The Rotten Apple Backpackers


Weekly rates from


  per person**

(** BBH Cardholders only) 

Non BBH Rate $130   


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  "The Pick of the Crop" - Lonely Planet

  • Provide help finding seasonal work
  • Centre of city
  • FREE off-street parking
  • Great weekly rates
  • Relaxed & friendly atmosphere

     The Rotten Apple Backpackers is an owner operated hostel located in Hastings, the harvest capitol of New Zealand.  We provide budget accommodation and a friendly atmosphere for international backpackers and are specialists in finding seasonal work throughout the  year.

    The Rotten Apple


    If you are looking for temporary work on the North Island or are just looking to relax and enjoy the region, come to the Rotten Apple and enjoy the best climate NZ has to offer!