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YHA National Park

Findlay Street, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here to do the Tongariro crossing. This was rubbish. Stay at Ohakune ten mileage away, the quality of the hostel is an order of magnitude better. The staff at NP are a little peculiar and its sole purpose is to provide Tongariro accommodation and transport. There is an indoor climbing wall but it is rubbish and expensive, so utterly... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff here could not do enough to help me with preparing for doing the Tongariro crossing. They were really friendly and welcoming. There is lots of equipment that they have to hire, which was so useful. They also run the shuttle bus service. My room was amazing due to the stunning view I had; it was clean, comfortable and... More 

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Cullercoats, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Nice hostel, clean and friendly staff. Quiet location but local amenities available (garage shop and local pub), and not too far from the start of the crossing. The hostel booked my shuttle to get me to and from the crossing. The bedroom had lots of space, (though it wasn't fully booked). Good location if you're getting the train to or... More 

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Enumclaw, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Before my trip even began, the staff here were great about promptly responding to my e-mails with questions regarding the YHA itself and the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Once I'd arrived, they continued to be helpful in getting my Internet sorted, recommending nearby activities to fill the day, and giving seasoned local advice on when not to attempt the Tongariro crossing.... More 

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Kaitaia, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

YHA National Park is memorable & cozy to me. I find the rooms spacious and warm. It is way affordable for backpacking and not really crowded when I was there. Kitchen, toilet and facilities are tolerable compared to other backpackers lodge meaning it's conducive to stay. It's also close to some shops & the national park railway station. There's a... More 

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Kaeo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Have used many times over the years and have always found the staff very helpful, the rooms in excellent condition and always warm. The staff are full of knowledge on other activities if the mountain is closed. Awesome indoor climbing wall fully equipped. Extra gear on site if needed for your tramping activities. Two very clean and appointed kitchens. Simply... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Went to stay here in July 2014 for 3 days and 2 nights. The National Park Backpackers (also written as YHA National Park) is undoubtedly one of the most gorgeous backpackers I've went to, very classic and cabin like... From the outside. The extra points for this hostel would be the staffs. They are very VERY friendly, so the rate... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I have stayed here several times now and it is one of my favourite backpackers. Typical of YHA it is warn, tidy, great kitchen and shower facilities. close to Whakapapa ski field and Turoa. Has an awsome pub outside for drinks and a good feed after a day snowboarding. and a climbing wall. this place has it all.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

National park is the closest village if you want to do the tongariro crossing. This hostel is a really nice one, in the spirit of hostel, most of the travellers are alone but everybody is hanging out together. Hopefully there is a fire in the kitchen. Heat in the rooms. Beds comfortable. Staff nice and helpful, they will arrange the... More 

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Everett, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

My wife & I stayed here for 2 nights in April 2014. I can honestly say that I am disappointed the YHA and Hi-Hostel certified this place. We stayed at five other YHA hostels in New Zealand and this one definitely had the lowest quality. We have also stayed at Hi Hostels in Iceland, Canada, and the USA; all of... More 

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Address: Findlay Street, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > National Park Village
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 28
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