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Skotel Alpine Resort

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Overview of Skotel Alpine Resort

Skotel Alpine Resort

3.5 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Business services
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre4 min walk
  • Popular LocationTaranaki Falls1 min drive
  • Popular LocationWhakapapa Ski Area9 min drive

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About this area

Whakapapa

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 Alpine Crossing and Tongariro National Park. Take in the nearby slopes with cross-country skiing and downhill skiing, or try out other outdoor activities such as snow tubing and sledging.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • 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 - 20 min drive

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 64 min drive

Restaurants

  • 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 and take a dip in a spa tub. All 48 individually decorated rooms offer free WiFi.
Skotel Alpine Resort offers 48 forms of accommodation. 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 spa tub and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

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

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • 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

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Hot tub

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski equipment hire
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Towels

More

  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 7:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

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 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

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Hotel property has been rated 3 star plus, which 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
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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4.1
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 168 out of 471 reviews
5 - Excellent 36%
Rating 4 - Good. 209 out of 471 reviews
4 - Good 44%
Rating 3 - Okay. 66 out of 471 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 23 out of 471 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 471 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

3.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Fantastic Team loved our stay
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
All good
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
This is our second time staying & we enjoyed it once again & the staff were great.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great place to stay while doing hikes
Great value for the location and hiking access. They can book the Tongariro Crossing shuttle for you, or just do the local hikes. Nice bar with comfortable leather couches to sink into after a day of hiking. Food is good also. Book now and do the hikes before international tourists return and clog up the trails. The hotel needs your business now to help them survive!
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021