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Adventure Lodge & Motel

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   21 Carroll Street, Tongariro National Park 3948, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Zealand
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was clean, but small and very basic. Almost spartan. We were expecting far more for the price we paid. On the positive side, It is quiet and well located for the amenities in the village. On the negative side, our shower was broken but they said nothing about it, even though they knew about it. An advance apology... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Thank you so much Lorraine and Jason for your awesome hospitality whilst my brother, son and I stayed with you. It's so nice to have all the mod cons in such an isolated place when enjoying a ski holiday, we'll be back again soon this season and next year!!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We are a family of four with two little girls, Misty and Mia, they are 3&half, and 2. We were recommended this motel by a friend who just returned from a ski holiday. We enjoyed our stay, the children were so happy. There were gas station and restaurants, bars, eateries just a short walk away. The motel had separate large... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We stayed four nights and really enjoyed our time at Adventure Lodge. Jason was welcoming and very willing to help us plan our skiing, hiking and mountain biking. He also cooks a mean steak. The motel units are clean and comfortable and most importantly warm. The cable TV and spa pool were also welcome extras for relaxing after a day... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A very clean and welcoming place to stay. We booked the b&b package and the breakfast was not only massive, but yummy and well thought out. The owner was really nice and took time to explain the area to us and suggest places to see. We were due to trek the crossing on the Saturday but this was postponed to... More

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

When we arrived we were the only ones on site that night and Jason took care of us. He got us set up for where to eat dinner and what we would need for the hike the next morning. He dropped us off and picked us up from our alpine crossing trek. The breakfasts he made were great and filling.... More

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Portage, Michigan
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We had originally booked a 2 night Tongariro Crossing package with the Adventure Lodge & Motel. However, when we arrived the crossing was too windy and snowy to hike, so the owner's did not hold us to our package and instead allowed us to opt for a 1 night B&B special. This allowed us to move on to our next... More

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Noumea, New Caledonia
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12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We went there with a reasonably priced package that included two nights, the drive to the beginning and from the end of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, a lunch pack and the evening meal on the day of the crossing, & the breakfasts. Everything was smoothly organized, with good explanations and advice from the manager, who is nice (and handed us... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We spent two nights at the Adventure Lodge & Motel and had a good experience overall. The lady at the reception was to the point, but very helpful in confirming our tour with the Adrift Outdoor Guided Adventures company and relaying other information to us. She generously helped us out of a pinch with our laundry and things turned pretty... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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121 reviews 121 reviews
33 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We were staying with our son and initially planned to stay and do the whole Freedom package, but the weather was looking doubtful for our planned days, so we decided to take a risk and do it in a day as the weather was looking fantastic the following day (about a 3 hr drive from sons place). Booked our shuttle... More

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Address: 21 Carroll Street, Tongariro National Park 3948, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Tongariro National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Adventure Lodge & Motel 3.5*
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Hi and Welcome to Adventure National Park. Ron & Lorraine welcome you to their lodge and motel in National Park Village. We cater for families, groups, and the independent traveler. Your choice of deluxe one bedroom units with King size beds, standard studio motel units with Queen Size Beds and private facilities. Our budget lodge rooms with double beds or Twin share, shared bathrooms, lounge and kitchen. Bed and Breakfast options available. Comfortable warm beds, electric blankets, Sky TV in lodge and all units, drying room, Internet and wireless access available, large open fire, Dinner, Breakfast and a packed lunch available. Department of Conservation authorized shuttle to and from the Tongariro Crossing departing daily weather dependent, let us take care of you with our Tongariro Freedom Package. ... more   less 
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