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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Ok place to stay one night. Breakfast was good. Wifi was bad. We bought online from hotel next door. We had sharing bathrooms but they were clean. But don't take room downstairs as all wooden structure makes heaps of noise from top. They do transport for crossing.

Thank Aspi123
Lorraine S, Owner at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our budget lodge bed and breakfast, I was pleased you enjoyed your breakfast, I will look into the WiFi - maybe we need to put an extra receiver in the lodge as the units WiFi all work well. Thank you for the feedback

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 1 January 2016

My husband and I stayed there for two nights to do the crossing. We had mistakenly booked a room at the lodge, but we were easily upgraded to the motel with no problem. After our arrival, we decided to have food and transportation arranged, so we decided it was a better deal to just buy the Freedom package. If you...

Thank Chrimsid
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 December 2015

we stayed two nights at Adventure Lodge to do the Tongariro Crossing. This lodge is really well run. Units beautifully clean, food of a good standard and service excellent. Lorraine and Ron could not have been more helpful.

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AdventureLodge, Manager at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed your adventure here in National Park. We would welcome you back to do the crossing in winter!

Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

We stayed here two nights for our crossing. The location is perfect and the transport service arranged by the lodge was excellent. The rooms with shared bathrooms are really noisy. You can hear every door going open and close and hear every word the people say in the room next to you. The owner came across as stressed at times...

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AdventureLodge, General Manager at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to give feedback, the soft strips on the door frames to the bathroom will definitely be replaced. I pleased you enjoyed the Tongariro Shuttle service. I hope you enjoy the rest of your trip to New Zealand

Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Great location, right in the park. The freedom package was great. The packed lunches were delicious and had the right amount of food and water for the hike. The pick up back after the trail gave us good motivation to complete the hike within 7-8 hours. Rooms were comfortable and the dinner after the hike was pretty good. Spa after...

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AdventureLodge, Manager at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your time here at Adventure Lodge on our Tongariro Freedom Pacakge. It is wonderful welcoming people from all around the world and very interesting chatting over dinner - a real pleasure.

Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Thoroughly recommend the two night package on offer at the Adventure Lodge and Motel to anyone walking the Tongariro crossing. We were greeted on arrival by bubbly Lorraine ( owner ) and was personally escorted to our lovely spacious motel. Very knowledgable about the area and gave us good advice about the importance of applying sunscreen to not only the...

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AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for Marie for your feedback. It was great meeting you all and hearing of the many trips and places you have been. We would love to welcome you all back another time.

Milton Keynes, UK
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Loved the freedom package, we didn't have to worry about anything, it was all taken care of for us. The room (studio 1) was a great size and very comfortable, we slept well. Loraine took good care of us despite working without her hubbie for a couple of days. Lunch for our hike was excellent and the steak (and vegetarian)...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

We booked our accommodation and transport with Adventure lodge. Lorraine and Ron were very helpful in our booking of accommodation as we were doing the circuit and had to leave our vehicle there and return on another day. We booked our transport with them and everything was nicely arranged. Our only regret was that we didn't book the package which...

1Thank luffygomomono
Cheadle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

Travelling as a couple with a friend thoughout North Island we stayed just one night after seeing beautiful scenery. Lady at reception very friendly and helpful. We stayed in one bed apartment which had one separate bedroom and a double in lounge. Chatted to 2 ladies who were doing the crossing the following day and both my friend and I...

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Reviewed 8 December 2015

We booked for two nights but found that we could not do the Tongariro Alpine Crossing on our preferred day because of weather conditions. We were very happy to stay another night. We got great advice from our hosts and our every request was met with alacrity by our charming hosts. The room was comfortable with central heating and double...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hi and Welcome to Adventure National Park. Gillian and John welcome you to their lodge and motel in National Park Village. We cater for families, groups, and the independent traveler. Your choice of deluxe one bedroom units with King size beds, standard studio motel units with Queen Size Beds and private facilities. Our budget lodge rooms with double beds or Twin share, shared bathrooms, lounge and kitchen. Bed and Breakfast options available. Comfortable warm beds, electric blankets, Sky TV in lodge and all units, drying room, Internet and wireless access available, large open fire, Dinner, Breakfast and a packed lunch available. Department of Conservation authorized shuttle to and from the Tongariro Crossing departing daily weather dependent, let us take care of you with our Tongariro Freedom Package. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Adventure Lodge & Motel

Address: 21 Carroll Street, Tongariro National Park 3948, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Tongariro National Park
Price Range: RM244 - RM505 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Adventure Lodge & Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“If doing the Tongariro Crossing book the freedom package”
 of 5 bubbles susanmB5274NF, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some lodge rooms upstairs, but facilities downstairs. Request ground floor room or self-contained motel rooms for young kids or elderly.”
 of 5 bubbles , 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“This is a Motel / Hostel with ( in our booking) shared facilities there may be rooms with individual bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles AlanP943, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“choose a unit with your own facilities”
 of 5 bubbles , 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Chose motel room if Sensitive to noise as the walls in the lodge are very thin.”
 of 5 bubbles kareneX2397DI, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
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