Base Bay of Islands offers funky 4 Star Qualmark rating backpacker hostel and hotel accommodation, fantastically located only 50 metres from the beach in Paihia in the stunning Bay of Islands.
In the heart of the Bay of Islands, Base Bay of Island Backpackers Hostel and Hotel offers accommodation suitable for all guest budgets with a range of private and shared rooms. There are even special female-only dorm rooms. Boasting a swimming pool and Spa/ Jacuzzi, Base Bay of Islands is centrally situated in Paihia, the funkiest hostel offering an on site bar - the only hostel in Paihia to do so!!
From the sundeck with barbeque, to the courtyard full of giant palm trees, the friendly atmosphere buzzes with laid back beach styles and tropical vibes! Friendly, funky, clean and cosy accommodation just 50 metres from the beach and only two minutes walk to Paihia's wharf, ferrys, shopping and cafes. The hostel’s bar is open daily and offers a nightly barbeque plus drink specials.
A variety of activities are available in the Bay of Islands, from swimming with wild dolphins, sailing, diving the Rainbow Warrior, fishing, horse riding, trips to the top of New Zealand (Cape Reinga) and much more.
Base Bay of Island Backpackers Hostel and Hotel offers a choice of 8 Bed Mixed and Female only Share Dorm Rooms, with and without private ensuite as well as Private Double and Twin Rooms with their own private en suite facilities. Every room and dorm has its own balcony overlooking the Spa, pool and courtyard full of giant palm trees. All rooms and dorms are serviced daily.
The 8 Bed En suite Dorm Room provides clean and comfortable, non smoking accommodation, with in room heating, private ensuite bathroom with shower and toilet. Full linen is provided for your comfort! The 8 Bed Female Share Dorm is perfect for females further offering complimentary tea and coffee as well as environmentally friendly shampoo and conditioner. The beds have feather pillows and duvets and are made up daily with fresh linen. In addition the room features full length mirrors and hairdryer. For those wanting privacy there is the Double Hotel Room with shared bathroom facilities or the Double/Twin En Suite Hotel Room offering private bathroom facilities.
The Base Bay of Island Backpackers Hostel and Hotel features an on site swimming pool and Spa/Jacuzzi, surrounded by sun deck chill out area. The bar has nightly BBQs with FREE beer, activities, fun and games, including weekly Quiz nights, dress ups and drink specials. It is a place to meet and get to know other travellers and locals. The reception, tour desk and travel crew are a mixture of locals and traveller that came to stay and never left as they love the Bay of Islands. They can help you make the most of your stay by telling you the best places to go. The sunny bar deck is a fun and cool place to chill out after a day out on the water, and enjoy a cool pint of beer. If you rather chill out with a movie, check out the selection of DVDs, pop some pop corn and ENJOY!
The communal kitchen is cleaned three times a day to provide guests with a clean environment to cook and enjoy their meals, including a dishwasher, oven, gas hobs, fridge/freezer, microwave and crockery/cooking utensils.
Other guest facilities and services include BBQ facilities and entertaining area, luggage storage, FREE car parking, FREE bike hire exclusively for hostel guests, comunal laundry facilities (fees apply), Under bed lockers in multi-share rooms, wheelchair accessibility, TV lounge with DVD player and Global Gossip High speed wireless Internet access.
Please note that this property is not suitable for children.
For quality budget accommodation in the heart of the Bay of Islands, then the award winning Base Bay of Island Backpackers are the place to stay.
On site outdoor swimming pool
On site sun deck chill out area
On site bar - the only hostel in Paihia to have one
Nightly bar activities
Base offers the famous nightly Big Kiwi BBQ for $12 with FREE beer, activities, fun and games, including weekly Quiz nights, dress ups and drink specials
BBQ facilities and entertaining area
Outdoor terraced area
Communal kitchen cleaned 3 times a day
Sunny bar deck
FREE car parking
Direct Internet access (fees apply)
Communal TV lounge with FREE cable TV, satellite channels, DVD player and DVDs
FREE bike hire exclusively for hostel guests
Communal laundry (fees apply)
Non-smoking rooms, dorms and throughout the hostel
Designated smoking area
24 hour security
On site night manager
Not suitable for children
- Bar / Lounge
- Direct Internet Access
- Free Car Parking
- Guest Laundry
- Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Tour Desk