Howards Mountain Lodge
Discover the secrets of the volcanic plateau.
- Walk the legendary Tongariro Alpine Crossing.
- Bike the popular 42 Traverse Forest track
- Canoe the wilderness of the Whanganui River
- Ski on the snowfields of Mt Ruapehu.
With 27 rooms Howard's Lodge offers a range of accommodation - ensuite hotels rooms to budget dorm beds - to suit most budgets.
Daily transport to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and the 42 Traverse, Mountain bike track, Our own in-house saki rentaL Shop and tramping boots, walking poles, backpacks and rain wear in summer, 2 spacious lounges with log fires, 42 inch Plasma TVs with SKY with free dvd library, well equipped communal kitchens, Wifi AND desk top internet terminals, free spa pool, Breakfast, packed lunches and catered dinners available, 2 access rooms for disabled.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Bicycle hire
- Book Exchange
- Cable TV
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free Parking
- Games Room
- Hot Showers
- Hot Tub
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Meeting Rooms
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pool Table
- Shuttle Bus
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels For Hire
- Towels Included
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
- Wheelchair Friendly
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
All cancellations are to be via email and must be receipted by the same. rnrnProvision of a credit card number is to secure your booking and the card will be charged in the case of cancellation as set out below;rnrn A - for cancellations made more than 7 days prior to the morning of arrival, a 15% cancellation fee will apply.rnrn B - for cancellations made less than 7 days in advance of morning of arrival, the accommodation portion of any reservation will be charged in full unless we are able to subs
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From the North (Waitomo caves, Taumarunui) - Coming south on highway 4 National Park is 37km south of Taumarunui. Carroll Street is the first on the right as you enter the Village.
Howards Lodge is on Carroll Street, about 400 metres from the main highway, on the left hand side just past the school.
From the North-East (Rotorua, Taupo, Turangi, Whakapapa Village) – Heading south west on highway 47 to it’s end. This is National Park village. Turn right onto highway 4 and go about 200 metres, Carroll street is the last street on the left before you leave the village.
From the South (Wellington, Turoa, Ohakune, Wanganui) – Head north on highway 4, after entering National Park Village Carroll street is the last street on the left before you leave the village.
Centrally located in National Park Village at the intersection of Highways 4 and 47. Whakapapa Ski Feild - 10 minutes - Turoa Ski Feild - 45 minutes - Tongariro Alpine Crossing - 25 minutes - 42 Traverse - 20 minutes - Taupo - 1 hour, 15 minutes - Wellington - 4 hours, 30 minutes - Auckland (airport) - 4 hours, 30 minutes - Rotorua - 2 hours, 30 minutes