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Base Backpackers Wanaka

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

In my time in New Zealand, I stayed in a couple of Base Hostels, they all have one thing together: They are terribly awful! The Base Hostel is very dirty and the receptionists are not very motivated and kind of unfriendly. The rooms are small and they try to put as much people as possible in the room (more than...

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Harrogate
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to a few bases and usually find them ok but this one is awful. The kitchen is filthy and there is one tiny fridge for everyone's stuff, there was no toilet roll in several of the toilets in the morning and when I did laundry, 3 out of the 4 dryers were broken, then the laundry room was...

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The actual rooms and hostel facilities bar the kitchen were clean and acceptable; rooms were quite small, however bathrooms were clean and free wifi in reception between 7am-7pm. 5mins for the lake front. However, the kitchen alone is bad enough for me to recommend do everything but you can but stay here. It is TINY. This hostel has large tour...

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for one night so it was fine for my stay, especially as it was cheap. I was in a 6 bed dorm, it was quite cramped but it was all people I knew so it was fine. There's no lockers, kitchen had everything I needed to make breakfast.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night, rooms were a bit cramped and there was no lockers. The beds were clean. They did muck up my friends booking however and they were nearly left without a room. The staff were friendly enough. We didn't use the facilities.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a double room with ensuite for $105/night. The room was spacious and the bed pretty comfortable. It was close to being a nice place, but was let down by things like: a) missing reading light - exposed live wires above the bed b) a broken blind that couldn't be closed - wouldn't have bothered me if the...

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Herzliya, Israel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was too small and without basic facilities such as a table. No place to hung clothes. No free Wifi. No parking lot. The common kitchen is too small for such a big motel and its lack facilities so it is very dirty all day long. Our room was very noisy as it was located just above the crowded...

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Thank Yair S
San Marcos, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, i'm 'city boy' but I love Wanaka and want to stay in the city. Location is great because everything is walkable and, a cloudness allow a perfect view of the Southern Cross and 'The Pointers". Anywho, I arrived at the location in the middle of a power outage so I have to walk up to the reception in the...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a double room with private ensuite which was absolutely tiny! It was no where near worth $105 per night. The kitchen was disgusting. Food everywhere, hardly any kitchen utensils/plates/etc., it was a huge mess. We ended up eating out every meal since it was so horrifying. I wouldn't go back here again, I'm sure there are much...

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Thank Katherine P
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

tailored for kiwi experience/stray tours kids. had a private female room- decent bathroom- decent beds. Kitchens looked gross- way too many people in there and so loud. could hear them into the night. only stayed for one night hostel backs on to a super market so quite convienient.

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  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about Base Backpackers Wanaka

Address: 73 Brownston Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: €39 - €76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Base Backpackers Wanaka 2*
Number of rooms: 49
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