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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is not a modern, ultra clean, swanky motel. This is a slightly down at heel ski lodge/hostel. The room we had had a double and bunks plus an ensuite. However, there is a joy to this place that is hard to evaluate. The welcome was lovely and our Tongariro Crossing trip well organised. The large lounge and bar was...

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Thank OldFartonTour
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brilliant location for the crossing. We were lucky with the weather sunshine and no wind perfect conditions.Large area to sit and read or play table tennis. Hot tea and coffee available at all times. The kitchen facilities looked good we didn't use them.

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Thank candj2017
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We stayed for one night on the way up the country. The rooms were basic but common areas were great - big lounge area, football table, spa pool and awesome kitchen facilities. No ladders to top bunks so we had to pull mattresses down onto the floor but the owners say they are gradually upgrading all of their bunks. Owners...

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Thank Jenny M
Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The owners are very friendly and helpful. The common area has nice couches and a fireplace as well as billiard and other fun stuff. Room was extremely clean and super nice. One of the better places I stayed in. Had the breakfast which was also good.

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Thank whiteorbit1
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The staff are great. Table tennis table killed time and the lounge area was also chilled for some decent down time. Kitchen with most amenities (for some reason no frying pans but shallow sauce pans instead?) everybody did a great job keeping it clean and lots of fridge space too! Constant free coffee and tea which was kept well topped...

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Thank NaomiF2901
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We booked on route from Wellington to Rotorua. The rooms were basic but clean. No frills but it's cheap! Our double bed was small but comfy. Bunk beds mattresses need replacing. Would recommend and we would go again.

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Thank Four0twonobby
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Pluses: Friendly staff, free hot tub, you can play table tennis, games. There is free coffee, chocolate and tea, arranging transport to Tongariro Crossing Only minus: only 1 socket in the room for 4 people...

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Thank Mateusz Ż
El Calafate, Argentina
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Very basic accommodations. A small room with only 2 bunk beds no other furnishings. Single outlet & 1 ceiling light (which made room pretty dark due to size of room & the bunk beds which took up 90% of room. Dorm showers were newer, but no towels or bar/liquid soap. Free 500 MB wifi, but only for 1 device per...

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Thank Rashmi K
Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Great spot. Just like coming home in the evenings after a long day out. The hosts are wonderful people and always on-site to greet you and offer you a free coffee/tea and are all too happy to stop and chat about anything you like. You can then head off to the hot spas to relax the body. There is a...

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Thank Sebruap
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place to base yourself for the Tongariro...I got unlucky with the weather, but the owners were nice and helpful advising of hikes that were possible... Breakfast was good, and the room was comfortable. I'd stay again if I was in the area again...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Pipers Ski Lodge

Address: Millar Street | National Park Village, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Tongariro National Park
Price Range: $69 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“Ensuite family room had plenty of space and a good warm shower!”
 of 5 bubbles 607annabellep, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“very welcoming and friendly owners!”
 of 5 bubbles guthriegf, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Would recommend an en suite room”
 of 5 bubbles Rose191, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“If you value piece and quiet ask for a room not surrounded by families as it dos get pretty noisy if there is a large group of young kids.”
 of 5 bubbles ceredfearn, 30 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms with own ensuite are central to everything and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles TStevenson77, 26 Jul 2015 | Read review
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