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We stayed in Chalet 2 for 3 nights (3 adults & 3 children) & even though it was dated and small it was great for the price and had everything we needed. This Chalet has a beautiful view of Mt Ngaurahoe - would definitely recommend...More
The rooms are very small, though very clean. Lack of complimentary wifi is pretty odd for New Zealand. The price is way too high for what you get. I guess it's mostly because there are no othet options in the village. But you do get...More
We loved our room at skotel. It had a lovely view and was clean, warm and cosy. The style of the hotel is dated but still charming. The location is amazing. 6km from the ski fields and right near some beautiful walks. We ate dinner...More
Good value and great location for ski/hiking holiday. We always stay in the backpackers wing. Rooms are good with fresh linen and wash basin. Kitchen adequate and bathrooms spotless. Only complaint is the TV lounge is pretty grim. Freezing cold and the most disgusting sofas...More
Stayed on upper floor room for 3 nights. Room was great, with fantastic view from balcony. Room facilities were fine. Staff were friendly and helpful. Dining room and food were great. As I was skiing, having the rental shop in the basement was very convenient....More
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US$45 - US$154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Well I'm not sure about the bus going all the way to the skotel, I doubt that very much. It will more than likely drop you off at Whakapapa village as outlined in above answer. Best ask at the big store where bus will prob... More
Well I'm not sure about the bus going all the way to the skotel, I doubt that very much. It will more than likely drop you off at Whakapapa village as outlined in above answer. Best ask at the big store where bus will prob drop you off, where is best place to thumb a lift to Whakapapa. Its not that far, just a few kilometers, will be other people travelling up to the chateau and the skotel for sure, just hold up a sign, be plenty people go there. Thats best advice I can give you, same for return, always backpackers travelling from skotel and chateau. Best advice I can give you...