Cactus Jacks


Cactus Jacks

1210 Haupapa Street, Rotorua
Tel
(07) 348 3121 or 0800 122 228
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Great theme, but needs some renovations
28 August 2009
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A bit run down
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Awesome location and overall this is a fun place
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Cactus' is right next to central Rotorua- close to all shops and buses to sights. We were here for the Raggamuffin festival during summer and the place was pumping. Very little sound proofing meant we were kept awake all night with people opening the front door, shouting and smoking outside our window. All of the showers were terrible and not clean, few had consistently hot water. The courtyard is great though, with big tables out in the sun. This place is probably much nicer when its less crowded (they had overbooked so they crammed people onto couches etc for free).

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The friendlyest staff ever
9 May 2006
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facilities are dated
Pros
friendly staff and brilliant painting :)
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The guy who owns this place (can't remember his name) is the sweetest guy ever ! He's always there to help you or give you advice. The rooms are nice. Good atmosphere. Just a friendly and nice place !

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Anonymous
WELL WORTH THE STAY
15 April 2004
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A great stay - a wonderful atmosphere, very hospitable, entertaining, helpful, the accomodation is clean and well kept, the kitchen is huge and has every amenity needed. The place captivates you and there is something to catch your eye where ever look. The gum boots are abit over the top though. P.S the "WILD WEST" night was great. Keep that lassoing up JOE!!!!!!!

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KiwiRob
Others are better
5 April 2004
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Stayed here once a couple of years ago, it really needed some work to fix it up, the showers were cold, the common room was a mess and the kitched needed a clean. However the place has a pretty good atmosphere, the staff are ok, but there are better places to stay in Rotorua, try the Wall first.

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Anonymous
great atmosphere
6 March 2004
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This place is great. The owners are friendly and helpful. The rooms are small but clean, and the kitchen is large and up to date. The only problem is that the hostel basicly shuts down at 11:00 and all the facilities are closed.

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Anonymous
Good basic hostel
9 May 2003
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Stayed in this hostel in February 2001. Its clean and pretty quiet and laid back.Proably be a good place for a long term stay. Bedrooms are like cabins built around a courtyard. Laundry and shower facilities are good. It also has a large clean kitchen. Staff were ok but not overhelpful. Rotorua is not really a party town.Its very quiet and we could only find one pub that was anyway lively and that was at another hostel. Also you really need a car to go and see the surrounding attractions as public transport is limited and there is not much to do in the town itself.

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