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    Tongariro River Motel

    Corner of Taupahi Road and Piri Road | Or Corner of State Hwy One and Piri Road, Turangi 3353, New Zealand
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    27/08/2017 28/08/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good41%
    • Average7%
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    Reviewed 8 May 2017

    Lovely staff who were happy for us and our cats to stay at their motel. Everything was clean and tidy, but the best part was the queen sized bed in our unit (8). So many times I have stayed at motels with old soft beds...More

    1  Thank michmegan
    Reviewed 1 May 2017

    Booked very last minute and the owner was super helpful and accommodating. Not often you find a dog friendly motel but this one was excellent. Decor is dated but family suite is massive with everything that you could need. Clean and tidy too. Will stay...More

    1  Thank DanieWigzell
    Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

    Two nights here - warm and comfy. Very clean and well equipped. Our unit was amazingly quiet, considering it is close to the highway (but just a little off). Reasonable pricing, too. Would definitely make this our first choice next time.

    1  Thank dalfamnest
    Reviewed 26 March 2017

    We stayed only one night, intending to do the Tongariro Crossing the following day. The owners were so accomodating, and seemed like a lovely couple. Something went wrong with the booking site we used, and somehow we ended up being booked for the wrong day...More

    1  Thank Abigail E
    Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

    This motel has very dated decor however it wasn't an issue as I was here to enjoy the outdoors not the indoors. Another bonus each unit has a carport. Great location if wanting to do Tongariro River Trail. Awesome trail to bike. Definatly will be...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$68 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Taupo District >
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    "If you like a firm mattress, pick room 8"
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