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Base Taupo

4.5 of 5 Hostel   |   7 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed in a 5 bed doom, to find the single bed had been seriously squeezed in & there was no space for our rucksacks! When we arrived the bathroom wasn't clean, and the toilet roll holder & tap with both broken, and there was hair on the floor! The saving grace, was fresh clean tea towels in the kitchen... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great hostel in a great location. Rooms are good size & hostel is very clean. Wifi very good but need to pay for it. Staff were friendly but lacking knowledge on local activities/trips & transport etc. They recommended we used a company for the tongariro alpine crossing which did not provide a guide but thankfully we choose... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel is right in the centre of Taupo, it's modern, great facilities, very clean and even got a nice sun deck. Staff is really friendly and helpful, you can book any activities you want with them. I would really recommend it.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room is small and clean, including the inside bathroom. Someone concerned about the noise, it is right because the location is in the bar + club street. However, it is near the Lake Taupo, McDonalds, KFC and Burger Kings, it is suitable for whom only want to have a bed.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is a nice hostel- clean, good facilities, nice bathrooms, etc. The big downfall is the NOISE! We stayed on Friday and Saturday nights, understandably the noisiest nights of the week but it was just ridiculous. We were woken by the loud music from the club at the opposite end of the hostel, and we were on the third floor.... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I can't fault the facilities of base taupo! It's in an amazing spot right in the heart of town. Close to the lake and all the restaurants. The staff were friendly enough, but we didn't have much to do with them. We booked a private twin for a nice weekend away and that's what we got. The room was of... More

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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I really liked this base hostel. It was really clean and tidy. The rooms were nice. I was on crutches at the time of my stay and still enjoyed myself so you can't go wrong booking here really. I was on a kiwi bus tour and I know they book a lot of base hostels. Base also offer discount if... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

A standard base hostel, cheap, cheerful, tv room, kitchen was cold, old and dirty. Bathrooms are clean, rooms are ok. Music in the bar downstairs was loud all night and kept us awake, the base was literally vibrating the bed until 3am, which wouldn't mind and would have been down in the bar if it was busy, but there was... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

the hostel is really clean and the rooms ans very lovely. the stuff is helping all the time and very friendly. it's a shame that the kitchen is a mess. there is just one kettle what is not working, there is not enough cutlery or pods. I had to wait half an hour to be able to cook my food... More

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Dunwoody, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I was very happy with the hostel itself, it had good accommodations, felt safe, and had different room types to choose from, but the best aspect of the hostel was the staff. I asked every inane question in the book and visited the desk multiple times throughout two days, and they were always kind, helpful, and really just made the... More

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Address: 7 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Base Taupo 4.5*
Number of rooms: 44
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