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Planet Backpackers Rotorua

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  • Average4%
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Your Rotorua experience start here @ the new & improved Planet Backpackers Locally owned and operated, Planet Backpackers is perfectly located in the heart of the town centre with all the natural wonders and adrenalin fuelled adventures Rotorua is world famous for at your fingertips. We are passionate about helping you maximise your time and seeing as much as possible while you’re here. Our friendly staff will share their local knowledge and secret spots, find you the best price for attractions and literally bend of backwards to make sure you have everything you need. Our hostel offers: - Stress free check in (No nasty paperwork) - Unlimited free wi-fi - Free access to 24-hour gym - Netflix and cable TV with two chill-out areas - Huge kitchen with personalised food storage - Pool table, ping pong and darts - Games - Cheapest laundry in town - Fresh linen - Friendly staff available 24 hours * Ask us about our free pick up service and best price guarantee!
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Luke the manager is a great guy. Super friendly and ready to help anyone. We dropped in to look at some tour options in town even tho we were in our own camper. He set us up with a great deal for tours and offered...More

Thank clayton B
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The team at Rotorua Planet Backpackers is super friendly and will make sure that your stay in Rotorua is memorable. We loved staying in their 4 share dorm, what a breath of fresh air after staying in heaps of 8 share dorms. Plus the huge...More

1  Thank Robin_Laura
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights while backpacking. The manager is really friendly and helpful and will book you on tours show you around etc. We booked a private double room however we were put in a dorm room just the 2 of us which was...More

1  Thank Lee161
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

My brother and I just finished spending 3 nights at Planet Backpackers. We were greted by friendly and helpful staff. Who were also more than happy to recomend activities, and ones that they get good prices for. This place boasts a huge industrial fridge, and...More

1  Thank AlexanderT2560
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay here. The owner is such a lovely guy and always there to help or for advice etc. There is a lovely atmosphere in the place and it's very well laid out. There is a big lounge with board games etc and...More

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New ZealandNorth IslandBay of Plenty RegionRotorua DistrictRotorua
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