We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Adventure Lodge & Motel

Save
Traveler (106)
Room & Suite (21)
Dining (14)
You may also like
See all
Nearby Hotels
Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3 Star Hotel
All hotel details
You may also like
See all
Nearby Hotels
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (578)
Filter reviews
543 results
Traveler rating
332
164
31
9
7
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
332
164
31
9
7
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsfreedom packagepacked lunchtongariro alpine crossingcooked breakfastcrossing packagesteakguest kitchenhot tubt shirtsstation restaurantnight packagetama lakesbad weathergreat hostsspa bathgreat packagestarting point
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 543 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a return visit. Great place to stay, is comfortable and John and Gill go out of there way to make us feel welcome. The beds are lovely to fall into after a busy day out and the rooms a clean and spacious. We...More

Thank candystevenson
Response from v8ford10, Owner at Adventure Lodge & MotelResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou so much for your great review of us- we welcome you back anytime!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Adventure Lodge a few weeks ago for the second time, and this time was no different to the last. Rooms are immaculate, and the bed was super comfy. But the highlight was the service that we got from John and Gill. They both...More

Thank Danielle V
Response from v8ford10, Owner at Adventure Lodge & MotelResponded 1 week ago

thankyou so much for this wonderful review - and pleased you appreciated every aspect we do for our guests especially the ride to the Tongariro Crossing with our every entertaining bus driver John - please come back again - we would welcome you with a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in a private unit with ensuite bathroom The goods points - Friendly staff welcome - Good location close to Tongariro The bad points - Paper thin walls: snoring neighbours, tv from unit next to us, could hear every word from next door neighbours -...More

Thank Liesbeth09
Response from v8ford10, Staff at Adventure Lodge & MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

So sorry you had an unpleasant experience here, unfortunately there's not too much we can do about snoring neighbours but we absolutely would have addressed any cleanliness issues in the room had we been notified. I have checked the unit you were staying in and...More

Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Gillian and Dutch are, without any doubt, the hosts from the good old days. The totally understand good service, quality and having a good time. We will be back this year to try out the new bar and see what else they’ve been up to...More

Thank Teherenga
Response from v8ford10, Owner at Adventure Lodge & MotelResponded May 14, 2018

Thanks so much Teherenga - I can advise Dutchy's brain wasnt removed abeit that he hasnt used for sometime now or as often as I would have liked! Best wishes for great review and hope to see you in the Ski Season here for a...More

Reviewed April 30, 2018

My partner and myself decided to do the magical Tongariro crossing and stumbled upon Adventure Lodge to stay for the couple of nights. We took full advantage of they services they offer i.e the hike drop off and pick up, the packed lunch and the...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank Mat T
Response from v8ford10, Owner at Adventure Lodge & MotelResponded May 1, 2018

thanks so much we loved you had a great time - the package is the way to go and makes for a smooth trip without you having to organise anything. best wishes

View more reviews
Most Booked Properties in Tongariro National Park
See allSee all
About
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Details
Price range
$58 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$58 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveler (106)
Room & Suite (21)
Dining (14)
Pool & Beach (2)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
carpediem09Ontario
October 22, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from v8ford10 | Property representative |
Hi there, you could come down by train which is lovely but it only goes on certain days then catch train to Wellington - or you can come by bus from Auckland - The Naked Bus or get to Taupo and we would come pick you up... More
0
Votes
Ong Y
August 26, 2017|
Answer
Response from v8ford10 | Property representative |
hi there it all depends on the wind on the red crater - we usually go at 7.30 am so if the wind is low we go then but if it calms down later in day we go about an hour or so later so everyone can walk over the red crater to... More
0
Votes
Kelly H
February 9, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from v8ford10 | Property representative |
thanks must have missed this one...
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Book the package deal"
Read review
"Bring earplugs!"
Read review
"We had Room 7 beside the Jacuzzi, it was clean but felt dusty."
Read review
"Check, check and check again what beds are actually in the room as we were lied to."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing