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Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu

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194 Mangawhero Terrace | PO Box 222, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
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Waiuku, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently stayed here for 3 nights for a ski holiday. The staff, room, restaurant and entire place is superb! Annie G, gave us the best customer service we have ever received. Thanks again, we will definitely be back. The hot pool is amazing!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed in 2 interconnecting rooms on 3rd floor. They were great, comfortable and clean. Staff were friendly, helpful and welcoming. There is a fantastic indoor heated pool which my kids absolutely loved, and the restaurant Powderkeg is very popular around 5pm onwards and offers good service and comfort food. Their breakfast menu could do with a review, I missed my... More 

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Taupo, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cool heated pool Comfortable bedroom Perfect alpine feel In my opinion nowhere better to stay in the area. Only let down was morning service staff. Not fantastic attitudes. Dinner in Matterhorn was great. Good food in a nice atmosphere. I judge a lot on wether the chef can cook eggs. Far too many places can't. They can!

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Thank Peter875486584547587
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Powederhorn had the feel of a proper European alpine hotel. Lovely warm rooms which were cozy and romantic. I see some people have complained about the noise (wood creaking etc) but I didn't notice anymore noise than at other hotels. Would recommend for couples weekend away or any type of ski trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate enough to have picked Powderhorn Chateau for our second honeymoon. I simply can't rate Powderhorn highly enough. From the second we stepped in the door and met Heidi, the effervescent receptionist who simply could not have been more helpful, through to the room (had been warmed already awaiting our arrival), to the beautiful balcony, the interior cosy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not for the faint hearted, it will be a blast from the past for some. Boasting two open fires a massive bar which takes centre stage. Even though super busy service is fast and pleasant lots of smiles. The choice of beverages is vast from cocktails to shandy and all in between. A young patronage but everyone is welcomed. So... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Initially, I was impressed with my room here. The beautiful wooden decor fits the lodge-style setting and the heat was pumping. There was an enormous spa tub and a comfortable bed. On further inspection, there wasn't a single electrical outlet to plug anything into. There were dead bugs all over the bathroom. The jets on the spa tub did not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner spent 2 nights here and enjoyed everything about our stay. The whole place was beautiful and toasty warm! But the best part about this place is the service at the front desk and the rest of the staff. Everyone we interacted with was a pleasure to deal with. Would defiantly come back again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Absolutely 10/10, nothing is ever a problem and the amenities are world class. The surroundings are amazing and it's only 5 minute walk from the centre of town. The Powderkeg Bar & Restaurant has the best staff and food I've come across.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This chateau was excellent! The rooms and facilities were great and there was a great restaurant. Hospitality was also brilliant with staff helping us to get Wi-fi connectivity which was difficult. Laundry was close and quick.

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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
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Ohakune
Price Range: $151 - $278 (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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