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The Backyard Inn

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7.1
Very Good 154 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 6.9
  • Security 7.9
  • Location 6.9
  • Staff 7.9
  • Atmosphere 6.9
  • Cleanliness 7.2
  • Facilities 6.1
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7.1
Very Good 154 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 6.9
  • Security 7.9
  • Location 6.9
  • Staff 7.9
  • Atmosphere 6.9
  • Cleanliness 7.2
  • Facilities 6.1
The Backyard Inn Located at 60 Tarewa Road, , Rotorua.
The Backyard Inn
New Zealand
Rotorua North Island 60 Tarewa Road
71% 154
-38.1343540 176.2400150
The Backyard Inn
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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 7 reviews
25th Nov 2016
3.1

Bathrooms were grimey and not regularly restocked. No space in room for baggage or any lockers to secure valuables. Only one powerpoint in the room for four people to share; went down to common area and just as few in there. Beds were so uncomfortable; springs busted. Staff seemed pretty indifferent. Location is about 20mins walk from town and main attractions. Had to pay for wifi, $5 for 1 day, $10 for three days. Kitchen a decent size and common areas fairly social. Wouldn't recommend.

    • 2.0Value For Money
    • 4.0Security
    • 2.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 4.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Israel, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
17th Nov 2016
4.3

the facility and the bathrooms are not maintained well.

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 4.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
12th Nov 2016
2.6

Dirty, horrible smell, poor facilities and quality of room and rude staff. Would not recommend.

    • 2.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 2.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
26th Oct 2016
4.9

This was one of the worst hostels I have stayed at in a while. Our private room had a strange odor. The staff was not very friendly and if anything, just wanted to sell us overpriced tours that I'm sure they receive kickbacks from. The showers/bathrooms are outside which made the stay during a cold night extremely unpleasant. I wouldn't stay here again.

    • 2.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • India, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
27th Sep 2016
9.4

The Backyard Inn was a nice cosy place that suited well for Rotorua. The wood and the colors used was generous and it was very appealing. We were 3 and took a 4 sharing room where a 4th person never came there, so we had it to ourselves. They had a huge lounge area and kitchen and everything was generous (maybe I was there when it was not a busy month). The hot pool was a great addition and the price is more than worth it. They also exclusively have discounts for many activities in Rotorua.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness

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