Ruapehu Mountain Motel & Lodge


Hours: 8am - 7pm

Calling all travelers. Are you looking for comfortable, affordable accommodation for your trip to the Ruapehu region? Situated in the ideal location of Ohakune Township, NZ's mountain town, country hospitality awaits you at our motel & Lodge.

Whether you are wishing to have winter family fun time in the snow, or explore the world heritage volcanic wonderland of Tongariro National Park over the summer months we provide a central location from which to "find your happy place". After you tramp the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, go mountain biking on the Old Coach Road, or wander through the lush native bush tracks, you will need a comfortable place to rest. Other outdoor adventures include the Whakapapa Gondola trip to the highest cafe in the southern hemisphere, the start of the Mountain to Sea biking trail, 18-hole Waimarino golf course, trout fishing, horse riding and some of the best short and more challenging hiking trails in NZ.
Our location also allows for you to eat and drink at country cafes & restaurants situated just 50 - 100 meters up the road.

With both motel units and a traditional lodge, we have a range of accommodation options to suit your special needs, guest numbers and budget.

Our Studio and Alpine Motel units, spacious Chalet and 2-bedroom Apartments all have private self-contained kitchen and bathroom facilities.
The en-suite twin/double lodge rooms have full communal kitchen/dining facilities and access to our guest lounge, with pool table and 2 woodburning fires heating the lodge areas.

We offer Free Wi-Fi. Free parking.
We have a Hot Spa pool (Winter season only).
Enjoy a Yummy cooked breakfast - the perfect way to start your day.
Guest Laundry facilities are available.

Accommodation for all level of traveler in either cozy Motel units or traditional Lodge rooms. We offer personal service with good 'ole country hospitality.
Our rooms are guaranteed clean, comfortable and affordable.
Ideal location in Ohakune situated at the beginning of the mountain road to TUROA ski field on Mt Ruapehu. Quiet with a friendly atmosphere and only 150m to ski shops, cafes and bars.
Huge range of accommodation to suit all budgets: 14 self-catering units and 14 Lodge rooms. Suitable for singles, couples, families or groups.


1. 4-bedroom CHALET: Very spacious unit. The 2 main bedrooms hold Super King and Queen Beds. The 2 adjoining rooms have 4 single beds, with 2 single beds in the lounge area. Self-catering in the fully contained kitchen. Large lounge and dining area. 2 Bathrooms – 2 showers, 2 toilets. 42" TV. Sunny afternoon aspect. Sleeping for up to 10 people max. Plenty of off-street parking outside unit.

2. STUDIO MOTEL unit: Open plan 3-star motel units. King bed and two single beds. Self-contained with full kitchen & bathroom facilities. Off street parking in front of unit. Sleep 1 – 4 persons.

3. Larger ALPINE MOTEL: Unique chalet style motel units. Queen bed downstairs, 3 single beds upstairs on mezzanine floor. Self-contained with full kitchen & bathroom facilities. Small lounge area plus dining table and chairs. Undercover carport in front of unit. Sleep 2 – 5 people.

4. TWO BEDROOM Apartment: Spacious private unit upstairs in the lodge with a sunny rural outlook. Bedroom 1 - Queen Bed, Bedroom 2 - Queen & Single bed, with 1 Single bed in lounge area. Full Kitchen/dining facilities. Separate private shower, vanity and toilet. Generous living area, 42” TV. Sleeps 2 - 6. Off street parking in lodge car park.


5. ENSUITE ROOMS: Private Twin or Double bedroom with bathroom facilities, tea/coffee making and refrigerator in room. 1 Queen bed and 1 single bed. Rooms have access to a full communal kitchen/dining & cozy guest lounge with pool table, TV and wood burning fire. Sleep 1 – 2 persons recommended, 3 persons max.


All bed linen/towels are provided in all room types. Freeview TV. Nonsmoking rooms with designated outdoor smoking areas. Free off street and undercover parking. Guest Laundry. Spa pool (winter only). Drying room for wet ski gear. Hairdryer in all rooms. Iron & Ironing board, porta cot and highchair available on request. Free WiFi access. Door to door shuttle pick up and drop off for e.g. Tongariro Alpine Crossing and Old coach Road - book online direct with operators. Cooked & Continental breakfasts available (additional charges apply). Group catering by arrangement. Pets welcome by arrangement - charges apply, we do not accept all dog breed types and pets accepted in only motel room types.

Stay with us as your base to SKI or SNOWBOARD Mt Ruapehu, Tramp the TONGARIRO ALPINE CROSSING, Mountain bike or walk the OLD COACH ROAD or C


  • Breakfast Available
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Pets by Arrangement

Map & Directions

4-6 Foyle St, Ohakune, New Zealand, 4625


To find us when you come into Ohakune, turn at the i-site (T-intersection) into Goldfinch Street. Continue up this road for approx 2km.
We are on the right, on a corner section with entrances off 178 Mangawhero Terrace and 4 Foyle Street.
Ideally situated, we are just 150m from the start of the Ohakune Mountain Road to Turoa Ski Resort. The closest Motel and Lodge in Ohakune to the snow.
It is only a 2 minutes’ walk to Ohakune’s best Restaurants and bars.
We are a short 5 min walk from the Ohakune Railway station. We offer a free shuttle from the train and bus stations if required - just let us know prior to your arrival.
Pet friendly - conditions do apply.

Cancellation Policy

Full refund, less any fees paid for cancellations made greater than 7 days of your arrival date.
Cancellations made within 7 days of your arrival date are non-refundable.

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