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Kyneton, Australia
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

For what we paid ($70 a night) we got what we paid for. The room was either too hot or too cold, very plain room. Right next to Speights pub which was handy for a feed and a drink. Staff seemed nice. Had to pay for wifi which we weren't happy about and is unheard of in a backpackers.

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Papakura, New Zealand
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

What a set up... Great accommodation by the ski fields. ..family of 3 for 90 dollars with heating , on suite and linen....hotels and motels just up the road want over 300 .... Very nice place and staff What gets you is rock climbing arena is inside and accommodation is built around it and a mini golf just outside. The...

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed March 22, 2016

A good value hostel. Clean facilities & comfortable beds with bedding & towels. Obliging staff. Very convenient with My Kiwi Adventure shuttle company across the road ready to cycle The Old Coach Road the next morning.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 19, 2015

The beds were comfortable but my friend and I were on a kind of mezzaine above the bunk beds which were difficult to climb up to without disturbing people sleeping, as we had to climb on their mattresses. The showers were cold and not very strong, but the bathrooms were clean. Theres a big kitchen area but not much of...

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Auckland
Reviewed April 2, 2015

We stayed here for a weekend in a double room. Its a large accomodation, and well set up. The kitchen was great, and there is plenty of room for all sorts of people. We were glad not to be disturbed by the drunken party in the kitchen on the Saturday night, as it seemed to be well sound proofed. The...

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Thank Ali A
Northern Alberta
Reviewed January 27, 2015

We stayed here for a week to hike in and explore Tongariro National Park. The room was clean and everything worked well. Kitchen was well set up with lots of storage space. No problems with several groups trying to make a meal at the same time. Common areas were a great place to visit. Staff were very helpful and knowledgeable...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed October 18, 2014

Stayed here with a couple of friends in late September this year before and after doing a two day tramp of the Tongariro Northern Circuit. There were 7 of us and they put us up in an 8 bed dorm which was clean and comfortable. The shared toilets were also clean and had hot showers. They have a well equipped...

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Thank dezarray
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed April 21, 2014

After checking out two other more upmarket hotels/motels in NP that didn't seem too interested in whether I stayed or went I stopped by the National Park Hotel (corner Carroll and Ward, not the YHA of similar name) and was warmly greeted by the owner / new manager John, who has recently taken over after booting out the previous leaseholders...

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Brisbane
Reviewed May 1, 2013

We briefly stayed in the area as we were passing through the North Island. Staff were very helpful although there was a mixup with the booking due to the other backpacker facility being full. Once sorted we checked into the room for some well deserved rest. The facilities are basic with a shared bathroom, there is a pool table &...

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Kristiansand, Norway
Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

When I stayed here the hostel was full due to a running event. There was still more than enough space to move around and to find a quite place. The interior is a bit old but everything was clean enough to use it. It is a great location to use as a base for the tongariro trekking. Had a good...

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  • Free Parking
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Located between Tongariro and Whanganui National Parks, we pride ourselves in true "Kiwi" hospitality. There is so much to see and do in this region of New Zealand, if you like the outdoors you will love this region. We cater to the budget minded traveler, we have a Bar & Grill to relax in after your days activities with a great NZ menu, takeaway food & wholesale liquor available. Just relax and enjoy this great natural wonderland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about National Park Hotel & Backpackers

Address: 61 Carroll st, 3948, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island
Price Range: $32 - $42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 96
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“getting an ensuite with a double room would be preferable, as there is a distance to walk to the bathrooms, and ground floor has foot traffic above it, so better to be upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles 921AliA, Apr 2, 2015 | Read review
“No bad room in the place.”
 of 5 bubbles LorriW_11, Jan 27, 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in room 8, which was close to the main entrance and facilities. Was quiet at the time but might be noisy if the bar is busy. Room has a basin and mirror, heaters, and closet. Comfy double bed.”
 of 5 bubbles id_just_stay_home, Apr 21, 2014 | Read review
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