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Base Backpackers Wanaka

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The rooms were fine, quite spacious and the beds were ok. the location was really good too. The kitchen was far too small for how many people stay there. Trying to cook was a nightmare!! The staff here too were all useless as well. I booked over the phone to ensure me and my friends were in the same room...

Thank Kirsty M
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, next door to a massive New World and 2mins from the lake. Beds and bathrooms standard, nothing special or stands out. Kitchen was kinda small with not many tables to eat at. There is a TV room with DVD players though, can choose films from reception which was pretty cool!

Thank callumtyson1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in Base Wanaka recently and had a lovely experience! Really friendly and helpful staff, especially in reception! Our room was clean and comforatble and didn't have any issues with it! There's also free wifi which is a huge plus! Their location is perfect too, from the kitchen you get gorgeous mountain views and they are only a few minutes...

1Thank Hannah B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my time at Base in Wanaka! The reception staff were so friendly and helpful, they were able to answer all my questions about the local area and helped me plan some activities I wanted to do! My room was clean and the beds were comfy! I ventured down to the bar in the evening and had a...

1Thank EloiseHarrington
Luang Prabang, Laos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good place to stay in centre of Wanaka-easy to find and within easy walking distance of town. New World supermarket just around the corner. You can go in your pyjama! :) Everything was clean and easy to use. Kitchen well stocked with crockery, cutlery, few toasters, range of cookers, microwave, big central top to prepare your meals, set of...

1Thank piotrekj81
Reviewed 22 April 2017

In my time in New Zealand, I stayed in a couple of Base Hostels, they all have one thing together: They are terribly awful! The Base Hostel is very dirty and the receptionists are not very motivated and kind of unfriendly. The rooms are small and they try to put as much people as possible in the room (more than...

1Thank Lukas S
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I've been to a few bases and usually find them ok but this one is awful. The kitchen is filthy and there is one tiny fridge for everyone's stuff, there was no toilet roll in several of the toilets in the morning and when I did laundry, 3 out of the 4 dryers were broken, then the laundry room was...

Thank Bronte23
Cheshunt, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The actual rooms and hostel facilities bar the kitchen were clean and acceptable; rooms were quite small, however bathrooms were clean and free wifi in reception between 7am-7pm. 5mins for the lake front. However, the kitchen alone is bad enough for me to recommend do everything but you can but stay here. It is TINY. This hostel has large tour...

Thank Harry D
Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for one night so it was fine for my stay, especially as it was cheap. I was in a 6 bed dorm, it was quite cramped but it was all people I knew so it was fine. There's no lockers, kitchen had everything I needed to make breakfast.

Thank Lois J
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed for one night, rooms were a bit cramped and there was no lockers. The beds were clean. They did muck up my friends booking however and they were nearly left without a room. The staff were friendly enough. We didn't use the facilities.

Thank Robyn G
BaseWanaka, Front Office Manager at Base Backpackers Wanaka, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for taking your time to leave a review. If you stayed in one of our dorm rooms there are lockable cages under each bed to store your belongings in. We're very sorry to hear there were issues with your friends booking, we hope these were resolved quickly by our reception team! Kind regards, Base Wanaka

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Additional Information about Base Backpackers Wanaka

Address: 73 Brownston Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: ₹ 2,586 - ₹ 5,301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Base Backpackers Wanaka 2*
Number of rooms: 49
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