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Tongariro Lodge

4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Grace Road | PO Box 278, Turangi 3353, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My teenage fishing-mad son announced he wanted to learn fly-fishing and those in the know said that the Tongariro River was the place to do it. A friend recommended Tongariro Lodge and particularly their fantastic fishing guides, Tim and Graeme (now known as 'the legends' according to my son and his friends!). The Lodge is an easy and scenic four... More

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Taumarunui
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Beautiful scenery,right on the waters edge. Great for those keen trout fishermen. Close to mountains, skiing, mountain treks, bush walks, water rafting and many other outdoor activities. Lodge facilities very clean, tidy, modern decor and well equipped. Large grounds well kept. Staff courteous and assist with all enquiries. The meals are delicious. Excellent venue for our conference. We thoroughly enjoyed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We highly recommend Tongariro lodge. We had a lovely stay and found the lodge very professionally run. We couldn't have been more happy with the large spacious room and fantastic food. A talented chef. Thanks so much to and the awesome team!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had a weekend stay at Tongariro Lodge over the school holidays, with three adults and two boys (11) and (8). The weather was dreadful but we had a terrific couple of days nonetheless. We stayed in three bedroom villa 19. It was spacious, clean and warm. Super lounge area with comfortable seating, log burner and large TV, leading to... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We stayed two nights in the Tongariro Lodge as we were planning to do the 20km Tongario crossing. The lodge set up our transport to and from which worked very efficiently (thanks Brandon) and the hike was very beautiful. The accommodations are small clean villas close to the water. I would really recommend this place if you are keen on... More

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Shelley W, Owner at Tongariro Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at Tongariro Lodge including the grounds, surroundings, accommodation and dining. Please note our fixed breakfast cost includes fresh fruits and juices, your choice of cereals, toast and preserves, tea and coffee along with your choice of a cooked breakfast. We are pleased you enjoyed your dining experience. Tongariro... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We checked into the Tongariro Lodge and were please with our room. After a long journey we were too tired to look for a nearby restaurant so we decided to eat at the lodge. To our surprise it was one of the best meals we had in New Zealand...an award winner with both food and service. Too bad we are... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We stayed in a 2 bed villa for 4 nights during our travels in New Zealand on varying budgets - this was our high end of the budget treat at the end of our trip and we enjoyed every minute of our stay. We were very pleased with the look and feel of the lodge overall, and our villa (no... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We could not rate this place highly enough!! This was the choice for our wedding. We reveiwed Tongariro lodge on the net. Then made contact direct via email. From the onset Shelley made the expererience perfect. Nothing was ever a hassle. Once arrived our whole family and friends were treated with respect, friendliness and care. As the wedding couple and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Agree with other comments re tv, rooms etc. The world chalet is used very loosely but they have good views. Not being there for fishing did not see establishment in it's true form. However friendly staff and wonderful food.

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Sydney, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Had heard a lot about the lodge, lovely spot and if you are into fishing the perfect place. It is a bit far out if you are planning on touristy stuff at Taupo. For the price the cabin we stayed in was disappointing, very surprised that there was no fridge and room and bathroom needed a serious update and make... More

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Address: Grace Road | PO Box 278, Turangi 3353, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Turangi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Tongariro Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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