Rotorua Downtown Backpackers

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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Rotorua Downtown Backpackers

Rotorua Downtown Backpackers

2.0 star property

3.7/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Parking available
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing
  • Temperature checks
1193 Fenton Street, Rotorua, 3010

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTamaki Maori Village3 min walk
  • Popular LocationPolynesian Spa7 min walk
  • Popular LocationKuirau Park14 min walk
  • AirportRotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional)10 min drive

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About this area

Rotorua

Rotorua Downtown Backpackers is located in Fenton Street, a neighbourhood in Rotorua, and is in the city centre and on a lake. Skyline Rotorua and Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park are local attractions and those in the mood for shopping can visit Rotorua Night Market and Eat Street. Agroventures and Zorb are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre - 1 min walk
  • Rotorua i-SITE Visitor Centre - 1 min walk
  • Tamaki Maori Village - 3 min walk
  • Polynesian Spa - 7 min walk
  • Kuirau Park - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional) - 10 min drive

Restaurants

  • Pig and Whistle - 2 min walk
  • Che Chorizo - 3 min walk
  • Hennessys Irish Bar - 3 min walk
  • Aroma Cafe - 3 min walk
  • Steam - 3 min walk

About this property

Rotorua Downtown Backpackers

Lakefront Rotorua hostel in Fenton Street, near Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre
Along with self parking, this hostel has coffee/tea in a common area and laundry facilities. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a library, express check-out and tour/ticket assistance. All 17 rooms provide in-room free WiFi, fridges and microwaves. Ceiling fans, showers and ironing boards are among the other amenities that guests will find. Bathrooms are shared.
Rotorua Downtown Backpackers offers 17 forms of accommodation with shared/communal kitchens and an iron/ironing board. Guests can make use of the in-room full-sized fridge/freezers and microwaves.

Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. This Rotorua hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (NZD 8 per day)
  • Free off-site parking
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

  • Full-sized fridge
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Ceiling fan
  • Heating
  • Portable fan

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Shared kitchen access

More

  • Iron/ironing board

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Self-parking fee: NZD 8 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

3.7

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 21 out of 100 reviews
5 - Excellent 21%
Rating 4 - Good. 47 out of 100 reviews
4 - Good 47%
Rating 3 - Okay. 17 out of 100 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 11 out of 100 reviews
2 - Poor 11%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 100 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

3.7/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

3.4/5

Amenities

3.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great stay
Nice and helpful staff Warm and clean room :)
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Clean place and friendly staff. Good location right in town.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in May 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great Value
It was overall a very nice place for the money. I think the showers and bedding were clean and overall the place was maintained well, with little noise at night.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020