Base Queenstown
Located on the most popular street in Queenstown New Zealand, Base Queenstown is THE ‘one stop shop’ hostel - we have everything you could want under one roof – your bed, your entertainment and your adventure all catered for by the friendliest team in town. Whether you’re travelling alone or with a group, we pride ourselves in ensuring each individual feels right at home. If its comfort and fun that you seek, then congratulations you have found your place already!

Base is your place to meet backpackers, students, tour groups, mountaineers, freedom travellers, explorers (including ‘speluncean explorers’ – they are cave explorers) and those who don’t put themselves in a category.

Shall we take a look around.....Once you've checked in and made yourself at home, take a walk on the first floor where you'll find our large fully stocked kitchen and dining area, our TV room with ample seating and a laundry room with lots of machines for everyone! No more smelly socks and stinky towels!

Make your way back down to the ground floor where you'll find our 24 hour reception, 24 hour internet centre and Base Travel to help you plan your adventure in the adventure capital of the world! Base Travel is stoked to say that we have the cheapest travel deals in town!

Of course the fun doesn’t stop there – we have the famous Loco Cantina where you will meet our hilarious staff that have devoted their life to giving you an awesome time! Every night the Loco Cantina promises a perfect opportunity to meet people, eat tacos, drink tequila ,win massive prizes and dance the night away to cool DJs! Iconic in New Zealand is Loco's weekly event where the AJ Hackett horizontal bungy is run! A must see.

Here for the winter season? We have secure ski storage and drying room facilities conveniently accessible by staff around the clock, 24/7. The travel desk will hook you up with epic mountain deals too.

Hungry and don't want to cook noodles again? Altitude bar has an awesome menu with no dish over $9.00 to help you save money for your party and play! There is a $6 daily special too which has unbeatable value in this town!

We invite you to experience Base Queenstown first hand – get stoked because you will love your time here!

Activities and facilities

  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Café
  • Drying Room
  • Games room
  • Internet Cafe with High Speed Internet
  • Lift/Elevator
  • Lockers under all multi-share rooms
  • Luggage storage
  • Modern Kitchen & Dining Areas
  • Non-smoking property
  • Not suitable for children
  • Quality Hotel Linen supplied on all beds
  • Self service laundry facilities
  • Street parking
  • Tour desk
  • Vending machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wifi access

Location

47-49 Shotover Street, Queenstown NEW ZEALAND New Zealand

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Base Backpackers Queenstown

Rooms and rates

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Rates shown in New Zealand Dollars (NZ$) & are tax inclusive per room. Booking fees apply
Book Quad Ensuite NZ$140 137 137 138 138 138 145 138 138 138 138 138 138
Book Triple Ensuite NZ$125 130 130 Sold135 135 Sold130 130 130 130 130 130
Book Double/Twin Ensuite NZ$109 139 SoldSold129 129 119 139 139 104 109 109 109
Book Standard dbl/twn ensuite NZ$99 139 SoldSold129 129 119 139 139 104 109 109 109
Book Double/Twin shared NZ$79 SoldSoldSoldSoldSoldSoldSoldSold79 SoldSoldSold
Book 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite NZ$32 32 Sold32 32 32 32 32 32 32 SoldSold32
Book 6 Bed Ensuite Dorm NZ$29 27 Sold25 30 31 29 29 30 29 29 Sold30
Book Sanctuary Dorm NZ$29 29 31 31 31 28 27 27 27 27 27 27 27
Book 8 Share Dorm NZ$27 26 28 24 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27
from NZ$137 per night

Quad Ensuite

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Includes FREE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST. An awesome hotel style room with 4 single beds and your own bathroom - bring your mates or make new friends in one of our most popular dorms on property.

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / courtyard
  • Broadband
  • Dryer
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Refrigerator - full size
  • Shower over bath
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 single

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Book Quad Ensuite NZ$140 137 137 138 138 138 145 138 138 138 138 138 138
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Rates are for 1 person The room caters for a maximum of 1 adult.
Cancellation policy 1 Night Penalty Always Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room will forfeit the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from NZ$130 per night

Triple Ensuite

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Includes FREE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST!! Triple with full linen, television, kettle & mugs and an ensuite bathroom... a great idea for a weekend away with your ‘Besties’, ‘BFF’s’!!

