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YHA Rotorua

1278 Haupapa Street, Rotorua, New Zealand

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Overall Rating 92%

From 3 Reviews

Hostel rating (3)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 93%
Cleanliness 93%
Location 93%
Security 93%
Service 89%
Comfort 89%
Green rating 93%

YHA Rotorua is located right in the city centre and beside Kuirau Park, Rotorua’s free geothermal attraction.

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Rotorua Hostel

Hostel Rotorua

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

YHA Rotorua hostel is located in the central city, right beside Kuirau Park, Rotorua’s free geothermal attraction, and only a two-minute walk from shops, cafes, restaurants and beautiful Lake Rotorua.

The hostel has a lot to offer: plenty of on-site parking, a self-catering and modern kitchen, indoor/outdoor dining (with barbecue), separate lounge and TV room, complimentary DVD selection, all centrally heated, separate male and female bathrooms, personal safes available, high-speed Internet access, laundry facilities, Activities & Travel Desk and a cot available on request.

The heartland of New Zealand is the spiritual home of the Maori and host to some of the world’s most incredible earth forces - Rotorua captures and celebrates all that is precious and unique about this remarkable country. Rotorua - it’s like no other place!


Prices are non-member prices

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  • Limited
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Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


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  • Limited
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Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of 10 % of rates quoted is available to members on arrival.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • TV room
  • Pool table / snooker table
  • Terrace / patio


  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machine

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 07:30 to 22:00
From 14:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 07 349 4088

Fax. 07 349 4086

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Kuirau Park - free geothermal park (Less than 500 m)
  • Polynesian Spa - hot mineral spas (500m to 1km)
  • Te Puia - cultural centre and geothermal park (2 to 3km)

See the full list of attractions



Nothing, I'm coming back on the 11th. Thanks for the great experience!


Avatar for Peggy


Fri 10 Jun 2016

Más enchufes


Avatar for Magdalena


Sat 14 May 2016

Very nice hostel.


Avatar for JAE WON


Sat 16 Jan 2016


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (Less than 500m)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Cycle trails (5 to 10km)
  • Golf course (3 to 5km)
  • Gym (500m - 1km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (3 to 5km)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (500m - 1km)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m - 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Swimming pool (500m - 1km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m - 1km)
  • Theatre (1 to 2km)
  • Wooded Area (5 to 10km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Sustainability initiatives


  • Low carbon activities
  • Public transportation is promoted
  • Environmental cleaning


  • Light/energy sensor control
  • Energy efficiency appliances


  • Working with local community
  • Mission-based activities


  • Recycling areas


  • Water savers in showers
  • Water savers in toilet
  • Water recycling
  • Water-wise garden

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