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Powderhorn Chateau


FREEDOM rating: ★★★PLUS

The Powderhorn chateau resembles a traditional ski-chalet hotel making it the perfect cosy hotel to return to after a day of exploring the Central Plateau and completing the Tongariro Crossing.

  • Restaurant & bar
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Indoor heated pool
  • Ski shop
  • Convenient for Tongariro National Park

About Your Hotel

Bordering the Southern Slopes of Mt  Ruapehu and the spectacular Tongariro National Park is the small township of Ohakune. The Powderhorn Chateau provides the perfect Alpine retreat to be able to access the famous Tongariro Crossing, the Old Coach Road Cycle Trail and the Turoa ski fields.

The Chateau’s timber interiors provide a cosy and welcoming base to return to after exploring this mountainous region. There is even a relaxing indoor heated pool to soothe those muscles after the days hike, or take in the welcoming surroundings of the Powderkeg bar.


Cosy timber clad rooms with bathroom, TV and free WiFi.

Indoor heated pool, restaurant and bar, guest laundry and ski shop.

Room Type Occupancy Meals
Hotel Room

FREEDOM rates this hotel ★★★PLUS

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Local Attractions

  • Lake Taupo
  • Tongariro National Park
  • Whanganui National Park
  • Timber Trail cycle route
  • National Army Museum
  • Ohakune Old Coach Road trail
  • Mt Ruapehu

For advice or to start planning your holiday

talk to a New Zealand Expert on 0333 234 3209