Crash Palace

Address: 1271 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua, North Island, 3010, New Zealand | 4 star hostel
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This 4 star hostel, located on 1271 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua, is near Tamaki Maori Village, Polynesian Spa, Rotorua Museum, and Rotorua Museum.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsCrash Palace Rotorua

    Reviewed by sylviaontour

    very good hostel

    Reviewed Apr 6, 2015
    by (2 reviews) , Germany Flag of Germany

    We stayed two nights in a double room which was clean and comfortable. Unfortunately it was next to the girls restroom, which was ok, but the hand dryer was very noisy especially at night. I'd recommend to provide paper towels or at least a sign that says "please do not use hand dryer between 11pm and 8am" or something like that. Other than that we had a great stay. Chris, the owner, is a great guy who is always happy to help and sorted us out with a cheap rental car for the day. It's also the only hostel I've ever seen that has free wifi and pasta and rice.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by kalie

    Great stay

    Reviewed Aug 10, 2014
    by (7 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

    Awesome hostel! Warm with well stocked kitchens, free tea/coffee and rice/pasta. 10 bed dorms are spacious with enough plugs. Had a fantastic time here.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by 2badgerstravel


    Reviewed Jun 9, 2011
    by (4 reviews) Delafield , United States Flag of United States

    seriously. awesome.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Crash Palace Rotorua

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Rotorua

    Glow worms and eels!

    A travel blog entry by curious1 on Jun 23, 2015

    4 photos

    Running on Colombian time here! (Well, not really Colombian time, but my normal, which is running late. It just gives me a reason to speed, right?). Anyways, I never realized just how spread out Auckland actually is, until I was driving through it. The city centre is quite small, but since I was on the North Shore area, I had to go all the way …

    Stinky but nice

    A travel blog entry by sylviaontour on Apr 06, 2015

    Rotorua is famous for itīs smell that comes from multiple geysers in this area, but apart from that, it has a lot more to offer. Iīd recommend to rent a car because itīs way easier to get around and less expensive than tours. We got a really good deal through our hostel with `Rent a dentī. They were a lot cheaper than the big car rental companies …

    Pretty Sweet, Aye?

    A travel blog entry by james.arnold on Jul 17, 2015

    I have just got into bed at my hostel here in the town of Rotorua on the south side of the North Island of NZ.

    Last time I wrote an entry, I was at Hot Water Beach, and I was about to head down to the sea with the 20 or so guys from the bus to check out the hot water spring underneath the sand. We did go down there for low tide, which was …

    Monday 18th May @ 1pm

    A travel blog entry by on May 18, 2015

    2 comments, 3 photos

    From Napier we are making our way to Auckland, via Rotorua for a very important appointment. We took Intercity from Napier and just over 3 hours later for just $42 we were back in the Great Lakes. Having enjoyed our previous stay at Crash Palace so much it was an obvious choice for a return visit. We are staying in an 8 bed dorm and paying only $15 …


    A travel blog entry by on Apr 10, 2015

    6 photos

    Once you recover from the overwhelming sulphur stench, which seems to come and go in unjustified waves, Rotorua is a great place (I can't quite bring myself to call it a city). We are very glad that we decided to forgo remaining with our lovely Stray crew and, rather than have just an afternoon here, have spent two nights. It turns out we weren't …

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