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LKNZ Lodge

Hostel | 1 Rata St, Ohakune, New Zealand N/A

72.4% Overall Rating

2 out of 3 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (19/05/2013)

Romain Thabuis thinks…

"Great extremely clean, helpful and funny staff, cheap beer at the bar, you can drink a beer and talk about random stuff with he managers. Great place to stay."

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Hot tub / jacuzzi
  • Bicycle hire
  • Late check-out
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 6.55
  • Towel USD 1.96

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Ohakune?

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LKNZ lodge is located in the township of Ohakune, with restaurants, bars, supermarket, and shops all within a 2 minute walk and situated right on the doorstep of the Tongariro National Park.
LKNZ provides quality accommodation to suit all budgets, from En-suite Studios and Flashpacker Rooms to Budget Cabin Dorm Beds spread over three lodges.
As far as fantastic Mt Ruapehu and Tongariro accommodation goes, look no further than LKNZ Lodge. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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4 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

5 person Mountain View (Private bathroom)


Quad (Shared bathroom)


2 person Mountain View (Shared bathroom)


Deluxe 2 person Mountain View (Private bathroom)


Triple Mountain View (Private bathroom)


Deluxe 1 Bedroom Apartment Mountain View (Private bathroom)

Selected drinks included

2 person (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Quad (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

5 person (Shared bathroom)


About LKNZ Lodge

LKNZ Lodge is a warm and welcoming Lodge, with it's friendly, helpful staff and clean but cosy environment. With action packed activities in the area all year round the LKNZ crew has loads of local knowledge to share with all of our guests and can organise and book you in for what you choose to experience during your stay.
We also have Storm Shelter; a licensed Café & Bar onsite, which is a great place to catch up with people about the day with a coffee and treat yourself to a great breakfast, toasties or snack or relax with one of our cheap drinks, cocktails and even a Shisha.
LKNZ Lodge facilities include: four fully equipped kitchens, laundry and drying room, central heating, dining and lounge areas with pool table, high-speed wireless internet, three TV rooms with movie library, BBQ area with hammocks and fire pit and free off street parking with CCTV.

Accommodation Information

At LKNZ Lodge we have three Lodges and 6 En-suite Studios.
Our Mountain View Lodge, is modern and has all its facilities under one roof with bathrooms outside each room. It contains 4 Beds Dorm Rooms, Queen and Single Rooms and 5 Bed En-suite Rooms with coffee making facilities. The building has two modern kitchens and two lounge areas including a T.V with Freeview, D.V.D and USB access.

Our Back Lodge is older and has a slightly rustic feel to it. The Back Lodge has shares the same facilities with Mountain View Lodge, with the exception that the majority of rooms are cabin style, and the bathrooms require a short covered walk outside to get to them. Our back lodge contains Twin Rooms, Doubles, Triples and 6 Bed Dorm Rooms.
As well as having affordable rooms you can book out a whole lodge for your group with a range of options.

Location Information

LKNZ Lodge
1 Rata Street
Ohakune 4625

LKNZ Lodge is located on the corner of Clyde St and Rata St and 40 meters from the bus stop.
In the summer you can Canoe the Wanganui River, River Raft, do the Tongariro Crossing, or even climb Mt Ruapehu or Mt Ngauruhoe (AKA Mount Doom).
In winter, Turoa and Whakapapa ski fields are the largest in New Zealand and receive the most annual snowfall on average.
Mountain Bikes can be hired at LKNZ Lodge to explore the many tracks on our doorstep such as the Ohakune Old Coach Road and the Paper Road.

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