Based by the Lake

Based by the Lake

7 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7377 4464
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rate per night

7.3
Good

based on 788 reviews

Based by the Lake
Fri 9/12
Tue 13/12

About Based by the Lake

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
A stay at Based by the Lake places you in the heart of Taupo, within a 5-minute walk of Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre and Lake Taupo. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, luggage storage, and laundry facilities.

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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

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Cleaning products
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins
  • 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
  • Lift
  • Accessible by lift
  • 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
  • 24-hour 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

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle

Bedroom

  • Socket near the bed

Reviews of Based by the Lake

7.3
GoodBased on 788 verified guest reviews
7.1Families
7.3Couples
7.5Solo
7.4Friends

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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

  • Taupo Museum247 m
  • 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
  • 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 14:00, check out anytime before 10:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Based by the Lake

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

  • Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at Based by the Lake.

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

  • Based by the Lake is 5.6 km from Taupo. Based by the Lake is 67.9 km from Rotorua.

  • 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

8.3

Distance to city centre

0.3 km

Location rating

8.8

Nearest airport

Taupo

Distance to airport

5.6 km