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    Discovery Lodge

    State Highway 47, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
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    Overview
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    “hot plate” (11 reviews)
    Free Parking
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    Pets Allowed
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 16 March 2016

    This was my second stay with Discovery Lodge, and it was even more amazing than I had remembered. I stayed in one of the chalets, which have views onto the volcanoes (albeit partly obscured by shrubs!). The accommodation is clean, modern and very comfortable. The...More

    1  Thank Nicky M
    Reviewed 13 March 2016

    The staff in Discovery were extremely helpful. They explained the Tongairiro Alpine crossing very well with great advice. The transport there and back was fine. Because we neede to use the hospital they were extremely helpful

    1  Thank Kevin H
    Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

    We stayed for a couple of nights in the one bedroom chalet. Prior to arrival, we had arranged to go on the Tongariro hike with them. The views are incredible from the chalet. However our chalet was right next to the main highway and it...More

    1  Thank travelshah
    Reviewed 29 February 2016

    Charming motel with amazing views of Tongariro National Park and Mt Ruapehu. The guy at the front desk is more than helpful and will make sure you are well prepared for the Tongariro crossing. He collected our feedback when we returned after the walk and...More

    2  Thank mpcar21
    Reviewed 27 February 2016

    Stayed here 3 years ago. No change. Chalets are still great, bus service to and from the Crossing works well and good food in the restaurant. Thought they might have spruced up the guest lounge and dining area a bit as it needed doing 3...More

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    About
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    • 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
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    • Price range
    • US$14 - US$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 ,
    • Discovery Lodge New Zealand/National Park Village
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    nuyuix
    31 May 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
    8 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
    17 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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    "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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