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Howard's Lodge - Hostel

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Terrace/patio
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Howard's Lodge - Hostel

Howard's Lodge - Hostel

2 out of 5

3.5/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
43 Carroll St, National Park Village, 3989

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre12 min drive
  • Popular LocationTaranaki Falls12 min drive
  • Popular LocationWhakapapa Ski Area21 min drive

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About this area

National Park Village

Howard's Lodge - Hostel is located in National Park Village. Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre and Whakapapa Ski Area are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Tongariro National Park and Taranaki Falls. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails.

What's nearby

  • Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre - 12 min drive
  • Taranaki Falls - 12 min drive
  • Whakapapa Ski Area - 21 min drive
  • Mangatepopo Trail Head - 22 min drive
  • Turoa Ski Area - 46 min drive

Restaurants

  • Eivins Cafe - 5 min walk
  • Elvins Bar and Bistro - 5 min walk
  • Spiral Restaurant & Bar - 7 min walk
  • The Station Cafe - 8 min walk
  • Schnapps Bar - 10 min walk

About this property

Howard's Lodge - Hostel

Simple base for skiers with a shuttle to the slopes
Hit the slopes and relax with Howard's Lodge - Hostel's amenities, including ski storage, complimentary wireless Internet access and free self parking. All 27 rooms offer free WiFi.
Howard's Lodge - Hostel offers 27 forms of accommodation. This National Park Village hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Housekeeping is offered on request and change of towels can be requested.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Russian

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 5:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk, key retrieval

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Howard's Lodge
Howard's Lodge National Park Village
Howard's National Park Village
Howard's Lodge Hostel National Park Village
Howard's Lodge Hostel
Howard's Lodge - Hostel National Park Village
Howard's Lodge - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

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Overall score and ratings

3.5

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 21 out of 102 reviews
5 - Excellent 21%
Rating 4 - Good. 40 out of 102 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 22 out of 102 reviews
3 - Okay 22%
Rating 2 - Poor. 11 out of 102 reviews
2 - Poor 11%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 8 out of 102 reviews
1 - Terrible 8%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

3.6/5

Staff & service

3.3/5

Amenities

3.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
leaking property.Room is too old and the window is leaking !It cannot be a rental property at all.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness
Clean and comfortable
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was warm Would like a better/more obvious map to find room on late arrival
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good price, the rooms were clean and tidy, as were the kitchen and lounge.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Near national park
Nice staff. Kitchen is big and has a good selection.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020