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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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          Overview
          • Excellent53%
          • Very good33%
          • Average10%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible2%
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          “hot plate” (11 reviews)
          Free Parking
          Restaurant
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          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
           
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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
           
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          11 - 15 of 271 reviews

          Reviewed 1 April 2017

          We stayed a Thursday and Friday night while in the area to do Tongariro Crossing. Excellent shuttle service, with earliest departure and numerous pick up times at the finish. The packed lunch was great and our accommodation very good.

          Thank Jayare63
          Reviewed 30 March 2017

          We rented a one bedroom cabin for two nights. It was new, lovely and clean, with beautiful views and all conveniences. Nice grassy setting. Very convenient for hiking and exploring the area with well organized shuttle bus and packed breakfast and lunch for the Tongariro...More

          Thank Rv3V
          Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

          We stayed at the Discovery lodge just last week and were very happy with our stay. It is very easy to find, right off the main road and a short drive to whakapapa. We stayed in a studio chalet. It was the perfect size for...More

          2  Thank Lorrianne N
          Reviewed 19 March 2017

          We ended up here because it was raining and we did not want to camp but we were so happy that we did!!! This has the earliest shuttle to crossing - made our hike so enjoyable. It wasn't too hot, no other people in our...More

          Thank Sarah W
          Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

          Discovery provides the best shuttle experience for the Tongariro Crossing. This was one of the busiest campsites we've been to and it lake the facilities for the number of people staying. Fine for one night to use for the shuttle and the crossing.

          Thank Matthew D
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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
           
          Plateau Lodge
          252 reviews
          #1 of 9 Speciality lodging in National Park Village
           
          About
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          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)
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          Hotel & Grounds (40)
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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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