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The Park Hotel

6 Millar Street On the corner of State Highway 4 and Millar Street, National Park, National Park Village 3948 New Zealand
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Your place to stay and gateway to all Tongariro National Park adventures and the outstanding Whakapapa, Happy Valley and Turoa snow resorts. The hotel enjoys stunning views of Mounts Ruapehu, Tongariro and Ngauruhoe — perhaps better known as Mt Doom in The Lord of the Rings. We are the only genuine 3 star hotel in the region and our restaurant has the most extensive menu. We offer a quality mix of Queen, Twin and Family Mezzanine rooms for your comfort. We provide a friendly, relaxed environment for you to stay after your day’s activities. Whether you’ve walked the Tongariro Crossing, skied, snowboarded or ventured onto a mountain bike trail — our outdoor hot tubs are waiting to soothe you on your return. Then treat yourself to a drink or two in front of our inviting log fire before dinner at The Spiral, our cosy Aspen lodge style restaurant. Conference & meeting faculties, team building, and special interest groups catered to at our Tongariro National Park hotel.
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Grade: 43 out of 100
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Zigbox1 wrote a review Feb 2021
Grand Cayman6 contributions
My son and I were on the last night of a motorcycle tour of the North Island. Heading north, we decided to avoid SH1 and ride through the Tongariro National Park on SH4. An overnight stay at The Park was in order. What a great stay it was. Arriving at dusk, we washed our bikes and the staff provided clean towels to wipe them down. No fuss. Excellent service. The room was warm and cosy. Super comfy single beds with electric blankets on tap. Modern bathroom with a great (hot) shower. Fast uninterrupted WiFi. A big and healthy dinner in the dining room followed by an uninterrupted sleep. Fresh cooked breakfast with coffee and we were on the road again. Excellent professional management and staff. Stay there if you can, With the bonus of great scenery and avoidance of the Taupo tourist traps, stay at The Park if you can. It’s definitely worth it. Glad we did.
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Date of stay: February 2021
Response from Mark Sandiford, Owner at The Park Hotel
Responded 3 days ago
What a great review - many thanks for those appreciative words. We're almost exactly halfway between Auckland and Wellington so we agree it's an ideal location to stop when you're heading up (or down) the North Island. It's very satisfying to finally be able to offer fast wi-fi. At last National Park has fibre broadband and we've got the fastest available — Fibre Max.
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Catherine J wrote a review Feb 2021
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Absolutely can’t fault it... the staff were fabulous - friendly and knowledgeable. The Crossing Package was perfect - accommodation, food and shuttle were absolutely what we needed and everything ran like clockwork. The hot pool saved our aching legs!! The restaurant food was delicious and the showers were fantastic. Thanks for being a huge part of our special trip 💕💕🤪
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Response from Mark Sandiford, Owner at The Park Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks for the great review. We've had a lot of very positive response on our Tongariro Crossing package.
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Shavi wrote a review Feb 2021
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I visited park Delhi for my official visit ,stay was really comfortable ,great location great staff kudos to Vaishali from house keeping for giving prompt response ,thanks to all see you again for another official visit soon
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
JadePeggyLou wrote a review Feb 2021
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand34 contributions3 helpful votes
It’s great for the purpose of the crossing. Very clean, simple and comfortable. We stayed for the Tongaririo Crossing and stayed for three nights with the breakfast and crossing lunch deal. The lunches good and contained wraps, crisps, a muffin and an apple. I’m GF and they were able to provide me with a GF lunch. I’ve had better Gluten-free wraps but it did the job for the crossing. The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly. The room and bathroom is small, but the room was great for what we wanted. The spa was great to come back to after the crossing. If you are a light sleeper I recommend bringing earplugs as the walls are quite thin. Would definitely recommend if you’re wanting to stay one or two nights and have everything sorted for the crossing.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Mark Sandiford, Owner at The Park Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Many thanks for your great review.
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Roshell B wrote a review Jan 2021
3 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed at The Park Hotel as they offered a summer Tongariro Crossing package deal. My friend and I stayed two nights for a cost of $200 each. For this we got a return shuttle to the track, cooked breakfast on both days, a packed lunch on the day of our walk and access to the spa pool and wifi. Overall this was great, the room and bathroom was very clean and the food delicious. On our arrival to the hotel we were give information about the track, options to pick in relation to shuttle times and a choice of what we wanted in our lunch for the hike. Overall excellent service in every part of the hotel including the bar and restaurant. Only downfall from my point of view were the thin walls and rowdy people in the next room and the lack of an extractor fan in the bathroom. 100% would stay again. They organised everything and made the process so simple.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Response from Mark Sandiford, Owner at The Park Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Great to hear the your stay with us and your Tongariro Crossing arrangements went well. We look forward to hosting you again.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Park Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Park Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Mt Ruapehu (0.2 km), Tongariro Crossing Shuttles (0.1 km), and Schnapps Mini Golf (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Park Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at The Park Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Park Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Park Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Station Cafe and Restaurant, Schnapps Bar, and Macrocarpa Cafe.
Is The Park Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of National Park Village.
Are there any historical sites close to The Park Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Te Porere Redoubt (10.1 km).
Is The Park Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.