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.
- nice quiet location
- you could snag an en suite chalet
- it's a 10-minute walk to town
- can get busy in summer
Rate Includes: No meals