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Shared Dormitory, Ensuite (4 beds)
4 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Other room types
Double Room, Ensuite
Room with view
4 square metres
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Ensuite
4 square metres
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Superior Shared Dormitory, Women only (Sanctuary)
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Basic Double Room, Multiple Beds, Private Bathroom
Room with view
1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Shared Dormitory, Ensuite (6 beds)
6 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Shared Dormitory (6 beds)
6 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Shared Dormitory (4 beds)
4 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Get an overview of this hotel
Adults-only hostel with restaurant and nightclub

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

Location

Located in the heart of Taupo, this hostel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Lake Taupo and within 3 mi (5 km) of Taupo Bungy and Taupo Hot Springs. Huka Falls and Craters of the Moon are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hostel has a nightclub and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and a free manager's reception are also provided. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk.

Room Amenities

All 42 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and satellite TV. Stovetops and dishwashers are among the other amenities that guests will find. Housekeeping is available on request.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Lift
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Restaurant
  • Year Built – 2008
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free WiFi
  • Computer station
  • Smoke-free property
  • Nightclub
  • Terrace
  • Free reception
  • Ski storage
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Street parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 42
  • Television in common areas
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Airport transport (surcharge)
  • Fireplace in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Room Amenities

Base Taupo - Hostel offers 42 forms of accommodation with shared/communal kitchens. Fridges and microwaves are provided. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with satellite channels. Housekeeping is provided on request.

  • Fridge
  • Free WiFi
  • Shared/communal kitchen
  • Local maps
  • Housekeeping on request
  • Guidebooks or recommendations
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Linens provided
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Satellite TV service
  • Stovetop

Where to Eat

The hostel offers a complimentary manager's reception on selected days.

Element Cafe and Bar – This restaurant only serves dinner.Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Nearby Activities

  • Rafting nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests older than 18 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No on-site parking is available. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cots (infant beds) available

Minimum guest age is 18

Caters to adults only

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for self-service breakfast: NZD 5.00 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 4 per person (one way)
  • On-site credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

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

Hotel Names

  • Base Taupo Hostel Backpacker
  • Base Hostel Backpacker
  • Base Taupo Backpacker
  • Base Taupo Hostel
  • Base Taupo
  • Base Taupo Hostel / Backpacker

We should mention

Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms.

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.

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