Skotel Alpine Resort is located in the heart of New Zealand, being the highest Hotel in the North Island. A range of accommodation and dining for your stay whether it be for a winter adventure in the snow, or a unique hiking experience.

Skotel Alpine Resort is 100% owned and operated and 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 at the hotel and the Sky Waka as well as the Mount Ruapehu ski field (Jun-Oct.) are a 6km drive up the mountain.

The hotel offers guests 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.

Our friendly, experienced staff have all the information to enable you to design your own adventures.

Free Wifi.

Special Deals

  • Spring into Summer Stay 2 Nights & SAVE!

    Escape the Week-end Crowds. Stay any 2 nights Sunday to Thursday Offer Valid from 1 October to 17 December 2020.

    15 % Off
    More Info Valid between 03 Aug 2020 - 16 Dec 2020
  • Winter Stay & Save 2020 SKI SEASON – Stay 3, Save 20%!

    Valid for stays between 1st June and 31st Oct 2020 Bonus ski or board hire upgrade Conditions apply

    20 % Off
    More Info Valid between 22 Feb 2020 - 31 Oct 2020

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Breakfast
  • Children Welcome
  • Dinner
  • Gymnasium
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Licensed Bar
  • Luggage Storage
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant
  • Spa Pool

Pricing and Conditions

High Season
$105-$285 (Adult)


Business Hours
7am - 8pm
Months of Operation
All Year