  • In-room heater
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Shower over bath
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • TV
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 single

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Cancellation policy 1 Night Penalty Always Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room will forfeit the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from NZ$104 per night

Double/Twin Ensuite

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Something a little more intimate or blissfully alone. Includes FREE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST. Double/Twin Ensuite: An awesome private room with full linen, television, kettle & mugs and ensuite bathroom.

  • Balcony / courtyard
  • In-room heater
  • Opening windows
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Shower over bath
  • TV
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 double More bedding options
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    2 singles

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Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from NZ$104 per night

Standard dbl/twn ensuite

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On a strict budget but want some privacy? A no frills private double/twin room with your own shower ensuite is the way to go! Made up with full quality linen, your awesome view of downtown Queenstown is a welcome sight at the end of your busy day!

  • Balcony / courtyard
  • In-room heater
  • Opening windows
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Shower
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 double More bedding options
  • or
    2 singles

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Book Standard dbl/twn ensuite NZ$99 139 SoldSold129 129 119 139 139 104 109 109 109
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Rates are for 2 people The room caters for a maximum of 2 adults, and a maximum of 1 child but cannot exceed 2 guests in total.
Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from NZ$79 per night

Double/Twin shared

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Includes FREE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST!! Double/Twin Standard with share facilities: A private bedroom with full linen, television, kettle and mugs - just need to share a bathroom.

  • Balcony / courtyard
  • In-room heater
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Shared bathroom
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • TV
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 double More bedding options
  • or
    2 singles

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Cancellation policy 1 Night Penalty Always Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room will forfeit the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from NZ$32 per night

4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

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BREAKFAST INCLUDED IN RATE!! A no frills standard ensuite quad room with a shower ensuite. All beds come fully made with quality linen. This is a great option for 4 mates on a budget but still wanting some privacy. Very popular during winter!

  • Balcony / courtyard
  • In-room heater
  • Opening windows
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Shower
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 single bed

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Book 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite NZ$32 32 Sold32 32 32 32 32 32 32 SoldSold32
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Rates are for 1 person The room caters for a maximum of 1 adult.
Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from NZ$25 per night

6 Bed Ensuite Dorm

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Awesome Dorm Rooms!Includes FREE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST. With full bed linen, lockers under each bed, Table and Chairs, Kettle & mugs. Choice decor too. Best Dorms in the House! P.S Great for Groups

  • Balcony / courtyard
  • In-room heater
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Shower
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • 1 single bunk

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Book 6 Bed Ensuite Dorm NZ$29 27 Sold25 30 31 29 29 30 29 29 Sold30
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Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from NZ$27 per night

Sanctuary Dorm

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Includes FREE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST. A bed in an 8 share female only dorm with full bed linen... a complimentary towel, moisturiser and shampoo upon arrival...and a free glass of champagne!!!

  • Balcony / courtyard
  • In-room heater
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Shared bathroom
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 single bunk

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Book Sanctuary Dorm NZ$29 29 31 31 31 28 27 27 27 27 27 27 27
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Rates are for 1 person The room caters for a maximum of 1 adult.
Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from NZ$24 per night

8 Share Dorm

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Includes FREE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST. A bed in an 8 share mixed dorm with full bed linen, lockers under each bunk big enough for your backpack, your shopping and then some!

  • Balcony / courtyard
  • In-room heater
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Shared bathroom
  • 1 single bunk

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Room description
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Book 8 Share Dorm NZ$27 26 28 24 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27
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Rates are for 1 person The room caters for a maximum of 1 adult.
Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.

Additional information

Check In 1400hrs
Check In Instructions On check in you will required to fill in a check in form and pay a $20 Key Bond (refundable on check out when you return the key).
Check Out 1000hrs
Getting There To and from the airport:
Shuttles and taxis are located outside the airport terminal and will drop you off at our front door. The cheapest way to get to Discovery Lodge is by shuttle as taxis cost more. When you are ready to leave, just ask our friendly reception crew to book your return shuttle to the airport.

Driving to Base Queenstown:
Finding Base Queenstown is simple as we are on Shotover Street, which is the main street of Queenstown.

Backpacker buses:
Backpacker buses will drop you at our door - just tell the driver you are staying at Base!
Parking We do not have car parking facilities on site, however there is an abundance of free and pay to park car parks within 2 minutes walk.
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