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National Park Hotel & Backpackers

61 Carroll st, 3948, New Zealand
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National Park Hotel & Backpackers
Ranked #786 of 1,046 hotels in North Island
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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English first
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

We briefly stayed in the area as we were passing through the North Island. Staff were very helpful although there was a mixup with the booking due to the other backpacker facility being full. Once sorted we checked into the room for some well deserved rest. The facilities are basic with a shared bathroom, there is a pool table &... More

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Wageningen, The Netherlands
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

When I stayed here the hostel was full due to a running event. There was still more than enough space to move around and to find a quite place. The interior is a bit old but everything was clean enough to use it. It is a great location to use as a base for the tongariro trekking. Had a good... More

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SF Bay Area
Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
59 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2011

We spent one night at this hostel, prior to going hiking in the nearby Tongariro National Park. We stayed in the private 'family' room which had two bunk beds (one had two singles, the second had a single on top, double on bottom). The room was decent enough, nothing fancy. The shared bathooms down the hall were clean. Only complaints... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2011

Great location for crossing, good deal as they cater to backpackers or if you want backpacker prices but really want someone else to fix you a fantastic meal. Restaurant is worth visiting whether you stay here or not. Amazing food - try the venison shank! There is always a vegetarian dish as well. Bottle store on premises so they have... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2010

The photos of this backpackers show the National Park Backpackers YHA on Findlay Street, a great backpackers. The 'backpackers' on Carroll Street however is not. We went to the Findlay Street backpackers to check in, and were told they had no reservation for us and there's been a few mistakes as it appears this hotel has slapped 'backpackers' at the... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2009

Hostel staff we found were very helpful. The main lady she drives you to the crossing and will answer questions that you might have. The rooms are not fantastic, but for the area they were quite good. Kitchen was ok as well and was a good meeting area. If you here to do activities it's a good base to see... More

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Additional Information about National Park Hotel & Backpackers

Address: 61 Carroll st, 3948, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island
Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #786 of 1,046 hotels in North Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located between Tongariro and Whanganui National Parks, we pride ourselves in true "Kiwi" hospitality. There is so much to see and do in this region of New Zealand, if you like the outdoors you will love this region. We cater to the budget minded traveler, we have a Bar & Grill to relax in after your days activities with a great NZ menu, takeaway food & wholesale liquor available. Just relax and enjoy this great natural wonderland. ... more   less 

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