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Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua
2 out of 5
1140 Hinemoa Street, Rotorua
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The price is NZ$60 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.

Situated in Rotorua, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Eat Street and Polynesian Spa. Lake Rotorua and Skyline Rotorua are also within 3 miles (5 ...

4/5Very Good! (133 reviews)

"Great service. Great set up. Bedding ,towels, tea coffee milk and jug in our room."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jul. 2020

Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua
YHA Rotorua - Hostel
5 out of 5
1278 Haupapa St, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$70 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.

Situated in Rotorua, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Rotorua Night Market and Polynesian Spa. Lake Rotorua and Skyline Rotorua are also ...

4.2/5Excellent! (249 reviews)

"The location is very good very near every tourist spot around the city center. The room is ok enough for a short stay for 2 people but the shower head is old and needs a new one so showering is much better (its holes are so small) aside from that everything is ok and we enjoyed our stay as it's not ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Nov. 2020

YHA Rotorua - Hostel
Base Rotorua - Hostel
2 out of 5
1286 Arawa Street, Rotorua
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The price is NZ$65 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.

Located in the heart of Rotorua, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Eat Street and Polynesian Spa. Skyline Rotorua and Lake Rotorua are also within 3 ...

3.9/5Good! (84 reviews)
Average

"Only one thing is the cleanliness. Need to be improved, especially for the kitchen."…"

Reviewed on 26 Nov. 2020

Base Rotorua - Hostel
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The Backyard Inn
3.5 out of 5
60 Tarewa Road, Rotorua
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Situated in Rotorua, this hostel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Kuirau Park and within 3 miles (5 km) of Polynesian Spa and Skyline Rotorua. Lake Rotorua is 2.5 mi ...

3.5/5Good! (165 reviews)

"The staff where nice but the actual place was quit dirty and lots of un friendly people that seem to actually live on site..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jun. 2020

The Backyard Inn
Rotorua Downtown Backpackers
2 out of 5
1193 Fenton Street, Rotorua
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$48 per night from 3 Mar. to 4 Mar.

Located in Fenton Street, this hostel is steps away from Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre, Rotorua i-SITE Visitor Centre and Tamaki Maori Village. ...

3.7/5Good! (101 reviews)
Great stay

"Nice and helpful staff Warm and clean room :)"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jul. 2020

Rotorua Downtown Backpackers
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Holiday Inn Rotorua

Holiday Inn Rotorua

4.5 out of 5
10 Tryon Street, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua
The price is NZ$149 per night from 3 Mar. to 4 Mar.
4.4/5Wonderful! (960 reviews)

"Hotel was nice and clean, great kids discounts for attractions however room was dark, pool is small. Buffet was average and both myself and husband found hair in the eggs. However staff were wonderful and we would stay again but eat offsite"…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb. 2021

Holiday Inn Rotorua
Novotel Rotorua Lakeside

Novotel Rotorua Lakeside

4.5 out of 5
9-11 Tutanekai St, P O Box 348, Rotorua
The price is NZ$179 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.
4.1/5Very Good! (976 reviews)

"Close to places to eat and the lake waterfront. Nice buffet for breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb. 2021

Novotel Rotorua Lakeside
Prince's Gate Hotel

Prince's Gate Hotel

4.5 out of 5
1057 Arawa Street, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
The price is NZ$97 per night from 7 Mar. to 8 Mar.
4.2/5Very Good! (978 reviews)

"It's a classical Victorian era hotel and has amazing character as a result. Princes gate has a nice combination of rustic charm, Victorian opulence and modern amenities."…"

Reviewed on 13 Feb. 2021

Prince's Gate Hotel
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Rotorua?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a lower cost, so you can save your budget for fun things to do. We’ve heard good things about this destination’s natural setting, including its lake views and hot springs.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in lots of forms, but they have a few qualities in common, including budget-friendly prices, a social environment and shared rooms (though many have private options too).
What are the best hostels in Rotorua?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks get the highest reviews from our customers and could be a good place to look first: YHA Rotorua - Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Polynesian Spa. Property features include free WiFi, tour/ticket assistance and laundry facilities. You’ll find free toiletries in all rooms. Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua - Located within a 20-minute walk of Polynesian Spa. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, an arcade/games room and tour/ticket assistance. Base Rotorua - Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Polynesian Spa. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a nightclub. Rotorua Downtown Backpackers - Located within a 10-minute walk of Polynesian Spa. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers. The Backyard Inn - Property features include free parking, an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Rooms come with linens.
How many hostels will I find in Rotorua?
If you’re looking for an affordable place to stay in Rotorua, one of Expedia’s 5 hostels might be a great option for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Rotorua?
Good weather’s always better when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s some information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 18°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 10°C. Average annual precipitation for Rotorua is 1038 inches.
What is there to see and do in Rotorua?
Overall, Rotorua is known for its: hot springs and forests. Major attractions include Polynesian Spa, Skyline Rotorua and Lake Rotorua. Get out into nature with places such as Lake Tarawera, Lake Rotoiti and Kuirau Park. Cultural attractions include Tamaki Maori Village, Whakarewarewa: The Living Maori Village and Mitai Maori Village.
What's the best way to get to and around Rotorua while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Rotorua in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional), 4.1 mi (6.6 km) away. An alternative is Tauranga (TRG), located 32.4 mi (52.1 km) away.

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