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    Skotel Alpine Resort

    Tongariro National Park, Whakapapa, Tongariro National Park 3951, New Zealand
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    • Excellent22%
    • Very good36%
    • Average22%
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    • Terrible9%
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    1 - 5 of 375 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    The hotel is surrounded by the national park volcanoes which must be incredible if the cloud is not obscuring them. Even then, the views are very good, especially from the public rooms. It has a nice, alpine lodge feel, with lots of pine cladding but...More

    Thank JandD681
    Response from Skotel, Shabby Chic at Skotel Alpine ResortResponded 3 days ago

    Hi and thanks for choosing to stay with us. Its great that you appreciated the surrounds and yes the fog can get a little low sometimes. The breakfast sausages have been replaced with a nice pork and fennel alternative and are much nicer. We look...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We chose well here. The hotel is very comfortable. We were lucky to be in one of the rooms with a direct view of the Tongariro alpine crossing. Unfortunately we lucked out on the weather. The hotel was nicely located for the walking routes and...More

    Thank Grembo
    Response from Skotel, General Manager at Skotel Alpine ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for this Grembo. I am please you enjoyed your stay and the services we offer. We look forward to your next visit and by then I will have trained Grandma to make twice as much steamed pudding. It is such a hit!!

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We were meant to stay at the Skotel last weekend. We had asked them not to spray our room with air fresheners before our arrival as we find those totally unnecessary. We were given a room on the lower level & it REEKED of mold....More

    Thank H D
    Response from Skotel, General Manager at Skotel Alpine ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks so much for this feedback. I was not on site that evening so i am pleased that the staff did such a great job of offering you an alternative room for consideration and then an alternative venue. We were aware of your visit and...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed 3 nights with the focus of visiting Whakkapappa snow fields and chose one of the superior rooms which had a balcony and fantastic view. Given the limited dining options around the area, we chose to eat in at the hotel each night and...More

    Thank KTB311
    Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

    People say they have better value that they paid at chateau and crossing backpackers than this place. Will definitely give it a go next time. Dinner we went was too savoury for both of us, had 20% off, but could have done better. And vendor...More

    Thank Yang C
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • US$40 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 48
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    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Manawatu-Wanganui Region >
    • Tongariro National Park >
    • Whakapapa
    • Also Known As
    • Skotel Alpine Hotel Whakapapa Village ,
    • Holiday Inn Tongariro National Park
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    Patty E
    19 June 2016|
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    Response from Michael W | Reviewed this property |
    You can take the train from downtown Auckland and not have to worry about driving. The hotel will arrange a shuttle from the train station. Enjoy!
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    yiyelee
    29 October 2015|
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    Response from gina p | Reviewed this property |
    Well I'm not sure about the bus going all the way to the skotel, I doubt that very much. It will more than likely drop you off at Whakapapa village as outlined in above answer. Best ask at the big store where bus will prob... More
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    24 June 2015|
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    Response from triggersg | Reviewed this property |
    I stayed in one such room recently. It had a double plus a single - so the answer to your question is yes
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