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Get an overview of this hotelHostel in National Park Village with free parking


Situated in National Park Village, this hostel is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) from Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre and 12.4 mi (19.9 km) from Mangatepopo Trail Head. Ohinetonga Scenic Reserve and Whakapapa Ski Area are also within 16 mi (25 km).

Property Features

This hostel features laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, barbecue grills, a picnic area, and a TV in a common area are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 27 rooms offer free WiFi.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Howard's Lodge - Hostel features tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and ski storage. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. This National Park Village hostel also offers a garden, a picnic area, and laundry facilities. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 27 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 1995 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Ski storage 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Shared/communal kitchen 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 8 PM


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

No cribs (infant beds) available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 15 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • 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

National Rating

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

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