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Tongariro River Motel

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Overview
Corner of Taupahi Road and Piri Road Or Corner of State Hwy One and Piri Road, Turangi 3353 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Laundry Service
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Only stayed one night and the owner was very pleasant and helpful. We were in a unit adjacent the main road and the truck and traffic noise continued through the night, l am a light sleeper. The unit interior was old dated and could use...More

Thank Rbris01
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Stayed here for a week last week to fish the local streams with two mates. The room was spacious with everything we needed to make our stay comfortable. Ross the proprietor is a wealth of knowledge on the local area and a wonderful host. He...More

Thank Erwin B
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We had a wonderful stay in a beautiful area of New Zealand. The proprietors took us under their wings as my husband and son looked for the best place to catch some trout. Ross, who is a fishing legend in the area, shared some of...More

Thank AlexaF172
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Super-friendly owner, and a comfy and spacious two-bedroom unit. Although dated, it was clean and had everything you could need, including extras like heaps of books, two TVs, and a pedestal fan. Our little dog was no problem, with a grassy area out front available...More

3  Thank Trishek4321
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This is the place to stay in Turangi if you want helpful advice about fishing the Tongariro and surrounding lakes and rivers! Managers Ross & Pip and their staff went out of their way to ensure our stay was comfortable and the fishing advice was...More

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Description
Tongariro River Motel has eleven relaxed comfy fully-self-contained older retro units, varying from spacious studios sleeping three persons to two bedroom family units sleeping up to six, with every facility More ideally suitable for long term stays. Tongariro River Motel is their 'chosen preferred selected' Turangi accommodation confirmed by the * "star" rating All units have full size ovens, microwaves, fridges. Covered parking, under cover bbq's. 50 sky TV channels. Free wifi. Free guest laundry (with washing machine, laundry powder, electric dryer or clothesline), Trout cleaning station, free fish smoker, free fish freezers available. Free bikes plus lock up facilities for visitors bikes and baggage. Pet friendly (also owners' friendly Boxer dog available for "walkies") Childrens play area with trampoline, slide and swings. Childs cots and high chairs available. Electric heating throughout, electric blankets, electric irons, hair dryers. Security safe at reception, fax and copying service. Extensive range of fishing & tramping guide maps & library books & DVD's, Complimentary coffee, tea and hot chocolate provided. Ample free parking for boats and trailers. Tongariro River Trail shuttle bus service. All smoke free rooms. All units serviced daily or by arrangement. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Hotel Style
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$75 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Turangi
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$75 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Turangi
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Dining (2)
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"Room cheaper if take dog for a walk:)"
angus03
4 Oct 2017
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"If you like a firm mattress, pick room 8"
michmegan
7 May 2017
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"Take the dog for walk :)"
RussellN94
1 Jan 2016
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"You can book directly with them by telephone and email"
MuzzaBallina
15 Jun 2015
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