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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great flying fox! Great playground for the kids, they were busy playing all the time. Nice atmosphere, nice and quiet at night. We arrived late and without booking which was not a problem. No Eftpos unfortunately. Tidy kitchen. We had a great time.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from 2 nights in apartment 1. Great place to take the kids - they loved the playground, ride-on bikes, trampoline, swings, flying fox, and the swimming pool was so much fun for us all. The room was great for 4 of us - We didn't spend much time there during the day but could easily entertain the kids...

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AnnaTeAroha, Manager at Te Aroha Holiday Park and Backpackers, responded to this review

Great to read such nice comments. Thank you. It makes our efforts so much more rewarding. Te Aroha and surroundings offer so much for our out door oriented visitors and the Holiday Park is a quiet place to come back to where the kids can get absorbed into our trees !

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

THINK NORMAN BATES FROM THE BATES MOTEL IN PSYCHO! We booked a cabin in this holiday park because the website stated 'dog friendly'. We usually stay in boutique self catered accommodation (i.e. Driftwood, Kerikeri) when we take our two small dogs (size of cats) away and we always receive excellent feedback as responsible dog owners respectful of holiday accommodation. Te...

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AnnaTeAroha, Owner at Te Aroha Holiday Park and Backpackers, responded to this review

I have just read your feedback and am very sorry that your experience was such a disappointment. Can you please tell me when you stayed as I had a huge number of guests over the past few weeks. Just to clarify from my end: Dog policies: Dogs are allowed inside 2 of the rooms currently available at the Park. However...

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Possum cottage. It was delightful with a tablecloth adn fresh flowers. The bath tub a bonus. Spacious interior with rool to move about. The outside eeck areas with table and chairs was relatively private among the trees.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sweet little cottage. A little dated but so am I. Perfect for a couple. Close proximity to turbo spa pool is a plus although there is an extra charge to use it. We'll definitely stay at Poppy Cottage again.

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AnnaTeAroha, General Manager at Te Aroha Holiday Park and Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing and glad you liked our romantic Poppy Cottage. As we do have an additional SPA ( the one by the big pool) it gives guests the opportunity to enjoy that one for free.

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our stay, Poppy cottage had everything we needed, with a good hot shower and the free wifi was a bonus. Staff were helpful and the grounds were well maintained. Only slight downside was the traffic noise from state highway 26. The park is a few km away from town. The children's play facilities looked great.

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AnnaTeAroha, Owner at Te Aroha Holiday Park and Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you, Anna R for your feedback. I am very fortunate to have a good team working for me this summer, keeping facilities in excellent conditions and my guests cared for. We are not on SH 26, the traffic is mainly during the day, a country road used by locals.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We travelled as part of a group of 4 families. All in there we had 10 adults and 5 children in 3 tents. The children absolutely loved the wide open fields for cycling, and the playground. We did not use the flying fox nor the swimming pool (it wasn't open yet), and it was too rainy and windy for the...

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AnnaTeAroha, Owner at Te Aroha Holiday Park and Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you Nick for your feedback. It was a pleasure hosting you and your friends and hope you will drive to Te Aroha again during summer when the Large Swimming pool is open. Perhaps a tip. If you have some carrots the ponies love them!

Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here as 1 part of 3 families with teenagers. The room we got was good and clean. It had a nice little deck that caught the arvo sun. The park itself was clean and tidy and the teenage boys all thought the kids area was great for younger kids. They liked the big swing. It has free wifi and...

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AnnaTeAroha, Manager at Te Aroha Holiday Park and Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you very much for commenting on your stay. It was certainly very lively seeing your teenage boys on our tree swings and the flying fox. I hope you all had a successful race day Looking forward to seeing you back some time!

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I booked this stay through Expedia but was disappointed when I arrived to be told that we had to pay extra for our 17 year old despite entering all our information and ages when booking. Not my problem if the system does not adjust for your age limit, I expect that the price given will be correct when I have...

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AnnaTeAroha, Owner at Te Aroha Holiday Park and Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you, Kama for your review. Great to see that you found the room clean and well equipped and your children had fun using the playground. When you entered your 17 year old as a child, the system automatically applied the children's rate. Elsewhere on our booking page it does say that adults rate counts after 12. I m sorry...

Reviewed 30 September 2016

I arrived, with the intentions of staying only one night. Then i saw how peaceful and quite this place was and quickly changed my mind before i even got out of the car and signed in for a few more days. i found the host very comfortable and polite that made my stay enjoyable. Then i meet up with some...

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AnnaTeAroha, Owner at Te Aroha Holiday Park and Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you Wandaria for taking time, sharing your experience. I will pass your praise on to Daiki our current cleaner, and of course hope to see you here again, when the sun is out!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rural Setting, grazing farm animals surround this peaceful Park setting with uninterrupted mountain views. Free of charge WiFi and Hot pool on site. Cottages and Cabins with linen supplied to all double beds. Fantastic playground on tree-swings, flying fox, pedal go-karts. Choose us if you like the quiet countryside, only a short 3 minutes drive from Te Aroha coffee-shops and restaurants. Holiday Park with adventure playground, flying fox,tree swings, out of the ordinary. Motel type Cottages, Cabins and Backpacker caravans for the budget traveller. In addition we also offer camping sites, communal kitchen and showers plus toilets for those guests who prefer private cabins or caravans. Cook a Bar-be-que under our oak trees, use our special alfresco pool with hot mineral water, open all year between 6.30 Pm - 8.30 Pm under an umbrella of sparkling New Zealand stars. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Te Aroha Holiday Park and Backpackers

Address: 217 Stanley Road South | R.D.1, Te Aroha 3391, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Te Aroha
Price Range: $51 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Te Aroha Holiday Park and Backpackers 3*
Number of rooms: 78
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“Don't stay here EVER!!!! Terrible owner who lacks hospitality skills.”
 of 5 bubbles LuckyinLovenz, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Cottages are cool, so is camping and cabins”
 of 5 bubbles MurrayF_11, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The traffic at night is a minus and the rain is hell. I was told by several locals it is not normally that wet.”
 of 5 bubbles wandarian, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ensure you get what you pay for”
 of 5 bubbles 259denisw, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“website states apartment can sleep up to 7 but really this is an apartment for 5. Fold down sofa is only really suitable for young child. Was not sure what linen to bring. Maybe needs to be a bit clearer on website. Very clean & Tidy room though and good cutlery/crockery in kitchen. ”
 of 5 bubbles scX6090WH, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
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