Based by the Lake

This laid-back accommodation is only a 1-minute walk from the beautiful Lake Taupo. Right in the hub of town, close to all the bars, restaurants and grocery stores it is perfect for the unplanned weekend getaway or staying a day or two to explore Taupo.

Operating as usual

Based by the Lake updated their business hours. 14/02/2022

Based by the Lake updated their business hours.

Based by the Lake updated their business hours.

14/02/2022

Our onsite restaurant is looking for staff! Tejano Cantina is Taupo’s ONLY Tex Mex Restaurant, offering a mix of a family fun restaurant and a late night party spot. Offering Live Entertainment, DJs, with event and venue hire available.
We are looking for an enthusiastic hospitality member to join our ever growing business as a bartender, duty managers certificate is a bonus!! We are a fun but hard working environment. Some duties included are the ability to manage a small team for dinner service, and have excellent customer service skills, while being responsible for the compliance with the conditions of the licence and provisions of the Sale and Supply Act.
Experience is important, but the right attitude is the key!
You must be available to work evenings, weekend’s and public holidays.
Rights to work in NZ.
If you are interested hit apply now!!

02/02/2022

Based by the Lake is looking for someone to join our reception/housekeeping with immediate start.

The successful candidate will need:

-customer service skills
-to be thorough and pay attention to detail
-patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
-the ability to work well with others
-excellent verbal communication skills
-administration skills
-to be able to carry out basic tasks on a computer.

Some duties include the following:

-dealing with bookings
-completing procedures when guests arrive and leave
-choosing rooms and handing out keys
-preparing bills and taking payments
-general housekeeping duties
-dealing with complaints or problems

We are looking for someone who has a passion for travel, thrives on excellent customer service, is reliable and motivated. You must be available to work weekends, evenings and public holidays.

If this sounds like something you are interested in or would like to know more - Apply Now!

Current valid NZ Working Holiday Visa or NZ Residency only apply.

07/12/2021

Our onsite restaurant is looking for staff! Tejano Cantina is Taupo’s ONLY Tex Mex Restaurant.
We are looking for an enthusiastic hospitality member to join our ever growing business as a Duty Manager, to help run our small family fun restaurant! We are a fun but hard working environment. Some duties included are the ability to manage a small team for dinner service, and have excellent customer service skills, while being responsible for the compliance with the conditions of the licence and provisions of the Sale and Supply Act.
Experience is important, but the right attitude is the key!
You must be available to work evenings, weekend’s and public holidays.
Rights to work in NZ.
If you are interested hit apply now!!

20/09/2021

Based by the Lake is looking for someone to join our reception/housekeeping team as soon as possible!

The successful candidate will need:

-customer service skills
-to be thorough and pay attention to detail
-patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
-the ability to work well with others
-excellent verbal communication skills
-administration skills
-to be able to carry out basic tasks on a computer.

Some duties include the following:

-dealing with bookings
-completing procedures when guests arrive and leave
-choosing rooms and handing out keys
-preparing bills and taking payments
-general housekeeping duties
-dealing with complaints or problems

We are looking for someone who has a passion for travel, thrives on excellent customer service, is reliable and motivated. You must be available to work weekends, evenings and public holidays.

If this sounds like something you are interested in or would like to know more - Apply Now!

Current valid NZ Working Holiday Visa or NZ Residency only apply.

05/07/2021

Based by the Lake is looking for someone to join our reception/housekeeping team as soon as possible!

The successful candidate will need:

-customer service skills
-to be thorough and pay attention to detail
-patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
-the ability to work well with others
-excellent verbal communication skills
-administration skills
-to be able to carry out basic tasks on a computer.

Some duties include the following:

-dealing with bookings
-completing procedures when guests arrive and leave
-choosing rooms and handing out keys
-preparing bills and taking payments
-general housekeeping duties
-dealing with complaints or problems

We are looking for someone who has a passion for travel, thrives on excellent customer service, is reliable and motivated. You must be available to work weekends, evenings and public holidays.

If this sounds like something you are interested in or would like to know more - Apply Now!

Current valid NZ Working Holiday Visa or NZ Residency only apply.

Photos from Based by the Lake's post 15/01/2021

The sun is shining and we are getting ready for the weekend! Tonight we have 'Lawrence and The Machine' playing downstairs in our onsite restaurant Tejano Taupo! Book a room with us to receive special discounts and kick your weekend off the right way! 🥳🤩

Photos from Based by the Lake's post 10/01/2021

We have a range of rooms to cater for all needs, from dormitory style bunk rooms to your very own private ensuite with incredible Lake views. If it's a stag weekend or a romantic getaway, then we're the place you should stay!

10/01/2021

Tejano Cantina! Taupo's only Mexican Restaurant! Stay with us for some awesome VIP specials in our onsite restaurant! Arrriiiiba!

Photos from Based by the Lake's post 12/11/2020

All Double rooms have private Ensuite Bathrooms.

Photos from Based by the Lake's post 12/11/2020

Our spacious balcony with a free BBQ and Kitchen facilities for all our guests to use.

11/11/2020

Options of double beds or two singles for you and a friend.

double room, as all our private rooms, all include there own on-suite

11/11/2020

One of our 'Deluxe double' rooms with an outstanding view over Taupo

one of our two balcony's showing of our lovely views in Taupo

It's now easier to call Based by the Lake. 05/11/2020

It's now easier to call Based by the Lake.

It's now easier to call Based by the Lake.

Based by the Lake updated their phone number. 05/11/2020

Based by the Lake updated their phone number.

Based by the Lake updated their phone number.

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7 Tuwharetoa Street
Taupo
3330

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 10pm
Tuesday 9am - 10pm
Wednesday 9am - 10pm
Thursday 9am - 10pm
Friday 9am - 11:45pm
Saturday 12am - 11:45pm
Sunday 12am - 11:45pm

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