Base hostels exist purely to profit off travellers on a budget, not to help them travel, and that's obvious here. The rooms were crammed with as many beds as possible, some lights didn't work, bathroom had no bathmat so water went everywhere. The kitchen had no stoves or even tea towels so dishes were never dry. Also, good luck trying to sleep if your rooms above the bar like ours was.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Base Taupo is a modern and convenient (built in 2008) backpackers with a range of accommodation options from dorms to private ensuite rooms to suit every budget. Come party with us at the Element Bar, Taupo's leading party and late night venue. Base Taupo is situated centrally in the heart of the main restaurant and bar area on Tuwharetoa St. ... more less
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