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Skotel Alpine Resort

Tongariro National Park, Whakapapa, Tongariro National Park 3951, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My Wife and i stayed in one of the Cabins for our honeymoon, close to the Ski fields all the necessities required for a truely beautiful Stay Dinner in the main Lodge was good Value and great food, Wether you go as a couple or a group of 6 You will absolutely love your Enviroment and surroundings looking out to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in room 211 and it had beautiful views!!! Room was clean except for the two hairs in the bathtub. We had a package with dinner and breakfast included, dinner was great, prices were reasonable too, breakfast was okay it did close at 730 which was a bit early, unfortunately the spa pools were out of order the night... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent one night at the Skotel recently. The weather was not very helpful, spoiling our plans to go for a nice walk just outside of the hotel. However, the Lockwood setup of the hotel, the friendly staff and the nice leather seats by the fire made our stay very comfortable. Our room looked directly onto Mount Ngauruhoe, "Mount Doom"... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently 16 of us from the Italian Motorcycle Owners Club stayed at the Skotel for one night. It was the perfect location for a group ride around the Ruapehu area. The hotel had stunning views and we all ate together at the Skotel for dinner which was great. The rooms were clean, the bar and restaurant area was perfect and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stayed there for two nights during our northern Island tour in the middle of may. The location is perfect for going hiking! Unfortunatly we didn't had good westher, so we couldn't do the walk.. The Hotel was nice. Nice and clean rooms. A nice bar & restaurant. They have a games room / gym / big common area &... More 

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tauupo
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely trip back and to make it even better we were given an upgrade as frequent visitors! Lovely room, television onsuite, the works. Bar just as cosy,with fire going. Even without doing anything but short walks, just lovely place for a getaway, we live in Taupo, so quick to get to, but far enough away to feel like it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a very pleasant one night stay here ahead of a Tongariro Crossing hike. Great room with wonderful views. It feels like a ski lodge. Probably very cozy in the winter. The restaurant was ok; nothing special, but decent food.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used the Skotel as a base for the Northern Circuit in May. Great service from the friendly staff. Didn't eat in the restaurant as did not fit in with schedule but did use the kitchen which was clean and well equipped. Being able to leave our vehicle in the Skotel car park whilst we were on the trail was... More 

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Blackheath, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We actually had a great visit here and you could easily imagine it as being a cozy place after a winters day of skiing. We loved dinner at the restaurant (way better then we expected) and the view was fantastic. A great stay to explore Tongarriro National park.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food in the restaurant is overpriced and very basic and there are not many options in the national park.We had the pizza and it tastes like it was a heated up frozen base with a few toppings, we would not recommend the pizzas here. The tussock restaurant was a better choice

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