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Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“heated pool”(21 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
Laundry Service
4 Star Hotel
Combining all the facilities of an boutique hotel with the ambiance of a an alpine lodge, the Powderhorn Chateau is situated in Ohakune at the doorstep of the spectacular Tongariro National Park. This stunning alpine wonderland is one of only a handful of sites throughout the world to...
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Location and contact
194 Mangawhero Terrace | PO Box 222, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
71.1 km to Wanganui Airport
13 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The staff are to be congratulated for excellent and friendly customer service, each and every time we dealt with a staff member. Thank you. We caught the long distance train from Auckland and this hotel is an easy walk from the train station. Best of...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Meet friends here for dinner, kept getting interrupted during dinner conversation by wait staff. The waitress was obviously on a working visa. They need more training. You don’t come and interrupt a conversation without an excuse me or something! The food was average and overpriced!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for two nights. It was such a lovely place to stay, very homey and with modern facilities and amenities. The pine walls and roof were so cosy, and nice and warm considering it was so cold when we were...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I host many events at the Powderhorn. I go back again and again because no matter what the size of the event, the service is exceptional. Antika's team are outstanding. Annie G could run a large international resort with her hands tied behind her back...More

Thank Rachel201420142014
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Unfortunately we only had one night to stay at the Powderhorn Chateau on our Red Carpet (Lord of the Rings) Tour. But even that one night was wonderful. A great aesthetic atmosphere near Mount Ruapehu. Even walked around in the early morning while the neighborhood...More

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GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Conference Facilities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet Room
Self-Serve Laundry
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Minibar
Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
US$ 148 - US$ 319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 148 - US$ 319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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26 July 2017|
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Response from yolofifiez | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and now it is included in your lift pass if you have pre book a day pass or already have a season pass. The bus stops right outside the door.
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bmeup
26 July 2017|
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Response from homedelsac | Reviewed this property |
Yes, upon check-in we were offered a shuttle service to the tramping start and end points, which looked as a good option although we did not use it (used out car instead).
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30 September 2016|
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Response from jefflU5752MV | Reviewed this property |
Trails are practical on the door step , a wee distance to the ski fields but November no snow, the powder horn is the perfect place to use as a headquarters.
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"If you want privacy and self catering ask for a chalet."
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"try to get a room with a terrace - great view"
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"Ask for earplugs on arrival."
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"Large room, heated indoor pool, snow rental gear onsite, large open fireplaces."
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