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YHA Rotorua - Hostel, Rotorua, New Zealand

5-starOfficial New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
1278 Haupapa St, Rotorua, 3010, New Zealand

Exclusive hostel within easy reach of Tamaki Maori Village
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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YHA Rotorua - Hostel, Rotorua, New Zealand

from NZ$74
  • 4 Bed Female Dormitory
  • 4 Bed Male Dormitory
  • 4 Bed Mixed Dormitory
  • 6 Bed Mixed Dormitory
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Double Room, Ensuite
  • Twin Room, Ensuite
  • Family Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Deluxe Double Room, Ensuite
  • Family Room, Ensuite
  • Single Ensuite Private
  • Single Private
  • Triple Private
  • Twin Private

What’s around YHA Rotorua - Hostel, Rotorua, New Zealand


  • Tamaki Maori Village - 10 min walk
  • Polynesian Spa - 13 min walk
  • Rotorua Night Market - 5 min walk
  • Eat Street - 7 min walk
  • Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre - 7 min walk
  • Kuirau Park - 7 min walk
  • Rotorua i-SITE Visitor Centre - 7 min walk
  • Matariki Hangi & Maori Cultural Performance - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional) - 10 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 99 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

WiFi rated fast

  • Great for browsing, email and gaming



  • Free self parking

  • Free nearby parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • No alcohol served onsite
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • ATM/banking
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • In-room safe

Special features

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

YHA Rotorua - Hostel, Rotorua, New Zealand’s small print

Also known as

  • Rotorua Backpacker
  • Rotorua YHA
  • YHA Backpacker Hostel Rotorua
  • YHA Rotorua
  • YHA Rotorua Backpacker
  • YHA Rotorua Hostel
  • YHA Rotorua - Hostel Rotorua
  • YHA Rotorua - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • YHA Rotorua - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Rotorua


This property does not have elevators.

Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited. Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system on site.

Optional extras

Breakfast costs between NZD 7.50 and NZD 11.50 for adults, and NZD 7.50 and NZD 11.50 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very good 8.4 From 109 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Paynter’s +1 NZ Tour
Staff were friendly and helpful. Accommodation was clean and comfy. Kitchen area was quite big and had everything needed.
Kay, gb2 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Location is good. Toilet has dirty stain and bad smelling, I stay just opposite to kitchen, noise up to 1 am
SIU KUEN, gb2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Easy going place with very helpful staff
Close to the city centre, the shops and the bus stops. Reception staff were tremendously helpful, giving good advice on local attractions and able to offer discounts. Good facilities too. Would stay again
gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Enjoyable stay. Clean room and toilet. Fast wifi.
Enjoyable stay. Clean room and toilet. Fast wifi. A few nice restaurants within walking distance.
weijie, sg2 night trip with friends
Good 6.0
Room extremely hot a/c would have made it a litmus more comfortable. Not enough seats in the communal kitchen area. Showers very tidy ans clean
Rebecca, us1 night romance trip

YHA Rotorua - Hostel, Rotorua, New Zealand

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