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Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through Hostelworld.com you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by Hostelworld.com and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 2 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

Two weeks prior to arrival to cancel - 20% of total booking cost charged.
Charged to guests credit card.

Additional Terms and Conditions

Check in prior to 7pm. Contact reception on day of arrival to confirm final arrangements on 07 347 0931.

Confirm if meals are required.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
7.7
  • Great Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

THE BACKYARD INN - Stay happy in the heart of Rotorua.

It is our mission to make it easy for you to stay & play 'happy' in Rotorua's magnificent adventure wonderland.

Your Backyard Inn hosts; The McLeay Family, have been passionate about delivering warm service to Rotorua visitors since the day it they put out the welcome mat in 1986.

Conveniently set in four acres of green park-like grounds in Rotorua’s wondrous backyard, we’re flanked by awesome sporting and recreational amenities, including The Rotorua Aquatic Centre and Kuirau geothermal park.

The Backyard Inn is an eclectic mix of dorm, camping and chalet-style accommodation. Its unique design makes it an ideal facility for travellers.

Travelers can enjoy their own spaces in great value dorm options or camping sites. Guests may indulge in the thermal pool after a day of adventure. Enjoy great ‘real espresso’ in the Cocoon Café & Eatery and drinks and further meal options in the bar/restaurant. Or self-cater in a large, well-appointed communal kitchen.

Come & enjoy.

In the Heart of Rotorua.

THE BACKYARD INN - on Kuirau Geothermal Park in the central city.
Walk across the park into town, tours pick up from our door.

Conveniently set in four acres of green park-like grounds in Rotorua’s wondrous backyard, we’re flanked by awesome sporting and recreational amenities, including The Rotorua Aquatic Centre and Kuirau geothermal park. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.5

  • Security 7.8

  • Location 7.5

  • Staff 8.9

  • Atmosphere 7.8

  • Cleanliness 6.9

  • Facilities 7.3


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    15 Oct 2018
    Really great hostel, especially for the price. Rooms and bathrooms are immaculate. Thanks!
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    03 Mar 2019
    We stayed as a sports team for one night. It was perfect for what we wanted. Staff were just great and so accomodating, however it was very noisey. A good set of ear plugs did the trick
    New Zealand, Female, 41+
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    26 Dec 2018
    I had a single room stay at the hostel.... the room was clean as was the hostel, bathrooms, kitchen etc. Staff were friendly too. Location is about 5-10 minutes walk to the main strip of eateries/bars.
    Australia, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    21 Apr 2019
    the room is easily affected by the upstair people and quite noisy can't sleep. people not controlling voice after 10pm.
    Malaysia, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    25 Jul 2019
    The shower in our unit had a cracked floor pan, and the soap holder was cracked There was a noisy crowd in the bar in the evening, arguing for some time with the bartender over their order of burgers, one man in particular took the argument to some lengths. The rsst of the stay was pleasent. Oh yes and thank you for contacting us quickly after we had checked out when one of our group had left a small bag in the room.
    New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    16 Mar 2019
    Good facilities and accommodation, quick walk across the park to town
    Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    03 Jan 2019
    Big kitchen. The beds are way too soft for us.
    Hong Kong, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 6.0

    Good

    11 Jun 2019
    This is a pretty large hostel. The rooms are fine and clean. Being a large hostel it is surprising that there is not 24/7 front desk service. There was an incident when I stayed their which I would have liked to report to the front desk however they were not there. verall this hostel is fine.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 4.9

    Rating

    27 Dec 2018
    Very grubby room. The curtains didn’t cover the door or window properly so it was light very early. Extremely noisy floorboards so you heard everyone moving around at all hours. The bathroom and kitchen weren’t especially clean and the it was a walk to town.
    Ireland, Female, 31-40
  • 2.0

    Rating

    24 Dec 2018
    The rating is for ostelworld for charging me 28NZ4 for a booking that I cancelled. Apparently Backyard inn is miles out of town and not very nice. Please send me back my 28$
    New Zealand, Female, 41+
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Parking
  • Linen Included
General
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Fax Service
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table


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