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Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very friendly and helpful front desk staffs. Beautiful and warm wooden deco rooms that looked like Hobbiton. Great restaurants and food with reasonable price. Good facilities such as automatic doors, lifts and spa pool. There is a good 45min loop walk close by. Very quiet at night.

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Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've stayed in some fancy hotels, and this is one of the best. The excellence comes from both the building and the staff. The building is a star. A massive riverside Swiss chalet with rafters and handrails made out of whole tree trunks. It creaks a little. The rooms are large and well-furnished (though rather gloomily lit) and the wifi...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really great hotel in a lovely little town with amazingly friendly, welcoming staff both in the hotel and the bar - really helpful and inviting. Fabulous indoor pool. The Hotel itself is a pretty amazing building.

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Thank LRCooper
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband booked us here for a one-night stopover on our way from Auckland to Wellington. We didn't have enough time to do the one-day trek across Tongariro so we decided to make the best of the limited time we had by hiking a small portion of the southern tip of the park. Although we were told that this was...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a night at the hotel after visiting Tongariro National Park and we didn't have many choices of hotels around there. I felt like the hotel was a but outdated, and what bothered me the most was the fact that the ceiling in the room was low, and there wasn't much light in there, so adding that to the...

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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Just awesome. Spent a week in Ohakune for work and based ourselves out of the Powderhorn - good business support and great facilities. Food at the in-house restaurant (Powderkeg) was amazing. Good (but not too complex) menu, with friendly service. Staff went out of their way to help with various transport issues too. Fantastic selection of beers and ciders available,...

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Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We've been running a week long workshop at the Powderhorn in Ohakune and the service and experience has been nothing but exceptional. Annie has been our primary contact throughout the five days and she's gone above and beyond to make sure everyone is being looked after. She's made the experience as a facilitator seamless and I honestly can't thank her...

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Reviewed 22 November 2016

Our tour group stayed one night at this beautiful chateau and it was most certainly the highlight in terms of accomodation during the trip. The building is beautiful and the attention to detail in the rooms is superb. We arrived later than expected but this was accommodated with ease, including delicious 3 course dinner, which was served in a timely...

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We stayed one night at the Powderhorn and were impressed with the friendliness of the staff and the quality of our room. The wood paneling of the Chateau gives it a distinctly European feel and the room amenities are first class. We had drinks and dinner in the Powderkeg Restaurant n the evening which we really enjoyed.

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Montana City, Montana
Reviewed 31 October 2016

How can a hotel be great for Lord of the Rings fans? Well this is a hotel that housed some of the stars during the filming at the nearby locations. For example we got room 312, which both Viggo Mortensen and Hugo Weaving stayed in (at separate times, of course!). The room itself was nice and very comfortable. When we...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Combining all the facilities of an boutique hotel with the ambiance of a an alpine lodge, the Powderhorn Chateau is situated in Ohakune at the doorstep of the spectacular Tongariro National Park. This stunning alpine wonderland is one of only a handful of sites throughout the world to be given dual natural and cultural World Heritage status by UNESCO. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu

Address: 194 Mangawhero Terrace | PO Box 222, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Ohakune
Price Range: RM674 - RM1,536 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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“I had a river view, which was lovely. Some rooms have balconies, but third floor rooms, which don't, are probably quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles AntheaFG, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“River views on West side”
 of 5 bubbles G3374ZNrichardm, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“lift available to all floors”
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  • bathroom with bathtub
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 of 5 bubbles fattmatt20, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“never stayed overnight”
 of 5 bubbles maxiesmart, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Balcony rooms are exceptional, let the staff know your preferences ie not worried about a bit of noise or would prefer a more isolated area.”
 of 5 bubbles , 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
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