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3.8 out of 5

"Loved the place. We had a double room with ensuite. The bed was a little hard but the room was good size and competitively priced. The bar downstairs ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 15 Oct 2017

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Hotel Description

Base Backpackers Wanaka - Hostel puts you in the heart of Wanaka, within steps of Picture Lounge and Gallery Thirty Three. Highlights at this hostel include free continental breakfast, a restaurant and a nightclub.

Free WiFi, LCD TVs and safes are featured in all 49 rooms.

The hostel's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, laundry facilities and ski storage. Each morning free breakfast is served. There's also free parking nearby, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Attractions within a 15-minute drive of this Wanaka hostel include Lake Wanaka and Lake Hawea.

Twin Room, Ensuite

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$75* Per night/room 18 Dec. - 19 Dec.

Superior Shared Dormitory, Women only (Sanctuary)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Triple Room, 3 Single Beds, Ensuite

Bed Count 3 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (10 beds)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Double Room, Ensuite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (6 beds)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Base Backpackers Wanaka - Hostel ratings based on 68 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Base Backpackers Wanaka - Hostel

Everyone (37) Couples (26) Students (2) Family (2)
2 out of 5

Posted by on 6 Jan. 2019

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3 out of 5
Wasn’t as clean as I would expect. Comfortable bed but the linen was not nice.

Posted by on 6 Jun. 2018

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4 out of 5

Nice and cheap, close to town, amazing location.

Pros: Cheap and good location.
Cons: Softer beds, I am used to something much more soft.
Location: Location is great, in the heart of the Wanaka nightlife and restaurants.
Loved the place. We had a double room with ensuite. The bed was a little hard but the room was good size and competitively priced. The bar downstairs was awesome. Would recommend here.

Posted by , from NZ on 15 Oct. 2017

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4 out of 5

A close accommodation to everything in Wanaka.

A close walking accommodation to everything in Wanaka. It's simple but affective depending on your needs and wants for your trip. It was exactly what we wanted. It was surprising a extremely warm place.

Posted by , from Tassie on 3 Aug. 2017

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About the Base Backpackers Wanaka - Hostel

Location 73 Brownston Street, Wanaka, 9305

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. A nightclub, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at Base Backpackers Wanaka - Hostel. A ski shuttle and a round-trip airport shuttle are available for a fee. This Wanaka hostel is smoke free.

  • 49 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Nightclub
  • Bar or lounge
  • Ski equipment storage
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Television in lobby
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) (63 km / 39.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and ski shuttle
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

Base Backpackers Wanaka - Hostel offers 49 forms of accommodation with a safe and blackout curtains. 32-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. This Wanaka hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Safe
  • Blackout drapes
  • Heating

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free continental breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Base Backpackers Wanaka - Hostel has a restaurant on site.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 12:30 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 3 AM.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 3 AM.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 18 and older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Caters to adults only

Hotel Names

  • Base Backpackers Hostel Wanaka
  • Base Backpackers Wanaka
  • Base Wanaka
  • Base Wanaka Backpackers
  • Wanaka Base Backpackers
  • Base Backpackers Wanaka Hotel Wanaka
  • Base Backpackers Wanaka Hostel
  • Base Backpackers Wanaka - Hostel Wanaka
  • Base Backpackers Wanaka - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

You should know

  • This is an adults-only property and guests under 18 years old aren't allowed.
  • Alcohol isn't allowed at Base Backpackers Wanaka - Hostel.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

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