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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The sort of accommodation you expect from a place geared up for walkers and skiers. We were there in summer and the food was excellent, well dinners anyway, breakfast was a bit limited. Friendly willing staff.

Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here 2 nights on the Waitangi weekend, taking them up on their Tongariro crossing package, including 2 x continental brekky, hike transfers and hike lunch pack. The hotel seems to have some renovated rooms, and some in original decor. I believe this package includes the renovated room. Bathrooms are small but clean and new. Beds are comfy. Wifi...

Thank MichaelG4
Terrigal, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner with friendly recently after having dinner x2 at another establishment nearby so we thought try something different. The menu we had seen at our accommodation was different to what was available- with variety. At the bar only 2 draught beers available and both similar. We tried the fish and chips - fish was tough! Friends had the sticky ribs...

Thank Lyn_traveller13
Faversham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the studio with loft as there were 3 of us. The shower room was so small you could hardly dry yourself - larger people would find it difficult to close the door. The windows were small and high up, as you might expect for a ski lodge, but not much good in summer. Basic but adequate , and...

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Car park feels like it has just been hit by rocks from a recent volcanic eruption - lots of potholes! The basic and old room wasn't really cleaned properly. Do not book the package with crossing shuttle and lunch. Although written clearly, there's no refund if the weather does not allow the crossing to happen. Made my Tongariro Crossing deal...

Thank CJChew
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rather than complete the 10 hr train journey from Wellington to Auckland in one go, we decided to spend one night in the National Park. Unfortunately, the Northern explorer train only travels on certain days which meant we had to stay for two nights. As we are not walkers we chose what we thought was the most hotel like accommodation,...

Thank stroppymare
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mid range hotel in a handy location on the central plateau. Rooms were very comfortable, with wet room bathroom. Food was good, but breakfast was not included and was a little pricey. The common areas were a little bland. The staff were very helpful. There was 500mb of free wifi after that was used you had to pay extra.

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Stayed for two nights at this hotel. The room was small and not even a proper wardrobe. Old & simple architecture and definitely not recommendable for being a skiing resort. In Austria/Germany/Switzerland they would get only 1 star and it would be a cheap, basic backpacker place. Definitely overpriced for what you get. But everything was clean and tidy. Noise...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We wanted to do the Tongariro Crossing and were tossing between The Park and another provider. The Park's package was cheaper but the other provider had a much earlier shuttle. We emailed The Park re shuttle times and were told that the manager had said they could organise a 6.30am shuttle for us no problems (theirs goes at 7.30am, which...

Thank natleamy
Gold Coast
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Like most people we stayed here to access the Tongariro Crossing. We stayed for 4 days to maximise the chance of the weather breaking, which it did; for 1 day. The rooms are small and very basic. My feet hung out of the single bed (I am 6ft tall) and we had to be very tidy to make sure we...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
From premium hotel rooms, to self catering family rooms to comfortable loft rooms, there is an accommodation style to suit every travellers needs and budget. Enjoy picturesque alpine views of Mts Ruapehu, Tongariro, Ngauruhoe (Mt Doom in the Lord of the Rings filming locations) from the hotel. The on-site Spiral Restaurant & Bar is full of character and is open daily. The outdoor hot tubs, courtyard hammocks & open fireplaces are complimentary for guests and offer the perfect opportunity to relax and unwind after a day of adventure in the Ruapehu region. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Park Hotel Ruapehu

Address: 2/6 Millar Street, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > National Park Village
Price Range: ₹ 4,830 - ₹ 8,116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Park Hotel Ruapehu 2.5*
Number of rooms: 76
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“Dont go for a loft room if you need room to turn round in the shower room”
 of 5 bubbles 148janb, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stay away from room 21; has double bed but only one bedside table and no bedside lamp.”
 of 5 bubbles natleamy, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Second-floor rooms have a nice view”
 of 5 bubbles 947angiem, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We chose a loft room which was roomy and plenty of choices of beds.”
 of 5 bubbles SherylGlasse, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room downstairs and close to the spa pool and kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles Aklu, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
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