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The Backyard Inn

60 Tarewa Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7347 0931

AED 52+

Overall guest ratings

7.0/10 Good
Based on 1,235 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.1
  • 7.7
  • 4.9
  • 3.9

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    About

    Located in Rotorua, The Backyard Inn is minutes from Kuirau Park and close to Rotorua Hospital. This hostel is within close proximity of Tama-te-Kapua Meeting House and St. Faith's Anglican Church.

    Rooms

    Make yourself at home in one of the 98 guestrooms. Prepare your meals in the shared/communal kitchen. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available to keep you connected.

    Amenities

    Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool, or other amenities including wireless Internet access (surcharge) and tour/ticket assistance.

    Dining

    Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of The Backyard Inn. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.

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    Amenities

    • Internet
    • Wi-Fi
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Game room
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Free parking
    • Pool table
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Pets not allowed
    • Grill
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    6.8 Good
    Based on 1,196 reviews
    • 8.1 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.7 "Good location."
      9.4 "94% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought parking was inexpensive."
      7.1 "71% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 7.1 "High value."
    • 6.9 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 4.9 "Disappointing food."
      2.0 "For 80%, the dining experience was not enjoyable."
      1.3 "Unclean dining area, according to 87%."
    • 3.9 "Not very clean."
      4.1 "59% said rooms were dirty."
      4.3 "57% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.0 "60% thought it was rather dirty."
      1.3 "Unclean dining area, according to 87%."
      0.0 "Dirty pool, said 100%."
    • 3.8 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 3.7 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.7 "83% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      1.4 "For 86%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      3.3 "67% criticized the plain hotel."
    • 3.6 "Rooms are not good."
      4.1 "59% said rooms were dirty."
      3.6 "64% complained about the bathroom."
      4.0 "60% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      0.9 "91% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.8 "62% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
      3.8 "62% said rooms were small."
      4.3 "57% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.1 "59% had problems with the shower."
      1.8 "For 82%, the rooms looked old."
      1.7 "83% were disappointed with the minibar."
      0.8 "92% found problems with the furniture."
      0.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 100%."
      0.0 "100% thought the tv was sub-standard."
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    Overall rating

    6.8 Good
    Based on 657 reviews
    • 8.0 "Great service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.6 "Good location."
    • 7.0 "High value."
    • 6.4 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 4.7 "Disappointing food."
    • 4.3 "Not very clean."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were dirty."
      5.0 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 50%."
      4.4 "56% thought it was rather dirty."
      0.0 "Dirty pool, said 100%."
    • 4.2 "Rooms are not good."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were dirty."
      4.5 "55% complained about the bathroom."
      4.7 "53% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.6 "64% said rooms were small."
      4.1 "59% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
      5.0 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 50%."
      4.7 "53% had problems with the shower."
      0.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 100%."
      2.1 "For 79%, the rooms looked old."
      0.0 "100% thought the tv was sub-standard."
    • 3.8 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.0 "80% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.7 "Not very comfortable."
      4.7 "53% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.6 "64% said rooms were small."
      2.8 "72% thought it was too noisy."
      0.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 100%."
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    Overall rating

    6.7 Good
    Based on 334 reviews
    • 7.9 "Good service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.9 "Good location."
      7.5 "Great parking, according to 75%."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 7.0 "Good pool."
    • 6.8 "Average value."
    • 4.5 "Disappointing food."
    • 3.8 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.5 "85% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.5 "Not very comfortable."
      3.6 "64% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.0 "60% said rooms were small."
      3.2 "68% thought it was too noisy."
    • 3.3 "Not very clean."
      3.7 "63% said rooms were dirty."
      3.7 "63% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.6 "64% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 2.9 "Terrible amenities."
      3.0 "70% thought the building wasn't nice."
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    Overall rating

    6.7 Good
    Based on 203 reviews
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.3 "Good pool."
    • 7.1 "Good location."
      7.0 "Great parking, according to 70%."
    • 5.3 "Food is average."
    • 4.2 "Not very clean."
      4.4 "56% said rooms were dirty."
    • 3.7 "Not very comfortable."
      3.9 "61% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.6 "64% thought it was too noisy."
    • 3.4 "Rooms are not good."
      3.9 "61% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.4 "56% said rooms were dirty."
      0.6 "94% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.5 "65% complained about the bathroom."
    • 3.1 "Horrible vibe."
      1.4 "86% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 2.9 "Disappointing internet connection."
      3.0 "70% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Hotel type
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
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