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Base Rotorua

Rotorua - North Island - New Zealand

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Stay at Base Rotorua

Base Rotorua has a variety of clean dorm rooms as well as deluxe rooms with private facilities on offer. Girls also have the option to stay in the luxury Sanctuary rooms. Most of the rooms have their own bathrooms and balconies and some even have their own kitchenette.

If you’re wanting to explore Rotorua and the local area our friendly staff will give you local tips to ensure you experience the very best of Rotorua. Learn about the Maori culture, history and the many adventurous activities to do.

Make sure you pop into Lava Bar – Rotorua’s hottest night spot with a state of the art sound system, big screens and fantastic outdoor decks. Lava Bar is open 7 days a week!

Base Rotorua also has a large geothermally heated outdoor pool to laze beside when you don’t fancy leaving the hostel.

contacless check-in with goki


Weekly Rates

  • 7 dorm nights from only $15pppn
  • 7 nights in a private room from $50pn
  • Choose 7 nights on booking page to secure this deal, valid on bookings from now until 31st August

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Hostel Features

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bar
  • Communal kitchen
  • Free Luggage Storage
  • Free Wifi
  • TV Room
  • : Swimming Pool
  • Onsite Parking

Location and contact details

Base Rotorua has the best location in town. It overlooks the historic Kuirau geothermal park and is just minutes walk from the lake and Rotorua’s cafè and shopping precinct. Situated at the top of city centre, next to Rotorua’s free geothermal park, Kuirau Park, we are only a short walk up from ISite on Arawa Street.
Get Directions

Address: 1286 Arawa Street, Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand
Freephone: 0800 227 369
Phone: +64 7 348 8636
Email: rotorua@stayatbase.com


By plane: Taxi and Bus Services are available from the Airport, we are situated 9.9kms from the Airport.
By Bus:

5 Minute Walk Up Arawa Street from the Bus Stop

Parking: Free parking for guests, grab a slip from Reception
Supermarkets: Pak n Save & Countodwn are a 10 minute walk

Terms and conditons

Changes and cancellations: Changes can be made up to 24 hours prior to the confirmed arrival, subject to availability. Bookings

cancelled at any time and up to 24 hours prior to the confirmed arrival will result in the loss of the deposit (10% of booking total). Bookings cancelled within 24 hours of arrival and no-shows will incur a 1-night penalty charged to your credit card.

Refer to your booking confirmation for non-accommodation bookings (tours and packages) cancellation policy. Contact the accommodation provider directly to make changes or to cancel your booking using contact details provided on your booking confirmation.

Your local guide to Rotorua

Famous for smelling like egg, Rotorua’s reputation precedes itself but everyone who visits always looks beyond the smell to appreciate Rotorua as one cool destination in New Zealand. Rotorua is a place of two extremes, you challenge yourself further than ever before with the adventure and adrenaline sports on offer and then channel your inner goddess by cleansing the soul and skin in either geothermal pools or natural mud pools.


Looking for fun? Want to make a new friend? Keen to see the local sites? We have activities lined up to help you get out and about


In the bar

'Backpacker Party Night' TOGA Party, Limbo Competition and prizes to be won!