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    Discovery Lodge

    State Highway 47, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent53%
          • Very good33%
          • Average10%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible2%
          Travellers talk about
          “studio chalet” (17 reviews)
          “hot plate” (11 reviews)
          Free Parking
          Restaurant
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Kitchenette
          Pets Allowed
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Shuttle Bus Service
          Free Wifi
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Chateau Tongariro Hotel
          1,544 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Whakapapa
           
          Skotel Alpine Resort
          428 reviews
          #2 of 2 hotels in Whakapapa
           
          Adventure Lodge & Motel
          495 reviews
          #1 of 3 hotels in Tongariro National Park
           
          Plateau Lodge
          251 reviews
          #1 of 9 Speciality lodging in National Park Village
           
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          21 - 25 of 271 reviews

          Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

          We stayed 2 nights in a warm , large motel- type room ( electric blankets a great treat!!) Callum was extremely helpful re the Crossing and concerned to ensure everyone's safety A shuttle operates from the Lodge to the Crossing There is a large lounge...More

          Thank smw45
          Reviewed 30 January 2017

          We showed up at discovery lodge very shortly before the office closed looking for a place to stay that was not a campsite. We were given the choice of a studio room, or the motel studio, and went with the latter. Miekelien at the front...More

          Thank Felice A
          Reviewed 24 January 2017

          We found Discovery Lodge to be a great place to stay if you are considering doing the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Team at Discovery Lodge were fantastic and very helpful and they gave us all the helpful tips. We used the shuttle service for drop-off and...More

          Thank sanjayk521
          Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

          This place was fantastic for all those attempting the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. We stayed in a budget motel room which was small but modern and super clean. I'd highly recommend booking as early as possible the earliest bus to the start of the crossing to...More

          1  Thank Madeleine C
          Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

          We camped here for two nights on an unpowered tent pitch. For $18 per person/night, this place compared as expensive to other camp parks we have used, in terms of what you get for your money. The pros are that on a good day, the...More

          Thank Jen R
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          #1 of 2 hotels in Whakapapa
           
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          428 reviews
          #2 of 2 hotels in Whakapapa
           
          Adventure Lodge & Motel
          495 reviews
          #1 of 3 hotels in Tongariro National Park
           
          Plateau Lodge
          251 reviews
          #1 of 9 Speciality lodging in National Park Village
           
          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 14 - USD 240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Suites
          • Number of rooms
          • 22
          • Location
          • New Zealand >
          • North Island >
          • Manawatu-Wanganui Region >
          • National Park Village
          • Also Known As
          • Discovery Hotel National Park Village
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          Traveller (94)
          Room & Suite (48)
          Dining (9)
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          Hotel & Grounds (40)
          Bathroom (14)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          nuyuix
          Hello! How do I get to the lodge from i-site at about 2AM? Am taking the IC bus..
          1 June 2017|
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          Response from smw45 | Reviewed this property |
          Sorry to be so late replying and not able to answer I'm afraid as we had a car The lodge staff are v helpful so suggest you contact them
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          Samantha B
          Does Discovery Lodge provide transportation for the Tongariro Alpine Crossing in late May? I really can't tell from their website.
          9 April 2016|
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          Response from BucksJane | Reviewed this property |
          I would email them. The staff are really helpful. Find the email address on website. They won't take you on transport unless the weather is ok and they deem it safe to walk. Plus they check you have the correct clothing... More
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          986leel
          For Chalet Studio, does it have a shared bathroom or its own (separate)? Thanks!
          18 July 2015|
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          Response from CallumHarland | Property representative |
          Thanks for making contact with us. Each Chalet has a private separate bathroom. They also have a kitchenette. If you have any other questions we are very happy to help. Kindest regards, Callum
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          Room Tips
          "There are options from tents to chalets - all good value. You get full use of the facilities whatever you pay."
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          "Can only comment on tent site: choose a spot near the edge with a slight angle, otherwise when it rains you..."
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          "Pay the extra money for a chalet. They are by themselves at the front of the property with the best views."
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          "Book 1 bedroom superior chalets"
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