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Room type

Backpacker Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Superior Room (Queen and Single)

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Superior Room, 2 Single Beds

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Cabin

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 5 children, 1 infant)

Superior Family Room

Max Occupancy: 8 guests (up to 7 children, 1 infant)

Standard Double Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Superior Room (Queen, Single and Bunkset)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 1 infant)

Budget Double Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

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3.5-star hostel with a shuttle to the slopes

Location

Located near the slopes, this Whakapapa hostel is in the mountains, within 12 mi (20 km) of Iwikau Village and Mangatepopo Trail Head, and close to winter sports such as cross-country skiing and skiing lessons. Tongariro Alpine Crossing is 19 mi (30.5 km) away.

Property Features

After a day on the slopes, return to Skotel Alpine Resort to dine at the restaurant, drink at the bar/lounge, and enjoy comforts including a spa tub and a sauna.

Room Amenities

All 48 rooms offer refrigerators, room service, and hair dryers.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

After a day on the slopes, relax in the spa tub or enjoy the use of other facilities, including a fitness center and a sauna. This mountain hostel's ski shuttle (surcharge) will get you to the slopes in no time. Skotel Alpine Resort helps provide the perfect winter holiday with ski storage and ski passes. At the end of the day, order après-ski drinks at the hostel's bar.

The hostel offers a restaurant. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Skotel Alpine Resort has designated areas for smoking.

  • Designated smoking areas
  • One meeting room
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
  • Year Built 1986
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Spa tub
  • Arcade/game room
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Sauna
  • Wedding services
  • Number of floors - 1
  • Number of buildings/towers - 6
  • Computer station
  • Luggage storage
  • Train station pickup (surcharge)
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ski passes available
  • Free parking nearby
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Terrace
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Total number of rooms - 48
  • Bar/lounge
  • Fitness facilities
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Conference space size (meters) - 200
  • Free self parking
  • Ski storage
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge

Parking

Free self parking, Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Refrigerator
  • Hair dryer
  • Room service (limited hours)

Where to Eat

Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Skotel Alpine Resort has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

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Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hostel include a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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.
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National Rating

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Backpacker property is rated 3 star plus and is displayed on this page as 3.5 stars.

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