Rock Solid Backpackers

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Our vision is simply to make it the most popular hostel in town which we have by providing a clean, modern, yet still inviting hostel with facilities not usually found in inner city hostels.  We offer 4,6,8 bed dorms, private and family rooms.  Unlimited Free wifi throughout the hostel and enjoy the unique climbing wall that you can view from reception, or give it a go!  We are also agents for Intercity Bus and Super shuttle, book all your tours at our tour desk, ask about the special discounts if you book through us!
Phone: +64 7 282 2053

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What do the guests say?



4.5/5 (TripAdvisor)


Guests are very happy with the cleanliness of the hostel and the amenities supplied. The computer rooms and free unlimited WiFi make it easy for all travelers to connect to the internet.

Rock Solid Backpackers is within walking distance of many great places to eat and see.


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What are the rooms like?


With a maximum capacity of 90 guests, Rock Solid Backpackers is a large backpackers and great place to meet travelers. Our room types are:

2 Bunk Beds
Sleeps 4

3 Bunk Beds
Sleeps 6

4 Bunk Beds
Sleeps 8

1 Queen Bed
Sleeps 2

4 bedprivate


Hostel amenities


Along with bathrooms and common room – these are the other amenities and features of Rock Solid Backpackers. If you have any questions, let us know.

parking Parking – car parks are available in front of the hostel or outside on the street (free as well).
smoking Smoking – rooms are smoke-free, you can smoke outside on the balcony or courtyard.
kitchen Kitchen – large, fully equipped communal kitchen for your self-service.
laundry Laundry – laundry rooms and drying on-site. Laundry powder available at reception.
storage Storage – storage available at reception for luggage and personal goods.
wheelchair Access – wheelchair access is throughout the hostel.
conference rooms Conference rooms – we have large conference rooms available for conferences.

Hostel location


Rock Solid Backpackers is located at 1140 Hinemoa St, Rotorua 3010.With this central location, you are within walking distance of many great spots.

Within 5 minutes of walking:

  • Polynesian Spa
  • Pak’nSave Supermarket
  • Coffee Shops
  • ATM machines
  • Post Office
  • Tours & Activities pick up point

Within 15 minutes of walking:

  • I-Site
  • Lake Front
  • Library
  • Central Mall Shopping Centre
  • Eat Street

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