Whakapapa Village, SH 48, Nagauruhoe Place Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, 3951
Explore the area
Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre4 min walk
Taranaki Falls1 min drive
Whakapapa Ski Area9 min drive
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About this area
Located in Tongariro National Park, Skotel Alpine Resort is in the historical district and near a train station. Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre and Whakapapa Ski Area are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Tongariro National Park and Taranaki Falls. Take in the nearby slopes with cross-country skiing and downhill skiing, or try out other outdoor activities such as sledging and snow tubing.
Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre - 4 min walk
Taranaki Falls - 1 min drive
Whakapapa Ski Area - 9 min drive
Mangatepopo Trail Head - 19 min drive
Mount Ngauruhoe - 26 min drive
Taupo (TUO) - 64 min drive
Fergusson's Café - 3 min walk
Tussock Bar - 6 min walk
About this property
Skotel Alpine Resort
3.5-star hotel with a shuttle to the slopes
After a day on the slopes, return to Skotel Alpine Resort to dine at the restaurant, drink at the bar/lounge or relax in a full-service spa.
Skotel Alpine Resort offers 48 accommodations. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. This Tongariro National Park hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.
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.
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 or hotter
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Parking and public transport
Free uncovered self-parking on site
Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
Local area shuttle (surcharge) up to 90 kilometers
Return train station shuttle (surcharge)
Ski shuttle (surcharge)
Food and drink
Things to do
Free newspapers in reception
Front desk (limited hours)
Ski equipment hire
Spa open daily
If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
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
Renovations and closures
The following facilities are closed on Sunday, Friday and Saturday:
Staffed front desk
Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)
Children and extra beds
Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts major credit cards, debit cards and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
We should mention
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision
Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 3 star plus, and is displayed on this page as 3.5 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
Property is 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 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
Frequently asked questions
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
As of 18 Aug 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 23 Aug 2022 start from AU$78.08, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Self-parking is free at this property.
Check-in is from 3 PM - 7:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Located near the slopes, this Tongariro National Park hotel is situated in the mountains, within 1 mile (2 km) of Tongariro National Park and Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre, and is convenient for winter sports, such as cross-country skiing and snow tubing. Taranaki Falls is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) away.
Yes, Skotel Alpine Resort offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Skotel Alpine Resort cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Overall score and ratings
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It was our second stay here. Handy location. Having rental shop in the same building was very good. Restaurant provides very good food and drinks. Cozy bar. Friendly staffs. We definitely want to come back here for ski or hike.