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.
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.
Guests can expect to find WiFi, wired Internet, and satellite TV.
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.
- Free WiFi in public areas
- Onsite dining
- Laundry facilities
Base Taupo - Hostel / Backpacker
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)
- Barbecue grill(s)
- Coffee shop or café
- Fireplace in lobby
- Billiards or pool table
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free WiFi
- Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
- Computer station
- Laundry facilities
- Luggage storage
- Free reception
- Year Built 2008
- Ski storage
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Television in common areas
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 )
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
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
Check-in time ends at 10 PM
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 10 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests older than 18 are welcome.
- 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
- Resort fee
- 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
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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).
This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.