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YHA Rotorua is located next to Kuirau Park which features geothermal activity. This affordable accommodations offers an outdoor deck with barbecue facilities, a modern shared kitchen, 5GB free WiFi per day and free on-site parking.

Rotorua YHA is a 2-minute walk from the city center and a 15-minute drive from Rotorua International Airport. It is a 10-minute walk from Rotorua Museum and 2,950 feet from Lake Rotorua.

Guests can choose to stay in a lively dormitory room or in the comfort of their own private room. Bathroom facilities are shared for most room types.

There is a guest lounge with TV and a wide selection of DVD titles. The staff at the tour desk can assist with booking activities like Geo-thermal tours, Maori cultural experiences and trips to hot mineral spas.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Your stay will include:
Free WiFi Sun deck Terrace

YHA Rotorua has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jul 31, 2012
Hotel chain/brand: Youth Hostels Association

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Rotorua, this property has an excellent location score of 9.1!

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose YHA Rotorua

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?
    As we provide bed linen in all our rooms, the use of your own sleeping bag will not be necessary.
    Answered on September 5, 2020
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    We do have luggage storage available for guest use
    Answered on September 5, 2020
  • Is there wifi
    Yes we do provide free wifi restricted to 5GB per day per device.
    Answered on July 2, 2021
  • Are there any “double rooms with private bathroom” that are wheelchair accessible please, don’t need disabled bathroom just wheelchair entry.
    Kia Ora, We do have double rooms with private bathrooms that are wheelchair accessible.
    Answered on January 23, 2021
  • Do u offer long term stays, as in months at a time? If so what would costs be for 6 bed dormitory?
    Hi there, Thank you for your message. Unfortunately, YHA Rotorua does not do long term accommodations. We are a short term accommodation (2-3 nights)....
    Answered on November 19, 2021
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Amenities of YHA Rotorua Great facilities! Review score, 8.3
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Russian
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules YHA Rotorua takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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


8:00 AM - 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 3 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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa JCB YHA Rotorua accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note for bookings of 10 or more guests, different policies and procedures may apply. For further information, please contact the property in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Guests 17 years or younger are not permitted to stay in dormitory accommodations unless that dormitory is private, where all beds are booked in the room and a minimum of one adult is part of the booking party. All guests 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult for any booking and that adult is responsible for actions of all the youths within that booking party.

Please note, due to limited availability at the time of booking, multi-share accommodations for two or more guests may be provided in separate rooms. For more information, please contact the property using the contact details found on the booking form.

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.

FAQs about YHA Rotorua

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to YHA Rotorua by:

    • Taxi 20min

  • YHA Rotorua is 800 feet from the center of Rotorua.

  • YHA Rotorua offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

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