Skotel Alpine Resort

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Skotel Alpine Resort

3.5 star property
Tongariro National Park ski hotel with spa and ski shuttle

8.2/10 Very good

509 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Ski facilities
  • Laundry facilities
The price is NZ$81
Price available on 16/08/2022
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Whakapapa Village, SH 48, Nagauruhoe Place Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, 3951
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Ski rentals
  • Ski storage
  • Fitness center
  • Area shuttle
  • Ski shuttle
  • Train station pick-up service
  • Train station drop-off service
  • Terrace
  • Garden
For families
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Free self parking
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C

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About this area

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 64 min drive
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station drop-off (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Skotel Alpine Resort

Skotel Alpine Resort features a ski shuttle and puts you near winter activities like downhill skiing, snowboarding, and cross-country skiing. After visiting the fitness center for a workout, guests who aren't on the slopes can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. A snack bar/deli, a terrace, and a garden are other highlights. Ski storage and rentals are also available. The helpful staff and bar get good marks from fellow travelers.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 48 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free uncovered onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site

Transfers

  • Train station shuttle*

Offsite

  • Area shuttle within 90 kilometers*
  • Ski shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sledding nearby
  • Hot springs nearby

Working away

  • Meeting rooms

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski equipment rentals
  • Ski storage

Facilities

  • 6 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1986
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • Piano
  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa

Accessibility

  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance

Languages

  • English

Ski

  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ski storage
  • Ski rentals
  • Ski lifts nearby
  • Ski runs nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snow tubing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Heating

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Spa

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

The spa is open daily. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Area shuttle and ski shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed on Sunday, Friday, and Saturday:
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision

Hygiene & cleanliness

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.

Policies

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts major credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

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

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Overall score and ratings

8.2

Very good

8.2/10

Cleanliness

8.5/10

Staff & service

8.1/10

Amenities

7.5/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.5/10

Eco-friendliness

8/10 Very good

Good stay
Good place to stay for the night. Basic room, washroom is a bit small. Dinner at the restaurant was good. Would be good to have a luggage rack.
Yi Hsien, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Po Yin, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Diana, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Amazing place to stay. Handy to everything, great staff, great food, rooms warm clean and tidy. Amazing place
Vicki, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great stay!
It was a really great stay for 2 nights although the weather was bad, my husband and I really enjoyed it! Room was clean and cozy, the location is nice to access to tracks, the meal in restaurant were so good. Definitely we'll visit again!
Big breakfast
Bar
Mai, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

The Skotel is extremely good value, except that we had to abandon our hike (due to one of our group discovering he had been a close contact of someone who had contracted Omicron) and had to cancel our second night, in the Skotel, with no refund.
Peter, 1-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great value for money.
The onsite restaurant has really tasty food, even for vegans, so it is highly recommended! The views on the veranda are incredible. We booked a small onsuite room and it was next to the kitchen so it was a bit noisy at times but not deep into the night. The spa tube was very helpful after a long walk on Tongariro. Highly recommend booking it :-) There’s a small fridge, hot water jug etc in the room so it was handy if you didn’t want to sit in the kitchen. It is great value for money. Highly recommended!
Sandy B, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Friendly owners
Dave, 1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Everything was good, I’ll definitely come back
Diego, 2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful room right in front of Ngauruhoe. Clean and the food at the restaurant is so yummy! Plus they allow you to take it back to your room. Would love to go back again one day.
Dani, 2-night romance trip
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