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    Skotel Alpine Resort

    Tongariro National Park, Whakapapa, Tongariro National Park 3951, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent22%
    • Very good36%
    • Average22%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible9%
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    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Wheelchair access
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    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 18 December 2014

    We had a lovely room with the view of Mt. Nguaruhoe. We were there only for two days so can't say much. I found the staff friendly and helpful. Amazing location, great views. I would advise anyone who wishes to stay there to go for...More

    1  Thank Tejal C
    Reviewed 10 December 2014

    I recently stayed here as part of a G Adventures tour around NZ. We were meant to do the Tongariro crossing but unfortunately the weather was too bad. The hotel was nice enough - the rooms looked a bit tired but were perfectly serviceable. The...More

    1  Thank Catherine D
    Reviewed 8 December 2014

    I am shocked by the number of positive reviews on this place. We stayed here for 2 nights last week to do the Tongariro crossing. I agree with previous reviewers that its a great location with amazing views and the staff was friendly & helpful....More

    1  Thank Poppi4
    Response from Wayne S, General Manager at Skotel Alpine ResortResponded 20 December 2014

    The cabins certainly need upgrading. Since July 2012 we have been negotiating with the Department of Conservation for a longer lease to justify a major upgrade. In the process we have spent over $10,000 on reports. Their latest email promises an answer within the next...More

    Reviewed 7 December 2014

    Managed to get a fairly basic room for the night at the last minute. Was clean and tidy and what you would expect for the price. The location is simply amazing. Had dinner and tea in the restaurant, which was good food at reasonable price....More

    Thank Eric W
    Reviewed 24 November 2014

    This hotel is up in the middle of nowhere next to some volcanos. We were in the cheap rooms which were super tiny but had three to a room (one set of bunk beds and one not so comfy and saggy bed) with little other...More

    1  Thank gijadenyc
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    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$44 - US$154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Manawatu-Wanganui Region >
    • Tongariro National Park >
    • Whakapapa
    • Also Known As
    • Skotel Alpine Hotel Whakapapa Village ,
    • Holiday Inn Tongariro National Park
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    156 reviews
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    Nearby Attractions
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    318 reviews
    .22 miles away
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    .11 miles away
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    .37 miles away
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    .11 miles away
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    Patty E
    18 June 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
    29 October 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
    23 June 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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    "Stay away from 218 that has a leaking roof. 216 is alright or 222"
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    "Any of the 200 series rooms facing west have outstanding views"
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    "Best views of mountains from superior rooms"
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    "Make sure you ask for a firmer mattress if that's what you prefer as they are quite soft and comfy and we..."
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