Plateau Lodge
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Located on the edge of a Dual World Heritage site – ‘Tongariro National Park’, is Plateau Lodge & Shuttles. We offer accommodation and the only Tongariro campsites right in the village. With a backdrop of the volcanoes, our lodge covers a wide range of family friendly apartments, ensuite rooms and lodge rooms. On site is a communal lounge & kitchen, spa pool, guest laundry, Wifi, lunch packs & breakfast.

The highlight to visiting National Park is the number one hike In New Zealand “Tongariro Alpine Crossing” a day walk over active volcanoes. Our shuttle service departs at 6am-7am-8am-9am-10am and returning all afternoon 1.30 to 5.30pm for smaller hikes over the alpine forest try Whakapapa Village. Our lodge is walking distance to all cafes/ bars mini mart and intercity bus & train station.
Phone 07 8922 993 or 0800 861861

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What do the guests say?


4/5 (TripAdvisor)


Guests were very satisfied with how comfortable, clean and accessible Plateau Lodge is. The hot tub is a great way to warm up when it’s snowing.


Loved the outdoor hot tub


Say the location is great


Loved the amenities


Said it was very clean

What are the rooms like?


Standard Double Twin

Double Ensuite


Hostel amenities

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 Parking – free parking on site.
kitchen Kitchen – fully equipped communal kitchen (with a number of rooms having their own kitchens)
lounge Lounge – a spacious lounge with warm fireplace and dining area.
laundry Laundry – coin operated washing machines and dryers. Laundry powder available at reception.
spa Hot tub – enjoy the covered, outdoor hot tub.
ski gear Drying room for snow gear – available in winter months.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Are there any shops or places to eat nearby?

We are a small village but have everything you need small supermarket, dining options

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 & 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.

Hostel location

The Plateau Lodge is located at 17 Carroll St, National Park 3989. Some activities near this location are:

  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Indoor rock climbing
  • Mini golf