Crash Palace Backpackers - Rotorua

1271 Hinemaru Street , Rotorua, New Zealand  show map
 4 stars
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Crash Palace Backpackers - Rotorua

Wi-Fi
Parking

Off-site parking

Kitchen facilities

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning
Laundry
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Welcome drink

Coffee shop

Picnic area/ Tables

TV

Leisure/ TV room

Adults only

Overview

The comfortable 4-star Crash Palace Backpackers offers barbeque, a sun terrace and a courtyard on site. The hostel is distinguished by a lovely atmosphere.

The location is close to Buried Village, Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park and The Caterpillar Experience. Guests can enjoy a meal in Herbs & Spice Thai Restaurant and Amazing Thai Restaurant, which are located in a busy area, just about 5 minutes’ walk from Crash Palace Backpackers.

Fast access to Rotorua airport within 10 km is provided.

Rooms

Crash Palace Backpackers boasts such accommodation options as 4-bed female Dorm, Double Room, 4-bed mixed Dorm and 6-bed mixed Dorm. The provision of a work desk, a sitting area, heating, a personal computer and a dressing room in the rooms makes Crash Palace Backpackers comfortable for every guest. Guestrooms feature access to shared bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

Guests can make use of a communal kitchen.

Services

Ironing, shuttle service and laundry as well as a baggage storage, a safe deposit box, a car park and a designated smoking area are at guests' disposal.

Relax

Billiard and hiking are presented onsite.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   20.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Adults only
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines

Sports & Fitness

  • Hiking
  • Billiards/ Pool tables

Services

  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Picnic area/ Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Board games
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Night club
  • Entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Bottled water

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until 07:00-10:00 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

hostel Crash Palace Backpackers - Rotorua Rotorua location
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Hostel Address:

1271 Hinemaru Street , Rotorua, New Zealand

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City Center
  • Rotorua
    2000 ft
Airports
  • Rotorua (ROT)
    4.0 mi
  • Tauranga City (TRG)
    32.4 mi
  • Bus stop
    1.2 mi
Restaurants
  • Lime Caffeteria
    400 ft
  • Herbs & Spice Thai Restaurant (cuisine: Thai)
    300 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 07:00-10:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    20

Rooms and availability

Crash Palace Backpackers photos Room
Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet

Crash Palace Backpackers Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Polynesian Spa1700 ft
  • Whakarewarewa Hot Springs1.7 mi
  • Skyline Rotorua2.6 mi

Popular areas

  • Tamaki Maori Village400 ft
  • City Center1700 ft

Places of interest

  • Rotorua Government Gardens1000 ft
  • Sir Howard Morrision Performing Arts Centre1000 ft
  • Rotorua District Library1400 ft
  • Rotorua Energy Events Centre1700 ft
  • Red Stag Timber-Waipa Saw Mill1700 ft
  • Rotorua High Court, District Court and Family Court1700 ft
  • Scion Crown Research Institute1700 ft
  • Rotorua District Council1700 ft
  • Rotorua Eat Street2000 ft
  • Matariki Cultural Centre2700 ft
  • Rotorua Lakefront3000 ft
  • Arawa Park Racecourse3000 ft
  • Rotorua Soundshell3300 ft
  • Te Wananga o Aotearoa1.3 mi
  • Whakarewarewa Maori Village1.6 mi
  • Waiariki Institute of Technology2.1 mi

Shopping areas

  • Rotorua Central Mall1400 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve1.7 mi

Stadiums

  • Rotorua International Stadium2.1 mi

Museums

  • Rotorua Museum1400 ft

Parks

  • Kuirau Park1.1 mi
  • Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park2.2 mi

Galleries

  • Rotorua Arts Village400 ft

Local attractions

  • Hell's Gate1.5 mi
    State Highway 30, Rotorua
  • Mini Golf New Zealand2.5 mi
    152-154 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua
  • Skyline Rotorua2.9 mi
    185 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua
  • New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute1.8 mi
    Hemo Rd, Rotorua
  • The Caterpillar Experience2.8 mi
    171 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua

Near the hostel

  • Rotorua Museum1500 ft
    Government Gardens, Rotorua
  • Mt. Tarawera3200 ft
    RotoruaNew Zealand
  • Lake Tarawera's Hot Water Beach3200 ft
    RotoruaNew Zealand
  • Lake Rotorua3000 ft
    RotoruaNew Zealand
  • Lake Rotoiti3200 ft
    RotoruaNew Zealand

Restaurants nearby

  • Lime Caffeteria400 ft

    Address: Fenton St
    Phone: (07) 350 2033

    74% likes this, based on 178 reviews

  • Ciccio Italian Cafe500 ft

    Address: 1262 Fenton st
    Phone: 07 348 1828

    75% likes this, based on 105 reviews

  • Amazing Thai Restaurant500 ft

    Address: 1246 Fenton Street
    Phone: 07 343-9494

    60% likes this, based on 105 reviews
    Cuisine: Thai

  • Herbs & Spice Thai Restaurant300 ft

    Address: Eruera Street

    71% likes this, based on 39 reviews
    Cuisine: Thai

  • Nikau400 ft

    Address: Eruera Street
    Phone: 07 347 1234

    62% likes this, based on 28 reviews

Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 07:00-10:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    20
Hotels nearby
Grand Hotel Rotorua
3 stars
0.3 km
Rotorua Motel
4 stars
0.7 km
Ibis Rotorua Hotel
3 stars
0.9 km

Crash Palace Backpackers Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Crash Palace Backpackers

Average guest rating

8.2out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 13 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    10.0

    So an older single traveller I was quite worried about choosing backpacking accommodation. My room was spotless as we're the bathroom and kitchen facilities. The staff were really friendly and ready to help with directions and information. Fab place and haven't had the same quality of service in any other hostel. Would stay here again and recommend to friends.

  • Single
    10.0

    for a hostel a awesome place to be, very clean and friendly staff and close to all !!!

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    Chris, rest of the staff.. the location and a very good value for the money! Just a wonderful place to stay, wish there where more places like this. Thums up for popcorn, movienight!

    the smell out side in Rotorua, :p

  • Single
    9.2

    Chris owner and manager is very helpful---a genuine nice guy He is prepared to take one to activities for a small fee for his charity which is helping the kids of Rotorua

    Some of the backpackers do not clear up after themselves in the kitchen--a pity

  • Single
    10.0

    Very polite welcome by Chris

    Hard to find words to describe....everything was excellent

  • Single
    9.2

    Staff was very helpful and friendly, very supportive.

    Internet wasn't for free and towels just to hire

  • Single
    4.6

    Not much .... Location in Rotorua?

    Noisiest hostel i've been staying in nz. Not really clean, I tried to boil some water for tea and found a dozen of ants inside my cup, also tried the microwave but not working. Bed not comfortable either.

  • Single
    7.0

    Helpful service.

    There was a school group so the kids were quite noisey but I thought quieter than drunken backpackers so I should be appreciative but it made the stay less enjoyable than the usual backpacker/international traveller feel.

How to reach hostel

hostel Crash Palace Backpackers - Rotorua Rotorua location
Show big map »

Hostel Address:

1271 Hinemaru Street , Rotorua, New Zealand

Get directions
City Center
  • Rotorua
    2000 ft
Airports
  • Rotorua (ROT)
    4.0 mi
  • Tauranga City (TRG)
    32.4 mi
  • Bus stop
    1.2 mi
Restaurants
  • Lime Caffeteria
    400 ft
  • Herbs & Spice Thai Restaurant (cuisine: Thai)
    300 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 07:00-10:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    20