Base Taupo

Address: 7 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo, North Island, New Zealand | 5 star inn
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This 5 star inn, located on 7 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo, is near Tongariro Crossing, Taupo Bungy, Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, and Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsBase Taupo

    Reviewed by matt-lewis

    Good for Base

    Reviewed Jul 15, 2015
    by (33 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    I'm not a fan of Base in general. This is a fairly decent one though to be fair, and well located for places to eat, bars, the lake, supermarket and all of the shops.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by sjantell

    Good hostel

    Reviewed Dec 16, 2014
    by (14 reviews) Southampton , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

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    Reviewed by thrippy

    Base taupo

    Reviewed Feb 16, 2014
    by (2 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    3 nights

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    Reviewed by vikkiandchris

    No chance of sleep before 5am!!!

    Reviewed Jan 8, 2014
    by (39 reviews) Knaresborough, England, United Kingdom , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    This hostel was alright. The room was fine but the beds were really rickety and noisy every time you moved in them. The kitchen is big but has no appliances. It has hobs but no ovens. It does however have a really nice sun deck off from the kitchen with nice views of the lake.

    The worst thing about this hostel is the noise. It is over the road from a really cheesy, crap nightclub playing horrible music. The windows let all the noise through, the hostel seriously needs to invest in some sound proofing! If you have any taste in music or any desire to sleep before 5am, think twice about staying here.

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    Reviewed by alexwolfie

    not a fan

    Reviewed Feb 8, 2011
    by (6 reviews) Brighton , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    not really a fan of base hostles and the staff here were very rude

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Base Taupo

    2.50 of 5 stars Fair

    Travel Blogs from Taupo

    007 Moonfaker

    A travel blog entry by matt-lewis on Jul 15, 2015

    4 photos

    Some of us jumped off the bus at Te Puia geothermal park, on the way to Taupo. We had plenty of geothermal activity yesterday, but this place had the draw of geysers. First, the guide showed us some traditional Maori buildings, and talked about the culture. Great, but we kind of learnt all of it the other night, and it wasn't what we were there for …

    The arrival in TAUPO

    A travel blog entry by earthwanderers on Apr 14, 2015

    9 photos

    So it's actually the 19th APRIL right now, aka Sunday! So I am 5 days behind due to how busy we have been. But I'm going to write the days as separate entries so that I'm not writing one MASSIVE blog (there's a LOT to say!). So that's why they will be in past tense :). It's been an incredible week so far. So anyway, the 14th, aka last Tuesday, we …

    My unforgettable hobbit trek through Mordor!

    A travel blog entry by woodywanderlust on Feb 08, 2015

    69 photos

    Sweet as, bru, thanks for popping by! Great to see you again. You will be pleased (or disappointed, you filthy animals) to hear that the **** and rotten eggs smell is kept to a minimum throughout this next adventure. We have left the odorous Rotorua for more fresh-smelling pastures... We're off to the centre of the North Island to Taupo and the …

    Taupo 5.3.-7.3.

    A travel blog entry by nadinetravels15 on Mar 05, 2015

    4 photos

    05.03.15 Taupo

    Nach einem leckeren Frühstück (ach ich würde so gerne noch länger hier bleiben, sogar die Betten waren genial), gings dann wieder mit dem Kiwibus weiter. Nächstes Ziel: Taupo. Auf dem Weg dorthin hatten wir oft gehalten und etwas angeschaut oder einen kleinen ¨walk¨ gemacht. Das Highlight von Taupo war für mich das …

    St. Patrick's by Lake Taupo

    A travel blog entry by emmafox17 on Mar 17, 2015

    4 photos

    Lake Taupo is New Zealand's largest lake and is the size of Singapore! The town is fairly small but it has beautiful surroundings and everyone here is very friendly and welcoming! This morning I had the best lie in ever, I actually managed to sleep past 7 without being distributed which was great! Definitely needed the extra sleep after such a late …

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