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3.5-star Tongariro National Park hotel with restaurant

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Laundry facilities

Location

Located near the slopes, this Tongariro National Park hotel is in the mountains, within 1 mi (2 km) of Tongariro National Park and Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre, and close to winter sports such as cross-country skiing and snow tubing. Taranaki Falls is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) away.

Hotel Features

After a day on the slopes, return to Skotel Alpine Resort to dine at the restaurant, drink at the bar/lounge, and take a dip in a spa tub.

Room Amenities

All 48 individually decorated rooms offer free WiFi.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Backpacker Double, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$53* Per night/room Jul 22 - Jul 23

Cabin

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Tongariro Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Ruapehu Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Backpacker, Shared bathroom

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Hotel Policies

Payment types

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 7:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Contactless check-out is not available

Staff does not wear personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is not available to guests

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are not in place

Contactless check-in is not available

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are not available

Debit cards

No gap period between guest stays

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Hotel Names

  • Skotel Alpine Backpackers
  • Skotel Alpine Resort Hotel & Backpackers
  • Skotel Alpine Resort Hotel & Backpackers Whakapapa
  • Skotel Alpine Resort Whakapapa
  • Skotel Alpine Resort
  • Skotel Alpine Whakapapa
  • Skotel Alpine
  • Skotel Alpine Hotel Whakapapa Village
  • Skotel Alpine Resort Tongariro National Park
  • Skotel Alpine Tongariro National Park
  • Skotel Alpine Resort Hotel Backpackers
  • Skotel Alpine Resort Hotel
  • Skotel Alpine Resort Tongariro National Park
  • Skotel Alpine Resort Hotel Tongariro National Park

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 3 star plus and is displayed on this page as 3.5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Hotel Amenities

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities are closed on Sunday, Friday, and Saturday:

  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub

Property Features

Relax in the spa tub after a day on the slopes or enjoy the use of a fitness center. Getting to the slopes is a breeze with this mountain hotel's ski shuttle (surcharge). When the sun goes down, sip après-ski drinks in the hotel's bar.

The hotel offers a restaurant and a snack bar/deli. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. Complimentary uncovered self parking is available on site.

Skotel Alpine Resort has designated areas for smoking.

  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Picnic area
  • Bar/lounge
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)
  • Fitness facilities
  • Train station drop-off (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Conference space
  • Uncovered parking
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1986
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Conference space size (meters) - 200
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Train station pickup (surcharge)
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Shared microwave
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Total number of rooms - 48
  • Television in common areas
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Number of buildings/towers - 6
  • Garden
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities

Room Amenities

Skotel Alpine Resort offers 48 accommodations. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. This Tongariro National Park hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free WiFi
  • Individually furnished
  • Individually decorated
  • Heating
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided

Parking

Free self parking

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

Skotel Alpine Resort has a restaurant on site.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a spa tub and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hot springs nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Sledding nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Snow tubing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Ski equipment rentals on site
  • Kayaking nearby

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