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Base Backpackers Wanaka

5.0 of 5 Hostel   |   73 Brownston Street, Wanaka 9192, New Zealand
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Ranked #28 of 43 Specialty Lodging in Wanaka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Queenstown, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Base Wanaka is a really nice place to stay! We stayed in a 6 beds room and we had a good time there. The room was clean and the bathroom as well. The guy at reception was really helpful and nice to us to inform us about the different activity around :)

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Houston, Texas
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104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location that's close to the lake and right across from Cinema Paradiso (go for the cookies!). The double room has a good radiator, shampoo & separate conditioner (rare), hot water kettle, and decent bed. The pillows were too thick & my neck felt craned forward, so a middle option would have been good.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a double room here and it was clean and warm which was good. It was a little on the small side for 2 people with all our snow gear but for the price I can't complain. The staff were ok, any questions I had were answered however the kitchen could be either bigger or organised better. I liked... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The kitchen was a disaster. Dirty dishes stacked up all over the place and there is no control over this. No firestarter for the stove, and had to make a run to the reception to grab some matchstick that has ran out. Oh, and their only can opener was broken too.

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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I organised for about 50 students to stay at Base for 2 nights during our ski trip. We all loved Base and thought it was modern, clean, and warm. The staff made us feel extremely welcome and looked after us well. Part of our group stayed in the sweet suite which was perfect as we had our own kitchen and... More

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Noosa, Queensland, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I normally am not one to complain but the standard and hospitality of this accommodation was appalling. I travelled to Wanaka with 7 other people and between us all we booked 4 private rooms, 3 of which were acceptable and no severe problems... the dodgy one i ended up in smelt like a fishbowl, the bed was half the size,... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Standard Base hostel, location is good, quite modern, good tv room, male staff who checked us in was nice, female staff when checked us out wasn't interested and seemed bored. kitchen wasn't the best could have been cleaner. The cleanliness of the room wasn't great which seemed to be because of guests the previous night. Overall get what you pay... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The atmosphere in the hostel was nice, as well as the location and the staff is very kind and fun. The kitchen was pritty small in relation to the number of guests. The 6-dorm room I was in, was too small and the curtain was full of flies and was broken. The bathrooms are clean and work fine. Overall it... More

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The hostel is very clean. The beds in our dorm were nice and comfy with warm duvets. The internet is great! Very quick. The kitchen is too small for the hostel and always very crowded. Need to fix their microwaves!! The reception area is very pleasant, with a good pay phone. Wanaka itself is a great town, and the Base... More

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Salta, Argentina
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Base Wanaka has to be your option if you are planning to head that way. Is an excelent place to stay, where everyone is frendly, it has clean beds and a great kitchen! Also is right next to the supermarket and near by everything!

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Additional Information about Base Backpackers Wanaka

Address: 73 Brownston Street, Wanaka 9192, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Base Backpackers Wanaka 5*
Number of rooms: 49
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