Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly ski hostel with a restaurant

Location

Located near the slopes, this Whakapapa hostel is in the mountains, within 6 mi (10 km) of Whakapapa Ski Area and Iwikau Village, and close to winter sports such as cross-country skiing and skiing lessons. Mangatepopo Trail Head is 10.2 mi (16.5 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.

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.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • One meeting room 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Year Built 1986 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 6 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Sauna 
  • Wedding services 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Ski passes available 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Terrace 
  • 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

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

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

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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