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    Discovery Lodge

    State Highway 47, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          Room & Suite (48)
          Dining (9)
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          Overview
          • Excellent53%
          • Very good33%
          • Average10%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible2%
          Travellers talk about
          “hot plate” (11 reviews)
          Free Parking
          Restaurant
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Kitchenette
          Pets Allowed
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Shuttle Bus Service
          Free Wifi
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Chateau Tongariro Hotel
          1,544 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Whakapapa
           
          Skotel Alpine Resort
          430 reviews
          #2 of 2 hotels in Whakapapa
           
          Adventure Lodge & Motel
          495 reviews
          #1 of 3 hotels in Tongariro National Park
           
          Plateau Lodge
          252 reviews
          #1 of 9 Speciality lodging in National Park Village
           
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          1 - 5 of 271 reviews

          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
          Reviewed 25 April 2017

          Discovery Lodge Tongariro was my home, by way of a tent for a week - was sad to leave. Very friendly, helpful & knowledgeable staff (good advice regarding weather & walks); nice relaxing communal lounge, dining, kitchen area and warm showers after a long day...More

          Thank WJP357
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          #1 of 2 hotels in Whakapapa
           
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          430 reviews
          #2 of 2 hotels in Whakapapa
           
          Adventure Lodge & Motel
          495 reviews
          #1 of 3 hotels in Tongariro National Park
           
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          252 reviews
          #1 of 9 Speciality lodging in National Park Village
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • 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
          Details
          • 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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          Traveller (94)
          Room & Suite (48)
          Dining (9)
          Pool & Beach (3)
          Hotel & Grounds (40)
          Bathroom (14)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          nuyuix
          Hello! How do I get to the lodge from i-site at about 2AM? Am taking the IC bus..
          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
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          Samantha B
          Does Discovery Lodge provide transportation for the Tongariro Alpine Crossing in late May? I really can't tell from their website.
          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
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          986leel
          For Chalet Studio, does it have a shared bathroom or its own (separate)? Thanks!
          18 July 2015|
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          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
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          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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