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Rotorua Central Backpackers

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1930's character building situated close to the CBD of Rotorua. We offer a range of room configurations. No ensuite facilities, cheap wifi, large shared kithen, spa pool, thermal central heating in all rooms, choice of shower or bath, bed linen included. A great place to take a break! Office hours 8am to 7pm NZT. Please only phone during office hours
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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I’ve stayed here for one night on my trip through New Zealand. I found it to be quite cheap, at NZD 22 for a bed in a 6 share room. There’s no bunks, it’s all just single beds. I found the rooms to be quite warm, and apparently one of my roommates had a similar opinion as when I
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Stayed here for several nights this week. The hostel is clean, comfortable and quiet that's within walking distance of the bus stops, i-site building, shops, supermarket, Sulfur Point, Polynesian Spa and many other attractions. Single /double bedroom is clean and comfortable. Kit
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The beds are comfortable and the dorms are well set up. There is lots of space in the rooms, big windows and heaters. Convenient location. A little bit dated but everything is clean. Fairly quiet, doesn't have too much of an atmosphere. I would stay again.
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It is a good choice if you are looking for a not so crowded hostel. There are some nice facilities such a reading room or a tv room where you can watch movies, that make your stay different from other places.

Location is really good, just near to the Goverment gardens, the lake
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Smart 1930's building with many original features. Clean and well run, Neil is your host. Great location too, just off the main drag and a 10 minute walk to local eateries. Big sunny room, only reason I didn't give it 5 stars was no towel provided.
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Biggest dormitory - 6 beds
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Are there lockers inside the rooms?
"Don't lock your keys in the room!"
"Upstairs more secure when Windows open and some downstairs rooms next to busy corridor"
"close to town centre, lovely hosts!"
"I saw only one dorm room, and it was good. But as good as it is, it is not worth the sour treatment of the staff. Go elsewhere!"
"be aware of crazy kitchen rules"
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PRICE RANGE
US$18 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
rotorua central backpackers hotel rotorua
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandBay of Plenty RegionRotorua DistrictRotorua
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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