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1271 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a HAPPENING place! Good atmosphere, very centrally located but off the main thoroughfare, these guys provide a decent, no-frills stay. Friendly staff who work hard to keep it clean despite an onslaught of backpackers, many who don't care about cleaning up after themselves....More

Thank KreigL2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've got the single bedroom and bed was very cozy. The hostel is located 10 minutes from the I-site. Chris (the owner) is very helpful. There is a bar service with options of drinks. I had a great time here.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So I may have caught the staff on a bad day but... Factual stuff first - there is on street parking (and plenty of it) along with a ton of signs warning about car theft. Travelling with a ton of mountaineering gear and surfboards meant...More

Thank HowieB1982
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Best Hostel I have been! Friendly staff, clean, quiet! also because Rotorua gets pretty chill at night, the place has good heaters! Loved the Hot pool, and the kitchen was always clean and has spices and oil which is great for light travellers like me....More

Thank Maddalena G
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Crash was amazing. The owner and staff are friendly, welcoming and informative. The beds were comfy, the Wi-Fi great, and a HOT TUB. What hostel as cheap as this comes with a hot tub. Great location and fun nightly events. Would definitely stay again.

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Crash Palace provides the cheapest Quality accommodation for backpackers, Groups and budget travelers. The 1930,s character building has deep funky colors throughout. New Zealand art fills almost ...More every space and fresh New Zealand music sets the atmosphere for an enjoyable stay. Crash is conveniently located opposite the Millennium Hotel and within 5 mins walking distance of the Main Street, I site (bus stop), Government gardens, Blue baths, Polynesian spa, and Pac N save supermarket. With high-speed Wi-Fi Internet, Lockers, 2 Kitchens and dining areas, BBQ, Outdoor Courtyard, Spa Pool, Thermal heating, and friendly service. It's the perfect place to chill and unwind a little from your travels. We offer a range of free services, Pasta and rice tea & coffee a selection of herbs and spices. Also a Free Spaghetti bolignaise on Fridays in summer and pancakes for breakfast Sunday. The hostel is located within walking distance of Pac N save supermarket, Government Gardens, Blue Baths, Museum, Polynesian Spa Pools, Kuirau Thermal Park. You are right in the city close to Rotorua's pubs, bars and markets.Look foward to seeing you soon. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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USD 15 - USD 46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
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Sherri K
19 June 2016|
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Response from crash1977 | Property representative |
We provide the place you make of it what you want :) my oldest guests are 80 and they come here all the time they love it :)
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"Twin rooms had so much space and even a big desk and mirror!"
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"the corner room was very sunny"
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"10 bed room is still good to stay, lot's of space!!"
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"Choose a room that's near the kitchen....for convenience :)"
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