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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time few years ago it was a good place to chill after a long day riding and if you still have the energy go for a climb ;) We ha d our own van so we drove up to the mountain ourselves, just be careful if it snows really hard as you will need your own snow... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Stayed just the one night. We booked a double ensuite room. It was suitable for what we needed. The amenities were well stocked and there was plenty of room for us to cook and dine. Was a lot of travellers of all ages there. Staff were informative and helpful. The price was reasonable. Would stay here again when we pass... More 

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Franz Josef, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

When I first arrived there was a slight problem with my room but I asked to change rooms and was updated to a room with less beds and ensuite! Also one of the bunks had a double at the bottom and as I was first in the room I was able to nab the double. Yesss starfish! (Small luxuries!) So... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Unfortunately this was not a good experience for us and I would only recommend staying here if you can't get another budget option and are desperate. Firstly the service was atrocious from what seemed like the older lady in charge. She was beyond unfriendly and rude, the worst we have encountered in any accommodation in New Zealand. Whilst waiting at... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We stayed one night at the YHA. We had a double bedroom, which was cosy and nice but when we have been directed to our bedroom, the receptionist told us that we would have a private bathroom but at the end, we got nothing and even worse, we were the only room that had to go outside to go to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Great and Convenient! They have a rock wall, and are conveniently located next to a convenience/grocery store and a bar:). Plus, beautiful views of Mt. Ngarhoe and surrounding mountains. This is a great place to travel on your own or with friends, it feels very comfortable just walking around and chatting with people in the communal kitchen.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Well I came to this place in hopes of hiking the Tongariro Crossing, but it got scuttled thanks to lousy weather. This place was a pretty good spot to be stuck in, though. The rooms were large, clean and comfy - even though I was in a room with 8 other beds, it didn't feel crowded at all. The one... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

I booked a double private room for one night. It ended up a room with 2 single beds and 1 queen-size bed . The mattress had reached their age and it would be better to replace them. Anyway, I am ok with it for one night. The noise resistant of the room is not good. I could hear my neighbour... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

For me, accommodation is all about location first as I spend most of my time outdoors when travelling. I went there solo for 2 nights and I'm in my late 20s for context. Location - it's the closest you'll get to the national park hiking starts (NZD20 shuttle for a 10-15min drive) unless you camp or go for pricier accommodation.... More 

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2Reception, Front Office Manager at YHA National Park, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed and comprehensive review of our backpackers. I can honestly say that we appreciate your well written and thoughtful comments. I hope you enjoyed your stay with us, and I wish you all the very best, wherever your travels may take you. Kind regards, Matt. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

We booked 2 ensuited rooms. Rooms were fine with towels and linen. Helpful reception. Booked our bus ride to the start of the Tongariro circuit walk with ease from reception the afternoon before we set out. Nice kitchen and dining area, very friendly atmosphere. Great climbing wall inside the YHA. Pub next door serves great meals and mini golf outside.... More 

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2Reception, Front Office Manager at YHA National Park, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for such a lovely review. We appreciate your kind words and we look forward to hopefully seeing you again in the future. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Magnificent view of volcanoes right from our doorstep. Closest hostel to start of TONGARIRO ALPINE CROSSING with own bus - $ 35 per person return. Most rooms with ensuite bathrooms, off-street parking, internet/Wi-Fi, DOC hut passes. INDOOR CLIMBING HALL 8m high, 55 top rope climbs, beginners - advanced. Transport to Tongariro Northern Circuit, 42 Traverse and other mountain bike trails, free pick up from Intercity bus stop and train station. Whanganui River trips. Bar/restaurant next door. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA National Park

Address: 4 Findlay Street, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > National Park Village
Price Range: $38 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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