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Chateau Tongariro Hotel Mt Ruapehu
Hotels - Whakapapa Village, Ruapehu

Chateau Tongariro Hotel Mt Ruapehu

Chateau Tongariro Hotel Mt Ruapehu 
Chateau Tongariro Hotel Mt Ruapehu

Chateau Tongariro Hotel Mt Ruapehu 
Chateau Tongariro Hotel Mt Ruapehu
Welcome to Chateau Tongariro Hotel, Tongariro National Park

Everything we do at Chateau Tongariro Hotel we believe in providing visitors with a timeless elegance.

We believe in preserving history and tradition. Our location within a Dual World Heritage National Park ensures we are advocates for conservation and we uphold a meaningful relationship with local Maori.

We acknowledge Ngati Hikairo as traditional custodians of this land.

The elegant Chateau Tongariro is located within Whakapapa Village - in the heart of Tongariro National Park and was constructed during the 'roaring twenties' and was also the year that was the beginning of the world's great depression, 1929.

Today, the hotel provides accommodation, restaurants, bars, conference facilities and is a popular wedding destination throughout the year.

The Chateau Tongariro Hotel is surrounded by a stunning natural playground bursting with diverse landscapes for visitors to the Tongariro National Park to discover.
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Rooms include broadband internet, in-house movies and all the usual facilities expected in a hotel of this quality.

Hotel facilities include cinema, billiard table, games room, heated plunge pool, 9-hole golf course, tennis courts, sauna, fitness room, 3 bars and 3 restaurants.

Chateau Tongariro Hotel has been awarded an Enviro Gold award for its sustainable practices.
Terms of Trade(e.g. Deposit Policy, Cancellation Policy, Purchase Policy)

Important Information about your stay - Arriving or Departing by Train or Bus


If you plan to arrive to the hotel via Train or Bus, please ensure you indicate your Arrival and Departure details in the above tick boxes. We will then be able to ensure our transport partner is at the station for your arrival and at the hotel for your departure. The charge for this service is $30 return per person.

Dining at the hotel


We encourage anyone wishing to dine in the Ruapehu Room for Dinner to make a reservation prior to your arrival to ensure you are not disappointed on the day if we are unable to accommodate your preferred time of dining.



The dress code is smart casual as it is our more formal dining room. There is also a three course set menu available for $65 per person as well as our normal a la carte menu.



If you would like to make a dinner reservation please indicate the preferred time on the tick boxes above or email us at stay@chateau.co.nz quoting your name, number of people, date, advise you would like to dine and preferred time or call us on 0800 242 832 and any special requests. You can also book for the Pihanga Cafe as well.

Deposit and Cancellation Information


Please note that full payment is required at time of reservation. All of our rooms are none smoking.

Any reservation cancellations 48 hours prior to the arrival (3 pm) will receive a full refund of the deposit.

Cancellations inside 48 hrs of arrival (3 pm) will incur the first night's accommodation cost.

If it is necessary for a guest to leave prior to his/her scheduled (booked) departure date, the guest will be charged for the night(s) unused.


Location in the hotel is not guaranteed, a request for location will be noted however due to high demand and many requests only room types can be guaranteed.



All reservations incur a 1.5% credit card surcharge for processing
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Phone: +64 7 892 3809
NZ Freephone: 0800 CHATEAU (242 832)
Chateau Tongariro
State Highway 48, Mt. Ruapehu, New Zealand
Fax: +64 7 892 3704    email us