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    Discovery Lodge

    State Highway 47, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent53%
    • Very good33%
    • Average10%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    Free Parking
    Restaurant
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
    Self-Serve Laundry
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 16 February 2016

    Simple facilities, but everything that was needed (except wifi!) was available. Great place to stay for total peace and quiet, with fantastic views of the 3 volcanic mountains. Closest campground to the start of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, shuttle bus available.

    Thank JulieR_8426
    Reviewed 14 February 2016

    I stayed in one of the chalets & was very impressed. Clean & comfortable with just the basics in the kitchenette but enough to save me the hassle of having to eat out. But the location (close to Tongariro) & the views from the room...More

    1  Thank Seals73
    Reviewed 13 February 2016

    We stayed for three nights at Discovery in a studio chalet. The chalet itself is cosy and clean. You can prepare your own meal but you can also eat a simple meal in the lodge. Neither chalet nor lodge has wifi. However there’s internet available...More

    1  Thank Peter H
    Reviewed 8 February 2016

    The unit (1 bedroom with a king and single) worked well for us during a two night stay and we were very comfortable as the unit was large, had a nice living room and had some kitchen/cooking facilities, but it is a little outdated and...More

    1  Thank foodandtravelisfun
    Reviewed 26 January 2016

    We stayed here for 1 night as this was a halfway point for us travelling further up north. The campsite isn't very well laid out as there was a car and tent parked right over the entrance to the site so we opted for a...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$14 - US$240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Manawatu-Wanganui Region >
    • National Park Village
    • Also Known As
    • Discovery Hotel National Park Village
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    Traveller (94)
    Room & Suite (48)
    Dining (9)
    Pool & Beach (3)
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    nuyuix
    1 June 2017|
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    Response from smw45 | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry to be so late replying and not able to answer I'm afraid as we had a car The lodge staff are v helpful so suggest you contact them
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    Samantha B
    9 April 2016|
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    Response from BucksJane | Reviewed this property |
    I would email them. The staff are really helpful. Find the email address on website. They won't take you on transport unless the weather is ok and they deem it safe to walk. Plus they check you have the correct clothing... More
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    986leel
    18 July 2015|
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    Response from CallumHarland | Property representative |
    Thanks for making contact with us. Each Chalet has a private separate bathroom. They also have a kitchenette. If you have any other questions we are very happy to help. Kindest regards, Callum
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    "There are options from tents to chalets - all good value. You get full use of the facilities whatever you pay."
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    "Can only comment on tent site: choose a spot near the edge with a slight angle, otherwise when it rains you..."
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    "Pay the extra money for a chalet. They are by themselves at the front of the property with the best views."
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    "Book 1 bedroom superior chalets"
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