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Base Bay of Islands - Hostel

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, WiFi
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, WiFi

Overview of Base Bay of Islands - Hostel

Base Bay of Islands - Hostel

2 out of 5

3.6/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
18 Kings Rd, Paihia, 200

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPaihia Beach1 min walk
  • Popular LocationPaihia Wharf7 min walk
  • Popular LocationWaitangi Treaty Grounds5 min drive
  • AirportKerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands)19 min drive

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About this area

Paihia

Base Bay of Islands - Hostel is located near the beach and in a walkable area with great shopping. Paihia Beach and Waitangi Mountain Bike Park reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Hundertwasser Public Toilets and The Parrot Place. Scuba diving and snorkelling offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and skydiving nearby.

What's nearby

  • Paihia Beach - 1 min walk
  • Paihia Wharf - 7 min walk
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds - 5 min drive
  • Waitangi Golf Club - 7 min drive
  • Russell Beach - 26 min drive

Getting around

  • Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 19 min drive

Restaurants

  • Rayz on the Bay - 4 min walk
  • Nikau Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • Letz Cafe - 7 min walk
  • Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack - 7 min walk
  • King Wah Restaurant - 8 min walk

About this property

Base Bay of Islands - Hostel

Hostel in Paihia with outdoor pool and bar/lounge
This smoke-free hostel features an outdoor pool, a bar/lounge and concierge services. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include laundry facilities, an arcade/games room and tour/ticket assistance. All 48 rooms offer WiFi, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and safes.
Base Bay of Islands - Hostel offers 48 forms of accommodation with a safe. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels.

Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. This Paihia hostel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hostel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (NZD 6 per 24-hour period)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Arcade/games room
  • Bike rentals
  • Motorised watercraft
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Arcade/games room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • Flat-screen TV

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 8:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 6 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 6 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Base Bay
Base Bay Islands
Base Bay Islands Hostel
Base Bay Islands Hostel Paihia
Base Bay Islands Paihia
Base Backpackers Paihia Hostel Bay Of Islands
Base Bay of Islands Hostel
Base Bay of Islands
Base Of Islands Hostel Paihia
Base Bay of Islands - Hostel Paihia
Base Bay of Islands - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

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Overall score and ratings

3.6

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 15 out of 62 reviews
5 - Excellent 24%
Rating 4 - Good. 18 out of 62 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 21 out of 62 reviews
3 - Okay 34%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 62 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 62 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%

3.5/5

Cleanliness

3.9/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

3.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Business traveller, Travelled with partner
Disliked: Staff & service
We could not get hold of anyone to let them know our flight was delayed after phoning and emailing most of the afternoon. We ended up in the dark rain and no where to stay at 9.30pm at night. Poor service
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff were amazing, Nathan really went above and beyond to help me and show me all the amazing walks and things to do around town, the location is a bonus with the beach only a 2 minute walk
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Really nice Hostel!! Loved all the palm trees everywhere and how close it is to the beach and shops, definitely recommend this place if you are a solo backpacker and love meeting new people as there was a bbq and a bingo night that got me to meet loads of backpackers like me (: Also a hostel cat named Harold that made my experience here 20x better
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service
Good location to town. Great that they offered ear plugs.
Stayed 4 nights in Apr 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Good location and entertainment
Good hostel lots of information for things to do around the area and walking trails and in a good location to walk to places. Room was good, although limited power outlets. Kitchen was small but clean. Good entertainment in the bar each night with happy hour deals on as well
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2018