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Blarneys Rock Backpackers & Internet Cafe

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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
  • 24 Jul 2016
    “Not too big backpackers hostel”
  • 9 Apr 2016
    “Loud music from the pub below”
1210 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand See on map
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Nice backpackers hostel with about 8 rooms, making it not too big and crowdy. Beds and rooms are basic but fine. A kitchen for general use with shared fridge. The shared toilets and showers are fine. Washing machine can be used and there is a...More

Thank Frank v
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

It's a centrally located hostel, good if you have day trips starting real early from isite. It's a small, cosy and clean place. However, kitchen closes at night and wouldn't open till 7am, which means if you need to leave prior to that you have...More

Thank frolicker_leon
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Centrally located to local amenities, the I-Site and buses. The owner was incredibly helpful with suggesting top places in the area to do, see and experience, from walks of Rotorua to events further afield. The bathroom facilities were either communal or just female, but coming...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Blarneys Rock was a nice small hostel with cool people and good front desk help with discounts, ideas of free activities and bike rental. Dave the owner was very helpful although I was sort of weirded out by all of the notes of what you...More

Thank tessaann28
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

The hostel was small (only 1 floor) and quite old. There was a small kitchen, which got busy very quickly during dinner time. Also, the scents from the kitchen spread very quickly to my dorm room. The bathrooms were clean and working fine, but I...More

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US$19 - US$45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Number of rooms
Price range
US$19 - US$45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Traveller (12)
Room & Suite (9)
Dining (2)
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"It is a backpackers hostel."
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"There are mixed and non-mixed dorms. Up to you. It fills up quick because it's not as big as the major..."
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"I was in room 5 and I think this was a good choice, as it was furthest away from the bathrooms, which would..."
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"The 4 bed dorm was very noisy."
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