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The Hobbit Motorlodge

Corner of Goldfinch and Wye Streets, Ohakune, New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 7 hotels in Ohakune
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014
Jim W Cambridge, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

A pleasant stay. I had an upstairs room. On a clear day you would have a great view of the mountain. Room comfortable and spacious. Brilliant water pressure in the shower! Handy to the centre of Ohakune. Host very helpful.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I stayed here for two nights hoping to climb mt doom. The room is very clean and the bed very comfortable. Internet broke down and the host was very apologetic about it. I was able to cook a freaBecause the weather was really bad, the host very kindly suggested alternatives walks that I could do and these are good recommendations.... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Our host was very friendly and was very kind to upgrade our room. There were three of us and our stay was extremely comfortable. Great cooking facilities and very comfortable beds. We woke up the next day feeling very well rested. Would recommend this place to anyone.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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72 reviews 72 reviews
26 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Booked the motel for 2 nights appr. one week in advance and requested a quiet room. No problem at check-in but when we returned after dinner appr. 20- 25 road workers had checked in and were all over the place. This also included their huge machines - we actually looked directly into 6 or 7 of them when we looked... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We only stayed overnight, but what a positive impression. On arrival, the owners could not have been more helpful or friendly. They immediately offered their advice on things to do, and how we could make the most of our stay. As for the room, it was great. It was light, airy and clean. If we had any quibble, it was... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We stayed at The Hobbit Motorlodge last night on our drive back from Auckland to Wellington. If you're dong that drive it's perfectly placed between the two cities. I was initially a tad reluctant to book accommodation as we were only going to be there for such a short stay. Once I phoned Leigh though, I was really impressed with... More

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TheHobbitMotorlodge, Manager at The Hobbit Motorlodge, responded to this review

Thanks very much Ric. We really appreciate you taking the time to comment so favourably on your brief time with us and look forward to welcoming you back for a longer stay. More

Derby, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Stayed here for one night during our travels after a long walk that day across the mountains. We were greeted by a member of staff who was very friendly and welcoming. She provided us good advice as to where to eat in the town. The place has a communal spa bath on the premises, however we never got the time... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Stayed here for a running event in Ohakune, in a studio. nice and clean, no frills and was everything that it was advertised as. Friendly owner and felt we got value for money. There is a spa bath too but you need to book it on a form outside reception. A bit out out of main town but not far... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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94 reviews 94 reviews
41 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

Room was clean and well presented. Great service from the hosts, they stored our motorbikes overnight in their garage and even offered to pick us up in Ohakune if it was raining when we wanted to walk back. A nice spot :-)

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Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We were in NZ for a week and had planned our trip to Ohakune to ski at Ruhapehu. As luck would have it, our one day of ski was cancelled with gale force winds on the mountai. However, our host directed us to loads of great places and attractions locally. She was also kind enough to offer us a few... More

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Address: Corner of Goldfinch and Wye Streets, Ohakune, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Ohakune
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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