Get an overview of this hotelAdults-only hostel with restaurant and nightclub

Base Taupo - Hostel / Backpacker puts you in the heart of Taupo, within just a 10-minute stroll of Taupo Museum and Art Gallery and Barbary. Highlights at this hostel include a restaurant, a nightclub, and a bar/lounge.

WiFi, wired Internet, and satellite TV are featured in all 42 rooms.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel 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 wired high-speed Internet access is available for a surcharge.

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 
  • Computer station 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • 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: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)

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

Room Amenities

  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • 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 Activities

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

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

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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 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.

Hotel 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.

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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