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Adventure Lodge & Motel

21 Carroll Street, Tongariro National Park 3948 New Zealand
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  • Average6%
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Hi and Welcome to Adventure National Park. Gillian and John(ex army)are a small family run business and welcome you to their lodge and motels in National Park Village. We cater for families, family reunions, schools, 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 which now include over 52 sky channels with MY SKY GUEST SELECT in every unit. Our budget lodge rooms with double beds, Twin share, and family rooms, shared bathrooms, lounge and kitchen. Bed and Breakfast options available. Comfortable warm beds, Sky TV in lodge also has MY SKY GUEST SELECT , a drying room, Internet and free wireless access available, large open fire, 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.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners went out thier way to make you feel welcome. It’s a great location to do the tongariro crossing, nothing was too much hassle. I was even offered a free shower on my return from the walk despite already checking out. Rooms were just...More

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Response from v8ford10, Owner at Adventure Lodge & MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

thanks so much and we are very pleased you were happy with your visit happy travels and best wishes

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an amazing time at the Adventure Lodge, made so much better by the staff, which were so nice to us from the moment we arrived. Would definitely recommend booking the whole package through TripAdvisor as you might get a free room upgrade!

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Response from v8ford10, Front Office Manager at Adventure Lodge & MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Safe onward travels!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Planned to stay three nights but a knee injury for one of us meant we kept the room for 5 nights. Everything was done to make the stay easy, transfers were prompt, breakfast options were excellent and location just up the road from pubs and...More

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Response from v8ford10, Front Office Manager at Adventure Lodge & MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that the injury is doing a lot better! Safe onward travels from all of us here at adventure Lodge.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My parents stayed in the motel studio unit while I stayed in the lodge room with my sisters. The motel unit was great - kitchenette and toilet were very comfortable! Gillian was very warm and welcoming and kindly helped give my parents guidance when I...More

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Response from v8ford10, Owner at Adventure Lodge & MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

thanks so much for your wonderful review of us - best wishes and hope to see you again one day

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s clear that Gillian runs the show here keeping everyone and everything in check! John was lovely and full of local knowledge and gave all sorts of advice on the crossing. The rooms in the motel cost quite a bit more than the rooms in...More

Thank lilgreeny
Response from v8ford10, Owner at Adventure Lodge & MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, thanks for your great review of us - pleased you enjoyed your stay - happy trekking!

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22 October 2017|
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Response from v8ford10 | Property representative |
Hi there, you could come down by train which is lovely but it only goes on certain days then catch train to Wellington - or you can come by bus from Auckland - The Naked Bus or get to Taupo and we would come pick you up... More
Ong Y
26 August 2017|
Response from v8ford10 | Property representative |
hi there it all depends on the wind on the red crater - we usually go at 7.30 am so if the wind is low we go then but if it calms down later in day we go about an hour or so later so everyone can walk over the red crater to... More
Kelly H
10 February 2017|
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thanks must have missed this one...
Room Tips
"All rooms spacious. "
2 Nov. 2018
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"Everything was perfect!"
24 Oct. 2018
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"Room above drying room is extra warm."
15 Sep. 2018
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"Choose rooms at the top. Rooms below are right across the toilets."
13 Aug. 2018
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USD 52 - USD 120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
adventure hotel tongariro national parkadventure lodge and motel
New ZealandNorth IslandManawatu-Wanganui RegionTongariro National Park
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