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Based by the Lake
2 stars

Based by the Lake

7 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7377 4464
From
C$ 74
Cheapest

rate per night

7.1
Good

based on 1,750 reviews

Based by the Lake
Thu 23/5
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Fri 24/5
Room type
Provider
Nightly total
Double room
C$ 74
Deluxe room
C$ 82
Standard Room
C$ 83

About Based by the Lake

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
Based by the Lake offers accommodation centrally located in Taupo, just minutes from the lake. Due to our awesome central location and being in the heart of town where the best Bars, Clubs, Restaurants and shops are, it can get a bit noisy on the weekends and especially public holidays. The property features free WiFi, free BBQ facilities. Based by the Lake offers basic dormitory-style rooms or private guest bedrooms with ensuite facilities. All of the accommodation is clean and modern and linen is included. Communal facilities include a shared kitchen. You can also soak up the sun on the sundeck which features views of the mountains. Based by the Lake is ideally positioned for enjoying all the activities in the region including Aratiatia Dam and Huka Falls. Activities such as bungee jumping, sky-diving and jet boating can all be arranged by the front desk.

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Latest deals for Based by the Lake

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night including GST, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Based by the Lake

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Airport shuttle

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Eco tourism
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Skiing
  • Horse riding
  • Mini-golf
  • Water park
  • Pool table

Accessibility and suitability

  • Disabled Access
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area

Services and conveniences

  • Earplugs
  • ATM on-site
  • Safety deposit box
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk

Kitchen

  • Electric kettle
  • Shared kitchen
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

General

  • Lake view
  • Carpeted
  • City view
  • Ski storage
  • Storage available

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Balcony

Dining

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Vending machine (drinks)

Media and entertainment

  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Cleaning products

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle

Bedroom

  • Socket near the bed

Reviews of Based by the Lake

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7.1
GoodBased on 1,750 verified guest reviews
6.8Families
7.3Friends
7.2Solo
6.9Couples

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6.2 Okay
Pros:Location was easy and close to most things in town. The single stall toilets and showers were okay.
Cons:The rooms were really crowded. It's also really close to a couple of bars/clubs, so there was extremely loud music playing until around 2am.

Location

7 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330

What's nearby

  • Lake Taupo Museum and Art Gallery283 m
  • Taupo Bungy1.8 km
  • A.C. Baths2.5 km
  • Golf Club Taupo2.9 km
  • Taupo Hot Springs3 km
  • Waipahihi Botanical Gardens3.1 km
  • Owen Delany Park3.3 km
  • Craters of the Moon4.5 km
  • Huka Falls4.8 km
  • Wairakei International Golf Course5.6 km
  • L'Arte5.8 km
  • Huka Prawn Park7 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Based by the Lake

Low season

January

High season

January

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 86
Cheapest month to stay with an average 0% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 0% rise in price.
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When to book a room at Based by the Lake

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Top tips for your stay at Based by the Lake

  • How long should you stay at Based by the Lake? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 1 day.

FAQs when booking at Based by the Lake

  • Where is Based by the Lake located?

    Based by the Lake is located at 7 Tuwharetoa Street in Taupo CBD, 0.3 km from the centre of Taupo. Lake Taupo Museum and Art Gallery is the closest landmark to Based by the Lake.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Based by the Lake?

    Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM at Based by the Lake.

  • Does Based by the Lake offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Based by the Lake offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Based by the Lake from the airport?

    Based by the Lake is 5.3 km from Taupo. Based by the Lake is 68.1 km from Rotorua.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Based by the Lake hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Based by the Lake in Taupo and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Based by the Lake and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Based by the Lake.

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Good to know

Value for money

8.0

Distance to downtown

0.3 km

Nearest Airport

Taupo

Distance to airport

5.6 km