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    Base Taupo

    7 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    For the most part this hostel was pretty good. Each room gets its own bathroom which is nice, but they don't give you any soap in the bathrooms. The room I was placed in was way too small though-- there wasn't enough room for all...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The front desk staff were stellar. I originally booked a single w/ensuite for 1 night, then ended up staying a total of 3 nights and they graciously allowed me to keep the same room. 1st night loud music piped into all floors until 10:30 pm....More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This is the best Base hostel I have stayed in and definitely the best hostel in NZ so far. The staff are so helpful and go out their way to help. The adjoining bar is cool. Special shoutout to TJ from reception who is especially...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I'm not sure where to start except to say that I've slept in a fair few hostels and none of them can compare to this. Have also stayed in previous Base hostels too, so went with my formerly positive view of the brand. Dire, I...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Modern style room. We had a room up on the 3rd floor, can be difficult to navigate the stairs with luggage as there is no lifts. Noise can be a problem as they do play loud music in the halls from after 9 until 8.30...More

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    Room Tips
    "Get onto 3rd floor is possible. Get your own room."
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    "Pay for wifi"
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    "Ask for a room with a view of the lake!"
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    "best views,clean,large,"
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