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    Discovery Lodge

    State Highway 47, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
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    3/9/2017 4/9/2017
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    Traveller (94)
    Room & Suite (48)
    Dining (9)
    • Excellent53%
    • Very good33%
    • Average10%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    “hot plate” (11 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Pets Allowed
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Free Wifi
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 256 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We had a absolutely fantastic time here with the hosts, Miki & Callum. The chalets were very clean, tidy and had a great views of all three mountains, Ruapehu, Tongariro & Ngauruhoe with just a 15 min drive to the Whakapapa ski field and quite...More

    Thank vishal9699
    Reviewed 11 May 2017

    We checked in quite late but that was ok as the staff seem to be there until 8pm which is handy. We had a little room with a private bathroom that was warm and clean. The tv was very average (a tiny old tube tv)...More

    Thank Phillip H
    Reviewed 3 May 2017

    We used a powered site in the campground but would have no problems with any of the other options; those who had the cabins enjoyed them. The team knows the area well and enjoy sharing that knowledge - it felt as if you were among...More

    Thank Mike D
    Reviewed 29 April 2017

    Had a great stay at Discovery Lodge Tongariro. We had planned to stay for 2 nights and do the crossing (with shuttle) in the middle. Unfortunately, the weather forecast upon our arrival was quite poor and they were forced to cancel the crossing shuttle for...More

    Thank Ficus88
    Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

    Discovery's winning card is that it provides the earliest shuttle to Tongariro, but at the end of Easter we had to drive to the finish and get the bus from there to the start - we still had to pay $30 per person. In addition,...More

    Thank Ewan H
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    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$14 - US$240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Manawatu-Wanganui Region >
    • National Park Village
    • Also Known As
    • Discovery Hotel National Park Village
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    1 June 2017|
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    Response from smw45 | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry to be so late replying and not able to answer I'm afraid as we had a car The lodge staff are v helpful so suggest you contact them
    Samantha B
    9 April 2016|
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    Response from BucksJane | Reviewed this property |
    I would email them. The staff are really helpful. Find the email address on website. They won't take you on transport unless the weather is ok and they deem it safe to walk. Plus they check you have the correct clothing... More
    18 July 2015|
    Response from CallumHarland | Property representative |
    Thanks for making contact with us. Each Chalet has a private separate bathroom. They also have a kitchenette. If you have any other questions we are very happy to help. Kindest regards, Callum
    Room Tips
    "There are options from tents to chalets - all good value. You get full use of the facilities whatever you pay."
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    "Can only comment on tent site: choose a spot near the edge with a slight angle, otherwise when it rains you..."
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    "Pay the extra money for a chalet. They are by themselves at the front of the property with the best views."
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    "Book 1 bedroom superior chalets"
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