Experience a warm Base Rotorua welcome in the geothermal wonderland that is Rotorua. Make Base Backpackers Rotorua your base in this small city with natural beauty.
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Welcome to the geothermal wonderland that is Rotorua!

Base Rotorua commands the best location in town overlooking the beautiful, historic Kuirau geothermal park and just minutes walk from the lake and Rotorua's cafè and shopping precinct. With a large geothermally heated outdoor pool, Base is the place to stay in Rotorua.

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Base Backpackers Rotorua offers a variety of clean dorm rooms as well as deluxe rooms with private facilities for those wanting to stay in style. Exclusive only to Base, the up market, luxury Sanctuary rooms, for girls only! Most rooms have their own bathrooms and balconies and some have their own kitchenette.

Our friendly staff will give you local tips to ensure you experience the best of Rotorua's amazing geothermal forces, Maori culture, history and the many adventurous activities. Check out the Lava Bar - Rotorua's hottest night spot with a state of the art sound system, big screens and fantastic outdoor decks. Open for fun 7 days a week, you can meet up with old friends, or make some new ones.

Make sure you take advantage of our $5 all you can eat continental breakfast to set you up for the days adventures!

  • Private ensuite & multi dorm share
  • Fully made up beds
  • Luggage storage
  • Sanctuary wing for girls only
  • TV lounge
  • Spacious sun deck chill out area
  • Large outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Base Travel desk
  • Free Tea and Coffee
  • Global Gossip internet
  • High speed wireless internet access
  • The Lava Bar
  • On site car park

Have Fun!
base hostel rotorua backpackers - lava bar The on-site Lava Bar is Rotorua’s hottest nightspot with regular theme nights and resident DJs. Our Rotorua Backpackers has an outdoor heated swimming pool. Feel free to use the poolside barbeque for group dinners.

Base Rotorua only employs long-term local staff for our housekeeping team to ensure consistency. All dorms are cleaned daily and beds are made with quality linen.

Base Rotorua Backpackers is located in the centre of town so cafés and shops are only a few minutes walk away. Basic shop items are available from the reception desk and you don’t have to leave the hostel to book tours either, our knowledgeable local staff are more than happy to arrange that for you.

Base Hostel Rotorua
Address: 1286 Arawa Street, Rotorua, NZ 3010

Phone: +64 7 348 8636
Freephone: 0800 BASE NZ (2273 69)

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Price range: $25 - $30

2 onsite carparks - Free Parking (subject to availability) for paying guests.
Campervan parking/sleeping - $16 per person. $20 key bond (access to facilities throughout the night)

Situated at the top of city centre, next to Rotoruas free geothermal park, Kuirau Park, we are only a short walk up from ISite on Arawa Street.

By plane: Taxi and Bus Services are available from the Airport, we are situated 9.9kms from the Airport.

By Bus: 5 Minute Walk Up Arawa Street from the Bus Stop

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