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We arrived in December 2016 too stay for one night. From the outside everything looks quite nice, but once you enter a room everything is different. Rooms are shabby, prison-like, beds mainly consist of two piled mattresses (next morning my back was broken). The common...More
The place is ok, however even for a Backpackers the are better places in Rotorua for a similar price.
We stayed for 1 night in November 2016, we had a twin room on the bottom floor of the lodge. The room was big enough for...More
Me ad my boyfriend decided to stop here for two nights having landed in New Zeland after a 28 hour flight from England. The pictures online looked lovely and we were really excited. First impressions of the place is really nice you are welcomed in...More
Room was a neat but sad looking chalet in desperate need of love and renovation. The beds were very comfortable. Ensuite was old, leaky and mouldy. OMG the kitchen was disgusting. The fridge was dirty and not cold enough. Not enough cutlery-we had to tag...More
Thank Megan R
Response from Treen M, Manager at The Backyard InnResponded 30 December 2016
Thanks for your feedback. I have stocked up the kitchen with new cutlery, bowls, fry pans, plates, tea towels and so on. I was actually on regarding your Soy Milk and yes we had run out the day before - I offered you almond milk,...More
So I will start with the good...
Clean sheets? Appears so.
Lockable door? Yup.
Friendly staff? Sure.
That's about where it ends...if you want a good nights sleep this is not the place for you. Cars coming and going all night, thin walls, Loud guests...dirty...More
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Response from Treen M, Manager at The Backyard InnResponded 28 December 2016
thanks for your feedback we will lock the rope at night so you do not get the cars coming through the property.
US$ 36 - US$ 53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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