We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu

Save
Share
Traveller (158)
Room & Suite (53)
Dining (18)
Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“heated pool”(20 reviews)
“log cabin”(11 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
2 Sep3 Sep
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 156.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Ohakune hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "adc8bf995e024f378bc18eb81beb9324", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":584542,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79791224],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":2,"month":9,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":3,"month":9,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":157,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"adc8bf995e024f378bc18eb81beb9324","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":165,"lowestMetaPrice":156,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":165,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":165,"lowestMetaPrice":156,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":165,"hotelName":"Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImFkYzhiZjk5NWUwMjRmMzc4YmMxOGViODFiZWI5MzI0IiwiQUlLIjoiZmJjY2ZiNDBlZDdiNDE5YzllMjdiNDUzNDc5OGNjYjYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "02/09/2018", "checkOut": "03/09/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$ 156", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"79791224":"AgodaIB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (343)
There are newer reviews for Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
295 results
Traveller rating
172
93
25
4
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
172
93
25
4
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsheated poollog cabintongariro crossingswiss chaletski seasonnew zealandpowder kegmini barhighly recommend staying herehotel restaurantwonderful atmospheremain restaurantsnow centrewingsski lodge feelbeautiful roomboth nights
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
21 - 25 of 295 reviews
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

The Powderhorn is a beautiful hotel, covered with wood. Combine that with a huge, one room suite, including a big veranda and you get the winning combination. The staff is welcoming and very helpful, breakfast and dinner are served in a nice restaurant and the...More

Thank Ester L
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We stayed here for two nights on our way south to Wellington. Arrived and left in the rain but it didn't matter, the view is amazing, the staff are all friendly and welcoming and the place is lovely. As a European felt very at home,...More

Thank janddp29
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the chalets the hotel offers. The units were very well appointed, tidy and worked really well for us. We had complimentary use of hotel facilities and used the hot pool :-), it was welcomed after doing three Tongariro Crossing. The resturant had...More

Thank Krusherman
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We had eaten at the restaurant (Powderkeg) before but never stayed at the hotel. We decided to spend a night here on our way home and are so glad we did. The carparking is free, reception staff are friendly and helpful, there is an elevator...More

1  Thank veedub72
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Cute hotel in log cabin style. Good amenities in room and efficient check-in process. Unfortunately we were unable to have a decent night's sleep due to the proximity to the railway line that runs beside the hotel, which saw no fewer than 8 trains pass...More

Thank Gemma W
View more reviews
About
Awards & Recognition
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
Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet Room
Self-Serve Laundry
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Minibar
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Details
Price range
US$ 150 - US$ 313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 150 - US$ 313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (158)
Room & Suite (53)
Dining (18)
Pool & Beach (1)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
bmeup
26 July 2017|
Answer
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.
1
Vote
bmeup
26 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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).
0
Votes
Google Translation
D4V1D_M
30 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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.
1
Vote
Room Tips
"Ask for the top floor and towards the back of the hotel. Front rooms get all the drunken noise from those..."
Read review
"If you want privacy and self catering ask for a chalet."
Read review
"try to get a room with a terrace - great view"
Read review
"Ask for earplugs on arrival."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing