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Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua NZ

1140 Hinemoa street, Downtown rotorua, Rotorua, New Zealand


  • 90%Value For Money
  • 96%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

Property Information:

Top 1 Rotorua hostel rated on Hostelworld and Hostelbookers. Plus Free High Speed WiFi.

Rotorua Rock Solid Backpackers has just celebrated its first 20 months. Located in the centre of downtown Rotorua.

Owner/operators Barry and Vanessa Miller have created a spacious and welcoming inner city accommodation for all international backpackers looking for clean, spacious, centrally located and affordable accommodation.

They are also the only hostel in Rotorua with a rock climbing facility running the full height of the building which can be viewed from the comfort of their lounge through the floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the 17 meter high rock climbing wall. So you get a birds-eye-view without leaving your sofa! Or if you feel like a bit of arty culture check out what's on in the Basement Arts Cinema downstairs too!

The large comfortable guest lounge is the hub of the hostel with Free WiFi, free pool table, X-box and DVDs. We also have free luggage and bike storage available.

Helpful staff can book you into the many activities around town from downhill luging to visiting a traditional maori pa(village) and being treated to a steaming hot hangi (feast).

Our dorm rooms have a combination of bunks and single beds and also includes, linen, blanket, lockable wardrobes towel hook and heater(in winter months.

Single beds come with linen and blanket. Towels are available free with credit card security.

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  • Latest Review

    The vibe of the hostel wasn't very personable. Maybe it was too large of a hostel for my taste. There were no planned evening activites as far as I was aware. I think that could help.
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      Anonymous, USA, Female, 25-30
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  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Strictly no check ins after 10pm. Please do not book this hostel if you will arrive after 10pm. Late arrivals will be considered as a No Shows and still charged a late Cancellation fee equal to the first nights stay. Absolutely NO party groups, stag nights or hen parties! Minimum age limit is 18 years. Thurs-Sat Discount - Applies on all rooms located on the main street side of our hostel, when local bars will be open late - so grab your ear plugs and some of the best room rates in town!

Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua NZ Located at 1140 Hinemoa street, Downtown rotorua, Rotorua.
Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua NZ
New Zealand
Rotorua Bay of Plenty 3015 1140 Hinemoa street, Downtown rotorua
90% 509
-38.1380040 176.2524660
Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua NZ
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