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Skotel Alpine Resort

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Overview
Tongariro National Park, Whakapapa, Tongariro National Park 3951 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
3.5 Star accommodation
Reviews (491)
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Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

We ordered the fish and chips which from a distance looked good. But the batter was very thick and gooey inside and boring chips. The worst was the salad- salad mix which had a lot of rotting and browning leaves in it. Showed the staff...More

Thank GoLiz71
Reviewed March 21, 2016

Ok the rooms are small you expect that but our room was clean and comfortable. What do you expect for £30 odd a night! It was an awful day weather-wise low cloud and murk. We agree that there is little to do but a group...More

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed March 20, 2016

Dated hotel which charges quite highly for the experience- as other reviewers will have mentioned re the decor and style of the rooms. Have to pay for the wifi and the breakfast which I would have though would be included. Two big plus points are...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed March 16, 2016

Based on what we'd read, we expected a charming alpine retreat. What we found was a grungy room that didn't have much space. It was clean, but the bedding and carpet just seemed old and it kind of felt musty to me. Wifi was not...More

Thank Susan J
Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

The lodgings are chalet type, fairly basic but comfortable and with all mod cons. Views are unbelievable from the chalets. Staff are superb and nothing is too much trouble for them. Food is quite good. Location is perfect.

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Skotel was established in the early 60s by a group of keen skiers who wanted the convenience of accommodation close to the ski-fields but more comfort than the ski lodges of that time. In 1986 it underwent ...More a major expansion with the addition of restaurant, bar and other facilities. The old part of the building became the backpacker’s wing. Skotel has maintained its friendly informal atmosphere but now provides Qualmark three star accommodation and the exciting cuisine experiences of our new dinner menu. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast Available
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Sauna
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
48
Price range
US$49 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Skotel Alpine Hotel Whakapapa Village
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Holiday Inn Tongariro National Park
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Tongariro National Park > Whakapapa
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
48
Price range
US$49 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Skotel Alpine Hotel Whakapapa Village
,
Holiday Inn Tongariro National Park
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Tongariro National Park > Whakapapa
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Traveller (258)
Room & Suite (79)
Dining (17)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
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Patty E
June 18, 2016|
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Response from Michael W | Reviewed this property |
You can take the train from downtown Auckland and not have to worry about driving. The hotel will arrange a shuttle from the train station. Enjoy!
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yiyelee
October 29, 2015|
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Response from gina p | Reviewed this property |
Well I'm not sure about the bus going all the way to the skotel, I doubt that very much. It will more than likely drop you off at Whakapapa village as outlined in above answer. Best ask at the big store where bus will prob... More
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Igniite
June 23, 2015|
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Response from triggersg | Reviewed this property |
I stayed in one such room recently. It had a double plus a single - so the answer to your question is yes
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"loved having a private room with balcony."
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"Rooms that face out to the carpark and front entrance."
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"Studio 1 view field limited by ... studio 2"
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"The cabins have great views of the mountains, are quieter and have a sunny deck to enjoy your breakfast on."
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