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Overview
1 Rata Street, Ohakune 4625 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

The accommodation was a twin with private bathroom which has a small fridge and a microwave and basic crockery. The room has a large fan from the ceiling which was effective on a warm night. Also there are communal kitchens which were well equipped. $119...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank UKC0uple
Response from LKNZLodge2017, Guest Relations Manager at LKNZ LodgeResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for giving us a review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, if you are ever around please do not hesitate to contact us! Kind regards,

Reviewed 23 November 2018

We stayed here for just the one night whilst travelling through NZ. The hostel was very spacious with ample parking. The rooms were well sized and the beds were comfy. We visited out of season, so it was very quiet in the hostel and Ohakune,...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank hyndsy64
Response from LKNZLodge2017, Manager at LKNZ LodgeResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear hyndsy64, Thanks for taking your time to give us this 5 stars review. We appreciate it. You are right, it gets rather busy during winter but our standards are always the highest regardless the amount of guests we have. If you are ever around,...More

Reviewed 13 November 2018

Our ensuite bedroom had a great view, with all the necessary amenities for a 2 night stay. Bed was a little uncomfortable but besides that we enjoyed the rest of our stay! Front staff was VERY helpful and friendly. They were able to give us...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Ally C
Response from LKNZLodge2017, Manager at LKNZ LodgeResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear All C, Thanks for staying with us and for this amazing review! We hope to see you around very soon. Kind regards,

Reviewed 15 October 2018

Had a one night stay with my daughter in a twin ensuite room - caught out with car trouble. It was a pleasant surprise as for the very reasonable price we got a very nicely appointed, spotlessly clean room with comfortable twin beds and best...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank mish15
Response from LKNZLodge2017, Guest Relations Manager at LKNZ LodgeResponded 17 October 2018

Dear mish15, Thanks for taking your time to give us a perfect score review. We hope to see you around soon, Regards LKNZ Team

Reviewed 11 October 2018

I usually try to get a room here during winter for snowboarding. Booking online is easy and gives you an idea of which rooms are available for when you want it. I usually book the Mountain View Lodge which is the building in the back...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Acineto
Response from LKNZLodge2017, Guest Relations Manager at LKNZ LodgeResponded 17 October 2018

Dear Acineto, Thank you very much for your detailed review. We hope to see you around very soon. Kind regards, LKNZ Team

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Description
A friendly, comfortable and inexpensive hostel at the base of Mt Ruapehu. LKNZ Backpackers is a great base for the Ruapehu Ski Resorts, Tongariro Crossing, Old Coach Road Track, Whanganui River and many other More amazing walks and tracks in the Ruapehu area. Convenient shuttle services available for all activities. There is a wide range of accommodation options to suit your budget from New Kitchenette En-suites, Private Doubles, Family rooms, Dorms and Cabins spread over 4 building each with their own kitchens and lounges. Van and Tent site available too during summer. With action packed activities in the area all year round LKNZ have loads of Local Knowledge to share with all of our guest. As far as affordable North Island ski field on Mt Ruapehu and Tongariro accommodation goes, look no further than LKNZ Lodge. We have our own onsite Cafe, a Sauna and two hot tubs! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free Internet
Spa
Breakfast Available
Golf Course
Hot Tub
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Sauna
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
45
Price range
US$39 - US$74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Ohakune
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
45
Price range
US$39 - US$74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Ohakune
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Traveller (26)
Room & Suite (13)
Dining (10)
Pool & Beach (2)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Room Tips
"It is on the main road. If you think noise might affect you, ask for a room at the back."
mish15
14 Oct 2018
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"End unit, quiet from the road"
Melton2013
17 Jan 2018
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"room 45 mountain view or the one on the opposite side to room 45 as that also has mountain view & on..."
007adventure
5 Sep 2017
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"Go one up from the budget option- in the more modern buildings. Much better facilities!"
Selenahoney
13 Aug 2017
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