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Hotel Description

At Skotel Alpine Resort you'll be within a 5-minute walk of Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre and 2.7 km (1.7 mi) from Taranaki Falls. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

All 48 individually decorated rooms feature hair dryers. Bathrooms are shared.

This business-friendly hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden. Added amenities include laundry facilities, ski passes, and a microwave in a common area. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 7:00 AM and 9:00 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an area shuttle.

Attractions within a 30-minute drive of this 3.5-star Tongariro National Park hotel include Mount Ruapehu and Tongariro Alpine Crossing.

Backpacker Double, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$66* Per night/room 30 Jan. - 31 Jan.

Cabin

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Tongariro Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Ruapehu Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Backpacker Family

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Skotel Alpine Resort ratings based on 110 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Skotel Alpine Resort

Everyone (58) Couples (12) Family (37)
5 out of 5
The staff are amazing the views out of tbis world will be coming back staff amazing

Posted by on 26 Jan. 2020

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26 Jan. 2020 by Kaz

Thank you so much for appreciating our amazing staff, they will be thrilled by your comments & I'm sure it will make their day.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 26 Jan. 2020

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26 Jan. 2020 by Kaz

Thank you, most appreciated.

4 out of 5
Great location right on the edge of the walking trails. Dated facilities and decor, but very clean.

Posted by on 10 Jan. 2020

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10 Jan. 2020 by Kaz

Thank you, we hope you enjoyed all those great walks. Since our purchase of Skotel we are working on improving her everyday.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Dec. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

20 Dec. 2019 by Kaz

Thank you, most appreciated by us here at Skotel.

5 out of 5
I loved everything. The staff, cleanliness, the facilities, and most of how peaceful it was the view was amazing. Highly recommended. We will be back :)

Posted by on 2 Nov. 2019

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2 Nov. 2019 by Kaz

Thank you for your kind words, they are most appreciated by all of us here at Skotel.

4 out of 5
Great for the price, good to have amenities for cooking as well as restaurant and bar

Posted by on 16 Oct. 2019

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16 Oct. 2019 by Kaz

Thank you : )

4 out of 5
Location, price, excellent value for money - will be back

Posted by on 4 Oct. 2019

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4 Oct. 2019 by Kaz

Yay!! Thank you, much appreciated.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 1 Oct. 2019

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1 Oct. 2019 by Kaz

Thank you : )

4 out of 5
It was great overall.lovely staff and good food. Great location. Spa area could do with upgrading. Would definitely come back.

Posted by , from Northland on 29 Sep. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Oct. 2019 by Kaz

Thank you Linda, we appreciate your feedback.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Sep. 2019

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20 Sep. 2019 by Kaz

: ) Thank you

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. Public spaces have free WiFi. An area shuttle within 90 kilometers, a train station pick-up service, and a train station drop-off service are available for a fee. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at the business-friendly Skotel Alpine Resort. Free self parking is available.

  • 48 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 6 buildings
  • 200 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1986
  • Dining venue
  • Ski lift tickets
  • Ski equipment rentals
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Gift shop
  • Television in lobby
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Taupo (TUO) (91.1 km / 56.6 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Area shuttle within 90 kilometers and train station pick-up available for a surcharge
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Skotel Alpine Resort offers 48 accommodations with hair dryers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. This Tongariro National Park hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Bathrooms are shared
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Heating
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM.

Skotel Alpine Resort has a restaurant on site.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 8 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property at least 24 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 6:30 AM - 8 PM.
Guests arriving after 9:00 PM must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 19.5 for adults and NZD 19.5 for children (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • 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

You should know

  • Skotel Alpine Resort offers transfers from the train station (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 48 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations 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®

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