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Rotorua Planet Backpackers Reviews

1080 Eruera Street, PO Box 2099, Rotorua, New Zealand

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28 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 75%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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Brilliant place I booked for 3 stayed for 4 nights really friendly, a great place to meet people. Kerry you're fantastic, you do a great job keeping everyone happy,, will definitely be back.


Strange vibe here, not your usual backpackers. This place appears to have lots of Asian residents. Everyone is quite to themselves. We enjoyed our stay, but the disgusting noises from the men's bathrooms put us off. Mostly spitting.

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As manager of Planet Backpackers we value the comments received, whether positive or negative. In this case we are pleased that our hostel rated so highly in all but one category and that these guests did enjoy their stay regardless. Not sure if there is much I can do about the noises made in the ablution areas though. Thanks for staying with us.

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