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

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Accommodation

Get ready to make new friends in our spacious dorm rooms.

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Best price & service when you book direct

Stay from just
$23NZ
Per person/per night
Includes:
  • All Linen & Pillows
  • Contactless Key Access

Deals

Pay 2, Stay 3!

Cheeky Midweeky Accommodation Special

Pay for 2 nights and you get the third night absolutely free!

Here in Taupo there's heaps more to do than first meets the eye, whether it is climbing the local mountain trails, walking the mighty Waikato river to the Natural Hot Pools, taking a boat trip out on the impressive Lake or going for dinner in our onsite Mexican Restaurant!

Kick back and relax, come and enjoy the beautiful little Taupo and everything that one of nature's best playgrounds has to offer!!

How to Book: Click Book Now, Choose 3 nights (Sun, Mon, Tues OR Mon, Tues, Weds), Enter promotion code CheekyMidweekyTaupo!, Choose a private room and get 3 nights for only $140. Offer available until end of November.

Pay 2, Eat Free

Cheeky Midweeky Food Special

Arrrrriiiiiba!
Pay for only 2 nights at Base Taupo in one of our amazing value private ensuite rooms and you get to eat in our awesome onsite Mexican Cantina Bar TEJANO for absolutely FREE!

Come and sample the best freshest Margaritas in town and then tuck into your favourite Nachos, Tacos or Quesadillas, we have something for everyone and even the little 'Juans' will love it!!

How to Book: Click Book Now, Choose 2 nights (Sunday to Thursday bookings only), Enter promotion code CheekyMidweekyTaupo!, Choose a private room and get 2 nights and free food for only $140. Offer available until end of November.

Meal Deal: 1 night Dinner package at Tejano Cantina. 1 jug of sangria. Dinner Includes - for 2 people - 3 taco platter or burrito, 1 complimentary sharer entree - Guacamole, Queso.

Weekly Specials

  • 7 dorm nights from only $15pppn
  • 7 nights in a private room from $40pn
  • Choose 7 nights on booking page to secure this deal, valid on bookings from now until 31st August

Book Today and SAVE!

Activities

The Spot to be social

Loads of daytime activities and a pumping bar to help you make new mates.

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Monday

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Trivia Kicking off at 8.30pm. $5 Spaghetti and Meatballs

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Tuesday

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Taco Tuesday!! $2 Tacos

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Wednesday

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Wing Pong Wednesday!; $50c wings

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Thursday

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Ladies Night! $5 Nachos

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Friday

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Fricken Licken Fridays (Live Music) $5 Chicken N Chips

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Saturday

FREE - Walk to the hot pools!

Daytime

Club Night!!

Nighttime

Sunday

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Daytime

Shit Shirt Sunday. $9 Fish N Chips

Nighttime

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Location

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Address: 7 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo
Phone: +64 7 377 4464
Email: taupo@stayatbase.com

ThingsNearby

2 min Walk

Lake Taupo

1 hour 15 min Walk

Huka Falls

1 hour Drive

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

FAQ

Do you have free wifi?

Yes there's 24 hour free wifi in our reception, kitchen and on the sundeck

Can I store my luggage with you?

Yes luggage storage is free of charge for guests staying at Base Hostel Taupo or $2 for walk-ins.

Is it easy to get to Base Taupo?

Base Taupo Backpackers is just a 1 minute walk from the bus station.

Do you have a travel desk?

The staff at our Taupo hostel can help you to book all the local tours you want you to do and advise you about things to do all over New Zealand!