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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“packed lunch”(37 reviews)
“the kitchen”(41 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness centre
2 Star Hotel
Discover the secrets of the volcanic plateau. Walk the legendary Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Bike the popular 42 Traverse track. Canoe the wilderness of the Whanganui River. Ski the slopes of Mt Ruapehu. Howard's Lodge is the ultimate start for all outdoor adventure in Tongariro National...
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Location and contact
43-45 Carroll Street, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
76.3 km to Taupo Airport
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All reviewspacked lunchtongariro crossingthe kitchenpool tablesandwichescrossing packagegreat place to stayspa poolshuttle bustwo nightscontinental breakfastperfect baselounge areawould stay againpetrol stationensuite roombad weather
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So far so good, very quick respond any questions. Clean place Friendly & helpful staff - shared a lots valuable experience to me. I am glad I talked to them before I am heading to Happy villages Good trip

Thank Ivy2809
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed for 5 nights! This place is lovely and the staff are amazing! The facilities are basic but good and clean. Really good value for money. Kitchen is spacious and clean. Perfect location for a Mount Ruapehu skiing holiday or Tongaririo Crossing! Only CON...More

Thank laurenbeeforth
Response from Steve G, General Manager at Howards Mountain LodgeResponded 5 days ago

Glad you enjoyed your ski holiday!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little place to stay if you're in National park - cheap, easy, and convenient. Pros - Friendly staff, rooms are generally well kept, great communal areas, and good facilities for preparing your own food. Cons - Beds were slightly unclean, gets a little noisy...More

Thank CapitanJimmy
Response from Steve G, General Manager at Howards Mountain LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly staff. Hotel room was basic but had everything that we needed. 2gb of free wifi - though I did struggle to get on at first, worked well once I got connected. Large kitchen if you want to cook your own food

Thank Rob P
Response from Steve G, General Manager at Howards Mountain LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks very much for the review

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed here to do the tongariro crossing. We knew we'd arrive very late and the staff had been lovely in arranging a late check in for us, leaving the keys out and giving us the option to arrive any time. Our...More

Thank Sonja H
Response from Steve G, General Manager at Howards Mountain LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Price range
US$36 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$36 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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4 July 2018|
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Hi there, Yes we have a spa.
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"Can catch the shuttle to Tongariro right from the front door."
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"I booked on line, didn't know what I was getting but was pleased with what we got. No complaints."
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"Get a room close to the bathroom!"
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"get the ensuite rooms , great value"
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