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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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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

YHA National Park is a great hostel if your doing the Tongariro crossing. Friendly staff, know there stuff about the crossing itself, big kitchen, clean facilities. Great for a night before doing the crossing.

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

Alex, thank you so much for your kind review of our hostel. We were happy to host you and we're so glad you enjoyed your experience on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Come back anytime. Safe travels! More 

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54 reviews 54 reviews
42 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a 2 min from the bus drop off (at gas station/cafe isite). I stayed in a 10 bed female dorm room 1- was a spacious room with comfortable bunk beds. The place was clean and bathroom and toilets too. The kitchen was spacious with benches and tables to eat and watch the view of mount doom. There... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind review of our facilities. We love sharing the beauty of Tongariro National Park, so we're always happy to accommodate special hiking requests. Take care of those aching muscles. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Paris, France
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Our ensuite room was huge, clean and with a lot of light through its big windows. On the other hand it was rather basic: the mattress of our double bed was OK but nothing more, there was only one chair for the two of us, and nothing, not even a nail, on the wall from which one might hang clothes.... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our facilities. I have passed along your suggestion to have clothing hooks in each of our rooms. We hope the slight inconvenience didn't greatly affect your stay in the village or your experience in Tongariro National Park. Safe travels! More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

If you need a break, in a quiet, clean environment. Then National Park is a great place. And the YHA National Park, with its many climbing walls, is the place to stay. The atmosphere is very relaxed, and the staff are brilliant. For a backpackers, this is one of the better ones I have stayed in. It may not be... More 

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Montreal
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Stayed at the hostel four nights in the month of December. Some staff were friendly. Facilities were very clean and the kitchen convenient. However what ruined our stay was the poor quality of the matresses available. We had three different rooms over our stay and I ended up sleeping on the floor on my camping mattress one night because the... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

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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Wrexham
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

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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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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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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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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