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How much is a Rotorua hostel?

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Cheapest month to stay with an average 61% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 140% rise in price.
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When to book a hostel in Rotorua

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Top tips for finding Rotorua hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Rotorua, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Rotorua in December and June.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Rotorua if you stay on a Sunday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Friday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Rotorua hostel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hostel in Rotorua found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $149, while the most expensive was $149.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Rotorua

  • What are the best hostels near Rotorua Hospital?

    Rotorua Hospital is a popular area in Rotorua and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Oasis Hostel Rotorua or Base Rotorua for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Rotorua Hospital.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Rotorua?

    Hostel prices in Rotorua can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Rotorua is $36 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as $21 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Rotorua?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Rotorua is $36 compared to $156 for a night in a hotel.

  • Are hostels in Rotorua safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?

    Hostels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hostels in Rotorua. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

Where to find the best hostels in Rotorua?

Our map will help you find the perfect hostel in Rotorua by showing you the exact location of each hostel