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4 Findlay Street, National Park Village 3948 New Zealand
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Magnificent view of volcanoes right from our doorstep. Closest hostel to start of TONGARIRO ALPINE CROSSING with own bus - $ 35 per person return. Most rooms with ensuite bathrooms, off-street parking, internet/Wi-Fi, DOC hut passes. INDOOR CLIMBING HALL 8m high, 55 top rope climbs, beginners - advanced. Transport to Tongariro Northern Circuit, 42 Traverse and other mountain bike trails, free pick up from Intercity bus stop and train station. Whanganui River trips. Bar/restaurant next door.
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Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Paid Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Location
Full view
Getting there
Taupo Airport76 km
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This rough around the edges hostel is living off its proximity to the Tongariro Crossing. It is very tired. A group of friends stayed in one of the hostel’s family rooms for two nights while we hiked the crossing. The bedroom was clean and comfortable...More

Thank dso1uk
Response from 2Reception, Receptionist at YHA National ParkResponded 1 week ago

Hi, We are sorry you didn't enjoy your stay at our hostel. Unfortunately, as we are a large hostel which caters to up to 100 people it can be a little noisy occasionally and as we have a lot of people staying to do the...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Good hostel facilities, everything you need for a snow trip or tongariro crossing trip. Close to rental and grocery shops and close to the mountain. Bring your own soap and extra pillow I’d say. Nice tidy kitchen with a great range of pots and pans....More

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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Stayed for one night in a double room. The bed was terrible!! it bended up the sides when slept on it. you could hear people walking in the room above very loudly. It's SUPER hard to sleep like that. There is NO free wifi, despite...More

Thank DanaS3069
Reviewed 6 May 2018

One of my finest camping experiences in all of New Zealand was here. I had the camp ground totally to myself. The kitchen cum dining hall is fully equipped with everything that you can seek to cook a full meal. Ample parking outside, the staff...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Great place to head out to Tongariro or any of the other amazing walks in the area. The staff is very friendly and helpful with any queries. Large communal kitchen for all your cooking needs, and an indoor climbing wall if anyone is keen!

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Room Tips
"Both downstair and upstair rooms are good!"
amelia20xx
6 Feb. 2018
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"Closer to base of Mt Ruapehu Whakapapa Ski Field"
rachelhG707IS
13 Sep. 2016
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"Should you acquire a private room, ask for the one in front, not the one at the back which shares wall with..."
automidori
27 Jul. 2015
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"I booked my room on Travelbug. It was the cheapest way."
nickaliar1
2 Jan. 2015
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PRICE RANGE
USD 34 - USD 56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandManawatu-Wanganui RegionNational Park Village
NUMBER OF ROOMS
28
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