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Base Backpackers Wanaka - Hostel

Hotel Class
2 out of 5
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Reviews

3.7 / 5Good
304 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Picture Lounge
    2 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Gallery Thirty Three
    2 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Pembroke Park
    3 min walk
  • Airport
    Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.)
    61 min drive

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Book online or call:

+64 9913 4658
  • Double Room, Ensuite

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
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  • Double Or Twin En Suite

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  • Double Ensuite

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  • Twin Room, Ensuite

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
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  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (8 beds)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Triple Room, 3 Single Beds, Ensuite

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (6 beds)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Superior Shared Dormitory, Women only (Sanctuary)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (10 beds)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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About this area

Wanaka

In the city centre, Base Backpackers Wanaka - Hostel is in an area with good shopping. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Lake Wanaka and Lake Hawea. Our guests appreciate the hostel's location for the nightlife.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Picture Lounge - 2 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Gallery Thirty Three - 2 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Pembroke Park - 3 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Wanaka Golf Club - 11 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Rhyme and Reason Brewery - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) - 61 min drive

About this property

Base Backpackers Wanaka - Hostel

A restaurant, a nightclub and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance and multilingual staff are on-site. All 49 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, LCD TVs with cable channels, and safes.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM - 12:30 AM
Late check-in subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 3 AM.

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Payment types

Mastercard
Visa

Important information

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 are 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.

We should mention

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

Property is also known as

  • Base Backpackers Wanaka Hostel
  • Base Backpackers Wanaka
  • Base Backpackers Hostel

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free nearby parking
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–11:00 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Nightclub

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Lift

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Ski storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • TV channels

More

  • Safe

Nearby activities

Activities

  • Downhill skiing
  • Golf
  • Snowboarding
5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
122
3 - Okay
65
2 - Mediocre
33
1 - Poor
14
3.8
Cleanliness
3.8
Service and Staff
3.2
Amenities
3.6
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2019

3/5

  • Liked: Staff & service

Liked the twin bed ensuite and location. Walls need paint - really beat up - and kitchen is tiny for the amount of people here and many fridge shelves broken.

Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

It was close to supermarket (next door), restaurant, cafes and lake

Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2019

3/5

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Aug. 2019

    3/5

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

    Convenient in middle of Wanaka - not far from the Lake Wanaka.

    Stayed 1 night in Aug. 2019

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