Skotel Alpine Resort

New Zealand’s highest hotel

Skotel Alpine Resort

New Zealand’s highest hotel

Skotel Alpine Resort

Every day is an adventure


Hike, Ski, Bike, Ride

Mt Ruapehu

An unforgettable destination

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Optional Booking Extras

Did you know we offer OPTIONAL EXTRAS when you book DIRECT from our website? How convenient is that, right at your fingertips!! Shuttle Bus Shuttle Booking to Tongariro Alpine Crossing Summer Season$40 Adult$25 Child under 16yrs Whakapapa Ski Area Sightseeing Shuttle...

Skotel ALpine Resort, New Zealand

Skotel Alpine Resort is 100% New Zealand owned and operated by passionate locals. We are also New Zealand’s highest hotel, located in the heart of the North Island within the Tongariro National Park.

Conveniently located in Whakapapa Village at the foot of Mount Ruapehu, within 500 meters of Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre.

Hiking trails start directly from the hotel, and the Sky Waka as well as the Mount Ruapehu ski field are a 6km drive up the mountain. 

Skotel Alpine Resort offers guests excellent onsite facilities and a variety of room types; from Backpacker rooms to View rooms of the Tongariro National Park and the volcanic mountain peaks of Ngauruhoe, Tongariro and Ruapehu.  







Situated in Whakapapa Village

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Our Rooms

Skotel offers a range of accommodation options including hotel accommodation, backpacker’s accommodation (in separately rented rooms) and small cabins.


Take advantage of one of our packages or specials offers.
Book direct for the best rates.

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Take a Hike! Where to Walk Near Skotel Alpine Resort

Take a Hike! Where to Walk Near Skotel Alpine Resort

Skotel Alpine Resort’s is perfectly located for hikers and walkers of all abilities. The hotel is the ideal base for exploring the UNESCO world heritage park – and the many hiking and biking trails in the area. 

Ski Rental & Heated Clothing Shop

Ski Rental & Heated Clothing Shop

For your convenience and ease of getting all your ski/board & alpine gear, here at Skotel Alpine Resort we have Edge to Edge Ski Hire and Chilli Heated Clothing onsite! Edge to Edge Ski Hire Edge to Edge provide the most comprehensive Ski and Snowboard Hire for Mt...

Forgotten World Jet Boat Tours

Forgotten World Jet Boat Tours

Immerse yourself and journey further into a Forgotten World. Explore the mighty Whanganui River. Discover natural and human histories unique to this remote and mysterious part of New Zealand, and leave with unforgettable stories.Venture through white water rapids,...



1 Ngauruhoe Place
Whakapapa Village
Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park

Contact Numbers

Freecall: 0800 756 835
International: +64 7 892 3719

Nearby Places

Ski lifts:
New Zealand’s largest ski area: 4km

From nearest airport:
Taupo Airport 91km

Walking attractions:
Emerald Lakes 15km walk
The Tongariro Alpine Crossing