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Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu

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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.
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Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Family Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Cheery and welcoming check in by Sarah set us up for two wonderful nights Room was spacious with a nice private balcony Bathroom good with a nice range of toiletries After a long drive really enjoyed the pool, which we had to ourselves, and the added bonus of drinks being
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What an amazing place Beautifully maintained Great atmosphere Rooms are very spacious Great service from checkin to departing Beautiful spot An amazing weekend away Great restaurant for dinner and drinks Heated pools
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We stayed at the house which was very spacious and comfortable. Staff on the front desk and in the Powderkeg restaurant couldn't have been nicer or more helpful. And Ohakune is a great base for exploring the beautiful Tongariro National Park.
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Had a fantastic couple nights here. 2km out of town. Staff were outstanding. Efficient and friendly. Good size rooms. Great swimming pool at a nice warm temp. Awesome bar downstairs. Will def be back.
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It was a warm summer evening when we stayed there, and the room was perfect. We left the window open to cool down the space and were woken by the sound of a passing train in the night. Other than that, everything was great. There is likely more going on around the hotel during
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The Hotel had excellent information on all surrounding hikes and transport and seasonal weather details. I suggest you contact them direct.
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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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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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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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Hi Bailey, There is free parking at the Ohakune Club in Goldfinch St, approximately 1km from us. Our parking will be full and fenced off! Hope this helps, enjoy your weekend.
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"Get top floor as floors are wooden."
"Ask for the top floor and towards the back of the hotel. Front rooms get all the drunken noise from those leaving the bar."
"If you want privacy and self catering ask for a chalet."
"try to get a room with a terrace - great view"
"Ask for earplugs on arrival."
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PRICE RANGE
US$136 - US$319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
powderhorn chateau mount ruapehu hotel ohakunepowderhorn chateau mount ruapehu ohakune
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandManawatu-Wanganui RegionOhakune
NUMBER OF ROOMS
32
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