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Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu

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  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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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 be given dual natural and cultural World Heritage status by UNESCO.
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Property amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Wheelchair Access
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Room features
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Air Conditioning
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Mountain View
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Location
Full view
Getting there
Wanganui Airport71 km
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped here to break up a longer journey south. We arrived at 8pm and were told they had thought we weren't coming, however I had checked the website and booking information that said we only needed to let them know if we would be...More

Thank PikaChar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The town of Ohakune is depressing at least in Spring. Most of the business is either on sale, for lease or closed. The whole area makes a run down impression. So is the hotel. The shop in the building is for lease. The whole hotel...More

Thank michaelmJ9944NS
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Great hotel with a great restaurant, had a fantastic roasted chicken feast. They do state that being made of natural wood, noise travels which we found was very true. We could hear people walking around in the rooms upstairs at 6am, so not a place...More

Thank Amanda O
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Great place to stay in an old Chateau, rooms are big enough, with complimentary toiletries and tea/coffee(however I couldn't find a spoon to stir my milo). Hotel has an indoor heated pool also. Comfortable clean place to stay

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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Loved everything about this hotel, felt like I was back in the alps in Europe. The hot pop was a stand out so much better than I imagined and the bar service made it epic. Lovely rooms and the noise didn’t bother us

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Ying889
1 September 2018|
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Response from KarenTAV | Reviewed this property |
The Hotel had excellent information on all surrounding hikes and transport and seasonal weather details. I suggest you contact them direct.
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bmeup
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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"Ask for the top floor and towards the back of the hotel. Front rooms get all the drunken noise from those..."
joannemW7429UC
10 Aug 2018
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"If you want privacy and self catering ask for a chalet."
22judi333
20 Feb 2018
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"try to get a room with a terrace - great view"
janddp29
20 Jan 2018
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"Ask for earplugs on arrival."
gemmaw597
3 Nov 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 145 - US$ 322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
powderhorn chateau mount ruapehu hotel ohakunepowderhorn chateau mount ruapehu ohakune
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandManawatu-Wanganui RegionOhakune
NUMBER OF ROOMS
32
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