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43-45 Carroll Street, National Park Village 3948 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
2.5 Star accommodation
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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. ...More Howard's Lodge is the ultimate start for all outdoor adventure in Tongariro National Park, Ruapehu Skifields and Whanganui National Park. The lodge offers a broad variety of accommodation ranging from budget rooms to en-suite rooms. Daily transport to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and the 42 Traverse Mountain bike track, Rental of ski equipment, tramping boots and walking poles and mountain bikes. Enjoy a fantastic summer experience or an exhilarating winter getaway; we have just what you need. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$43 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > National Park Village
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great stay here. Nice comfortable room, clean bathrooms and friendly staff. Plus the 2GB free WiFi was a real bonus, even though it didn't always work well but still better than what most hostels in NZ offer. Plenty of kitchen space, some of...More

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

Thanks very much!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Noisy dome like corridor with talking and conversations had in other rooms easily heard from our allocated $120 room . Kind of a converted school dormitory feel to the WHOLE set up . Friendly 8 year old check in assistant / clean n tidy

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


Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This was a great place to stay! Our room was super warm and cosy, friendly and helpful staff. Super close to the mountain, walking distance to the pub and restaurants! Awesome vibe! We will definatley be staying here again.:)

Thank RachelN2029
Response from Steve G, General Manager at Howards Mountain LodgeResponded 14 August 2018

Thanks very much - glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

A school holiday visit to National Park for a ski holiday for 3 generations. A friendly welcome and clean, warm room. Kitchen and dining room had everything you need and was scrupulously clean. Staff couldn't be more helpful. Would stay here again.

Thank Sandra T
Response from Steve G, General Manager at Howards Mountain LodgeResponded 22 July 2018

Glad you had a great time, thanks very much!

Reviewed 14 July 2018 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
Response from Steve G, General Manager at Howards Mountain LodgeResponded 18 July 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit to Howard's and Mt Ruapehu.

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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 the ensuite rooms , great value"
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