Base Backpackers Rotorua
Find the rest of the world with us.
Experience a warm welcome in the geothermal wonderland that is Rotorua. Make our Rotorua hostel your base in this small city with natural beauty.
Get ready to make new friends in our spacious dorm rooms.
The Spot to be social
Loads of daytime activities and a pumping bar to help you make new mates.
8.30pm - Quiz Night. Fun games throughout the night with bar tabs to be won.
Cheap Date Night. Spend $5 and receive a free meal!
50c Chicken Wings! It's a clucking great deal! Heaps of games and awesome prizes.
Challenge the opposite sex to a game of pool! For every loss of a game an item of clothing will be removed. Late night DJ's
50c chicken wings are on, get yours before they fly out the door. A clucking good deal between 6 and 8pm
Party night at the one and only Lava Bar. Our DJ's will entertain you with your favourite tunes from 10pm.
Things near by
1 min Walk
Kuirau Park - Mud Pools
7 min Drive
Skyline Gondola & Luge
26 min Drive
Is Base Rotorua easy to find?
Yes - our Rotorua hostel is situated at the top of the city centre, next to Rotoruas free geothermal park, Kuirau Park. We're only a 5 minute walk up from ISite on Arawa Street.
Do you have a car park?
We have 2 onsite carparks - Free Parking (subject to availability) for paying guests (get a slip from reception)
Campervan parking/sleeping - Non powered site $20 pp, $20 key bond with full access to the facilities at Base hostel Rotorua
Can I book local tours with you?
Yes you can, the helpful and friendly staff at Base Rotorua Backpackers will let you know all the best things to do in Rotorua during your stay!
Do you have free wifi?
Yes, there's free wifi 24 hours a day in communal areas including in the kitchen & TV lounge on the first floor.
Does Rotorua really smell of egg?
Yes it does, but you'll be surprised how quickly you get used to the smell. The eggy smell is just because of all the spectacular geothermal activity in the area.
In fact Base Rotorua Backpackers is located next to Kuirau park which is free to visit if you don't have lots of money to visit other geothermal attractions in Rotorua.