We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu

Is this your business?
Save
Traveller (148)
Room & Suite (52)
Dining (15)
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“heated pool”(21 reviews)
“log cabin”(11 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star Hotel
All hotel details
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
Rooms
6 May7 May
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$182.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Ohakune hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["META_ABSOLUTE_PRICING","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "c304221bb5d04fcc98fb3f05c14d2145", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":584542,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[49043851],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":6,"month":5,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":7,"month":5,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":186,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"c304221bb5d04fcc98fb3f05c14d2145","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":186,"lowestMetaPrice":182,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":186,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":186,"lowestMetaPrice":182,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":186,"hotelName":"Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImMzMDQyMjFiYjVkMDRmY2M5OGZiM2YwNWMxNGQyMTQ1IiwiQUlLIjoiYTFlZDU3ZDg0MzljNDFjN2FjNWQ3NzVmMzVhODU5MDkifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "06/05/2018", "checkOut": "07/05/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$182", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"49043851":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (333)
Filter reviews
285 results
Traveller rating
169
88
23
4
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
169
88
23
4
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsheated poollog cabintongariro crossingski shopswiss chaletbeautiful buildingnew zealandski seasonmini barpowder keghighly recommend staying herewooden wallswonderful hotelhotel restaurantwonderful atmospheremain restaurantsnow centre
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 285 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Powderhorn Chateau is as imposing and comfortable as it looks in the photos, with its lovely warm timber walls both inside and outside. It’s close to Ohakune’s railway station and within walking distance of the attractive little town with its friendly cafés and facilities...More

Thank KarenTAV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, just at the bottom of Mountain Road - the road up to Mt Ruapehu. Swiss chalet in design - a lot of wood (maybe a bit too much). Super indoor, heated pool (90's) - good for a relaxing soak after a day of...More

Thank rbthodge
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Arrived at Powderhorn Chateau in Ohakune as a stopover on way to Napier. What a lovely place! Staff on reception very friendly, room was lovely - typical ski chalet, and with balcony, and air-con ( something we haven't found very much on our travels around...More

Thank Car0le88
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We stayed 1night whilst on our tour. The style is Swiss chalet in the mountains, as it wasn’t winter season, a lot of restaurants were closed so you are limited to eating in the hotel. Comfy bed with balcony area, flat screen tv, wet room...More

Thank Whitehalltraveller
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Chalet: fantastic - two seperate bedrooms and bathrooms Reception: helpful and friendly sincerely concerned with us Location: great, nice walk into town - pick up for Tongariro crossing was organised by reception. No complaints!

Thank magdab266
View more reviews
Nearby Hotels
See allSee all
About
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Conference Facilities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Banquet Room
Self-Serve Laundry
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Minibar
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Details
Price range
US$172 - US$215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$172 - US$215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (148)
Room & Suite (52)
Dining (15)
Pool & Beach (1)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
bmeup
27 July 2017|
Answer
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.
1
Vote
bmeup
27 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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).
0
Votes
Google Translation
D4V1D_M
30 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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.
1
Vote
Room Tips
"If you want privacy and self catering ask for a chalet."
Read review
"try to get a room with a terrace - great view"
Read review
"Ask for earplugs on arrival."
Read review
"Large room, heated indoor pool, snow rental gear onsite, large open fireplaces."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing