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4 Findlay Street, National Park Village 3948 New Zealand
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#7 of 8 Specialty lodging in National Park Village
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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.
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Free parking
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Hiking
Skiing
Shuttle bus service
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
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Paid wifi
Non-smoking hotel
Self-serve laundry
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Budget
Languages Spoken
English, German
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Sam wrote a review Aug 2020
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We have booked one family room. Once we reached there we got the bus on site for Whakapapa village. The room is ok. Having all the basic facilities. The location is very good. You can have gas station and foursquare near the Backpackers.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Exploration783239 wrote a review Mar 2020
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Staff were friendly and helpful; excellent facilities; met a number of friendly guests while staying there. Convenient for hiking the Tongariro Crossing (shuttle bus picks up there). Several nice restaurants in walking distance if you don't want to cook in the kitchen.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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knowlesie13 wrote a review Mar 2020
Korokoro, New Zealand66 contributions11 helpful votes
We stayed here for 3 nights before doing the Tongariro Crossing. Very pleasant stay and friendly and excellent staff. The bus pick up for the Crossing was arranged by the hostel which was really easy. Communal kitchen and fridge which was very handy. Excellent pub right near by to enjoy a drink and dinner
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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BumbleLeigh wrote a review Jan 2020
Rockhampton, Australia8 contributions
The lady behind reception was rude and very unhelpful. As someone that works in hospitality this really grinds on me, there is no excuse. The hostel itself was okay, facilities were decent and the beds were comfy. It was a decent enough place to stay the night before hiking the crossing.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Jeanette M wrote a review Nov 2019
Cairns, Australia471 contributions183 helpful votes
You can stroll 800m from the bus stop / train station to the hostel. It's right next door to My Aussie Adventure; the mountain bike hire centre & Schnapps; the pub, bottl-o, 4 Square; the supermarket, the P.O.; a cafe & a service station. The dorms are quite big enough & the bathroom / loo is spacious. They have wall rock climbing on site for a bit of a challenge. There are comfortable common areas both inside & out. Ideal for a mug of coffee & a chat with your fellow hostellers. The pick up / drop off shuttles to the start / finish of the Cross Tongariro Hike stop at the front door. The reception staff know all about the hikes & other activities & are happy to advise you. The kitchen / dining area is spacious & there's plenty of room in the fridges & dry food storage cubbies for all you food. There're several stoves and all the crockery, pots, pans, etc you might need. There's no bar in the hostel - that's right next door at Schnapps (very quiet until 7PM), but you might call the common areas lounges. You're certainly welcome to lounge about! They have a (paid) self-service clothes washer / drier. I don't think you could say there's a picnic spot on site. Nothing like rolling green pastures or anything. But they have outdoor benches where you can sit & enjoy your picnic. Just a minor thing; the cleaners (backpackers on working holidays) don't take their job too seriously & aren't supervised enough to ensure that the carpets (hall, dorms, etc) get hoovered. The kitchen & bathrooms are quite clean, though
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Date of stay: November 2019
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$41 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandManawatu-Wanganui RegionNational Park Village
NUMBER OF ROOMS
28
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Frequently Asked Questions about YHA National Park
Which popular attractions are close to YHA National Park?
Nearby attractions include Mt Ruapehu (0.1 miles), Tongariro Crossing Shuttles (0.2 miles), and Schnapps Mini Golf (0.03 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at YHA National Park?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, laundry service, and shuttle bus service.
What food & drink options are available at YHA National Park?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at YHA National Park?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to YHA National Park?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Station Cafe and Restaurant, Schnapps Bar, and Macrocarpa Cafe.
Is YHA National Park located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.05 miles away from the center of National Park Village.
Are any cleaning services offered at YHA National Park?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at YHA National Park?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and German.
Are there any historical sites close to YHA National Park?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Te Porere Redoubt (6.4 miles).