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Adventure Lodge & Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very welcoming staff, a comfortable room with wifi, breakfast, and for some obscure reason use of the spa. The studio room had cooking facilities, a good bathroom and plenty of space. After an energetic walk to Tama Lakes we came back down via Tarenaki Falls where we had a weird Lord-of-the-Rings experience. If you stare hard at the middle of...

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Delmar, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is actually a 3.5-star place, but I had to round up or down. I guess it depends on what is important to you, so I’ll describe both the good and bad in more detail. Getting the negatives out of the way first… The toilet looked dirty but was actually stained, so maybe it was clean. Some of the washcloths...

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked on the Tongariro freedom package which is just brilliant if you're wanting to walk the crossing. It includes breakfast on both days, a packed lunch for your hike and evening meal after you get back, as well as transport to and from the track. Gillian and John are so friendly and helpful, wonderful hosts! John provides the transport...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

John, Gillian and Philippa were all very kind and welcoming. They made us feel at home during our stay in National Park Village. We stayed in one of the units (suites) and once we got the heating on the room was warm and cozy. We got plenty of advice on where to eat and what walks to do around the...

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Welington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our stay and will be back again. Stayed 2 nights to participate in the T24 race in nearby Owhango. The weather was fine and clear giving spectacular views of Mt Ruapehu and Mt Ngaruhoe. Our hosts were lovely. Cheerfully offering us a DVD player and a choice of as many DVD's from their large collection as we wanted....

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AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

thanks so much for taking the time to review us! we hope you will come back soon - we pride ourselves on our customer service and are striving to improve things here all the time to ensure you have the best time and value for money! Gillian and John

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I had stayed here for two nights and we had a great service from the host. The day we reached the lodge around 7.15pm and the host knew that we need to rent some hiking attire, so she helped us to contact the staff in Ski Biz to wait for us to settle the hotel room check-in...

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AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

thanks so much for taking the time to do us a review - we are so happy you had a good time here - we pride ourselves in making sure you are looked after like our own family. best wishes and happy travels!

Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's obvious that John and Gillian enjoy their work. They go above and beyond to ensure you have an enjoyable and safe experience in the National Park. My experience started before I have even booked a room at the Adventure lodge. Needing supplies for a multi day hike and arriving on a public holiday from Australia there were certain thing...

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AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

thanks so much Jamie we simply love your great review - we were really happy to help you out especially since it was a public holiday you arrived on! We pride ourselves on our quality of food we serve for breakfasts! happy travels.. Gillian and John

Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here three nights to walk the Tongariro Crossing and some other shorter routes in the National Park, booking the passage. This is a very good base for touring in the area; we had a comfortable en-suite room with outside deck, which was clean and comfortable. The breakfast option was adequate for the crossing, and there are a number...

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AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

thanks for recommending us as a good base for the crossing! We assume everyone coming here in summer is going to walk the crossing and in winter coming to ski - some just like the break from driving inbetween Auckland and Wellington which is great too. best wishes for your future travels. Gillian and John

London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you Adventure Lodge for a great weekend at National Park! We were so impressed with the whole experience of using Adventure Lodge to tackle the Tongariro Crossing. Nice, cosy, clean en suite room, with comfy bed and linen meant we got a great night's sleep before Saturday's early start. The breakfast we had was hot and hearty, and exactly...

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AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

thanks Jess for your great review! we pride ourselves in going the extra mile for our guests and so happy you thought so too! John loves running our shuttle bus and enjoys telling everyone all about the area and its Maori legends...best wishes for your future travels! Gillan and John

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got the Freedom Package which included accomodation, meals and a bus to and from the crossing. Great place to stay with amazingly friendly staff who went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. They provided free internet and spa, plus the lodge is a nice place to chill out in front of the fire. Would definitely go...

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AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

thanks Paul for your review - we love having guests enjoy the package and pleased you also thought it a great deal - as we think so too! best wishes and hope you can come back again one day soon Gillian and John

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hi and Welcome to Adventure National Park. Gillian and John welcome you to their lodge and motel in National Park Village. We cater for families, groups, and the independent traveler. Your choice of deluxe one bedroom units with King size beds, standard studio motel units with Queen Size Beds and private facilities. Our budget lodge rooms with double beds or Twin share, shared bathrooms, lounge and kitchen. Bed and Breakfast options available. Comfortable warm beds, electric blankets, Sky TV in lodge and all units, drying room, Internet and wireless access available, large open fire, Dinner, Breakfast and a packed lunch available. Department of Conservation authorized shuttle to and from the Tongariro Crossing departing daily weather dependent, let us take care of you with our Tongariro Freedom Package. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Adventure Lodge & Motel

Address: 21 Carroll Street, Tongariro National Park 3948, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Tongariro National Park
Price Range: €63 - €96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Adventure Lodge & Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“We had a rooom with an ensuite and I recommend breakfast”
jamiegtmba, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“we had room with own facilities as opposed to staying in lodge”
dijohn2015, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If doing the Tongariro Crossing book the freedom package”
susanmB5274NF, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some lodge rooms upstairs, but facilities downstairs. Request ground floor room or self-contained motel rooms for young kids or elderly.”
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“This is a Motel / Hostel with ( in our booking) shared facilities there may be rooms with individual bathrooms”
AlanP943, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
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