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Ruapehu Mountain Motel & Lodge

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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“the kitchen”(11 reviews)
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AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
3 Star accommodation
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plans changed and had to cancel 5 days out from staying. They had my money and were keeping it per their cancellation policy. I'd have been happy to pay a cancellation fee, but for them to keep the full rate for a night (Sunday) for...More

2  Thank skiwi
Response from Kevin D, Owner at Ruapehu Mountain Motel & LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Not sure how you can write a review about a motel when you dont even stay!!!! If you dont like a motels cancelation policy DONT BOOK and waste everyones time. Have a great day.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came down to Ohakune for a couple of days on the mountain, this place is ideal for getting there quickly. The rooms are clean and tidy, with awesome showers!! Would definitely stay here again and would recommend to others.

1  Thank _gregdean2018
Response from Kevin D, Owner at Ruapehu Mountain Motel & LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your coments. Have a great day

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Checking out tomorrow, this is a weekend trip. I highly recommend the motel units, especially if you have children. Our unit was clean and tidy on arrival. Also warm and cosy. Great value for your money. Check in was a breeze. The lady at reception...More

Thank Lani G
Response from Kevin D, Owner at Ruapehu Mountain Motel & LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your coments. Have a great day.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of four stayed in a loft apartment for two nights. Despite the weather being iffy the stay was excellent. The hosts were super friendly, welcoming and helpful and provided us with any extras we needed. The layout of our accommodation worked for our...More

Thank Naki_Teacher
Response from Kevin D, Owner at Ruapehu Mountain Motel & LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your coments have a great day

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights, the staff were very lovely and friendly and the accomodation was clean and tidy. However it was very very noisy, kids yelling and screaming at all hours and the sound would travel right through the walls. Our room was right...More

1  Thank KatStevens89
Response from Kevin D, Owner at Ruapehu Mountain Motel & LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Make sure you book one of our motel units next time not a share facility economy room in the lodge and outside the school holiday period. The bed has been replaced and the walls soundproofed.Not sure about your milk story though, we have never had...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
Things to do
Hot Tub
Details
Price range
US$76 - US$138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Family Hotel in Ohakune
#2 Mid-range Hotel in Ohakune
#4 Quaint Hotel in Ohakune
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$76 - US$138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Family Hotel in Ohakune
#2 Mid-range Hotel in Ohakune
#4 Quaint Hotel in Ohakune
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Traveller (23)
Room & Suite (12)
Dining (2)
Pool & Beach (2)
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Karen A
31 October 2014|
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Response from Kevin D | 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
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