Get an overview of this hotelAdults-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 within a 10-minute walk of Taupo Museum and Art Gallery and Barbary. Taupo Bungy and Taupo Hot Springs are also within 3 mi (5 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 WiFi, wired Internet, and satellite TV.

Hostel Amenities

Hostel Amenities

Dining options at the hostel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary manager's reception is offered on select days. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This Taupo hostel also offers a nightclub, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance.

Base Taupo - Hostel is a smoke-free property.

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wired high-speed internet ( NZD 4.00 per 24-hour period ), Wired high-speed internet ( NZD 8 )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Wired high-speed internet ( NZD 8 per day )

Room Amenities

  • Satellite TV service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired Internet access (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

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

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

Nearby Things to Do

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

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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hostel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Room rates are based on 1 person. Extra-person charges apply for any additional guests (up to a maximum of 6 guests per shared room). Guests reserving a Shared Room category for more than 1 person must specify the total number of guests in the Special Requests section at time of booking, or by contacting the property immediately after booking via this Web site. Contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email.

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

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.
  • No onsite parking is available.
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
Minimum guest age is 18
Caters to adults only

Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: NZD 5.00 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 4.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: NZD 8 (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: NZD 8 per day (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 4 per person (one way)
  • Onsite 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.

Hostel Name

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

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

National Rating

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


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