Plateau Lodge

Save 10% on all room types;  Located on the edge of a Dual World Heritage site – ‘Tongariro National Park’, is Plateau Lodge. With are based in National Park Village which is the  backdrop of the Tongariro volcanoes, our lodge covers a wide range of family friendly two bedroom apartments, cosy & warm king bed Studios pods, ensuite rooms and private lodge rooms. On site is a communal lounge with fire place & fully equipped self-catering kitchen, self-service guest laundry, wifi, lunch & breakfast options, ski & bike storage, shuttles and massage room. We have not forgotten about how to entertain families with children onsite we have a dedicated under 7’s area with toys & puzzles and for the teens a trampoline & table tennis & darts area.

Tongariro Alpine Crossing is the Number #1 tourist attraction in the summer & winter months and Whakapapa ski field is just a 20minute drive away. Our backyard offers 10 cycle trails -Mountains to Sea Trails for mountain bikers mostly a grade 3. Our Lodge specializes in these activities with packages & shuttles to suit your budget.

Our Lodge is best suited couples, families, small tour/family groups wanting to explore the Whakapapa Ski field, hiking the Tongariro Crossing or shorter walks, four day tramps and cycling our bike trails.

(Bookings are made via our booking page, please add a note in the booking that you are a member or just give us a call or walk in with your membership, the deal is only available if you book direct and not valid with any other hostel deals, see you soon! )

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All rooms have linen and towels supplied, depending on the room type - they may also have toiletries and ensuites. There are also shuttles available to travel around National Park.
  • Parking - Free parking on site.
  • Kitchen - Fully equipped communal kitchen (with a number of rooms having their own kitchens).
  • Lounge - A spacious lounge with warm fireplace and dining area.
  • Laundry - Coin operated washing machines and dryers. Laundry powder available at reception.
  • Drying room for snow gear - Available in winter months.
  • Table tennis /Darts/Trampoline - We have a range of games. Give table tennis a go or try out the dart board. Heaps of fun on the trampoline.


  • How can I get to Plateau Lodge?
    We are 5 minute walk from the Bus & Train station, we can organise a pick up just call us.
  • What is National Park Village?
    National Park Village is the name of our town where looking over the Tongariro National Park.
  • Is the bedding supplied?
    All linen and towels are supplied.
  • How can I get to Tongariro?
    There is buses going to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing all year round.
  • What are the opening hours?
    Reception hours are 7.30am to 8.00pm, if you are arriving late just let us know.

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