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Base Wanaka

A fantastic place to stay, great central location, highly recommended:) Will happily stay there again.

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  • Bar
  • Book Exchange
  • Café
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Foosball
  • Free City Maps
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wheelchair accessible


  • Card Phones
  • Fax Service


  • Board Games


  • 24 Hour Security
  • Elevator
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Towels for Hire

In Room Facilities

  • Reading Light


  • Bicycle Parking
  • Free Parking

Sport & Leisure

  • Cable TV
  • Pool Table

About Base Wanaka

Welcome to Base Wanaka backpacker hostel. Only minutes walk from what can only be rated as one of the most beautiful lake and mountain vista views in the world.

With two floors of accommodation, BASE Wanaka is setting a new standard in budget with luxury backpacker accommodation. Enjoy your dinner on our second floor guest kitchen balcony while watching the sunset - which is second to none!

BASE Wanaka has an excellent, central location; just minutes walk to shops, cafs and local stores. Superior facilities, fun communal areas and friendly local staff make this the perfect place to stay. Mint Bar is open from 6pm offering excellent service and value priced high quality meals and drinks.

We have many Features which consist of:

Lovely Fully made up beds with hotel quality linen rooms with Under bed lockers in multi-share rooms.

our Private rooms have LCD televisions and en-suite bathrooms

A Sanctuary with Female only rooms

We have Central heating for the colder months, for that extra cosy feel.

Laundry, drying room during ski season.

We have a fully equipped kitchen with balcony.

State of the art TV room with free DVD hire

An up to date Global Gossip internet cafe with wireless capabilities

Base has an onsite travel desk for expert advice and exclusive deals.

Reception open from 7am to 10pm

(late checkins after 10pm please see the Mint Bar)

Mint Bar and cafe is located On-site too.


VIP card holders will receive $1 off their room rate per night, minimum


Our staff are young, helpful and friendly, as well as knowledgeable on what to do in and around Wanaka

'The Mint Bar is a brand new Bar/cafe, with great interactive entertainment and drink specials every night

We also accept group bookings of 20+ people.

Cancellation Policy - 48hours prior to arrival.

72 hour New Year period

Important Information


Terms and conditions apply. Visit or call for further details.



Level 1, 73 Brownston Street Wanaka

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