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Chateau Tongariro Hotel

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Everything we do at the Chateau Tongariro Hotel we believe in providing you with a timeless elegance. We believe that preserving tradition and history is most important and as the hotel is located within a dual World Heritage National Park, conservation and culture are also at the forefront of your experience. Tongariro National Park provides a stunning natural playground bursting with diverse landscapes for visitors to the Chateau Tongariro to discover. Chateau Tongariro provides accommodation, restaurants, bars and conference facilities and is an all-seasons, utterly timeless experience not to be missed.
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Room service
Free parking
Free Internet
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Paid Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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It is evident from the moment you enter the building that it has seen better days. While much of the décor is reminiscent of retro glamour, everything including the paint job on the walls need a facelift and some TLC. We experience poor to average service during our stay,
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Hotel's Favourite
We were booked under a 'Celebration' package by my partner (now fiancé). We had a wonderful stay and were very impressed with the food in the Ruapehu room for the two dinners we enjoyed there. We really could not fault the meals; just superb! The service was also wonderful  -
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Response from ChateauHMGT, Front Office Manager at Chateau Tongariro Hotel
Responded 24 Aug 2018
Dear Therese K, First of all we would like to congratulate you on your recent engagement and we wish you all the best. Thank you very much for choosing Chateau Tongariro for your recent stay and for taking the time to leave a review of your experience. We are very appreciative for your amazing comments about our facilities, the food and the service offered by our Ladies and Gentlemen. Most importantly your reference to Romane, John, Lucas and Heather in the Ruapehu lounge, who are very grateful to be recognized for their service and dedication. We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed different facets of our hotel. Please do not hesitate to contact us directly should you require any assistance with future visit to the Chateau Tongariro. We appreciate your valuable feedback and look forward to welcome you again.
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This is a lovely old hotel. Rooms are gorgeous but small and the twin beds even smaller. No airconditioning so the room was stuffy. I'm sure it would be lovely in winter. It's in a lovely area of mountains and walking treks. We had dinner which was arranged by the tour
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First of all, avoid the economy rooms if you can. We made the mistake of booking one (all we could get for our party at the time) only to find that not only could you not swing a cat in it, there was nowhere to hang up the cat after you'd tried. So we asked for an upgrade and
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This is a beautiful chateau with great views and close to the walk paths. You must make reservations to eat there, but the atmosphere is very nice. Great for couples on special occasions or just a nice getaway.
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High tea with a view
Is there bus transport to Top of the Bruce
Yes, there is a free public transport from the base to the ski base. This operates on a regular schedule and is a complimentary service collecting people fro various car parks on the way and takes them to the base where the ski lifts etc operate.
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Does the Chateau provide coffee pots in rooms?
Yes it does
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Hi did anyone stay on the Heritage king split (old wing) ? is it worth the $292 incl breakfast?
Is the Grotto Pool,open
thank you for you question. Yes the relaxation pool is open. Unfortunately our Sauna is not operational at this time.
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"Affordable packages available if booked well in advance"
"We could have just stayed in the lobby it was so old, rustic and charming."
"The Tongariro Wing was where we stayed. Very good"
"Stay somewhere else..."
"The Heritage wing rooms have loads of old world charm."
US$ 125 - US$ 3,682 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Bayview Chateau Tongariro
New ZealandNorth IslandManawatu-Wanganui RegionTongariro National ParkWhakapapa
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