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Manowhenua Lodge

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Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Manowhenua Lodge

Manowhenua Lodge

2 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing
35 Mackenzie St, National Park Village, Manawatu-Wanganui, 3989

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre12 min drive
  • Popular LocationTaranaki Falls15 min drive
  • Popular LocationWhakapapa Ski Area21 min drive

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About this area

National Park Village

Manowhenua Lodge 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 some time off to enjoy the hot springs in the area, or get some fresh air with adventures like horse riding, rock climbing and mountain biking nearby.

What's nearby

  • Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre - 12 min drive
  • Taranaki Falls - 15 min drive
  • Lower Tama Lake - 15 min drive
  • Whakapapa Ski Area - 21 min drive
  • Mangatepopo Trail Head - 22 min drive

Restaurants

  • Eivins Cafe - 6 min walk
  • Elvins Bar and Bistro - 6 min walk
  • Spiral Restaurant & Bar - 8 min walk
  • The Station Cafe - 8 min walk
  • Schnapps Bar - 11 min walk

About this property

Manowhenua Lodge

Hostel in National Park Village with 4 restaurants and bars/lounges
4 restaurants, 4 bars/lounges and 2 coffee shops/cafés are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free self parking and free train station pick-up are also provided. Additionally, a microwave in a common area, a fridge in a common area and laundry facilities are on-site. All 15 rooms offer free WiFi.
Manowhenua Lodge offers 15 forms of accommodation. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen.
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
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Free in-room WiFi has a 1-device limit

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge) up to 35 kilometers
  • Free return train station shuttle from 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
  • Train station shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • 4 restaurants and 2 coffee shops
  • 4 bars/lounges

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor furniture

Spa

  • Hot springs
  • Hot springs open from 9:00 AM to 8:30 PM

More

  • Communal living room
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 7:30 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 an access code; access will be through a private entrance

Access methods

Access code, staffed front desk, private entrance

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2.5 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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 smoke detector

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the train station; guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Hot springs access available from 9:00 AM to 8:30 PM
A car is not required for transport to and from this property
Free in-room WiFi has a 1-device limit

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

Manowhenua Lodge National Park Village
Manowhenua Lodge Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 12 out of 21 reviews
5 - Excellent 57%
Rating 4 - Good. 7 out of 21 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 21 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 21 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 21 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I really like the hosts. Very homely and nice people.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Home away from home. Great hosts & who were available any time.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
everything
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Enjoyed every moment of our stay at this lodge! Tracey and husband are very welcoming I would definitely recommend to anyone with a family good value for money too! Kids loved the ping pong table will be back next year definitely.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Family friendly and fun!
Lovely, friendly service from Tracey and Thomas. Felt like we'd known them for years! We'd love to stay here again. Would be perfect for a big family gathering. Ideal for skiing and ideal for doing the Tongariro Crossing. Close for going up the Skywaka too.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021