Located within a 5-minute walk of Taupo Museum and Art Gallery, Base Taupo - Hostel / Backpacker is within a 15-minute stroll of Barbary. This 42-room hostel welcomes guests with conveniences like a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a nightclub. It's in central Taupo and also close to Crazy Catz Adventure Park and Taupo Bungy.

Dining

Enjoy a bite to eat at the hostel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café, or meet other guests at the free manager's reception. For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee.

Rooms

Guests can expect to find WiFi, wired Internet, and satellite TV.

Property features

Guests of Base Taupo - Hostel / Backpacker enjoy features like a nightclub, free WiFi in public areas, and a computer station. Airport transportation is made easy with an airport shuttle for NZD 4 per person one way. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with luggage storage and tours/tickets. Other amenities at this adults-only hostel include a terrace, laundry facilities, and barbecue grills.

Highlights

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Nightclub
  • Laundry facilities

Base Taupo - Hostel / Backpacker

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 high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

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

Base Taupo - Hostel / Backpacker is a smoke-free property.

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

Internet

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

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

Room Amenities

Base Taupo - Hostel / Backpacker offers 42 accommodations. Televisions come with satellite channels. This Taupo hostel provides wired and wireless high-speed Internet access for a surcharge.

  • Satellite TV service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed 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.

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

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.

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.

Minimum guest age is 18

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Caters to adults only

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

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 high-speed Internet (wired): NZD 8 (rates may vary)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) 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

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. Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining).

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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