Facilities are ok, but there is no oven. the highlight is having a spa to soak your muscles after a long session of skiing/boarding up at Whakapapa. The location is excellent. Just a short walk to any bars/shops. I highly recommend the Horopito lamb shanks at Schnapps bar
Nice fireplace in the lounge. It has the best share area to hang out with mates. People running the place is always friendly. Tip -The showers closest to the kitchen is the hotest and progressively gets colder the further away.
Only had one night here but had no problems - booking, payment and check in was all easy! The village is small so the location of all the hostels and lodges here are convenient in reality; Ski Haus is about 800m-1km from all the important parts (supermarket) which is all flat…
The person at the front desk was very friendly and helpful. She made checking in very easy, she booked my Tongariro shuttle, and also made sure I had considered getting food as there is only one store in the town. The hostel was good for the price you pay. The lounge area was…
I had a very good experience. The person at the front desk, was helpful and friendly. The hostel was very clean and felt very safe. The person at front desk booked my shuttle for Tongariro, gave food recommendations and was just a nice person. As for the rooms, they are what…
"accessibility, clean, private"
"Far from the kitchen, far from the reception."
"There is a great hike down the road past the railtracks, near the fishers track. Takes you up to the waterfall. Its so close to the hostel and is beautiful and nice for a little easy hike."
"Ask for those with heaters!"
"Don't stay in the 8 bed dorm the other rooms seem ok modern and quiet"