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Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu

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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“heated pool”(20 reviews)
“log cabin”(11 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed for two nights with our teenagers in adjoining rooms. We've stayed before. We come back for the chateau feel. It's comfortable, the rooms are spacious, the hot pool is great fun, the bar is a nice place to hang out for a few...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is in the tradition of a Swiss chateau. The entire place is crafted from wood and it's truly beautiful. Where it let's itself down is in the decor which is dated, and the beds are Queen size only. The walls are thin and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We managed to snag the last room for the night. It is a great little hotel and one of the closest to mount Ruhapehu. Rooms were large and spacious. The hot pool was amazing (recommend getting there after 8pm as it is packed before that)....More

Thank tmc2003
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The accommodation is nice enough although the decor is very dated and the place is very much in need of a facelift. They sell this place as a boutique hotel which it clearly isn’t being quite a large affair by NZ standards. Location is good...More

Thank frodo99
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

The staff are to be congratulated for excellent and friendly customer service, each and every time we dealt with a staff member. Thank you. We caught the long distance train from Auckland and this hotel is an easy walk from the train station. Best of...More

Thank Sarah G
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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
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Price range
US$150 - US$315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$150 - US$315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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bmeup
27 July 2017|
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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.
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bmeup
27 July 2017|
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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).
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30 September 2016|
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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.
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"Ask for the top floor and towards the back of the hotel. Front rooms get all the drunken noise from those..."
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"Ask for earplugs on arrival."
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