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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
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well I guess it's a hostel, but I have stayed a far better hostels around the world. Stayed in room 12. Room was OK, beds were very soft and made you disappear when lying down. Because of this my partner and I slept in separate beds. No towels, I had to go downstairs and ask for towels and then there... More 

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Shepperton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 2 nights in a private double room. It was quiet, with a comfortable bed and a great little sofa to chill out on. The room was pleasantly warm with the heating on, however the shower was pretty useless - no power shower for sure. Overall I'd definitely stay here again - the staff are helpful too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice room, comfortable bed, sufficient air conditioning thus warm. The kitchen is also spacious enough for several groups of people fix their meal at a time. I also appreciate the transportation arranged for me to the i-Site at Tongariro National Park and back, which included a photo stop and drop off at the train station.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

A a last minute booking which turned out well! Arrived at the start of winter so although chilly in the rooms the kitchen was warm and open til late. The rooms were spacious, clean and led off from a central hall which doubled as a rock climbing hall! The staff were fantastic and full of walking route knowledge.

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1reception, Manager at YHA National Park, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your positive feedback. We're happy that you enjoyed our facility and Tongariro National Park. Just a quick note that portable room heaters and extra blankets are always available upon request. It gets chilly here in the winter and we want to keep our guests comfortable! Best wishes to you. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

There is a climbing wall in the middle of this hostel... So awesome! Didn't actually use it, but it gave the hostel a pretty cool feel. Clean kitchen and really helpful owners!! Everyone is there to do the tongoriro crossing and they have lots of info, with loads of gear available for hire (walking boots,ice picks etc). The shuttle to... More 

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1reception, Manager at YHA National Park, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your positive feedback. It's wonderful that you had an opportunity to enjoy the beautiful Tongariro National Park. If you return in the future, be sure to check out our rock-climbing wall for yourself. Harness rental and instruction cost just $10 per guest for the entire day - no time or climbing limit. Safe travels to you! More 

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

Although a bit crowded in the kitchen, the room was fine, and the staff are very helpful and informative. They went out of their way on advice, which made our Torangiro alpine crossing all the more pleasant. The nearness to walks papa DOC centre was a benefit, and this too was very good.

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1reception, Manager at YHA National Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our facility. We're glad you were able to enjoy the park and its beautiful sights. If you return in the future, please note that we have a staff/group kitchen behind the reception desk that may be used when the main kitchen is busy. All you have to do is ask. Best wishes... More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Like most people who stay here we spent the night here before doing the famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Comfortable, clean chalet style double room with shared faculties which were clean and there was plenty of hot water in the showers. Nice big space to cook and eat, decent kitchen equipment and opportunities to recycle food waste (always a bonus). Got... More 

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1reception, Manager at YHA National Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. We're delighted that you enjoyed the Tongariro Crossing so much. It is a world-class hiking experience and we encourage everyone who is able to gear up and explore our beautiful park. Safe travels, wherever they may take you! More 

Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

I stayed two nights to do the Tongariro Apline Crossing. After landing in Auckland and driving 3.5 hours to the hostel, I accidentally overslept and missed the hostel's bus taking people to the track. Not to worry, the owner was lovely and for a small fee was willing to drive me out there nonetheless. They were very informative about the... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Not too far from the station if you are arriving by train and well situated for the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Shuttle buses run from the hostel and it was easy to book. Our on suite room was very basic, no bedside table or lamp and nowhere to hang anything, however but the room was clean and did have a fantastic... More 

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Dubendorf, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Location in National Park. Petrol station nearby with expensive supplies - no alternative. Whakapapa village (start of the Tongariro Northern Circuit) 15 Ks away Modern kitchen, but the rest of the facilities is partially outdated respectively lacks the necessary attention. Having to pass the supplies room with old mattresses and piles of toilet paper to reach the single room is... More 

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