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Base Queenstown

Hostel | 47-49 Shotover Street, Queenstown, New Zealand 9300

75.9% Overall Rating

105 out of 158 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (19/08/2015)

Stuart Sayer thinks…

"The fact that the staff are able to make jokes and actually communicate with the people instead of cut out answers."

Read all Base Queenstown reviews


  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Bar(s)
  • Common area / room
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room USD 1.31
  • Breakfast USD 3.26
  • Towel USD 1.96

What's Included

  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 13:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Queenstown?

Contact us directly

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Located on the most popular street in Queenstown, Base is THE 'one stop shop' hostel.
We have everything you could want under one roof - your bed, your entertainment and your adventure all catered for by the friendliest team in town. As a Base guest, you will receive very friendly drink specials in our bar, Loco Cantina. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

8 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)


8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)


4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Double (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Double (Shared bathroom)


About Base Queenstown

Base is your place to meet backpackers, students, tour groups, mountaineers, freedom travellers, explorers and those who don’t put themselves in a category.

So you can be sure of the fun you'll have as your hosts Suz and Scouse will help you with free activities and meeting other backpackers to enjoy the nightlife with.

Once you've checked in and made yourself at home, take a walk on the first floor where you'll find our large, fully stocked kitchen and dining area, our TV room with ample seating and a laundry room with lots of machines for everyone! No more smelly socks and stinky towels!

On the ground floor you'll find our 24 hour reception, 24 hour internet centre and Base Travel to help you plan your adventures! Base Travel is stoked to say that we have the cheapest travel deals in town!

We have the famous Altitude Bar where you will meet our hilarious staff that have devoted their life to giving you an awesome time! Every night the Altitude bar promises a perfect opportunity to meet people, play games, win massive prizes, dance the night away to cool DJs, drink and eat cheaply! Iconic in New Zealand is Altitude’s Thursday night where the AJ Hackett horizontal bungy is run! A must see.

Recently awarded Qualmark’s 5 stars of excellence, we invite you to experience Base Queenstown first hand – get stoked because you will love your time here!

Also, bar fridges are available in all room types!

• 24 hour reception and security
• Fully made up beds with hotel quality linen rooms
• Under bed lockers in multi-share rooms
• All en-suite rooms have a TV, bath and shower.
• Fridges in every room
• Modern kitchen, dining areas and laundry facilities
• Ski season: ski storage and drying room facilities
• Plasma Screen TV lounge and chill out area
• Central heating
• 24 hour high speed wireless Global Gossip Internet café
• Base Travel desk for expert advice and exclusive deals
• Nightly entertainment at The Altitude bar

Accommodation Information

Double/Twin Ensuite: A hotel style room with full linen, television, tea/coffee making amenities and ensuite bathroom

Double/Twin Standard with share facilities: A private bedroom with full linen, television, tea/coffee making amenities - just need to share a bathroom

Triple Ensuite: A hotel style room with full linen, television, tea/coffee making amenities and an ensuite bathroom

Quad Ensuite: A hotel style room with full linen, television, tea/coffee making amenities and an ensuite bathroom

8 Share mixed dorm: A bed in an 8 share mixed gender dorm with full bed linen, lockers under each bunk big enough for your backpack, your shopping and then some!

‘Sanctuary’ 8 share dorm: A bed in an 8 share female only dorm with full bed linen, lockers and Hollywood mirrors!!... Treat yourself to a little pampering with a complimentary towel, moisturiser and shampoo upon arrival ....and a glass of champagne

Any families wishing to Stay at Base Queenstown in a dorm room with children 16yrs and younger must book the entire room. Please call for reservations.

Location Information

Base Queenstown is right in the centre of Queenstown. One block from the lake and in the middle of Queenstown’s shops restaurants and bars this is the most convenient budget accommodation in town!