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    Adventure Lodge & Motel

    21 Carroll Street, Tongariro National Park 3948, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good31%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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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 11 September 2016

    We stayed here for 4 nights to do the Tongariro Crossing and had an amazing stay. After seeing the last review, I was somewhat tentative to stay here, but there is new ownership as of 9 weeks ago and our stay couldn't have been better....More

    1  Thank tylerthomasallen
    Response from AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & MotelResponded 11 September 2016

    thanks so much for that great review - we really enjoyed you staying with us and were happy to take care of you! Hope one day you come back and visit again!

    Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

    We booked for 2 nights stay in a Lodge Double room with shared bathrooms & absolutely loved our stay! John and Jill went out of their way to help; shuttling us from Taupo when our bus cancelled. Very kind! :) They were always willing to...More

    1  Thank Jesse R
    Response from AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & MotelResponded 11 September 2016

    Hi guys thanks for your great review - the room you stayed in is only one of the rooms that has an eco heater - the rest of the lodge rooms have diesol heating - we will look to replacing that eco heater to ensure...More

    Reviewed 18 August 2016

    Adventure Lodge ticks all the boxes and more. Incredibly close to mount Whakapapa for snowsports, with transport to the skii lifts and Tongariro Crossing transport. Clean, comfortable, and best of all friendly. The husband and wife team running the place are absolutely wonderful, and their...More

    Thank helloAC
    Response from AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & MotelResponded 19 August 2016

    Thanks so much for your great review - we really appreciate your feedback and welcome you back soon - we have been here a short time now but want to make so many improvements so your stay is as comfortable and pleasant as we can...More

    Reviewed 16 August 2016

    We stayed there about 6 weeks after the new owners took over. It was a smoothly run operation, with check-in being a breeze. The rooms are clean, and the husband and wife team that runs is now are focused on a good visitor experience. There's...More

    Thank CorrieEngelbrecht
    Response from AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & MotelResponded 18 August 2016

    thanks so much for your review - we do pride ourselves on keeping people happy and have nice experiences on their travels!

    Reviewed 16 August 2016

    We stayed in the Studio which was nice and spacious. Has all the basics like microwave, kettle, toaster, hair dryer etc etc. Bed was lovely and big and comfy. The heat was turned on in our room for us and it kept us very comfortable...More

    Thank 29Jeanne29
    Response from AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & MotelResponded 23 August 2016

    Hi there we will look to purchase some new pillows right away - we love this feedback and do try to please everyones needs - thanks again

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$47 - US$97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 21
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Manawatu-Wanganui Region >
    • Tongariro National Park
    • Also Known As
    • Adventure Hotel Tongariro National Park ,
    • Adventure Lodge And Motel
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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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    Response from AdventureLodge | Property representative |
    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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    Response from AdventureLodge | Property representative |
    thanks must have missed this one...
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    Room Tips
    "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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    "All are comfortable, but we love having an ensuite & kitchenette"
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    "Close to kitchen/ lounge and within close proximity to the spa is best"
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