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The Park Hotel

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a couple of nights so we could complete the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. The same weekend we stayed the hotel was hosting the 1Above T42 (sporting event). Parking was at a premium, but aside from that, even with the huge increase of...More

Thank JulieONZ
Response from Mark S, Manager at The Park HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to post your comprehensive review. We're pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and I'm sure other readers will find this review helpful. Thanks also for the positive comments about the staff — they always appreciate a mention.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here in April 2018 - as part of spending some time in the Central Plateau of the North Island NZ. Our booking included accommodation and breakfast. What a surprise - our twin room was great - clean, neat, tidy and refurbished. We had...More

Thank George B
Response from Mark S, Owner at The Park HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review. We're pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and that it exceeded your expectations. We're nearing the end of a huge renovation program covering all aspects of the hotel so it's gratifying to see it appreciated by our guests.

Reviewed 14 April 2018

the hotel is in a town, where there are practically no alternative for eating. the bar is cosy, having happy hour (reduced - not half - prices ) where you can bring your drinks to the restaurant afterward. the food at the restaurant was OK,...More

Thank hogsted
Response from TheParkHotelRuapehu, Front Office at The Park HotelResponded 18 April 2018

Hello, Thank you for your feedback. We apologize that your food was not warm, we do hope you brought this to our attention at the time so we could fix the issue! We are glad to hear that you had a warm reception however, and...More

Reviewed 12 April 2018

We stayed at the Park Hotel in Tongariro National Park on the North Island the second week in April. We paid extra ($125 New Zealand) for special service for the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. The "special service" that the Park Hotel offers is a cheap sack...More

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Response from Mark S, Owner at The Park HotelResponded 18 April 2018

This reviewer has done their best to trash us because they wanted to cancel out due to bad weather and was very abusive to staff. The extreme language in the review speaks volumes. I can’t imagine any hotel taking bookings on the basis that you...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent and economical place to stay. It is a great place to stay for hiking the Tongariro crossing. We appreciated the friendly staff, delicious meals, the heater and electric blankets. The room was compact but was ok as we only stayed one...More

Thank Travellingthewor2018
Response from TheParkHotelRuapehu, Front Office at The Park HotelResponded 13 April 2018

Hello, Thanks for your feedback, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay while doing the Tongariro Alpine Crossing!

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Meeting Rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
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US$68 - US$87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$68 - US$87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Response from TheParkHotelRuapehu | Property representative |
Hello, We have a communal television area that is open to our guests, that will be playing the rugby:)
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"Most of the rooms are quiet"
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"Stay on the upper floor away from the restaurant for noise abatement."
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"The views from all rooms are nice - either of the surrounding mountains or the courtyard."
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"There aren't any good rooms, don't stay here!"
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