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Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua, Rotorua

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1140 Hinemoa Street, Rotorua, 3010, New Zealand

Adults-only hostel within easy reach of Tamaki Maori Village
  • Free WiFi
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Very Good8.4
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Very comfortable
Great location
Great room
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Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua, Rotorua

from $45
  • Bed in 6 Bed Mixed Dorm (Level 2)
  • Bed in 4 Bed Female Dorm (Main St)
  • Bed in 4 Bed Male Dorm (Level 2)
  • Private Double Room (Shared Bathroom)
  • Bed in 4 Bed Mixed Dorm (Level 2)
  • Bed in 8 Bed Mixed Dorm (Level 2)
  • Private Ensuite Room
  • Private Twin Room (Shared Bathroom)
  • Private Twin Ensuite Room
  • Basic Single Room

What’s around Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua, Rotorua


  • Tamaki Maori Village - 11 min walk
  • Polynesian Spa - 15 min walk
  • Eat Street - 6 min walk
  • Rotorua Night Market - 6 min walk
  • Kuirau Park - 6 min walk
  • Rotorua i-SITE Visitor Centre - 7 min walk
  • Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre - 7 min walk
  • Matariki Hangi & Maori Cultural Performance - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional) - 13 min drive
  • Onsite parking
  • Free parking nearby

At a glance

Key facts


  • 14 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-9:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 10 PM
There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free nearby parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Caters to adults only

At the hostel

Things to do
  • Arcade/game room
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Year Built 1970
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Stay connected
  • Free WiFi

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 83 reviews

Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua, Rotorua
Very Good8.0
Decent no-frills stay
Location was ideal. Place was mostly clean but could use a freshening up. There is a lack of windows in the common areas which makes it seem drearier. Very cool looking rock climbing wall. We had a private ensuite and we slept well. Bathroom was clean.
Colette, usFamily trip
Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua, Rotorua
Great hostel in towne centre
This was one of the best hostels! Stayed three nights. Super close to everything and in the heart of towne! A five to seven minutes walk everywhere especially to Polynesian Spa. Staff is great---thank you to Chloe for her going above and beyond!!! ***LOCKERS ARE HUGE. Literally, two people can stand inside one (not that we tried)! My huge suitcase fit, as did my carry on and a bunch of other bags! Hostel offers lots of discounts to excursions around towne.
LiLiane, us1 night trip
Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua, Rotorua
Very Good8.0
Other than only have one outlet area in the room, my stay was very pleasant. Everyone was welcoming and friendly and it was very easy to walk to many places throughout the city.
Melissa, usOther trip
Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua, Rotorua
Very Good8.0
Social atmosphere and in the heart of Rotorua. The common area is on a different floor than the rooms, so should not disturb anyone's sleep, and the common area is fairly active. Would stay here again.
A Traveler, usOther trip
Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua, Rotorua
Very Good8.0
Great hostel in Rotorua
Great staff, clean room, good use of lobby as a game room and laptop lounge. Kitchen was large. All day parking is 2 blocks away, but overnight parking is only good until 7 or 8 am (public).
A Traveler, us2 night trip

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Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua, Rotorua

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