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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I spent two nights in a double room with shared bathroom. It was great! Room is clean and quiet. Bed is comfortable. Bathroom was clean too, and, although was shared, I never needed wait to use it. If you are looking for a b&b to stay near tongariro, this is the place! Gillian and John are awesome and friendly! They...

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AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

thanks so much we are so happy you enjoyed staying in our lodge - we are looking to improve it all all time! We would love if you could tell all your friends about us!

Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Best holiday my family have had. From the moment you arrive to the moment you reluctantly leave, the service is the best we've had. The room we were in was spacious, clean and had everything we needed. The lodge is gorgeous with a roaring big fireplace and plenty of comfortable couches where you can sit and enjoy discussing the days...

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AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

THANKYOU Delwyn and family - we certainly felt like we had known you for years as well!! and thanks so much for all your wonderful words - please do come back you will be welcome with open arms!!

Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The lodge is in a great location, super close to the national park where there is heaps of great walks as well as the start of the alpine crossing! Gillian was so helpful during our stay, calling our guides for the crossing and making sure we had all the right info, recommending places to eat etc. The rooms were lovely...

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AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

thankyou for your great review! The hot spa after the walk is certainly a hit - and we are about to go chemical free in the spa which will please lots of people - in future we plan to use a bag of siliver which is the modern way of cleaning and safe from harmful chemicals to the skin. we...

Auckland
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The place is immaculate and very well presented. The bed and pillow was just as good as at home. The Lodge side is very cool with massive open fire and TV and very good shower and bathrooms . I would stay here again in an instant.

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AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Ryan, we just love our Lodge and try to make it feel like home - so pleased you think the same! We welcome you back again soon.

Paraparaumu, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We actually made an error when booking, thinking this was a different place that we had stayed at before. At first we were disappointed that we had made this mistake but after checking in we were actually pleased we had made this error. The hosts were welcoming, cheerful and helpful. They gave us ideas of what to do in the...

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AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Hi there, we are so pleased you made that error and thankful you had a wonderful stay with us - we are always striving to improve our facilities like the new towels etc and have just also changed to nicer pillows - we will look forward to you coming back again too.

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Gill and John are incredible hosts and prepared to go the extra mile to make guests stays enjoyable. The unit we stayed in was very comfortable and warm and reasonably priced. The large bed and nice linen meant a good nights sleep. A large tasty breakfast the following morning set us up for the day. Will be back hopefully in...

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AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

thanks for your wonderful review of us! We would love to see you back here soon and its good news the weather and daylight saving coming this weekend will make it possible for more wonderful walks!

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Clean, good value and the owners are amazing. Great breakfast, cosy surroundings. Lots of hot water. Even gave us a good tip on the best pizza I've had in a while. I'm fussy but know a fair deal when I get one. Can't say enough about how good the hosting is.

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AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Aaron we do appreciate your positive feedback and so pleased you liked it was a "fair deal" for what you paid for - hope to see you back one day soon!

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We have been on the road traveling around NZ for a few weeks and this was the best stay by far. Gillian and John are the owners of the Adventure Lodge, but they feel more like gracious and professional hosts who make sure you have the best stay possible. When we had an extra day in the area, Gillian went...

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AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

THANKYOU so much for your wonderful review - you were also a delight to host and so easy going to everything we suggested! I hope you come back one day and see the great improvements we are striving to achieve here - happy travels and best wishes for your future life together

Eureka, California
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We stayed here for 4 nights to do the Tongariro Crossing and had an amazing stay. After seeing the last review, I was somewhat tentative to stay here, but there is new ownership as of 9 weeks ago and our stay couldn't have been better. The lodge is located right in Tongariro National Park (perfect for doing hikes in Tongariro...

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AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

thanks so much for that great review - we really enjoyed you staying with us and were happy to take care of you! Hope one day you come back and visit again!

Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We booked for 2 nights stay in a Lodge Double room with shared bathrooms & absolutely loved our stay! John and Jill went out of their way to help; shuttling us from Taupo when our bus cancelled. Very kind! :) They were always willing to help out and made us feel very comfortable. Our single+double bed room in the Lodge...

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AdventureLodge, Owner at Adventure Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Hi guys thanks for your great review - the room you stayed in is only one of the rooms that has an eco heater - the rest of the lodge rooms have diesol heating - we will look to replacing that eco heater to ensure everyone staying has a comfortable sleep and stay warm and cosy - unfortunately your stay...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hi and Welcome to Adventure National Park. Gillian and John welcome you to their lodge and motel in National Park Village. We cater for families, 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. Our budget lodge rooms with double beds or Twin share, shared bathrooms, lounge and kitchen. Bed and Breakfast options available. Comfortable warm beds, electric blankets, Sky TV in lodge and all units, drying room, Internet and wireless access available, large open fire, Dinner, 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. ... more   less 

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Address: 21 Carroll Street, Tongariro National Park 3948, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Tongariro National Park
Price Range: $84 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Adventure Lodge & Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“We had rooms 8 and 9. Deck out the front, heaps of parking, close to spa and laundry”
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“Try to get an end room”
 of 5 bubbles ElaineY626, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bottom floor is closer to the bathrooms, spa is quite nice and private - make sure you go out and stargaze at night!”
 of 5 bubbles chantellel386, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The studio room (with disability access) has a private bathroom and does not have neighbours directly next door”
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“Book to your needs. We booked motel unit: spoke to guests with large families who stayed in Lodge & heard only positive comments”
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