All hotels in Taupo, New Zealand
1 room, 2 adults
You can collect® Rewards nights here

Base Taupo - Hostel, Taupo

2-starThis property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.
7 Tuwharetoa StreetTaupo3330New Zealand
Adults-only hostel with restaurant and nightclub
  • Free WiFi in lobby
Good3.3 / 5
Fantastic service
Value for money
Best value for money
Bar and Beverages
Standard bar
Quite clean
39See all 39 reviews
From 276 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Base Taupo - Hostel, Taupo

from $13
  • Double Room, Ensuite
  • Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, Ensuite
  • Superior Shared Dormitory, Women only (Sanctuary)
  • Shared Dormitory, Ensuite (6 beds)
  • Shared Dormitory (6 beds)
  • Shared Dormitory (4 beds)
  • Shared Dormitory, Ensuite (4 beds)
  • Shared Dormitory, Ensuite (8 beds)
Want more choice? Check out our other properties in Taupo.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 42 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • 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 6 guests per shared room). Guests reserving a Shared Room category 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 deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms *



  • Airport shuttle *


  • No parking

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Free reception
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Ski storage
  • Nightclub
  • Billiards or pool table
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 2008
  • Elevator/lift
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Be entertained
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • WiFi (surcharge)

Special features


Element Cafe and Bar - This restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.



  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Base Taupo - Hostel, Taupo’s small print

Also known as

  • Base Backpacker Hostel
  • Taupo Base Hostel
  • Base Taupo Hostel / Backpacker
  • Base Backpacker Taupo
  • Base Hostel Taupo
  • Base Taupo
  • Base Taupo Backpacker
  • Base Taupo Hostel
  • Base Taupo Hostel Backpacker
  • Taupo Backpacker
  • Taupo Base


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

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

Breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 5.00 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 4 per person (one way)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for NZD 4.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

Wired Internet access is available in guestrooms for NZD 8 (rates may vary)

Wired Internet access is available in public areas for NZD 8 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 Taupo - Hostel, Taupo


  • Heart of Taupo
  • Taupo Museum and Art Gallery (5-minute walk)
  • Barbary (7-minute walk)
  • Taupo Bungy (28-minute walk)
  • Taupo Hot Springs (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Huka Falls (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Wairakei International Golf Course (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Craters of the Moon (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) 11-min drive
  • Onsite parking not available
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Base Taupo - Hostel, Taupo

Is the description of this hotel not correct? Tell us