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Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu

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  • Excellent58%
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“heated pool”(21 reviews)
“log cabin”(11 reviews)
“order drinks”(9 reviews)
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Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
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4.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsheated poollog cabinorder drinksski shoptongariro crossingbeautiful buildingmini barnew zealandski seasonpowder kegswiss chalethighly recommend staying herewonderful hotelhotel restaurantwonderful atmospheremain restaurantnice balcony
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Spent a couple of nights in this brilliant hotel. The location is very good, really close to Turoa ski tracks. Rooms are very cozy, the restaurant was amazing, delicious food and great service. Overall, the customer service at Powderhorn Chateau was exceptional. The heated pool...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Perfect location right on the road up to the skiing at Turoa. We grabbed a free shuttle from 50 m down the road. Ski hire facilities on site were efficient and friendly, with a place to store your stuff overnight if you're a guest. Hotel...More

Thank Epitwee
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

This triple threat establishment absolutely kills it in all areas. The hotel, bar and restaurant all provide a charming experience with super lovely staff, quaint and timeless decor and generously portioned comfort food. I was so overwhelmed with joy I almost cried when I found...More

Thank cammace
Reviewed 18 August 2017

First time to the snow for my Thai wife weather was not the best but a good time was had by both of us. Hotel was enjoyable warm and comfortable.Meals and staff very good and helpful Tavern walking distance down road also serves good meals....More

Thank jigsaw28
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I've just stayed for 4 nights with my son, hoping to get snowboarding on the mountain. Whilst the weather let us down, the hotel certainly did not - it's a great place to stay for a snow break and we were grateful to be there...More

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Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Conference Facilities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Banquet Room
Self-Serve Laundry
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
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Heated pool
Indoor pool
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US$ 152 - US$ 360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$ 152 - US$ 360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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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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