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Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$60* Per night/room Jan 17 - Jan 18

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 complimentary newspapers in the lobby, laundry facilities, and an ATM.

Based by the Lake has designated areas for smoking.

  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Shared microwave
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities
  • 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 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
  • Cleaning supplies
  • 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 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
  • 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

No onsite parking is available

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, 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.

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. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

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

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

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

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

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Hotel Names

  • Based by the Lake Taupo
  • Based by the Lake Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Based by the Lake Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Taupo

National Rating

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

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