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Adventure Lodge & Motel

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  • Excellent63%
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  • Average5%
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Free Wifi
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of this motel. From the outside, it doesn't look like much, but it is a well run, clean and friendly place. Remarkably quiet. It's a real Mom and Pop venture -- not a big impersonal place. Everyone is...More

Thank hikergirl11
Response from AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & MotelResponded 2 days ago

thanks for your great review of us - and pleased you took up the whole package! The hot tub is not as hot depending on the time you use it - if its had heavy use and people have been sitting in it for a...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Vegetarian/vegan breakfast options not very appetising. The accommodation was basic but it was clean and comfortable and staff were friendly and helpful. If we stayed here again we would not bother ordering breakfast.More

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Response from AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & MotelResponded 4 days ago

hi there we are sorry you based your poor review on the vegan breakfast - as we are one of a few who offer this and buy in special products for our guest choices. The vegetarian breakfast is made up of a bed of spinach...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Has everything you need to prepare and recover from the Crossing! Comfortable beds in the unit and handy cooking facilities. The spa afterwards was fantastic for our sore muscles. Staff friendly and unit clean. Did not use the communal cooking area so can’t comment on...More

Thank HelenYorke
Response from AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & MotelResponded 1 week ago

thanks so much we are happy you enjoyed your experience with us happy travels Gillian and John

Reviewed 1 week ago

Let's be clear. This is a hostel. The bathrooms are shared. The kitchen is shared. The TV is shared. Now, with that said, our room was comfortable. The bathrooms are clean. The people are super nice. You can't beat the transport straight from your door...More

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Response from AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & MotelResponded 1 week ago

thanks for your review clear cut and to the point - I like it! Gillian

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

John and Gill are great Hosts. The breakfast is fantastic and the Connection to the national parks and alpine crossings in 15 - 20 minutes driving distance. In spring time and high seasons the two will offer a bus or 4*4 ride to the Alpine...More

Thank mostarling
Response from AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

thanks so much for this great review - we were pleased your experience with us was enjoyable - best wishes and happy travels. Gillian and John

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Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Microwave
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Bar/Lounge
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US$57 - US$131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$57 - US$131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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carpediem09Ontario
22 October 2017|
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Response from AdventureLodge | Property representative |
Hi there, you could come down by train which is lovely but it only goes on certain days then catch train to Wellington - or you can come by bus from Auckland - The Naked Bus or get to Taupo and we would come pick you up... More
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Ong Y
26 August 2017|
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hi there it all depends on the wind on the red crater - we usually go at 7.30 am so if the wind is low we go then but if it calms down later in day we go about an hour or so later so everyone can walk over the red crater to... More
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Kelly H
9 February 2017|
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thanks must have missed this one...
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Room Tips
"I marked the service as average but really this is not a fine dining hotel so the service was overall very..."
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"Ground floor rooms are located by washrooms which i preferred! Otherwise you have to keep coming downstairs..."
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"The lodge has smaller and simpler rooms; the suites have ensuite bathrooms and are spacious and lovely."
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"we had a queen size room. As the motel is off the main road there was no issue with traffic noise"
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