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Skotel Alpine Resort, Tongariro National Park

3-starOfficial New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
Whakapapa Village, SH 48Nagauruhoe Place Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park3951New Zealand

Tongariro National Park ski hotel with ski shuttle, ski storage
  • Free parking
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Delicious food
Value for money
Fairly good value for money
More comfort would be nice
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Skotel Alpine Resort, Tongariro National Park

from $48
  • Cabin
  • Budget Double Room
  • Superior Family Room
  • Standard Double Room
  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Superior Room (Queen and Single)
  • Superior Room (Queen, Single and Bunkset)
  • Superior Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Backpacker Room
  • Room Backpacker for 3 people
  • Cabin
  • Budget Twin with Bunk Bed

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 48 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 2 PM-8 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • WiFi in public areas *

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Train station pickup *


  • Free self parking

  • Free nearby parking


  • Area shuttle *

  • Ski shuttle *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ski storage
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Sauna
  • Ski passes available
  • Arcade/game room
  • Billiards or pool table
Working away
  • Meeting rooms 2
  • Conference space size (meters) - 200
  • Computer station
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 6
  • Year Built 1986
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Freshen up
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • WiFi (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


  • Ski passes available
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ski storage
  • Ski lifts nearby
  • Ski runs nearby
  • Snow tubing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby


On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Sledding nearby
  • Snow tubing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby

Awards and 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.

Skotel Alpine Resort, Tongariro National Park’s small print

Also known as

  • Skotel Alpine Backpackers
  • Skotel Alpine Tongariro National Park
  • Skotel Alpine Resort Hotel 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


For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Breakfast costs between NZD 9 and NZD 25 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

WiFi is available in guestrooms for NZD 5 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for NZD 5 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

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

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Skotel Alpine Resort, Tongariro National Park


  • In a national park
  • Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre - 4 min walk
  • Mt Ruapehu - 35 min walk
  • Mt Ngauruhoe - 35 min walk
  • Mt Tongariro - 35 min walk
  • Opotaka Historic Place - 35 min walk
  • Te Porere Redoubt - 35 min walk
  • Whakapapa Ski Area - 4.2 mi / 6.8 km

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 67 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free parking nearby
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)

Skotel Alpine Resort, Tongariro National Park

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