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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Gets the job done, but not exceptional. Common refrigerator is DISGUSTING, smells like someone died. Nice common area but is a little cold temperature-wise. Staff are rarely, if ever, at the front desk -- always need to page someone to get a question answered, which is annoying.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a twin room with shared bathroom for my weekend getaway from Auckland. Overall the hotel is showing it's age with stained carpet, worn wood furniture and faded sheets, but it's clean enough for the weekend and hey, you get what you pay for. As I went during the ski season, the placed was packed for the weekend and there... More 

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

We stayed here for two nights. It is located in National Park Village but if you do not have a car, it's about a 10-15 minute walk to the cafe / 4 square in the front of the village. There seemed to be a few closed (seasonal?) restaurants right around the place but for the most part nothing in the... More 

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Sumare, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Good room, with good shower and average heating. We arrived after reception was closed, but they could accomodate us with no problem. Kitchen is large and well equiped. Silence is incredible! We could sleep listening only the wind outside. Staff is very carefull about security for the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. They checked our equipment and lended me gloves and hats,... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Stayed one night in a twin room. Beds were short (I am not very tall) and really squishy which I don't like. Enough space to store things. The room we had was right next to the kitchen which was a good size but we didn't sleep well as a group were drinking in the kitchen until the early hours and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

This place is perfect if you are doing the tongariro alpine crossing (the pick up location is just around the corner). They have free parking spots and the haus is cozy, warm and nice with confortable beds and extra hot showers. There is a big common area where you can watch tv, read a book getting wormed in front of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Awesome and friendly staff, a wood fireplace free to use at any time, and a huge rec room with all you could ask for in a public space. Board games, pool table, books, tv, puzzles, and that fireplace! Super cosy spot and was glad to spend a couple of nights here when it was pouring rain outside. No free tea... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I liked it. It had a bit of character and it did the trick. Very cheap and practical. The girl who works and the reception and basically you see working around the hostel all the time, is fab. Very friendly and happy to help. Free pool is an awesome bonus. Bad WiFi is the only con.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

I choose here for our two nights while doing the Tongariro Crossing. It was perfect. It is a hostel. Clean, good kitchen and we had our own room. It cost NZ$68 per night. It is a lot cheaper if you share one of the bunk rooms. The hostel also organised transport to and from the crossing for a cost of... More 

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Aachen, Germany
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at Ski Haus. It was the right place to stay for Tongariro Crossing! They really cared about us and gave us all information we needed for Tongariro Crossing and updated us regularly about the weather conditions and if the track was passable. Nice and clean facilities, big kitchen. Hot showers and warm rooms except for the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ski Haus backpacker accommodation is based in the heart of National Park Village. Located at the foot of the remarkable mountains in the Tongariro National Park, Ski Haus is your ideal base for hikes to Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Northern Circuit and great views of Mt Ruapehu, Mt Tongariro and Mt Ngauruhoe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ski Haus

Address: Cnr of Carroll and McKenzie Sts, National Park Village, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > National Park Village
Price Range: $36 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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