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Tongariro Crossing Lodge

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Lovely, charming hosts running a great place to stay. Lots of good help/advice on the weather, places to dine as well as things for the four of us to do while we waited to walk the Alpine Crossing. We occupied the Turoa and Wakapapa Suites, each of which is itself like a small cottage. There's also an interconnecting door which...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My wife and I took a long week end at Tongariro Crossing Lodge. This charming place is conveniently situated to the attractions of Tongariro National Park. Being keen mountain bikers, we enjoyed simply hopping onto our bikes at the lodge and pedalling to the Marton Sash and Window (yip, that's what its called) trail, 1 km from our bedroom door....

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Luang Prabang, Laos
Reviewed 7 April 2017

TOP, UNIQUE, FRIENDLY PLACE! You will not feel here like in hotel or lodge. You will feel here like in home.I had a separate bedroom with TV and some nice extra touches such as bedside USB charging ports, saloon with second TV and delightful furniture, even on-site free laundry facility. I really like these rooms because of vintage furniture. There...

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LouisvanWyk, Owner at Tongariro Crossing Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Peter, Thanks a lot for the awesome review of our lodge and service - we really appreciate it! We're glad you liked the uniqueness of the lodge and furniture, as well as the little extras - we do think it stands out from the crowd :-) We wish all the best for the rest of your biking adventure and...

Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We stayed for 2 nights in a comfortable suite room with some nice extra touches such as bedside USB charging ports, towel warming/drying rack, etc. Our kitchen (shared with one other suite) was set up just like a kitchen at home might be - everything needed was there and we enjoyed using it. There is a great outdoor patio which...

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Louisvw, Owner at Tongariro Crossing Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Lance, Thank you very much for the positive feedback and kind words about our lodge and service - it is greatly appreciated. I'm glad you liked the kitchen and found the laundry, USB chargers and heated towel rail of value - we do try hard with those little extras :-) It's also great to hear you enjoyed the local...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We had a lovely stay last weekend at the Tongariro Crossing lodge. The owners are super helpful in giving advice on the local activities and places to eat, and in arranging transport to and from the crossing. They also offered advice on some bike rides in the area - which were awesome. The room had lots of character with really...

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LouisvanWyk, Owner at Tongariro Crossing Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Lou, thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a lovely review :-) So glad you enjoyed the breakfast and especially the homemade bread, as well as the unique character of our rooms. And, well done to your 6-year old son for tackling the Tongariro Crossing too - what a legend! Hope to welcome you...

Reviewed 19 March 2017

A comfortable stay at this lovely, clean and cosy BnB. The hosts did a wonderful job of providing information about our trek over the Tongariro Crossing and supplied a delicious breakfast pre trek with the perfect lunch to keep our energy levels up. They even helped us out by making dinner reservations at The Station Cafe and then rearranging them...

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LouisvanWyk, Owner at Tongariro Crossing Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Jim, thanks a lot for taking time out to review our lodge - we really appreciate the kind words :-) Great to hear the lunch helped keep you going on the Crossing, and that you enjoyed the breakfast. We look forward to hosting you again in future! Cheers, Louis & Marina

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Easy to find. Friendly welcome, delicious home made bread. Warm, comfortable rooms. Helpful owners. Easy parking. Delightful furniture - reminded me of the villa house I grew up in. Gorgeous roses. I had to stay due to work, but I would definitely recommend this for a pleasure stay as well.

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LouisvanWyk, Owner at Tongariro Crossing Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, thanks a lot for taking a moment to review your stay at our lodge - we do really appreciate it! I'm glad you found the rooms comfortable and that the furniture evoked some childhood memories. My father-in-law who looks after the garden was very pleased to hear your comments about the roses - he takes a lot of pride...

Napanee, Canada
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Lovely place, lovely people. Internet is awesome, free laundry on site, knowledgeable about the area and helpful ringing shuttle for crossing and anything else we needed. Rooms were quaint and homey. This is no impersonal chain. You can't beat a friendly place and genuine hospitality when traveling.

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LouisvanWyk, Owner at Tongariro Crossing Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks so much for the kind words and review! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed our hospitality and found the rooms to your liking - we do try and stand out from the chains :-) I hope you had a great rest of your trip in NZ and enjoyed Raglan. And that you didn't encounter any more unplanned adventures...

Berlin, Ohio
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I loved the old feel to the rooms with the vintage furniture. Louie and Marina are the new owners of Tongariro Crossing Lodge and they were extremely friendly and helpful. Marina saved me by drying my soaking wet shoes after a hike. The rooms are spacious and very comfortable. The buildings are old so one might miss some modern comforts...

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LouisvanWyk, Owner at Tongariro Crossing Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Maya, Thanks so much for the kind review! We really enjoyed meeting you and getting to know you. And very glad we could help with the boots! Thank you also for the delicious chocolate :-) We hope you had fantastic time during the rest of your time in New Zealand. All the best, Marina & Louis

Reviewed 26 January 2017

beautiful and super friendly owners! Beautiful rooms and surrounding area. kitchenette is there. garden, with beautiful roses and superloveley staff. The unit was beautifully decorated in antique furniture, the bed was very comfortable, kitchen fully equipped.

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LouisvanWyk, Owner at Tongariro Crossing Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Ira, Thanks so much for the kind words! It was great to meet you and getting to know you. You'd be glad to hear the weather has improved greatly - hopefully you can make it down here again and do the Crossing in better conditions! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in New Zealand too. Paka,...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tongariro Crossing Lodge is the only place of its kind in National Park Village. Our family-owned and operated boutique lodge caters for travellers seeking personal attention in a welcoming and laid-back atmosphere. We offer spacious and comfortable rooms with a distinctive historic character where you can relax and recharge after a hard day’s trekking, biking, skiing or travelling. In the warmer months, our landscaped grounds and patio garden, with mountain views, provide an oasis of calm and seclusion for weary adventurers. As travellers ourselves we know what it’s like exploring a new country or dashing down to the mountains for a weekend. We strive to offer a place where guests can feel rested, at home and taken care of from the moment they arrive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tongariro Crossing Lodge

Address: 27 Carrol Street, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > National Park Village
Price Range: ₹ 6,084 - ₹ 8,277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tongariro Crossing Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“What they describe as their suites are great. I haven't seen the other rooms but would think they would be pretty good too.”
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GillesR471, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The suite rooms are spacious and comfortable with nice kitchen shared with just one other suite.”
LanceC555, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Talk to Marina & Louis about your requirements. They will find a room that best suits your needs.”
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