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Ngati Ruanui Stratford Mountain House Hotel

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 February 2015

Accommodation of this standard on a mountain is not easy to come by! The alpine bush is all around you, and that great amazing mountain is right there in your face. You would usually expect a DOC hut or similar in this situation, but here at the Stratford Mountain House Hotel you have every luxury of comfort that you can... More 

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 February 2015

We stayed here for two nights and I wish we had booked for longer. Our little cabin was cosy and set amongst the trees. The bed was huge and so comfortable. The room was spotlessly clean and the bathroom was also a good size with a great shower. We ate at the restaurant both evenings and the food was delicious... More 

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Whanganui, New Zealand
2 reviews
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Reviewed 10 February 2015

We returned 17-years after our Wedding and reception held at the Stratford Mountain House (the grass landing still looks beautiful). The Mountain House was better than ever. The accommodation, restaurant and bush setting was 5 star. We enjoyed bush walks, a nice drink at the bar / restaurant and a great meal. We look forward to returning soon.

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New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 8 January 2015

1st time being to the mountain House and found the food to be of a very high standard and absolutely delious and the service outstanding from the staff. They couldn't have been any more helpful and accommodating. Thanks guys 5 stars from us !

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

Thank you very much Blair for your review we very much appreciate you taking the time to comment on our treasure. Hopefully you will return to visit again More 

Townsville
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Reviewed 7 January 2015

We had just done a 1400km coastal drive from Whakatane down to Wellington and up had left Palmerston Nth with no accommodation booked. We decided to wing it and head for Taranaki using our mobile net to find and book something.. Still no luck by 730 we were getting close to Taranaki and no beds sorted.. We came across the... More 

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

It was so lovely to meet you both and so pleased we were able to accommodate you at the last minute. Thank you for taking the time to review our mountain treasure More 

New Plymouth
1 review
Reviewed 20 December 2014

My wife and I both agree that this is one of the best couple of days we've had away, due in main part to the superb meals and service at the restaurant, and the atmosphere of being on the mountain in the middle of the alpine climate so far away from everything. The level of quietness on the mountain was... More 

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 14 December 2014

We went for the dinner, bed and breakfast package for $340. The food was stunningly good (see my separate review) but the hotel room was not of the same standard. The reception and bar area was lovely - plenty of big sofas, fireplaces, etc. which gave a snug and comfortable feeling to a hotel half way up the mountain. But... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 December 2014

We came in earlier than expected on a cold wet day, and the staff sat us down in front of the fire with a tea tray, just exactly what we needed. The dinner was great, the service top notch, our room (number 3) superb, with the largest and most comfortable bed I've ever found in a hotel. Yes, the whole... More 

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Reviewed 29 October 2014 via mobile

Very nice and warm place...abit expensive though but its worth every penny...meals sizes are abit small so you need to order atleast a 3course meal or eat in town.rooms look very expensive and beds are comfortable also...would go back again any day.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 October 2014

This lodge is located on Mount Taranaki. About a 10 minute drive from Stratford, it is surrounded by native bush. The room was really warm and clean, and the bathroom was well fitted. The resturant had a delicious menu but we only ate breakfast - dinners being about $40 for a main per person. However breakfast was delicious so I'm... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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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
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > Stratford
Price Range: $143 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ngati Ruanui Stratford Mountain House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“We did not stay there just went to cafe dining room”
 of 5 bubbles helenmB1911MZ, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Outside any room will give a lovely view of Mt Egmont.”
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“We went on the Mid Week Deal ,Very good value”
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“All looked great.”
  • View from our room was spectacular.
 of 5 bubbles GrettaW, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Family rooms are separate from main block, they are a short walk (1min) through a bush track.”
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