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Base Queenstown - Hostel, Queenstown

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47-49 Shotover StreetQueenstown9300New Zealand

No-frills hostel in Queenstown City Centre with bar/lounge
  • Free WiFi in lobby
Great location
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Complaints about WiFi
Could use a good cleaning
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Base Queenstown - Hostel, Queenstown

from $18
  • Shared Dormitory (8 Beds)
  • Double or Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Double or Twin Room, Ensuite
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only
  • Triple Room, Ensuite
  • Shared Dormitory (6 Beds)
  • Double or Twin Room, No Windows
  • Standard Double or Twin Room, Ensuite
  • Shared Dormitory, Ensuite (4 Beds)
  • One Bed in a 4 Shared Dormitory
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 63 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
Room rates are based on 1 person. Extra-person charges apply for any additional guests (up to a maximum of 8 guests per shared room). Guests reserving a room for more than 1 person must specify the total number of guests in the Special Requests section at time of booking, or by contacting the property immediately after booking via this Web site. Contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • No parking

  • Self parking *

  • Free nearby parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Ski storage
  • Nightclub
  • Billiards or pool table
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 2004
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Freshen up
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Loco Cantina - This pub specializes in Mexican cuisine and serves dinner only. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.



  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby

Base Queenstown - Hostel, Queenstown’s small print

Also known as

  • Base Backpacker Hostel Queenstown
  • Base Queenstown Hostel
  • Base Queenstown Hotel
  • Base Backpacker Queenstown
  • Base Queenstown
  • Base Queenstown Backpacker
  • Queenstown Base
  • Base Queenstown Hostel/Backpacker Hostel
  • Base Hostel/Backpacker Hostel
  • Base Queenstown Hostel/Backpacker
  • Base Hostel/Backpacker


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Self parking is available for an extra charge

WiFi is available in guestrooms for NZD 4 per day (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Base Queenstown - Hostel, Queenstown


  • In Queenstown City Centre
  • Toi o Tahuna (1-minute walk)
  • Fear Factory Queenstown (2-minute walk)
  • SKYCITY Wharf Casino (2-minute walk)
  • Creative Queenstown Arts & Crafts Market (3-minute walk)
  • Steamer Wharf (3-minute walk)
  • TSS Earnslaw Steamship (3-minute walk)
  • Queenstown Mall (4-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) 13-min drive
  • Free parking nearby
  • Onsite parking not available

Base Queenstown - Hostel, Queenstown

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