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Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Ohakune
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We stayed for 3 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. From check in, bar and restaurant everyone we met went the extra mile to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable.

We were in room 309 which was a great sized room, very clean and comfortable bed. The "Harry Potter" room was great fun for our son. Not to mention the heated indoor pool with bar service the perfect way to finish a day of fantastic skiing.

The Snow Centre on site is super convenient for renting equipment etc.

Thanks to everyone at Powderhorn and PowderKeg for making our stay memorable.

Room Tip: Large room, heated indoor pool, snow rental gear onsite, large open fireplaces.
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  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled with family
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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 is a perfect way to spend an afternoon after skiing or snowboarding during the day. There are other activities available in the area such as walking and mountain bike tracks in case the lifts are closed. Would definitely recommend it to friends and family!

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled solo
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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 staff were pleasant and efficient. Room spacious, cosy and comfortable. Main restaurant, the Matterhorn, was pleasant with good food and warm atmosphere. Brasserie also had good food in amongst bar area and they managed great service even when really busy. Hot pool great for a dip after skiing, complete with button for bar service! All pretty faultless and to sum up sure there are cheaper places but you'd be hard pushed to find a better one.

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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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 out there was a massive spa pool with a intercom through to the bar. After thrashing it down the slops all day I can't think of anything more appropriate than to sip on a mulled wine or cold beer in a hot pool!

Can't image ever staying anywhere else in Kune. Much love to the owners and team for an amazing experience!

Stayed: August 2017, travelled with friends
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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.
Instructors up the ski field soon had Rose skiing and enjoying the beginners slope

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu

Address: 194 Mangawhero Terrace | PO Box 222, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Ohakune
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Ohakune
Price Range: ₹ 9,845 - ₹ 23,316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu 4*
Number of rooms: 32
Official Description (provided by the 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 be given dual natural and cultural World Heritage status by UNESCO. ... more   less 
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