The Backyard Inn – great for groups, families and travelers


All kinds of groups have enjoyed The Backyard Inn hospitality from school and sports groups, to International Choirs and the Rugby Sevens. We are the Rotorua group specialists providing meals, accommodation, information and logistics at a purpose-built facility that can host up to 250 people at a time.

There are conference facilities and meeting rooms onsite. Let us help you plan and cost your itinerary.

We do:

  • Itinerary planning
  • Meals on and off-site
  • Conference facilities
  • Meeting rooms
  • Pre-training snacks
  • Ice -  you name it…

Few hotels offer as suitable facilities to meet others. Few backpackers offer as much space and greenery.

Talk to us about a tailored group package!



Families can enjoy all the Rotorua attractions from the safety and convenience of a great value family-friendly facility.  You can relax at meal times with other families in the restaurant. There are high chairs, toys and a kids menu. Our Chalet accommodation is perfect for families and there are wide open spaces for kids to play in safely.  When it comes to mum and dad time, there is even a trusted babysitting service on hand!

Talk to us about current FAMILY packages and seasonal itinerary ideas


Independent Travellers

At The Backyard Inn you can enjoy the clean green spaces that New Zealand is known for while meeting and enjoying time with fellow travellers. We can help you fill your days with well-planned adventure. When you arrive in town we have a free shuttle to come and collect you. Just call us on arrival.

Talk to us about packages and seasonal itinerary ideas


Give us a call if you would prefer to discuss options. We are happy to prepare group itineraries and costings. Ph 07 347 0931 Or email stay@thebackyardinn.co.nz or groups@thebackyardinn.co.nz

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