Room type

Twin Room, Ensuite

Max Occupancy: 2 guests

Double Room, Ensuite

Max Occupancy: 2 guests

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (10 beds)

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (8 beds)

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (6 beds)

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Superior Shared Dormitory, Women only (Sanctuary)

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Triple Room, 3 Single Beds, Ensuite

Max Occupancy: 3 guests


Get an overview of this hotelSimplicity near the slopes with a nightclub

Base Backpackers Wanaka - Hostel puts you in the heart of Wanaka, within steps of Gallery Thirty Three, Picture Lounge, and Pembroke Park.

WiFi are featured in all 49 rooms.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Base Backpackers Wanaka - Hostel features a nightclub, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. This ski hostel also offers ski storage, laundry facilities, and a television in the lobby.

Base Backpackers Wanaka - Hostel is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 49 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Ski shuttle 
  • Ski storage 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access (4 NZD per 24 hours surcharge), Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge

Room Amenities

  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 

Nearby Activities

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

  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 


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

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


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 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.

Minimum guest age is 18

Caters to adults only

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

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 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.


Hotel Name

We should mention

Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property.

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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