Experience a warm welcome in the geothermal wonderland that is Rotorua. Make our Rotorua hostel your base in this small city with natural beauty.

Dorm Accommodation

Get ready to make new friends in our spacious dorm rooms.

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Best price & service when you book direct

Stay from just
$20NZ
Per person/per night
Includes:
  • All linen & Pillows
  • Geothermal Heating
  • Security Swipe Card Access

Private Rooms

Have some quiet time and a little luxury in our private rooms..

Watch out! These rooms book out quick. Don't miss out!

Best price & service when you book direct

Stay from just
$80NZ
Per room/per night
Includes:
  • TV
  • Tea & Coffee
  • Serviced Daily

Activities

The Spot to be social

Loads of daytime activities and a pumping bar to help you make new mates.

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Wednesday

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Steak Night and Games

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Thursday

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Kiwi Pong

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Different Weekly Events

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Saturday

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Locals Party Night! Rotorua's top local DJ's

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Sunday

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Burger deals - 2 for $20 with free fries

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Location

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Address: 1286 Arawa Street, Rotorua
Phone: +64 7 348 8636
Email: rotorua@stayatbase.com

ThingsNearby

1 min Walk

Kuirau Park - Mud Pools

7 min Drive

Skyline Gondola & Luge

26 min Drive

Wai-O-Tapu

FAQ

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 the 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.