TONGARIRO RIVER MOTEL
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Eleven relaxed comfy fully-self-contained units with every facility – full size ovens, microwaves, fridges, covered parking, 50 sky TV channels, full range of fishing guide maps & books & info & facilities include free smoker, bikes, updated Tongariro Alpine Crossing forecasts, even rod racks…
Special room rates for anglers, trampers, bikers, tourists wanting longer term occupancy.
TRM is the original anglers’ motel in Turangi catering primarily for fly fishermen offering the BEST VALUE AFFORDABLE ACCOMMODATION on the Tongariro River.
So why is Tongariro River Motel (“TRM”) the best place to stay?
Following is the description from THE ROUGH GUIDE to New Zealand:
Homely comfortable motel that is hugely popular with anglers partly for its rod racks and smoker, but mainly because of its “manager”, a lovable boxer named Boof. The friendly owner runs a lively website on everything to do with Turangi and trout fishing in particular.
(Note: TRM is their ‘chosen preferred selected’ Turangi accommodation confirmed by the “star” rating) OK? What else do you need to know? What about our in-house fishing and tour guide Kiki? -Photo on right. Kiki is available at very competitive hourly rates to guide anglers around the Tongariro River or take tourists on bike rides around the Tongariro River Trail or on other unmarked tracks to view the Tongariro National Park – a world heritage area. But make sure you book ahead…
Latest Google Review:
From MC Australia
Quality – Excellent
Facilities – Excellent
Service – Excellent
“This is not a flash motel but is outstanding for service and facilities. Ross and Pip go out of their way to make guests welcome. Turangi is famous for trout fishing and this motel is more like a friendly fishing lodge.
The units are old but scrupulously clean with full cooking facilities, refrigerators, ovens etc; heaters for the cold and fans for the hot weather.
Beds are comfortable with heaps of blankets, quilts etc for colder nights.There is a free laundry, free wifi, a free smokehouse for trout, free bike hire, etc.
TRM has some old second hand fishing gear available although local tackle shops operate full hire services.The motel is handy to local shops (including a supermarket) and the owner’s friendly dogs love being taken for walks along the Tongariro river which is 200m away.
The motel is also a handy base for skiing activities in the area as well as the famous Tongariro Crossing and the soon to be famous Tongariro River Trail.”