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    Base Taupo

    7 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent22%
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    1 - 5 of 240 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday 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
    Reviewed 4 days 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 3 days 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

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Base hostels is perfect when you are travelling with a group, the beds are fine, and the other facilities are clean and tidy as well. There is this nice roof terrace for when the sun is out. And it is located only 2 minutes away...More

    Thank Nick S
    Response from BaseTaupoManagement, Manager at Base TaupoResponded 3 days ago

    Hi Nick, thanks for taking the time to leave us a stellar review. We're glad you enjoyed the sun deck and found all the facilities clean and tidy, that is exactly what we would hope for. We hope to see you again soon at a...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    We ended up having to leave the hostel at midnight and returning for our things the next morning as the noise from the bars was beyond a joke, and the ear plugs provided (perhaps alarm bells should have been ringing upon seeing this!) did not...More

    Thank Emma D
    Response from BaseTaupoManagement, Manager at Base TaupoResponded 2 days 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. Due to our prime location in the center of town near all the busy bars and restaurants we can sometimes experience noise issues....More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Excellent rooms, we had a dorm with ensuite and it had everything you needed and was very clean. Bar downstairs was great with specials and terrific entertainment. Is located right in town so handy to everything. Highly recommend

    Thank Phil L
    Response from BaseTaupoManagement, Manager at Base TaupoResponded 3 days ago

    Hi Phil, thanks for leaving such an awesome review! We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us at Base Taupo and had a great time in Element Bar. We hope to see you again soon.

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    • US$27 - US$78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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