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4.0 out of 5

"I am pleased that the room that I've requested which is away from large crowd/noise was provided to me and my family. We are able to get a good sleep ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 04 May 2019

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Hotel Description

Base Rotorua - Hostel puts you in the center of Rotorua, 1.2 km (0.7 mi) from Polynesian Spa and 4 km (2.5 mi) from Skyline Rotorua. Highlights at this hostel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and a nightclub.

WiFi are featured in all 30 rooms.

The hostel's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Continental breakfast is available daily between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Attractions within a 20-minute drive of this Rotorua hostel include Lake Rotorua and Lake Rotoiti.

Double Room, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$62* Per night/room 8 Jun. - 9 Jun.

Shared Dormitory, Women only, Ensuite (Sanctuary)

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Shared Dormitory, Ensuite (4 Beds)

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Double or Twin Room, Ensuite

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Shared Dormitory, Ensuite (8 Beds)

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Shared Dormitory (10 Beds)

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Base Rotorua - Hostel ratings based on 17 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Base Rotorua - Hostel

Everyone (13) Couples (3) Family (1)
4 out of 5

Posted by on 5 Oct. 2019

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4 out of 5
I am pleased that the room that I've requested which is away from large crowd/noise was provided to me and my family. We are able to get a good sleep.

Posted by , from Nelson, NZ on 4 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

6 May 2019 by Base Rotorua

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Its great to see that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that you continue to enjoy your travels through New Zealand.

4 out of 5
,Handy location close to the city and local attractions

Posted by on 6 Jan. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Jan. 2019 by Base Rotorua

Many thanks for taking the time to review our hostel! We are glad to see that you enjoyed your stay with us. We wish you all the best on your continued travels throughout New Zealand!

3 out of 5
Lucky I had a few drinks otherwise I doubt I would have gone to sleep. Pretty noisy but what do u expect!!

Posted by , from Palmy on 23 Oct. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 Oct. 2018 by Kelly

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are sorry that you felt this way. We hope it didn't affect your stay too much. We wish you all the best.

2 out of 5

Disappointing and rundown

Pros: Nothing except reception staff were ok
Cons: everything!
Base feels shabby and tired. Bathrooms were small and not very clean. Kitchen was dirty with damaged cupboards and hardly any space or crockery/cutlery, dirty fridges and no tea towels(all the dishes were in the draining rack!). Wish we had stayed at the YHA which looked new and very close by!

Posted by on 25 Aug. 2018

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5 out of 5

Nice hôtel with à lot of facilities

The staff is very compétent and gentle. Place is very central. A lot of informations Was given to me about what coule be done in the Rotorua area.

Posted by on 10 Mar. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 May 2018 by Kelly

Kia ora, thanks for taking the time to leave a review, we really appreciate it. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope that you had an amazing holiday!!

4 out of 5

Clean, decent place to stay

Nice, clean room and beds; bring an eye mask as no curtains on room windows, but not a major. Comfortable bed, clean duvet and pillow

Posted by on 19 Nov. 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 May 2018 by Kelly

Hi there, thanks for leaving a review. We are sorry about the curtains, they had to be taken down to be cleaned. Hopefully your trip was amazing!

5 out of 5
Pros: Location and reception girl/staff on arrival, really friendly and welcoming
Cons: Night club next door , loud music all night
Facilities: Nice ;

Posted by , from New Zealand - Bay of Islands on 24 Feb. 2015

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5 out of 5
Pros: Friendly staff and close to city centre
Cons: Kitchen facilities need updating

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Sydney on 10 Jan. 2015

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5 out of 5
Pros: Great service
Location: Wonderful
Value: Great deal; Service: Go the extra mile; Cleanliness: Pristine;

Posted by , from New Zealand - Bay of Plenty on 3 Jun. 2014

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About the Base Rotorua - Hostel

Location 1286 Arawa Street, Rotorua, 3010

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. An outdoor pool, a nightclub, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at Base Rotorua - Hostel. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Rotorua hostel.

  • 30 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Built in 1975
  • Dining venue
  • Nightclub
  • Bar or lounge
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Pool or billiards table
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional) (9.8 km / 6.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Base Rotorua - Hostel offers 30 accommodations with blackout drapes/curtains. Beds feature Tempur-Pedic mattresses. This Rotorua hostel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

  • Tempur-Pedic beds
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Blackout drapes

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Base Rotorua - Hostel has a restaurant serving dinner only.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:30 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 18 and older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Caters to adults only

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 5 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 4.00 per hour (rates may vary)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Base Hostel Rotorua
  • Base Rotorua
  • Rotorua Base
  • Hot Rock Backpackers Hotel Rotorua
  • Base Rotorua Hostel
  • Base Rotorua - Hostel Rotorua
  • Base Rotorua - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Base Rotorua - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Rotorua

You should know

  • This is an adults-only property and guests under 18 years old aren't allowed.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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