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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in Ohakune for 4 nights at LKNZ lodge in the Private Ensuite Rooms upstairs. We had a fantastic stay whilst there. The facilities were great, the rooms were small but cosy. The amenities including the $10 Spa bath and a drink deal couldn't be overlooked. By far, the greatest thing about LKNZ was the staff. Each of them... More 

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LKNZLodge2014, Manager at LKNZ Lodge, responded to this review

Glad you guys had a great stay, might see ya for some spring skiing More 

West Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I booked this place, the next day they rang me up and told me the room was unavailable but they had another room we could have. At first I agreed not knowing exactly what we were in for. My wife unhappy with this rang to cancel the accommodation so we could get something better suited to us... More 

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LKNZLodge2014, Manager at LKNZ Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Joshua, LKNZ called you first thing the day after you made your booking to let you know the BED TYPE request was not able to be met, instead of a double and bunk, only a 2 bunk room was available. The manager was told this was fine by Joshua. Please understand the room you booked through Booking.com 'Quadruple Room... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

I loved my stay at the LKNZ lodge. the rooms are very clean and the beds are comfortable. stuff is amazing, couldn't do enough to help. modern hostel with new kitchen and good mountain bikes for trips near the lodge. Also a good base for the tongariro crossing (lodge can sort out bus shuttle, lunch and packed breakfast,if you need).... More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Well I have just checked out of LKNZ and what an amazing stay, I couldn't have possibly enjoyed my time as much as I did by staying their. The staff are the greatest I have ever witnessed in lodge staying and the place is so clean and warm, what incredible staff they must hire to do the cleaning because it... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

I stayed here with a group of friends and sons and it was the perfect base for all our activities over a long weekend. The accommodation is clean and tidy and of good quality. A range of lounge areas plus a cafe and various activities for guests (spa pool, pool table and table tennis table). The people running it are... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

LKNZ has everything you want at a hostel, clean bathrooms, clean rooms, and a spacious kitchen. It also has some of the cheapest laundry services I have seen in NZ. Staff were also super friendly and were able to help me with advice on a variety of activities around town. Plus it had the best pricing I have seen at... More 

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Thank I_Test44
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Stayed for a couple of nights in one of the self contained rooms above cafe while doing the crossing.great value,very clean and good amenities.The two managers go the extra mile to be as helpful as possible.Very courteous with great local knowledge of the area and activities.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights in the motel accommodation. The room was relatively small but had 2 beds and a kitchenette with a fridge . The bathroom was very good with plenty of room and hot water , the only thing that bothered us was that the light switch in the bathroom also turns on the fan which at night woke... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights and would definately stay here again. The lodge is close to supermarket, restaurants and pub. The staff is very friendly and the rooms are nice and clean. I wouldn't hesistate to stay here again.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Nice hostel for affordable price near Tongariro NP. Hostel facilities were clean plus you get 200mb wifi every day. You can also rent a bike and do the Old Coach Road track. And if you're here in winter it's much more crowded that in summer because of the ski slopes.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A friendly, comfortable and inexpensive hostel at the base of Mt Ruapehu. LKNZ Backpackers is a great base for the Ruapehu Ski Resorts, Tongariro Crossing, Old Coach Road Track, Whanganui River and many other amazing walks and tracks in the Ruapehu area. Convenient shuttle services available for all activities. There is a wide range of accommodation options to suit your budget from New Kitchenette En-suites, Privet Doubles, Dorms and Cabins spread over 4 building each with there own kitchens and lounges. Van and Tent site available too.With action packed activities in the area all year round LKNZ have loads of Local Knowledge to share with all of our guest. As far as affordable North Island ski field on Mt Ruapehu and Tongariro accommodation goes, look no further than LKNZ Lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about LKNZ Lodge

Address: 1 Rata Street, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Ohakune
Price Range: $42 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — LKNZ Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 45
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