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Ruapehu Mountain Motel & Lodge

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Our mantra: Cosy clean affordable accommodation. Best LOCATION: We are located at the "Junction" in Ohakune township - easy walking distance to restaurants, bars, ski & board shops. 1 Minute drive to the start of the Mountain Road to Turoa skifield on MT Ruapehu. 200M to the Old Coach Road bike trail. On the doorstep to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Best range of ACCOMMODATION options: Suit all budgets. 4 Bedroom Chalet. Studio and Family Motel units with self-catering kitchen and private bathroom. Self contained 2 Bedroom Apartments. En suite rooms and Economy rooms with communal kitchen facilities. Best Facilities: Spa pool (Winter Season), Free WIFI (50MB/unit), guest lounge with pool table. Shuttle tickets available. Guest Laundry. Drying room. Catering available - Breakfast lunch and dinner options by arrangement. Free off street parking.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Golf course
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Full view
Getting there
Wanganui Airport44 mi
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All reviews underfloor heating the kitchen coming down ensuite room dvd player checking out wifi worked well pool table would definitely stay here again ski fields two singles ski weekend late arrival very comfortable stay friendly owners comfortable beds bars and restaurants
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Working for a couple of days in Ohakune, always a great place to stay. Room was well appointed and plenty of parking. The lodge and communal kitchen might appeal to families who don't need a separate motel unit. Leigh is a great host.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank PaulH1961
Response from Leigh B, Owner at Ruapehu Mountain Motel & LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Paul Thank you so much for your great review. Look forward to seeing you again sometime. Hope the painting went well, Cheers

Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

We hired Chalet that slept 10. It was a great room for friends/family with plenty of privacy for main rooms. Good cooking facilities and great sized main room. Two bathrooms and a seperate toilet was excellent and enabled everyone to have a shower in a...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Sam f
Response from Leigh B, Owner at Ruapehu Mountain Motel & LodgeResponded October 11, 2018

Hi Sam Thank you for your very positive comments. Glad you enjoyed your time at Mt Ruapehu. Yes the Chalet is a nice spacious unit, great for groups or families. Cheers

Reviewed October 9, 2018

Super friendly, easy access and walking distance to most places you need to get to after a great day on the hill. A great place to stay with friendly owners that made you feel welcomed. Really enjoyed it. We will be back. Thanks heaps.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Dave W
Response from Leigh B, Owner at Ruapehu Mountain Motel & LodgeResponded October 10, 2018

Hi Dave - Ohhh that's lovely. Thank you for your time taken to write us a great review. Look forward to seeing you again. Cheers

Reviewed October 8, 2018

The lodge is very close to the SKI mountain (about 15 KM away from the mountain top). Recommend for Skiers. The hotel provides a small SPA pool which relaxes you after you coming down from a ski. thx.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Nomad823483
Response from Leigh B, Owner at Ruapehu Mountain Motel & LodgeResponded October 9, 2018

Hi Ronnie Thank you for your 5/5 rating - Much appreciated. Hope you had a great time skiing on the Mountain. Cheers Leigh

Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Stayed in a two bedroom self contained unit. The unit was very well kept and clean and looked fresh and modern. We walked into Ohakune township in only 20 mins & being at the base of the National Park road is an easy drive to...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Richard M
Response from Leigh B, Owner at Ruapehu Mountain Motel & LodgeResponded October 9, 2018

Hi Richard Thank you so much for your great review. Happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Look forward to seeing you again next time, Cheers Leigh

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Karen A
October 30, 2014|
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Response from Leigh B | Property representative |
There are definitely a number a self guided tracks close to the Ruapehu Mountain Motel and Lodge. For example: The Mangaturuturu Valley Hut and Lake Surprise - this is a fantastic one day walk that has wonderful views of Mt... More
Room Tips
"Close to the mountain."
Oct 8, 2018
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"The mezzanine rooms - great for families. Parking is right outside the door."
Oct 2, 2018
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"Studio rooms are quiet and well equipped."
Sep 13, 2018
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"Don't pay in advance"
Jul 30, 2018
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$71 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Sunbeam Hotels & Lodge
New ZealandNorth IslandManawatu-Wanganui RegionOhakune
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