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    Base Rotorua

    1286 Arawa Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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    • Excellent28%
    • Very good26%
    • Average21%
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    Paid Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
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    Private Balcony
    Breakfast included
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 6 October 2016

    Travelling alone can be intimidating, but the receptionist Payton and a lovely young lady behind the bar (Jessie?) made me feel so welcome! They really made my stay memorable. Stayed in a private room, which was basic but met my needs. Some of the facilities...More

    Thank Candice E
    Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

    We are staying in base for 2 nights as part of the kiwi experience. On arrival the receptionist Toni was amazing, very welcoming and willing to help where possible! She gave us tips on where to eat, what activities to do and the best time...More

    Thank Mollyrose06
    Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here with school group. Friendly staff BUT that's all. Given a double room by pool however the 50 cigarette butts just outside our door says it all. None of us used the showers. Pre booked dinner took at lava bar (same business) took nearly...More

    Thank fortheloveofit4
    Reviewed 18 September 2016

    It's been a while since I've stayed at a backpackers so I don't know how this place measures up to its competition but it's definitely an improvement on hostels I've stayed at previously. I stayed in the female (sanctuary) dorm with it's own loo and...More

    Thank JottieP
    Reviewed 16 September 2016

    My best hostel experience so far. They have big, clean rooms, a nice pool and free wifi - what else would you want as a backpacker. I felt very welcome and the atmosphere is nice. Especially Toni of the staff is great.

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    • Free Parking
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    • US$34 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 140
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    • Bay of Plenty Region >
    • Rotorua District >
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    Room Tips
    "Noise at the second floor"
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    "Enjoy the heated swimming pool! =)"
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    "Rooms higher up at on the west side are quieter."
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    "Rooms at the road side are quieter."
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