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Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu

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“heated pool”(21 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We travelled up from Wellington after getting off the ferry at 6pm. After running a bit late, I phoned ahead to let the staff know and they asked if we would like some dinner cooked which we said yes too. On arrival we went to...More

Thank Gary A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Powderhorn is a beautiful hotel, covered with wood. Combine that with a huge, one room suite, including a big veranda and you get the winning combination. The staff is welcoming and very helpful, breakfast and dinner are served in a nice restaurant and the...More

Thank Ester L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights on our way south to Wellington. Arrived and left in the rain but it didn't matter, the view is amazing, the staff are all friendly and welcoming and the place is lovely. As a European felt very at home,...More

Thank janddp29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the chalets the hotel offers. The units were very well appointed, tidy and worked really well for us. We had complimentary use of hotel facilities and used the hot pool :-), it was welcomed after doing three Tongariro Crossing. The resturant had...More

Thank Krusherman
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We had eaten at the restaurant (Powderkeg) before but never stayed at the hotel. We decided to spend a night here on our way home and are so glad we did. The carparking is free, reception staff are friendly and helpful, there is an elevator...More

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Amenities
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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
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Breakfast Available
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Minibar
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Heated pool
Indoor pool
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US$152 - US$359 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$152 - US$359 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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"try to get a room with a terrace - great view"
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"Ask for earplugs on arrival."
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"Large room, heated indoor pool, snow rental gear onsite, large open fireplaces."
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"We choose a room with balcony and included the breakfast option which was great."
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