Howards Mountain Lodge
Between Erua Forest and Tongariro National Park, this relaxed lodge is a 7-minute walk from National Park train station.
Accommodations range from mixed dorms to private rooms with free Wi-Fi and shared or en suite bathrooms. Some rooms have flat-screen TVs. The 3-bedroom lodges have kitchens and living rooms with fireplaces.
Amenities include a ski rental shop, communal kitchens and a spa, as well as 2 lounges with fireplaces. Breakfast is available for a fee. Parking is free.