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Base Queenstown

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have stayed at Base a few times over the last couple years and have always had a great experience. The rooms are clean, quiet, safe, and warm. Also the bar downstairs Loco has great drinks and food. Worth visiting even if you're not staying the night.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great backpackers. I stayed in the woman's only dorm and had a brilliant time. I would never usually have stayed in a dorm but am so thankful I did, I've made lasting friendships because of it! The bar is excellent, it's centrally located, the staff are amazing and the security is top notch.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The good: very good location, clean and tidy The bad: No parking, which is a hassle because to find a park in Queenstown can take hours The ugly: free internet is only till 7pm. Its a dry hostel, which means you are forced to drink at their bar.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was not worth the cheap fair. 1. You can hear and feel the base from the club from 8-11.30pm if you want to sleep early you can't. 2. There's only one temp for the shower they only have boiling hot water there is not even a cold tap. 3. The travel person doesn't know much about free activities, she...

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Thank Samantha Roman G
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the cheapest room, which was on the first floor. The front desk staff were lovely and helpful. As I have read in the reviews the noise is loud during the night as there is club right below. However, if you're a heavy sleeper and you just need a place to sleep for a few nights, this place is...

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Thank harryobr98
Queenstown
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Base backpackers is in an excellent location for those visiting Queenstown without a car. Very close to the heart of the town and the lake. Excellent value for money to stay right inside the town. Beds however are quite uncomfortable and creak with every movement, the door to or room creaked quite loudly when closing and the powerpoints for charging...

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Thank Adam G
Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked for a 4-bed ensuite. Glad we were re-located to the 2nd floor coz its much quieter & we had a better sleep. Your location is superb, everything is within walking distance. Thank you and we hope to be back again. :)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just like some other review that I read, I Did not really enjoy my time here! My first and last stay here...hopefully... First of ALL, Staff here were nice and helpful. Location is a winning factor - I like the hostel based on this 2 factors only. The kitchen was very dirty and unorganized. Cleanliness level here is very low...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this place, we stayed for a night and the staff were lovely and the beds were super comfy! The bar run by Base was also a great add on. The bathrooms and bedroom were both clean and kept tidy. Also fabulous that there were towels and soaps provided!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Felt like I was back in college which was not a good thing since I am in my late 30's. First the bad things; Had an ensuite (bathroom in the room), the shower on my first night turned from freezing cold to scalding hot without warning (I found this was the case for every shower in the place) & wouldn't...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The most central, modern and fun backpackers hostel in Queenstown! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Base Queenstown

Address: 47 - 49 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand (Formerly Discovery Lodge)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: $53 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Base Queenstown 2*
Number of rooms: 420
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“Higher floors are quieter”
kathme05, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“Average at best. Come here if you want to party, if you don't 100% don't sleep here”
DKCZ, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“3rd floor is better because there is noise in the street”
218outil, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I had a Private Double Room and it was much cleaner than rooms I've experienced at other backpackers.”
glenpennykid, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a room in the third floor.... Ive heard lower you can hear the nightclub.”
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339bennyw, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
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