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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2016

We loved staying at Tongariro Crossing Lodge. Our unit was clean, comfortable and well equipped. The owners were friendly and helpful. They made our stay very enjoyable and were a great example of genuine Kiwi hospitality! We would definitely reccomend TCL to other travellers.

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France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2016

Nice place to stay and enjoy trips in the national park ( Tongariro, Ruapehu...). Quiet, nice views, confortable... The charming owner could do many things for you and is very useful as advisor ( transports...) Just ask him. Wifi sometimes not available in bedrooms ( depends on the place of the bedrooms) but there's a nice garden where you can... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 11, 2016

We stayed here after hiking all day in Tongariro National Park. The suites are very spacious, the bedrooms are large and the kitchen is an added plus. The beds were very comfortable. We stayed in a room with a shower that was life-changing! It had multiple pulsating jets and a radio. I think we took 3 showers/day each. Colin was... More 

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Thank cathleen929
New Plymouth, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed January 29, 2016

Friends of ours had booked this lodge via an European agent. We booked and joined them. The room was large, comfortable and very clean. Will stay there again and recommend the lodge to friends. If we go again and to the Crossing will definitely stay there. Owner has lots of knowledge as well

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Thank Jeanette_NP
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Spent 3 nights in this period lodge. The rooms were spacious and had the essentials for a comfortable stay anywhere - a good bed and powerful shower. The breakfasts were healthy, tasty and catered for gluten free easily. Our kind and helpful hosts collected us from the station and offered good advice on nearby walks and the history of the... More 

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Pau, France
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Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

Very big room, clean, kitchen right alongside (wich also save the odour you might make by cooking), very nice environment. No trafic noise. Wi-fi is a bit low, but landowner is very thoughtful and arrange anything. The big plus is having a break, or your meals, in the sunshine on the terrace, with beautiful flowers around, in a quiet environment.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

We arrived late on the Friday night from Auckland. It was all no problem for our host, Colin. The beds were on and the room was warm for our mid winter getaway. The rooms are nice and big plus very comfortable. Colin also has so much knowledge on the area and things to do. Great weekend away

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Thank ronz01
Tokoroa, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2015

Excellent clean and tidy rooms, the Lodge has a nice setting and is an easy walk to the bar and restaurants. The owners are very friendly and helped us with crossing and river information. Thoroughly recommended.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed February 28, 2015

My wife and I loved the location and old world charm of our room at Tongariro Crossing Lodge. It was clean, very spacious, and the antique furniture gave it a Victorian feel. We especially loved the green velour couch, which was incredibly comfortable. The lodge is very close to the park visitor center and convenient for hiking and dining.

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Thank Bill S
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Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Very affordable location, very friendly staff. We had an all-inclusive deal for the crossing which was great: twice breakfast, lunch package, diner, and the shuttle service to and from the crossing. The spa was ready for us when we came back from the crossing to give our legs some rest. The lodge rooms are small and a bit noisy. But... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tongariro Crossing Lodge is a unique boutique accommodation situated in National Park Village. An olde world charm resonates from the colonial inspired building's spacious suites. Offering guests the perfect tranquil retreat to get away from it all and unwind during a summer or winter stay in New Zealand's middle earth. Sample the many adventures on offer in and around Tongariro National Park taking in the splendour of the Volcanic plateau in a private serene setting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tongariro Crossing Lodge

Address: 27 Carrol Street, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > National Park Village
Price Range: $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Tongariro Crossing Hotel National Park Village
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“Ask for the room with the fantastic shower”
 of 5 bubbles cathleen929, Feb 11, 2016 | Read review
“I can't advice as the room we stayed in was not great at all.”
 of 5 bubbles DimaDooma, Jun 24, 2014 | Read review
“Talk to Jimmy and tell him what you need. He will guide you to the perfect room.”
 of 5 bubbles CoastalBadger, Jan 6, 2014 | Read review
“Ask for the Jerusalem Room. It's view of the Tongariro volcano is beautiful”
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 of 5 bubbles SouthernTraveler1966, Nov 16, 2013 | Read review
“I recommend the Self Contained Unit for a very relaxed stay.”
  • A cricketing garden gnome set on the lawn outside our room!
  • A sunset view of Mount Tongariro (I think) from the lodge
 of 5 bubbles 953BrianR, May 24, 2013 | Read review
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