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    Cactus Jacks Backpackers

    1210 Haupapa Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          USD 49*
          USD 35*
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          Traveller (17)
          Room & Suite (4)
          Dining (1)
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          Overview
          • Excellent23%
          • Very good34%
          • Average16%
          • Poor8%
          • Terrible16%
          13 Feb 2017
          “Cacti among the smell of Sulfur”
          3 weeks ago
          “Do not go here, not even if someone pays you to do it”
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          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Self-Serve Laundry
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          Rotorua Downtown Backpackers
          130 reviews
          #13 of 57 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
           
          Crash Palace
          365 reviews
          #3 of 57 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
           
          Rock Solid Backpackers
          11 reviews
          #25 of 57 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
           
          Rotorua Planet Backpackers
          26 reviews
          #21 of 57 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
           
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          1 - 5 of 109 reviews

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          We booked a double room for one night (thank god). When we entered the room it looked alright. A double bed, dresser and a heater. The window cannot be left open if you are not there (there is no lock, so people from outside would...More

          Thank ccgabriel
          Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

          We stayed at cactus jacks in mid march after bailing on camping due to terrible weather. At a first glance cactus jack was an adequate hostel. Basic yes but okay for the cheap rates they charge. This is however the only good thing we have...More

          Thank ebourne93
          Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

          Very basic hostel with TERRIBLE beds and mattresses in the dorm. Don't go there if you want a good night sleep because the mattresses are very bad (far too soft and mine had a hole in the middle so my back hurt all night). Furthermore...More

          Thank FJFROGGY
          Reviewed 14 February 2017

          Among the modern streets of Rotorua, this hostel stands apart from everything around it.The facilities are OK, a bit dated but they worked, it also has a pool table which is always nice. This is a place for backpackers through and through and Jack and...More

          Thank clickeric
          Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

          Really good service, all staff really kind and welcoming! Really happy to help and awesome atmosphere! Everyone was friending and accommodation was cheap with really comfy beds! Great for all travellers and rooms are spacious. Highly recommended! 😊

          Thank Brittany W
          Rotorua Downtown Backpackers
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          365 reviews
          #3 of 57 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
           
          Rock Solid Backpackers
          11 reviews
          #25 of 57 Speciality lodging in Rotorua
           
          Rotorua Planet Backpackers
          26 reviews
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          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • Price range
          • USD 23 - USD 48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 20
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          • Location
          • New Zealand >
          • North Island >
          • Bay of Plenty Region >
          • Rotorua District >
          • Rotorua
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          Traveller (17)
          Room & Suite (4)
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          Hotel & Grounds (9)
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          Room Tips
          "don't stay here, period."
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          "Corner rooms have more space the rooms on the left are close to the night entrance if you are a light sleeper"
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          "Be a cleaner to reduce your living costs, but be good at it."
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          "Make sure to take the rooms away from the main road, to avoid late night foot traffic noise."
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