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Base Rotorua Reviews

1286 Arawa St, Rotorua, New Zealand

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201 Total Reviews
  • 57%Value For Money
  • 69%Security
  • 71%Location
  • 83%Staff
  • 60%Atmosphere
  • 60%Cleanliness
  • 69%Facilities

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Quite simply one of the best hostels we've ever stayed in. Were in an ensuite double room- as good as many hotels we've been in. Everything was super. Highly recommmended


It was not nice. I was in a room with old people, one woman was farthing all the time. And there where no lockers. It was warm in the room. The kitchen was dirty. Only good things where the 24h reception, free towel and good mattress.


Our room was just disgusting: dirty, heavyli stained curtains and floor and MOLDY! I've never ever seen a room as moldy as that one.


Typical Base - filled with the Kiwi Experience not-nineteen-forever gap yah brigade and the trash atmosphere that brings. If you deal with that, Base Rotorua is fine. Friendly staff, good links to local attractions and a well-stocked restaurant-come-bar on site. The rooms were comfortable with decent sanitary facilities. We paid for a twin but got a double, which is an issue when your travel mate stinks as bad as mine! Wi-Fi was pay-only but did at least work as advertised. Pool included.

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