We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Howards Mountain Lodge

Is this your business?
Save
Traveller (23)
Room & Suite (10)
Dining (8)
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“packed lunch”(37 reviews)
“the kitchen”(40 reviews)
AMENITIES
Public Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star Hotel
All hotel details
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
3 Jun4 Jun
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$34.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all National Park Village hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["META_ABSOLUTE_PRICING","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "46f24fc3ece94b68905d6bc3e844643a", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":609456,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[109323869],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":3,"month":6,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":4,"month":6,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":34,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"46f24fc3ece94b68905d6bc3e844643a","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":35,"lowestMetaPrice":34,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":35,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":35,"lowestMetaPrice":34,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":35,"hotelName":"Howards Mountain Lodge","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjQ2ZjI0ZmMzZWNlOTRiNjg5MDVkNmJjM2U4NDQ2NDNhIiwiQUlLIjoiMGU0ZDkzMjg4ZmU2NDA5YmFkZWI1YWZiOWJlZDc2OWMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "03/06/2018", "checkOut": "04/06/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$34", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"109323869":"HotelsCom2IB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (432)
Filter reviews
415 results
Traveller rating
129
179
53
21
33
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
129
179
53
21
33
Show reviews that mention
All reviewspacked lunchtongariro crossingthe kitchenpool tablesandwichesgreat place to staycrossing packagerooms are basicspa poolshuttle busnice loungebunk bedstwo nightsperfect basecontinental breakfastlounge areawould stay again
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 415 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a two star lodging. Expectations of a clean room and a warm shower were met. Solid kitchen. A neat little bonus is that the pool table is free. In so many hotels I see one, get excited, and then it's 5 dollars, sob. Here...More

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

Thanks very much, glad you enjoyed your stay! Hope you won at pool!

Reviewed 13 March 2018

Stayed there a night before doing the Tongariro Crossing, we had a warm welcome by Margi, who was very helpful , friendly and made us feel at home. Stayed in a room with ensuite bathroom. It was very clean and comfortable. The communal Kitchen was...More

Thank Happywanderer1818
Response from Steve G, General Manager at Howards Mountain LodgeResponded 15 March 2018

Thanks very much for your review, we are glad you had a great stay and happy that Margi was able to help you enjoy you trip.

Reviewed 22 February 2018

The lodge was a very friendly welcoming place to stay for a few days. The management was very helpful. the rooms were clean and comfortable. Our party was very happy with how it all worked out. Would be happy to stay there again.

Thank klindworth2018
Response from Steve G, General Manager at Howards Mountain LodgeResponded 28 February 2018

Thanks very much for your review, we do hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 16 February 2018

We stayed at Howards after a mishap in our traveling plans leaving us without lodging before hiking Tongariro. I called and spoke to Maggie who gave us a late check-in (4am!) and reduced the price of the room because we would only be there for...More

Thank ashleyromero2240
Response from Barry M, Director of Infrastructure at Howards Mountain LodgeResponded 18 February 2018

Hi there Ashley, Thank you so much for this wonderful review. It was certainly a pleasure having you and your husband stay with us (even for a short while) and we just cant express enough, just how terrifying your experience of being caught directly under...More

Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We arrived in the Tongariro area after spending one week in different hostels around New Zealand. We were impressed on how the staff was friendly and helpful. They gave us plenty of advices and informations about the different hikes. The hostel is cozy, very clean...More

Thank François V
Response from Steve G, General Manager at Howards Mountain LodgeResponded 12 February 2018

Thanks very much for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay. The common space when the fire is roaring is certainly cosy! Hope to see you again.

View more reviews
Most Booked Properties in National Park Village, New Zealand
See allSee all
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
Details
Price range
US$25 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$25 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (23)
Room & Suite (10)
Dining (8)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Howards Mountain Lodge staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Can catch the shuttle to Tongariro right from the front door."
Read review
"I booked on line, didn't know what I was getting but was pleased with what we got. No complaints."
Read review
"Get a room close to the bathroom!"
Read review
"get the ensuite rooms , great value"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing