Thank Mrchris222
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 4 August 2011

I booked into this hostel with another female fried. We booked into a twin room. The young guy behind the counter was not at all friendly. We were sitting outside haiving a cigarette when the owner came out and started into a rant how all Irish people are horrible and ugly! As we are two irish girls i was waitin...

1Thank Lis_2Kelly
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2011

I’m sure when this place was newly painted it was one of the funkiest places to stay but it’s now looking a bit faded. The beds were really poor, a combination of thin foam mattresses and sagging springs or creaking slats on the bunks did not make for a good nights sleep. The hot tube was also not the cleanest....

Thank bozo_100
Santiago, Dominikanische Republik
Reviewed 7 July 2011

Me and my friend spent two of our last days in NZ in this nice hostel it was one of the best und friendliest we stayed in and moreover it was the cheapest of all! =) We had a nice time exploring Rotorua and the Red Woods and in the evening had a nice party as it was the birthday...

Thank Eva G
Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 July 2011

It`s a lovely BBH when we in Rotorua, the room is adorable and warm.

Thank amykuo5

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Public Wifi
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  • Paid Internet
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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Additional Information about Cactus Jacks Backpackers

Address: 1210 Haupapa Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: ₹ 1,098 - ₹ 3,101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“don't stay here, period.”
ccgabriel, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“Corner rooms have more space the rooms on the left are close to the night entrance if you are a light sleeper”
clickeric, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Be a cleaner to reduce your living costs, but be good at it.”
amandaf69f2016, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Make sure to take the rooms away from the main road, to avoid late night foot traffic noise.”
noelh533, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Rooms inside are quieter. Very sociable around the courtyard.”
nicholef42, 26 Dec 2013 | Read review
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