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Carroll St, PO Box 79 National Park, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

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41 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 77%Facilities

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You can hear every movement through the doors, but it was quiet when we stayed there, so it didn't really disturb us. Still a nice place, though. Chill atmosphere and friendly stuff.


Overall enjoyed my stay here! The intercity bus stops literally right outside, across the road, from the hostel which is perfect. The showers have great pressure and stay hot for at least 15 mins. No lockers in the rooms which was a bummer but luckily I had great roomies. The lovely lady who checked me in/out was SO kind!! And she was great with helping me find something to do when the Alpine Crossing was closed due to high winds. The kitchen is big and so is the lounge too!


love t o stay in there, Vivian is so nice


The only hostel I've been to where there wasn't a supply of coffee/tea/condiments/spices. It was also advetised elsewhere that it had a pool. Bit of a shock to find It didn't.


Lovely little lodge style accommodation. Quiet and spacious. Rooms have comfortable beds. log fire in main room. Wifi available but not free. Perfect for a trip to tongariro. A little walk to only village shop compared to other hostels.


- Staff is not very sympatic. Boiler broken and cold water in the shower for 2 days (but no refund or "gift"...). Dead insects and a mouse in the kitchen, not very hygienic. The only shuttle to go to the "civilization" or to the tongariro alpine crossing costs 30$ (return)... It's too much expensive to make 30 km !!! Especially when you are standing ! There is only one washing machine and the staff uses it all morning so you have to be lucky to use it Too expensive for what it is.

  • 6th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Belgium
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Great place, relaxed atmosphere, so big not so social sometimes, would recommend a hot tub for this

  • 26th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The staff was incredibly helpful and always had answers for our questions. Also the common room has a fireplace and games which is just what we wanted after our hike at Tongariro! Would definitely stay again!

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