YHA Rotorua

YHA Rotorua 1278 Haupapa Street, Rotorua view on map
YHA Rotorua
  • YHA Rotorua
  • YHA Rotorua
  • YHA Rotorua
  • YHA Rotorua
  • YHA Rotorua
  • YHA Rotorua
  • YHA Rotorua
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Free 1GB per day for YHA members (valid for stays).

Rotorua's finest lodge, YHA Rotorua, offers budget backpacker accommodation right beside Kuirau Park, Rotorua's free geothermal attraction, and only two minutes' walk from shops, cafes, restaurants and the beautiful Lake Rotorua.

Members, ask for your free mobile SIM at the hostel

This Rotorua hostel has a choice of indoor or outdoor dining with a spacious modern kitchen as well a large outdoor deck and BBQ. Communal backpacker facilities include a comfortable separate lounge and TV room with lots of DVDs to watch and a coin operated laundry service.

Our hostel is also an active member of the Rotorua Sustainable Tourism Charter - recycling, energy efficiency and biodegradable laundry powders and cleaning products are just some of the measures taken at YHA Rotorua.

As Rotorua is the ultimate tourist destination, offering a huge range of sightseeing attractions and activities to suit every taste and budget, we want to make sure your stay in Rotorua is enjoyable and memorable. At YHA Rotorua, activities and travel desk we can arrange unbeatable discounts on a range of Rotorua activities including geo-thermal tours, Maori cultural evenings and awesome outdoor adventures.

There is a wide range of accommodation to choose from at YHA Rotorua: 4 bed share rooms, 6 bed bunk rooms, 3 bed share rooms, standard double rooms, twin/double en-suite rooms and a family room featuring a double bed and 2 singles.
Special features at YHA Rotorua that backpackers love:
• This Rotorua hostel is stylish and new - designed with comfort and security in mind.
• A wide range of budget backpacker accommodation options –fresh linen provided in all rooms. We also provide towels for all private rooms.
• Excellent modern self-catering kitchen as well as outdoor BBQ area and sun deck.
• Delicious evening meals available
• Plenty of on-site parking.
• Separate lounge and TV room with free DVD collection.
• Centrally heated throughout.
• High speed internet access.
• Plenty of separate male and female bathrooms
• Free luggage storage and secure coin lockers available
• Cot available on request

YHA New Zealand is a non-profit membership organisation.

Government issued photo ID required for each guest at check in.

Qualmark Star Rating

  • Best Guest Reviews 2011
  • Gold Property 2011
  • 5 Stars
  • Ablution Block
  • Balcony/Courtyard
  • Barbecue
  • Board Games
  • Check-in Time: 2:00pm
  • Check-out Time 10:00am
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothesline
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Dining Room
  • DVD Player
  • Eftpos
  • Enviro-Silver with Qualmark
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Guest Laundry
  • Guest Lounge
  • High Speed wireless internet
  • In-house movies
  • Internet Access
  • Internet Cafe
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Non Smoking
  • Parking - Free
  • Parking - Off street
  • Pool Table
  • Shower Facilities
  • Toilet Facilities
  • Travel Desk
  • TV Room
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Wheelchair Access
YHA Rotorua
  • Booking by Nick at I site was so helpful and drivers were great to work with—thanks so much 5
    STEPHEN PAUL KELLY - Feb 21, 2020 (Stayed Feb 2020) Travelbug verified review
  • Thank you for your feed back. We hope you visit Rotorua again soon! Wishing you safe travels throughout Aotearoa (New Zealand)
    YHA Rotorua
YHA Rotorua
  • It was just the way I expected. I guarantee it is clean and cozy with very kind staffs. 5
    YUNKYOUNG JUNG - Apr 12, 2017 (Stayed Apr 2017) Travelbug verified review
YHA Rotorua
  • The dining room is very good. And the wifi for 24 hours is awsome. No other place is like this. 5
    PEIPEI SHI - Nov 10, 2014 (Stayed Nov 2014) Travelbug verified review
YHA Rotorua
  • Disappointed that Wifi access is not available with room price if you are not a YHA member. Staff were extremely helpful with tourist information and assisting in bookings. Plenty of options available to choose from. 3
    LAUREN WIERENGA - Jan 16, 2013 (Stayed Jan 2013) Travelbug verified review
YHA Rotorua
  • I was pleasantly surprised by this hostel. Very well run and I loved the green/sustainability initiatives going on. 4
    TINA BUTLER - Dec 7, 2012 (Stayed Dec 2012) Travelbug verified review
YHA Rotorua
  • Had an overall wonderful experience. Our group was able to stay together in a room for 4, despite paying for beds in a 6-bed room. Very clean, kitchen fostered a fun atmosphere to meet other travelers, and the staff were extremely accommodating. 5
    ANDREA FAATZ - Sep 4, 2012 (Stayed Aug 2012) Travelbug verified review
YHA Rotorua
YHA Rotorua
  • It was great, extremely clean and tidy. Friendly staff, enough room to shower. I would stay there again, if i can visit there. Thanks . 5
    ANGELA PARK - Jun 6, 2012 (Stayed May 2012) Travelbug verified review
YHA Rotorua
YHA Rotorua
  • Cleanest & Cheapest Backpackers I have ever stayed. Room, shared Toilet, Kitchen and all areas are clean and neat ! What's more with that kinda price !!! 5
    SYLVESTER WONG - May 2, 2011 (Stayed Apr 2011) Travelbug verified review

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