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    Chateau Tongariro Hotel

    State Highway 48, Whakapapa, Tongariro National Park 3951, New Zealand
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    Overview

    • Excellent34%
    • Very good35%
    • Average18%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible4%
    5 days ago
    “An Iconic Hotel”
    6 days ago
    “Needs some tweaks and more love”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Restaurant
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    Bar/Lounge
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    Spa
    4 Star Hotel
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    289 reviews
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    Reviewed yesterday

    Was really looking forward to staying at the chateau on our recent trip to national park to complete the tongariro crossing. The hotel is pretty iconic for the national park area and located right underneath mount Ruapehu with beautiful views from whatever room you stay...More

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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We stayed here for 3 nights and found it comfortable, clean and accommodating. The duty manager, Sumit Sood appeared to keep a watchful eye on the service staff and the result was very responsive and helpful service. The food in the restaurants was good though...More

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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We loved it!!! The Chateau is such a treat. The staff are so professional and helpful. It has its own movie theatre! They shows movies all day and in the evening. there is a movie at 4pm each day on the history of the Chateau....More

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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    The location of the Chateau is obviously fantastic, unfortunately we felt very let down by the service and attitude of the staff. The view from our room was great but the bathroom was very run down and in poor condition with broken fixtures and a...More

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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Check in was easy and the staff were knowledgeable and friendly. The walk from the car park was up the vehicle ramp with not much room for pedestrians with bags and with some foreign drivers in evidence unfamiliar with our road rules or 'driving full...More

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    Adventure Lodge & Motel
    486 reviews
    #1 of 3 hotels in Tongariro National Park
     
    Skotel Alpine Resort
    415 reviews
    #2 of 2 hotels in Whakapapa
     
    Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu
    289 reviews
    #1 of 6 hotels in Ohakune
     
    Plateau Lodge
    237 reviews
    #2 of 9 Specialty lodging in National Park Village
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Golf course
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • $108 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
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    Dining (44)
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    Nearby
    Nearby Hotels
    Skotel Alpine Resort
    415 reviews
    .23 miles away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Ruapehu Lounge Bar
    54 reviews
    1.86 miles away
    Ruapehu Restaurant
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    1.86 miles away
    Tussock
    61 reviews
    1.86 miles away
    Pihanga Cafe & T Bar
    146 reviews
    .03 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre (Whakapapa Visitor Centre)
    294 reviews
    .11 miles away
    Tama Lakes
    34 reviews
    .12 miles away
    Silica Rapids Track
    17 reviews
    .43 miles away
    Taranaki Falls
    68 reviews
    .12 miles away
    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    telzangel
    Does the Chateau provide coffee pots in rooms?
    November 29, 2016|
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    Response from Guido P | Reviewed this property |
    Yes it does
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    rei88
    Hi did anyone stay on the Heritage king split (old wing) ? is it worth the $292 incl breakfast?
    June 23, 2016|
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    maryellen50
    Hi, Is there transportation from to the Chateau to the Tongariro Alpine Track and return pick-up?
    January 12, 2016|
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms facing East and North might have a better view"
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    "If the expect a room in the main hotel you need to specifically book one"
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    "Speak to staff re what rooms give the best views."
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    "Some rooms are a bit of a walk from the lobby/restaurant, if mobility is an issue."
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