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1286 Arawa St, Rotorua, New Zealand

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216 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 79%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 79%Staff
  • 74%Atmosphere
  • 81%Cleanliness
  • 76%Facilities

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Told the staff that some belongings were left behind in a room, which included rotting food and they didn't do anything about it. Had a large dorm room to myself my second night which was great. A little further from the isite than is enjoyable to walk with all your luggage.


Super music so those Who were to couldn't... And when I got there before at 9.30pm the to the reception Was and the phonenumber They was not getting up. Some Who Was in had to lock me in to the hostel where the one starfmember Was doing dishes. It should have been open to 10pm ...

  • 14th Jan 2016
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Denmark
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


First, the music until 3am just in front of the room with unlockable windows Second, the very very very bad shower in the ensuite dorm (no pressure and only very hot or very cold water!!)

  • 2nd Jan 2016
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Nice hostel, well located, clean facilities


Great swimming pool and bbq area! The reception also let you play music through speakers. Well equipped kitchen although it could close for cleaning slightly later as 11:30 - 12 is slightly annoying!


Staff were so chill and helpful!

  • 7th Dec 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Lady at reception was very slow in dealing with people

  • 24th Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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