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The centrally located Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua offers free WiFi, a neighboring rock-climbing wall and a spacious guest lounge including a tour desk, a billiards table and a cinema. It is just 5 minutes' walk from the Rotorua Visitors Centre and bus stops. The property is within walking distance to a weekly night market. This hostel is within 10 minutes' walk of Government Gardens, Kirau Park, Arts Village and Polynesian Spa. Rotorua International Airport is 15 minutes' drive away, while free parking area is available off site. All rooms include bed linens, reading lights, heating and access to either shared or private bathroom facilities. There is a communal kitchen with cooking facilities.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Rotorua, this property has an excellent location score of 9.1

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Room type
Number of guests
1 double bed
2 bunk beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 2

This property has told us they’re making considerable investments and efforts towards sustainability by taking steps that can have environmental and social impact. We’ve worked with experts including Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable programme – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


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See what guests loved the most:

  • Vignesh
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Easy self check in. Great location Room was actually bigger and cleaner than I would have thought. Room had a fan. Towels. Nicely set up.
  • Aisling
    The staff were exceptional helping us to book activities and sorting out any issues that we had. Thanks to Dale in particular! The location and facilities are great.
  • Naomi
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Would be nice to have a heat pump. Otherwise it was a lovely room. Thank you.

Property surroundings

Facilities of Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua

Most popular facilities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Laundry
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Movie nights
  • Table tennis
  • Billiards
  • Games room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges may be applicable.
  • Street parking
  • Public transport tickets
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
Entertainment and family services
  • Indoor play area
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 to 20:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 10:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

You must show a valid photo ID upon check in.

Please note that this property does not accept payments with American Express credit cards.

Please note that there is a 2.5% charge when you pay with an international credit card.

Please note when booking more than 6 beds different policies and supplements may apply.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

FAQs about Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua

  • Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua is 550 yards from the centre of Rotorua. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Billiards
    • Games room
    • Table tennis
    • Movie nights