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Ngati Ruanui Stratford Mountain House Hotel

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Hawera, New Zealand
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41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

16 family members went to the Mountain House for my mothers 85th birthday lunch. Some came from Tauranga and were very impressed with not only the fantastic location but the food was excellent and the staff and service were efficient and welcoming. The restaurant was comfortable, lovely and warm on a cold day. Great place, great food, Nice people. Beautiful.

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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

We were here for only 1 night and wished we could have stayed longer. Rod welcomed us warmly after our long drive down from Tongariro. The room has been refurbished and is clean with a warm feel. There are self service laundry facilities. Lunch was lovely, we had a pumpkin soup, fish burger and mussels which were all delicious. Mt... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

It is set in the national park at the bottom of Mt Taranaki so there are walks close by. We only stayed for one night but it was a lovely place to stay. The staff were friendly and welcoming. The food at the restaurant, although not extensive, was fabulous. The room clean and very comfortable with very nice linen. It... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We stopped off for a coffee and got heaps more. Probably the best carrot cake ever, the dining cafe area was very tidy clean and the staff were friendly, We did not see the accommodation as we were not staying. Comfy clean couches to relax in would be sensational in the snow.

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Kerikeri
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12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Very nice & helpful welcome on arrival. We had unit 4 which had a view out to the front, the mountain behind & only a short walk to reception & the dining room. Unit quiet & relaxing, but some noise noticed from next door at times. Meals were very high standard indeed & very enjoyable at all times. We would... More 

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MartyS1001, Manager at Ngati Ruanui Stratford Mountain House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. The continental breakfast is available to our Sunday evening guests due to our closure on Monday & Tuesdays, I apologies this was not offered at reception. Regarding Mon & Tues closure this has been a standing arrangement for a number of years and possibly not as visible as it could be on our Website and... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

We have had dinner here twice now and both times it did not live up to our expectations. Mount Taranaki certainly provides an amazing setting, one where you would expect excellence. Unfortunately the food does not deliver on that account. Sure the portions are huge but the quality is average at most. We had venison cutlets and catch of the... More 

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MartyS1001, Manager at Ngati Ruanui Stratford Mountain House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, your comments have been noted The Management Team More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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55 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Our family just spent a magic weekend that surpassed our expectations. We are a family of four (2 teenagers) and the family room worked well for us - nice and spacious. What we liked: - Firstly the warm welcome from Whaea Miri Snee and the team (from the time of making the reservation to walking through the door to the... More 

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MartyS1001, Manager at Ngati Ruanui Stratford Mountain House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words we are pleased your experience at the SMH met your expectations. Nga mihi The Management Team More 

Hawera, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

We were celebrating our 42nd Wedding anniversary , went for a lovely one hour Native Bush walk, then relaxed in the lounge with a couple of drinks. The room was clean and tidy with a King Bed ,Spa bath and shower all we needed. We then Dined in the Restaurant had a really well presented meal, ample sized portions and... More 

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MartyS1001, Manager at Ngati Ruanui Stratford Mountain House Hotel, responded to this review

Kia ora John raua ko Cheryl Thank you for the feedback, it was a pleasure sharing in your special ocassion, may there be many more. We look forward to your next visit Nga mihi The Management Team More 

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

We recently had and overnight stay to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The room was clean but we felt basic and bland. A lovely scenic pictures of the mountain on the wall would of been great to lift the decor. Our room only had one chair but a super king bed which was reasonably comfortable. The room also contained a spa... More 

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Havelock North
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

We went to the restaurant for lunch which was fantastic. Presentation, taste and service could not be faulted and the price was so reasonable too. We were only sorry that we had booked our accommodation in New Plymouth for the weekend. We were shown the rooms at the Hotel and they were immaculate. The setting is truly amazing and we... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mountain House Hotel has nine beautifully decorated double rooms. All our guest rooms are new renovated and equipped with flat panel TV, complimentary Mini Bar, Telephone and FREE internet. In addition, all rooms feature a full private spa bath with overhead showers, hairdryer, and Guest Amenities. All guests can completely relax by using all the restaurant services including breakfast, Lunch, afternoon teas and Dinner.…You can’t find a better place on earth. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ngati Ruanui Stratford Mountain House Hotel

Address: Pembroke Road | East Mt. Egmont/Taranaki, Stratford 4352, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > Stratford
Price Range: $109 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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