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Tongariro Crossing Lodge

27 Carrol Street, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
Tongariro Crossing Lodge
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bethesda, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I loved the location and old world charm of our room at Tongariro Crossing Lodge. It was clean, very spacious, and the antique furniture gave it a Victorian feel. We especially loved the green velour couch, which was incredibly comfortable. The lodge is very close to the park visitor center and convenient for hiking and dining.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Very affordable location, very friendly staff. We had an all-inclusive deal for the crossing which was great: twice breakfast, lunch package, diner, and the shuttle service to and from the crossing. The spa was ready for us when we came back from the crossing to give our legs some rest. The lodge rooms are small and a bit noisy. But... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Nice quiet lodge, with friendly helpful staff. Bear in mind these are old wooden buildings so don't expect a modern feel. Beds were comfortable. The owner was helpful in setting up bookings for dinner for us. There is a nice garden area for a beer in the afternoon.

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12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We stayed in an apartment with our own living room, bedroom, bathroom and kitchen. Very warm welcome and excellent hospitality from the very knowledgeable host. He helped us finding the best way to spend our day and to walk the Tongariro alpine crossing which is amazing in itself. The lodge is part of a 100-year old building so if you... More 

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

The owners of tongariro crossing lodge are nice and helpful and even gave us the use of another room for us to cook food. The rooms, however, are a bit of a rip off if I'm honest. We paid the equivalent if £80 for an 'executive' suite which, quite frankly, was a joke! It was like something out of the... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My husband and I loved doing the Tongariro Crossing, it was truly the highlight of our New Zealand trip, We did not pick a good place to stay though. This lodge was not well kept, The owners wife was actually very rude to us, The heater in the room was not working, the room itself was very dusty and dirty... More 

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TxCross, Owner at Tongariro Crossing Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Again Just realised I perhaps should have contacted you this way with regard to the review you posted in June with regard to a stay in November. I am concerned that you may have posted the review to us when it relates to another lodge/hotel in area. Could you please check to ensure this is correct as this has... More 

Havelock North, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

We stay here when doing business in Taumarunui as the service and value is so much better. Nice suites and very friendly and good service from the owner. Breakfast is very good with a wide range of choices. When I have been in a rush the owner has come out to me when I am in huge car to give... More 

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Southern Coromandel NZ
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

What an amazing adventure for both me and the children We set off at 7am and it took us 7 hours. The hike was reasonably challenging for me at my age, but the children had no problems and had lots of fun on the way. Lots of steps up and down, with views that have to be experienced. The photo's... More 

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Halstead, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

A great place to stay for the Tongariro park area and doing the crossing walk. Staff very pleasant and very helpful for planning your days. Room was very comfortable with separate lounge and kitchen area and sveral good places to eat in the evening. To start the day try the Kiwi breakfast at the local cafe. If you are doing... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I stayed there on my own in January. It is perfectly situated in National Park. Many restaurants around and only a short drive to Tongariro to do the Crossing. I was traveling on my own and I stayed in the "Executive Suite". It was very comfortable and clean. There was a TV in the bedroom as well as one in... More 

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