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The Backyard Inn

The Backyard Inn 60 Tarewa Road, Rotorua view on map
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Your Backyard Inn hosts; The McLeay Family, have been passionate about delivering warm service to Rotorua visitors since the day it they put out the welcome mat in 1986.

Conveniently set in four acres of green park-like grounds in Rotorua’s wondrous backyard, we’re flanked by awesome sporting and recreational amenities, including The Rotorua Aquatic Centre and Kuirau geothermal park.

The Backyard Inn is an eclectic mix of dorm, camping and chalet-style accommodation. Its unique design makes it an ideal facility for large groups. Hence it’s a popular base for sports, school and tour groups. With Wi-fi, meeting facilities and a travel centre it’s also a great choice for a conference with heart!

At The Backyard Inn, families can relax in a kid-friendly, safe environment. Travelers can enjoy their own spaces in great value dorm options or camping sites. Guests may indulge in the thermal pool after a day of adventure. Enjoy great ‘real espresso’ in the Cocoon Café & Eatery and drinks and further meal options in the bar/restaurant. Or self-cater in a large, well-appointed communal kitchen.

At the Backyard Inn it’s our mission to make it easy for people to stay and play - happy!

Groups: All kinds of groups have enjoyed The Backyard Inn hospitality from school and sports groups, to International Choirs and the Rugby Sevens. We are the Rotorua group specialists providing meals, accommodation, information and logistics at a purpose-built facility that can host up to 246 people at a time.

Families: Families can enjoy all the Rotorua attractions from the safety and convenience of a great value family-friendly facility. You can relax at meal times with other families in the restaurant. There are high chairs, toys and a
kids menu. Our Chalet accommodation is perfect for families and there are wide open spaces for kids to play in safely.

Travelers: At The Backyard Inn you can enjoy the clean green spaces that New Zealand is known for while meeting and enjoying time with fellow travelers. We can help you fill your days with well-planned adventure.

Accommodation: QUALITY AND VALUE is what we stand for. The Backyard Inn has a selection of accommodation options to suit groups, free independent traveler or families. We can host up to 250 people at a time and because we're spread over four acres, so there's plenty of room for everyone.

THE LODGE -A thermally heated backpackers retreat for the discerning budget traveler.
-There are 64 lodge rooms all with individual access. Bathrooms, toilets and showers are centralized for convenience.
-A range of configurations to suit any group size from two to five people

THE CHALETS
-Chalets are private rooms. Each has its own bathroom, shower and toilet and is thermally heated for comfort.
-There are 29 chalets available in a range of configurations to suit individuals, groups or families. Double, twin, triple or quad.
-Linen provided.

TENT AND CAMPER
-Tucked away amongst the trees is a peaceful campsite
-Featuring tent sites for 2-3 person tents and powered sites available for camper vans
-Campers are welcome to use all the facilities The Backyard Inn has to offer

GROUPS
-We can cater for groups of all ages, sizes and nationalities
-It pays to talk to us about the experience you'd like us to tailor and the mixture of accommodation which will work best.
-Groups are costed on a per head basis depending the desired accommodation and travel plans

Qualmark Star Rating

  • 4 Stars
  • Ablution Block
  • Balcony/Courtyard
  • Bar
  • Barbecue
  • Billiards Table
  • Board Games
  • Breakfasts
  • Cafe/Restaurant
  • Catering
  • Check-in Time: 2:00pm
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothesline
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Conference Room
  • Designated smoking area
  • Dining Room
  • Eftpos
  • Enviro-Bronze with Qualmark
  • Fax
  • Free parking
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Function Room
  • Games Room
  • Guest Laundry
  • Heated Pool
  • High Speed wireless internet
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Non Smoking
  • Parking - Free
  • Parking - Off street
  • Photocopier
  • Pool Table
  • Safety despoit box
  • Shower Facilities
  • Sky TV
  • Toilet Facilities
  • Travel Desk
  • TV Room
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Wheelchair Access

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