Formerly known as Lava Lodge, U Hostel Rotorua is the latest addition to the U Hotel Group portfolio and the group’s first hostel accommodation in New Zealand. Super conveniently located and right in the entertainment district in Rotorua, U Hostel Rotorua features 32 rooms with varying room types to suit all budgets!
From a Single Bed with shared facilities to the Deluxe Family Suite with kitchenette and ensuite facilities, we have options that suit all travellers looking for that perfect stay in Rotorua! Most rooms feature balconies and ensuite bathrooms and our female guests can also enjoy our “Wahine Rooms” for privacy and security.
Cook up a storm and meet new people in our communal kitchen on the first floor and social hub on the ground floor. We also feature a laundry and pool and guests with vehicles can use our free parking on site.
We are big on security and privacy and have listened to U and your needs when it comes to contactless check-in and check-out, which has resulted in automated service offerings. No reception means no need for additional staff, but still offering 24/7 assistance via our messaging service and contact number along with external, entrance way and hallway security cameras to ensure peace of mind throughout your stay.
Everything on your doorstep! Hostel Rotorua is located at 1286 Arawa Street which is directly opposite Kuirau Park and Rotorua Hospital. This is the perfect setting with an abundance of geothermal activity, sporting facilities and natural beauty. We are a short 3-minute stroll away from the city centre where all the cafes, restaurants, bars, shopping and retail outlets will ensure a very memorable stay in Rotorua.
U Hostel Rotorua has all the facilities you need for a successful stay; free high-speed internet, shared kitchen and lounge facilities, laundry, laptop-friendly workspaces and complimentary off-street and on-street car-parking.