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We booked in for 2 nights and throughout our stay found all the staff to be very friendly, very helpful and a joy to be with. The motel itself is now somewhat dated although kept very clean. It is the style of construction popular in...More
We purchased the Tongariro Crossing Grabone package and I couldn't fault a thing! We had the superior room at Skotel which looked straight out onto Tongariro and Ngauruhoe mountains - just spectacular waking up to that each morning! The staff at Skotel were extremely welcoming,...More
Me and my mum decided to go for breakfast this morning. It was 8:50am and we were told by the (lovely) girl serving us that breakfast ends at 9am. After a quick word with the chef she came back to us and said it was...More
Skotel is located in Whakapapa village very close to some great walks and just down the road from the Whakapapa ski fields. The staff are awesome and the service great. We had good food and has a nice ambiance. The rooms are well-equipped and comfortable...More
WOW!!!! We were not expecting the excellent service and welcoming environment! The staff at Skotel made us feel welcome and valued. The room had the most amazing view and while the decor was outdated it did not detract from the views which was why we...More
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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
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 drop you off, where is best place to thumb a lift to Whakapapa. Its not that far, just a few kilometers, will be other people travelling up to the chateau and the skotel for sure, just hold up a sign, be plenty people go there. Thats best advice I can give you, same for return, always backpackers travelling from skotel and chateau. Best advice I can give you...