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Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Hamilton
Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole experience from the booking to the staying was really great. Nothing better than at the end of a long train trip you are welcomed at reception by a smiling face. The room was lovely and the staff at the Powderkeg Restaurant in the hotel was fabulous, recommend the lamb rack and the delicious creme Brulee with a hint...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot rate this establishment highly enough! Everything about it is welcoming and inviting! Super staff, gorgeous rooms, most incredible showers ( better than home 😊), awesome mini bar, soft cosy beds - thumbs up in every single department!

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Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This rustic chateau is very picturesque and has beautiful views. The rooms are nice and cozy. There are steps to get into the chateau but from the reception desk to the floors there is an elevator, Unfortunately it was broken part of the time during our stay. There is a laundry room available and a unique drying room off of...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at the Powderhorn a few times and always find the staff very friendly and helpful. Nothing seems to be problem and they are full of knowledge of things to do around Ohakune. The rooms are clean and tidy and have everything you need. This is an awesome place to stay and our children love swimming in the...

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management p, Manager at Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We do our very best to provide the best in hospitality for our guests and appreciate the feedback.

Quakers Hill, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best fillet steak!! Great rosé! Quite but staff very helpfull and an open tab!! Recommend!!!😅 Great place to have a function I'd guess. Warm place and central to the local area. Poeple are helpful and very trustworthy.

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management p, Manager at Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We do our very best to provide the best in hospitality for our guests and appreciate the feedback.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of getting to stay here for two nights. Annie, Jordan and all the staff I met were so friendly and helpful. The room was clean, comfortable and had all the amenities that you need. I ate both nights at the powderkeg and both meals were great. The indoor hot pool was a lovely surprise. Definitely recommend.

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Thank you so much for your kind words. We do our very best to provide the best in hospitality for our guests and appreciate the feedback.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 April 2017

My goodness. We spent our Easter weekend with the family and decided to head back to Wellington early to beat the traffic. I love mountains, so asked my wife if we could stop in Ohakune instead of anywhere else. She graciously agreed and I made a same-day booking for the Powderhorn. It is one of the best decisions we have...

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Thank you so much for your kind words. We do our very best to provide the best in hospitality for our guests and appreciate the feedback.

Wappingers Falls, New York
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This was a real surprise package. It is essentially a ski hotel although it was late summer when we tried out the restaurant. A very interesting wood construction building, well worth a look around. Oh, and the food was pretty good as well! We did not stay at the hotel (we prefer motels) so my answers below are of little...

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Thank you so much for your kind words. We do our very best to provide the best in hospitality for our guests and appreciate the feedback.

Corbera de Llobregat, Spain
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Very nice hotel in High Sierra style, warm rooms with beautiful wood furniture, a very comfortable bed and a complete bathroom that includes a heated wardrobe for drying your clothes in a wet day. The receptionist was extremely friendly too.

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Upper Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This is a fantastic place to stay in Ohakune. The whole venue has a wonderful atmosphere, made from natural timber. All the staff are very friendly and professional. We received absolutely outstanding service, which exceeded our expectations. The reception and management staff allowed us to change some of our arrangements so we could have more rooms for our guests. They...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Combining all the facilities of an boutique hotel with the ambiance of a an alpine lodge, the Powderhorn Chateau is situated in Ohakune at the doorstep of the spectacular Tongariro National Park. This stunning alpine wonderland is one of only a handful of sites throughout the world to be given dual natural and cultural World Heritage status by UNESCO. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu

Address: 194 Mangawhero Terrace | PO Box 222, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Ohakune
Price Range: $181 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Powderhorn Chateau Mount Ruapehu 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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“We choose a room with balcony and included the breakfast option which was great.”
annhZ1819SD, 16 May 2017 | Read review
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“Ask for a room with a balcony”
KarlBakerNZ, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“217, corner room with windows on two sides”
ML-Brussels, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I had a river view, which was lovely. Some rooms have balconies, but third floor rooms, which don't, are probably quieter.”
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