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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 Center 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.

This is our guests' favorite part of Rotorua, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua has been welcoming guests since Jul 14, 2014

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Rotorua, this property has an excellent location score of 9.2!


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Room Type
1 full bed
2 bunk beds
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hello, We are planning to do the treewalk at 1030 pm. is it possible to use the shower late at night when we arrive back? thanks
    Good morning, Thanks for getting in touch. Yes, that's absolutely fine to use the bathroom facilities at anytime. Our communal facilities are open 24h..
    Answered on February 2, 2021
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    We do have a luggage store available during office hours. You can store your bag before check in and after check out.
    Answered on September 8, 2019
  • is there parking
    We don't have any on-site parking, however there are P60 spaces outside the front of the hostel and free parking located a minute walk down the street.
    Answered on July 2, 2021
  • Hi, I'm wanting to book this family room in January 2021. 2 adults and 5 young children they dont require a bed each. Not comfortable with having se..
    Our family rooms are configured with 1 x set of bunks and 1 x double bed. This sleeps 4 adults. Given the age of your children, this could be possible..
    Answered on July 28, 2020
  • Hi, I'm booking a room for me, my husband and our 11yr old daughter. Is this family room suitable for us? Thanks.
    A family room would indeed be suitable! It has a large double bed as well as a single bunk bed, overall sleeping up to four people.
    Answered on December 27, 2021
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Amenities of Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Movie nights
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Game room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges may apply.
  • Street parking
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & 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
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

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


2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking for more than 6 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Eftpos Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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.

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

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

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

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

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

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

FAQs about Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua by:

    • Car 15min
    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 20min
    • Bus 30min

  • Check-in at Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua is 1,650 feet from the center of Rotorua.

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

    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Ping-pong
    • Movie nights