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    Base Taupo

    7 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent26%
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    Reviewed 23 April 2017

    For the most part this hostel was pretty good. Each room gets its own bathroom which is nice, but they don't give you any soap in the bathrooms. The room I was placed in was way too small though-- there wasn't enough room for all...More

    Thank rsmi7428
    Response from BaseTaupoManagement, Guest Services Supervisor at Base TaupoResponded 12 June 2017

    Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to review our Hostel. Firstly we are glad you enjoyed your stay at Base. We hope you enjoyed Taupo and everything it has to offer! We would like to take this opportunity to apologise that you were...More

    Reviewed 17 April 2017

    The front desk staff were stellar. I originally booked a single w/ensuite for 1 night, then ended up staying a total of 3 nights and they graciously allowed me to keep the same room. 1st night loud music piped into all floors until 10:30 pm....More

    Thank Pam M
    Response from BaseTaupoManagement, Reception Team Leader at Base TaupoResponded 12 June 2017

    Hi there, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review! We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and is so great to hear that our staff are providing excellent customer service. We would like to take this opportunity to apologise...More

    Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

    This is the best Base hostel I have stayed in and definitely the best hostel in NZ so far. The staff are so helpful and go out their way to help. The adjoining bar is cool. Special shoutout to TJ from reception who is especially...More

    Thank Thomas W
    Response from BaseTaupoManagement, Reception Team Leader at Base TaupoResponded 8 May 2017

    Hi there Thomas, Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel. Here at Base we pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service, we're happy to see that this reflected in your stay with us. I will ensure TJ gets the recognition he deserves....More

    Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

    I'm not sure where to start except to say that I've slept in a fair few hostels and none of them can compare to this. Have also stayed in previous Base hostels too, so went with my formerly positive view of the brand. Dire, I...More

    Thank kjm105
    Response from BaseTaupoManagement, Manager at Base TaupoResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi there, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your stay here with us. Due to our central location near busy restaurants and bars we can sometimes experience noise issues on busy weekends. However,...More

    Reviewed 14 April 2017

    Modern style room. We had a room up on the 3rd floor, can be difficult to navigate the stairs with luggage as there is no lifts. Noise can be a problem as they do play loud music in the halls from after 9 until 8.30...More

    Thank Tropical0792
    Response from BaseTaupoManagement, Guest Services Supervisor at Base TaupoResponded 12 June 2017

    Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to review our Hostel. Firstly we are glad you enjoyed your stay at Base. We hope you enjoyed Taupo and everything it has to offer! We would like to take this opportunity to apologise that you encountered...More

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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$ 43 - US$ 78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 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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