20 kilometres away from the main part of Tongariro is the Mill House Ruapehu. The Tongariro River Motel can be found 19 kilometres away. Another possibility is to book a room at the Motuoapa Bay Motel or the Oasis Motel & Holiday Park.
You'd be a Wally to head off without seeing the other things on offer in Manawatu - Wanganui. Manawatu - Wanganui is blessed with beaches, coastal plains and forests. Commonly visited Manawatu - Wanganui visitor destinations are the old towns, art museums and history museums. Travellers in this section of New Zealand can enjoy mountain biking, mountain climbing and hiking.
The closest places to spend the night in Tongariro National Park include Whakapapa and National Park Village. Whakapapa is 18 kilometres to the south of Tongariro, while National Park Village is 25 kilometres to the southwest of Tongariro. Hotels in Whakapapa are the Chateau Tongariro Hotel and Skotel Alpine Resort. National Park Village apartments and hotels include the Park Hotel, Ruapehu and Howard's Lodge - Hostel.
Travellers planning on flying via Taupo Airport may choose to book some accommodation at the Hilton Lake Taupo or the Millennium Resort Manuels, which are both nearby.
Hotels in Tongariro start at NZ$78 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.