Skotel Alpine Resort

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Ruapehu Room  | Terrace/patio
Superior Queen Room | Terrace/patio
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Skotel Alpine Resort

3.5 star property

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

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

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
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Whakapapa Village, SH 48, Nagauruhoe Place Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, 3951

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 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.

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 - 26 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 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.

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 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
  • Full-service spa

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

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

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

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

Spa

  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Hot tub

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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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

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:
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

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

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 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

National rating

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
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

4.1

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 186 out of 510 reviews
5 - Excellent 36%
Rating 4 - Good. 227 out of 510 reviews
4 - Good 45%
Rating 3 - Okay. 68 out of 510 reviews
3 - Okay 13%
Rating 2 - Poor. 24 out of 510 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 510 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

3.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.2/5

Eco-friendliness

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I like the wooden build property. However, we can hear the people still talking at midnight. Could not sleep because of the noise. 😔
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
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.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

2/5 Poor

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
the walls are not sound proof, the next door person can hear easily even if you are just whispering.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities
First time here. Great for accommodating skiers.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2022