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    Base Taupo

    7 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent26%
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    “base hostel” (13 reviews)
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Couldn't have asked for a cleaner ,lighter more comfy bed, great shower and friendly place to stay .I loved it here ,also so close to lake side and bus drop off . all the staff were so helpful. ThanksMore

    Thank mcelroy88
    Response from BaseTaupoManagement, Guest Services at Base TaupoResponded 1 week ago

    Hello! Thanks for leaving a review. It's awesome to hear that you loved our hostel and the facilities we have to offer. We're very lucky to have such a central location and it's great to hear you made the most of that! I will be...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The hostel was situated near the waterfront and staff were very helpful! They were able to arrange for me to stay in a female only dorm which was clean and spacious and had a balcony looking out over the lake. I also needed documents printed...More

    Thank bridget-bh
    Response from BaseTaupoManagement, Manager at Base TaupoResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there, thank you for leaving us such a great review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us here at Base Taupo and wish you happy travels for NZ!

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    This hostel is good! The location is almost in front of the lake! The attendants was friendly. The bathrooms were cleaned. The kitchen is fine. Good place to stay! I choose the bedroom with 6 beds but I thought the bedroom small.

    Thank Karen O
    Response from BaseTaupoManagement, Manager at Base TaupoResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Karen, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It sounds like you enjoyed your stay with us here at Base Taupo. Happy Travelling and we hope to see you again soon!!

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    I’m doing the kiwi experience and I’ve stayed in a few base hostels. Taupo was one of the better dorms. I was in a 4 bed dorm with an ensuite, it was cleaner than other bases I’ve stayed in. My only complaint is the kitchen....More

    Thank Sammills
    Response from BaseTaupoManagement, Manager at Base TaupoResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi there, thanks for leaving us a review. We're glad you enjoyed the hostel and the facilities on offer. Our kitchen is replenished weekly and should be fully equipped with everything a traveler requires! Sometimes guests borrow cutlery to take on the amazing Tongariro Crossing,...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    In terms of hostels, Base Taupo wasn't the best I stayed at during my time in NZ but it wasn't the worst either. Main issues with Base in general is their use of metal frame bunk beds, which make lots of noise with the slightest...More

    Thank John S
    Response from BaseTaupoManagement, Manager at Base TaupoResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi John, thanks for staying at Base Taupo and leaving us a review. We do use the metal framed bunks as they're easier to maintain and clean. However, we are always looking for ways to improve the hostel and have taken your comments on board....More

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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$44 - US$80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 44
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    Room Tips
    "If possible, ask for a lake view room :)"
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    "The 4 bed ensuite rooms have baconies, not sure if they all have lake views."
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    "Get onto 3rd floor is possible. Get your own room."
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