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Adventure Lodge & Motel

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21 Carroll Street, Tongariro National Park 3948, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Whitianga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've stayed here a few times now and we've always been warmly welcomed by Lorraine on the front desk. We booked a lodge room and breakfast package and were pleasantly surprised with an upgrade to a studio unit. The Units are clean, tidy, well equipped. Great heating for chilly nights and very comfy bed with good quality linen. Breakfast was... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel / lodge is conveniently located not far off the state highway. Several eateries and the convenience store and snow sports rental places all within a walking distance. It has a mix of motel units and lodge rooms. We stayed in motel units, and the review is only for the motel units. The motel units we had were very,... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived to a warm, modern and clean family unit. Heater was on which was nice touch after arriving in the cold. We initially came to do the tongariro crossing but due to weather were unable but lorraine helped us find the best alternatives for us. Breakfast was part of our package so it was great to wake up and sit... More 

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We were there the night before doing the Tongariro crossing and staff were very helpful for directions and restaurant recommendations. Room was small but comfortable. Bathroom difinetely needs more shelves for bath products.

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DC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

A perfectly adequate motel about a 15 minute drive from the village in the national park. Honestly not sure if I would stay here again or would instead stay in Whakkapapa Village, which would I assume cost more but it would save on the drive to and from. We did not do the Tongariro Crossing itself and I think this... More 

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Höhr-Grenzhausen
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Loren and Ron are very friendly and very helpful in any way. Good information for the Tongariro crossing and briefing in the morning. Perfect shuttle. We stayed in a studio wich was spacious and well equipped. The breakfast was outstanding, best ever! And dinner was also very good. We can warmly recommend Adventure Lodge.

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Pau, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We booked the crossing package offered, $180 PP for 2 nights stay, 2x breakfast, 1x packed lunch, 1x dinner and transport to and from the drop off/pick up points at the crossing. This was GREAT value for money. Our double room was a good size, clean and the bed was very comfortable. The shared bathroom was again very clean and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Stayed in here for one night as We did the tongariro crossing which they have a good bus service for which is $30 each.... The room was good just very cold needed the heating on. The bathroom is very cold on the other hand no heating in the bathroom... I had a pleasant stay here perhaps a little too expensive... More 

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Hawkinge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We stayed here for one night while touring North Island. We did a flight around the volcanoes and some short hikes, but not the Tongariro Crossing. Booking here was easy and communication worked well across the internet. We found it easily and check in was very friendly. Very nice people. We were very pleasantly surprised with our room which was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

You will not meet nicer, kinder people on your travels than this. Willing to go out of their way to make sure you get the best experience. Highly recommend getting transportation to Tongariro Alpine Crossing with these guys, even if you don't stay with them.

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