Fodor's Expert Review The Backyard Inn

60 Tarewa Rd., Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, 3010, New Zealand

This complex overlooking the thermal Kuirau Park has basic lodge rooms with shared facilities starting at NZ$29 per person, plus 29 en suite chalets priced from NZ$87 per room. Guests can take advantage of the area's natural heating by soaking in the thermal pool for free. Meals at the café are a steal as well.

PROS

  • nice quiet location
  • you could snag an en suite chalet

CONS

  • it's a 10-minute walk to town
  • can get busy in summer

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Casual
Countryside
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HOTEL INFO

Phones: 07-347–0931

HOTEL DETAILS

64 lodge rooms, 29 chalets
Rate Includes: No meals

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