Base Queenstown - Hostel/Backpacker places you next to Toi o Tahuna and Fear Factory Queenstown. This 63-room hostel welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, a bar/lounge, and a nightclub. SKYCITY Wharf Casino and Creative Queenstown Arts & Crafts Market are a short walk away.


Start your day off right with a free on-the-go breakfast, served each morning from 7 AM to 9 AM. At the end of the day, the bar/lounge is a great place to grab a drink.


The 63 rooms are air-conditioned and have refrigerators and coffee makers. Guests can expect to find WiFi.

Property features

Guests of Base Queenstown - Hostel/Backpacker enjoy a nightclub, free WiFi in public areas, and coffee in a common area. Onsite parking is available for a fee. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with luggage storage and tours/tickets. Additional amenities include free newspapers, laundry facilities, and a fireplace in the lobby.


  • Free on-the-go breakfast
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Bar/lounge
  • Nightclub

Base Queenstown - Hostel/Backpacker

47-49 Shotover Street Queenstown 9300

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This Queenstown hostel also offers a nightclub, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

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

  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Nightclub 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Ski storage 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Total number of rooms - 63 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 2004 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Base Queenstown - Hostel/Backpacker offers 63 accommodations with air conditioning. This Queenstown hostel provides wireless high-speed Internet access for a surcharge. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Shower only 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Partially open bathroom 

Where to Eat

A complimentary on-the-go breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 9 AM.

Loco Cantina - This pub specializes in Mexican cuisine and serves dinner only. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Ski lessons available nearby 
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

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 8 guests per shared room). Guests reserving a room 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 time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • 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 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.

  • No onsite parking is available.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available


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.
  • 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.

Hotel Name

  • Base Backpacker Hostel Queenstown
  • Base Backpacker Queenstown
  • Base Queenstown
  • Base Queenstown Backpacker
  • Queenstown Base
  • Base Queenstown Hostel/Backpacker Hostel
  • Base Hostel/Backpacker Hostel
  • Base Queenstown Hostel/Backpacker
  • Base Hostel/Backpacker

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. 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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