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YHA Managed YHA Rotorua


Hostel Details & Location

Host: Damian Flynn

Check in: 2:00 pm Check out: 10:00 am

Contact: +64 7 349 4088 Email this hostel

Reception: 7:30am - 10pm

Location 1278 Haupapa St,


Next to Kuirau Park


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How to get here

We’re on the corner of Ranolf St and Haupapa St opposite Kuirau Park. Free on-site parking available. Street parking is available but may be time-limited.

Bus/Shuttle: The InterCity bus stop is 500m from the hostel. Head south on Fenton St, then turn right onto Haupapa St. The hostel is 500m along on your left. Super Shuttle drops off/picks up from the hostel.

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Perfect for schools and large groups! Find out more

Purpose-built backpacker accommodation beside Kuirau Park geothermal attractions and the CBD. Our recently refurbished kitchen, spacious dining area, comfortable lounge and pool table are the highlights of our main building, paired with functional and comfortable room types to suit all travellers.

We want your stay in Rotorua to be enjoyable and memorable! Our friendly staff can organise geothermal tours, Maori cultural evenings, relaxing hot mineral spas, awesome outdoor adventures like rafting or mountain biking (bike hire on-site), and more.

Proud member of the Rotorua Sustainable Tourism Charter, using renewable geothermal energy, and carboNZeroCertTM certified.

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Guests love:

  • 2GB free WiFi per day
  • Free onsite parking
  • Bicycle storage

Shared facilities:

  • 2GB free WiFi per day
  • Communal lounge
  • Communal dining area
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Food storage area
  • Recycling stations
  • Outdoor area
  • BBQ
  • Herb garden
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Bicycle storage
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free onsite parking
  • 24 hour guest access

Entertainment and activities:

  • Pool table
  • Book exchange
  • Communal TV


  • After-hours check in on request
  • Luggage storage options
  • Travel & activity bookings
  • HI bookings
  • Breakfast items for sale
  • Hair dryers
  • Towel hire
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle storage

In-hostel payment options:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Union Pay
  • New Zealand Dollars
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Some of our Rotorua highlights:

  • Kuirau Park - a minute's walk from YHA Rotorua, this park in the middle of town has steam vents, bubbling mud pools, and even hot pools to soak your feet in, all for free!
  • Tamaki Maori Village - Discover Maori art, traditions, rituals, and food. Book at YHA reception for a special rate!
  • Whakarewarewa Redwoods Forest - full of excellent walking and mountain biking trails

Want to know more about Rotorua? Find out more

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