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    Base Taupo

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    Winter Weekly Deal NZ$150 - Contact us for more info - Base Taupo



  1. "Helpful and informative staff, very friendly and interesting to talk about, our reason for staying at the hostel and why... read more"

    Rowena Ihaka | 26 months ago

  2. "Spotless! New Hostel. Friendly receptionist, very busy."

    Zane Jackson | 41 months ago

  3. "I've stayed in every Base hostel in the North Island of NZ and this is by a country mile the best."

    Jonny Hunter | 23 months ago

Base Taupo

Best lakeside location

Taupo, New Zealand

Base Taupo


Reservations - FREE call

1800 24 BASE (2273) in AU

0800 BASE NZ (2273 69) in NZ

Address: 7 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo - New Zealand

Phone: +64 7 377 4464


Directions: Being situated at the crossroads of the North Island has a lot of advantages. Stick to State Highway 1 whether coming from the North or South.

Once in Taupo get onto the main road running around the town - either Tongariro St or Lake Road (along the lake front). Base Taupo is more or less on the corner of the two taking the corner building of Tongariro St and Tuwharetoa St.

By plane:  Taxi and shuttle services available at the airport- we are situated 5km from the airport.

Base Taupo is a purpose built luxury budget hostel with an ideal central  location and stunning Lake Taupo and mountain views.

You are just seconds from the lakefront and have transport, cafés & shops on your doorstep. Base Taupo, is designed with the traveller in mind, boasting an ideal location right in the centre of town, superior facilities, comfy beds and great value for money.

Offering a full range of clean comfortable rooms -  choose one to suit your budget. Take your pick from a private ensuite with TV, multi-share dorm or Sanctuary wing for girls only! Taupo also has a full range of activities on offer – so don’t miss out! We have a one-stop travel shop and our experienced, knowledgeable staff will help plan your perfect adventure before you travel.

Book Base Backpackers Taupo on Stayatbase and on arrival receive:

  • FREE - Daily Activities
  • FREE - Towel
  • FREE - Accommodation upgrade (subject to availability)
  • FREE - Information pack on check in
  • FREE - Smile on check in from our friendly reception crew!!


  • 24 hr security and key card access
  • Hotel quality linen supplied
  • Sanctuary wing for girls only
  • Bedside lighting in all multi-share room
  • Modern kitchen facilities with spacious sun deck and lake views
  • Modern Laundry facilities
  • TV room with plasma TV
  • Global Gossip High speed wireless internet access available 24/7
  • Element Bar - open 7 nights with great specials every night
  • NZ$6 ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT Continental Breakfast (Cereals/Fruits/Toasts/Coffee/Tea)
  • Base Travel desk for expert advice and exclusive deals- book at base and receive some awesome specials