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Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$64* Per night/room May 25 - May 26

Shared Dormitory

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

Deluxe Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Basic Triple Room

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Hotel Amenities

Property Features

The hostel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. This hot springs hostel also offers a vending machine, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities.

Based by the Lake - Hostel has designated areas for smoking.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Shared microwave
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Vending machine
  • Total number of rooms - 34
  • Free WiFi
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Room Amenities

Based by the Lake - Hostel offers 34 accommodations. This Taupo hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include showers. Change of towels and change of bedsheets can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Shower only
  • Stovetop
  • Free WiFi
  • Shared/communal kitchen access
  • Heating
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Toaster
  • Number of beds 1
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste not available
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Change of bed sheets (on request)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

Based by the Lake - Hostel has a restaurant on site.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Horse riding nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Hot springs nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Skydiving on site

Hotel Policies

Payment types

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at anytime

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 10:00 AM

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Cashless transactions are available

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit

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 may be 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.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. No onsite parking is available. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. Cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Property does not offer onsite COVID-19 testing

Property does not require health documentation at check-in

Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning

Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection

Cashless transactions are available

Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Masks are not compulsory at the property

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Contactless food service / room service is not available

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Reservation might be required for some facilities onsite

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Mobile key entry is not available

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Smoke detector

Individually-wrapped food options are not available

Debit cards

No gap period between guest stays

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

We should mention

Cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Hotel Names

  • Based by the Lake
  • Based By The Lake Hostel Taupo
  • Based by the Lake - Hostel Taupo
  • Based by the Lake - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Based by the Lake - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Taupo

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