Base Queenstown

Hostel in Queenstown
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Base is a centrally located hostel in Queenstown, offering budget accommodation, with amazing alpine and lake views. The property has a 24/7 reception. The hostel offers fully made-up beds. All dormitory rooms have either ensuite or adjoining bathrooms. There is also a range of private rooms and female-only dormitories available. Free WiFi is available in reception between 07:00 and 19:00. Paid WiFi is available across the entire property, 24 hours a day. Base Queenstown’s bar Loco Cantina is a popular venue for viewing sports games, dancing all night to DJs and taking part in games and competitions. There is an open fireplace. Base Travel, situated in the reception area of the hostel provides knowledgeable staff ready to help you book amazing activities and tours in Queenstown and beyond, including tours, hiking and skiing. You can also go bungy jumping, jet boating and wine tasting. Base Queenstown is 5 minutes' walk from Lake Wakatipu. It is surrounded by shops, restaurants and bars.


  • First aid kit available
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Hiking
  • Nightclub/dj
  • Pub crawls
  • Happy hour
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Cashless payment available
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Mobile app for room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Skiing
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Ski equipment hire (on site)
  • Cctv in common areas
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Wifi
  • Billiards
  • Adult only
  • Cctv outside property
  • Shared kitchen
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Walking tours
  • Evening entertainment
  • Tour desk
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Ski storage
  • Internet services
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Smoke alarms
  • Fire extinguishers


  • Lift
  • Atm/cash machine on site
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Non-smoking rooms


  • Free WiFi available


  • Laundry
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Car hire
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar