Chateau Tongariro Hotel - Mount Ruapehu

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State Highway 48, Mount Ruapehu, New Zealand, 4691  show map
 4 stars
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Chateau Tongariro Hotel - Mount Ruapehu

Paid Wi-Fi

Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant buffet

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Shuttle

City shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Plunge pool

Overview

The elegant Chateau Tongariro Hotel offers a baggage storage, currency exchange and a safety deposit box. Renovated in 2005, the hotel features classical architecture.

The hotel is close to ski fields, while such landmarks as Tongariro National Park and Mount Ruapehu are just 25 minutes’ walk from the property. The city center lies within 10 km from the venue.

This hotel is superbly based near lakes and a national park.

Guests can reach Chateau Tongariro Hotel by car from Taupo airport in 70 minutes.

Rooms

Some of the 106 tasteful rooms feature modern-style décor and a spectacular view on the park. The property boasts views of Andes Mountains from its rooms. Guests can make use of a shower, complimentary toiletries and a spa bathtub.

Eat & Drink

Residents can have breakfast in the restaurant.

A continental breakfast is served at the price of NZD 22 per person per night.  The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of NZD 25 per person per night. 

Services

Chateau Tongariro Hotel also offers computer equipment, conference equipment and a catering service for business travelers.

Relax

Leisure facilities, such as an indoor swimming pool, a tennis court and a golf course, are provided on site. Guests may choose from a gym and a fitness center as well as snow skiing, billiards and bocce to spend their time actively.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for additional charge.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   106.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Fireplace
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Skiing
  • Hiking
  • Tennis court
  • Bocce
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Table tennis

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Lobby bar
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Board games
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Plunge pool
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • Paid Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining table
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Room toiletries
  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of NZD 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Chateau Tongariro Hotel - Mount Ruapehu Mount Ruapehu location
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Hotel Address:

State Highway 48, Mount Ruapehu, New Zealand, 4691

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City Center
  • Mount Ruapehu
    9.6 km
Airports
  • Taupo (TUO)
    69.6 km
  • Wanganui (WAG)
    95.6 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    106

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Rooms and availability

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    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
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    • Bathtub
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Standard|Family Room

Family Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center9.5 km

Local attractions

  • Mount Ruapehu15.3 km
    Tongariro National ParkNew Zealand
  • Whakapapa Ski Resort18.0 km
    Ohakune Mountain Rd, Whakapapa Village
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    106

Hotel Awards

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Chateau Tongariro Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Chateau Tongariro

Average guest rating

8.0out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 125 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    7.4

    I just love the old-time grandeur of the place and no matter what the weather it's a lovely place to relax and enjoy the sauna/pool, snooker, movies, table-tennis, or just sit in the lounge by the fire and read, have a high-tea, play cards or sip wine!

    For the money, I think more attention could be paid to cleaning.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    I upgraded my room to Executive Spa Suite so have commented on that room. The lounge with fireplace was most relaxing to just sit and enjoy on such a cold day. The service was very good with provision of food and drinks on order. The dinner at the restaurant was excellent and once again service was really good!

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    The hotel has nice old world ambience with graceful public areas and friendly staff.

    The rooms are pretty tired now and well overdue for major refurbishment. The bathrooms are very dated.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    The quality of the building interior and the environment it is in

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    It was so relaxing. Reading in the library, sitting in the lounge in the afternoon with a quite drink in front of the fire. Cruising up to the Bruce. Viewing the surrounding mountains. It was great.

    ALl the above. The sfaff where great and friendly. We enjoyed the video on the History of the hotel, espeacially as I work for Fletchers who built it in 1929.

  • Single
    8.8

    Absolutely extraordinary location, with gorgeous landscapes nearby. The restaurant serves very good food.

    Staff at the reception know little about the area. Expensive internet use.

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    The staff were excellent. very polite, unobtrusive. helpful. the setting beautiful even when we could not see the mountains. To be able to curl up on the couch and read was a treat.

  • Couple
    6.2

    It was great to feel the heritage of the hotel including the quaintness of design. The central lounge is extraordinary and the bed was very comfortable.

    Everything appeared threadbare. They said they were renovating, room-by- room, but there weren't many people staying there and we were in a decidedly aged room with a noisy refrigerator a bathroom with an odd smell. In addition, one would expect staff at a hotel with this pedigree to behave more enthusiastically. The waitress at the Pihanga cafe was great.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    The large size of the rooms, and the grandeur of the scenery. The meals whilst expensive were delicious and the dining service exemplary.

    The swimming pool is a bit of an overstatement, but it is good fo lounging in after a hard days walk.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Location, location, location. The outdoor activities were the highlight of the stay. (Including the meals at the pub across the road....

    Tired old building - fantastic bones but not cared for now. No provision for a reasonably priced wvening meal.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Location, location, location. Evening meals. Resident's lounge superb, wood fires, views from windows. Felt like Hercule Poirot would appear at any minute.

    No safe in room - really surprising for a hotel of such quality.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Food & service at hotel restaurant was excellent, perfect for a special occasion

    Fridge a bit noisy in the room but nothing to complain about.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Location

    Restaurant prices rather expensive. Not much detail of hotel services.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Walks scenery and nature trails

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    access to walking in mountains/elegant/great dining

How to reach hotel

hotel Chateau Tongariro Hotel - Mount Ruapehu Mount Ruapehu location
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Hotel Address:

State Highway 48, Mount Ruapehu, New Zealand, 4691

Get directions
City Center
  • Mount Ruapehu
    9.6 km
Airports
  • Taupo (TUO)
    69.6 km
  • Wanganui (WAG)
    95.6 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    106

Hotel Awards

New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedMount RuapehuChateau Tongariro

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand

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