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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Ohakune

10 Best B&Bs & Boutique Accommodations in Ohakune [2024]

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Boutiques Lodges, Hotels and B&Bs in Ohakune

With stunning surroundings of the snowcapped Mt Ruapehu, rolling farmland and the Tongariro National Park, Ohakune is best experienced in tranquillity. Set the tone right for a blissful stay by booking a boutique stay in Ohakune. From boutique hotels to lodges to B&Bs, there are plenty of small accommodation experiences to be had. Check out our top picks of the best boutique accommodations in Ohakune in the list below!

And for more travel advice, take a look at The Complete Guide to Ohakune and the 16 Best Things to Do in Ohakune.

1. Two Rivers Ohakune

A modern and cosy B&B just a 10-minute stroll along the riverside to town, Two Rivers Ohakune is an easy choice for couples. The boutique accommodation has just three guest rooms, each with a spacious ensuite and private access through the gardens. There are also hydrotherapy spa pools and outside decks which boast magnificent views of the Mangawhero and Mangateitei rivers, as well as Mt Ruapehu. See more like this in the 10 Best Romantic Accommodations in Ohakune.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodations in Ohakune  [2023]© Two Rivers Ohakune

2. Tongariro Suites

Offering just four suites just outside of town amidst native landscaped gardens, Tongariro Suites is a worthy choice if looking for boutique accommodations in Ohakune. The adults-only suites are furnished with contemporary flair and feature an ensuite with a freestanding bath. Guests also have access to a guest lounge with a wood fire, as well as an attractive outside area with a barbecue and cedar hot tub. Continental breakfast provisions are left in your room each day so you can feast at your own leisure.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Ohakune© Tongariro Suites

3. The Powderhorn Chateau

Get the ski chalet experience at the boutique Powderhorn Chateau with attractive timber-lined suites, apartments and holiday homes. Enjoy luxurious additions like spa bathrooms, private balconies, views of the Mangawhero River and Tongariro National Park and more. The accommodation also features an indoor swimming pool, as well as two in-house restaurants. See more accommodations like this in the 5 Best Luxury Accommodations in Ohakune.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Ohakune© The Powderhorn Chateau

4. Rocky Mountain Chalets Ohakune

Book into a multi-bedroom apartment at the Rocky Mountain Chalets in Ohakune and enjoy all of the conveniences of home with a full kitchen, separate bedrooms and more. Ideal for families and groups, the chalets sleep up to eight people with open-plan living areas and kitchens to ensure a social stay. What’s more, on-site is a communal spa pool and sauna. For more group-friendly accommodations like this, check out the 10 Best Family Accommodations in Ohakune.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Ohakune© Rocky Mountain Chalets Ohakune

5. Manuka Lodge B&B

A boutique B&B located in a quiet cul-de-sac, Manuka Lodge offers a peaceful and comfortable experience for guests. The lodge has just four tastefully-decorated guest rooms, all with private ensuites and a full-cooked breakfast included each morning. Keep tasty and warm in winter with European-style central heating, underfloor heating and double-glazed windows, as well as an outdoor spa pool!

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Ohakune© Manuka Lodge B&B

6. Ruapehu Country Lodge

Boasting countryside luxury, Ruapehu Country Lodge offers a special boutique stay just outside of Ohakune. Retreat to one of the well-appointed king/twin guest rooms with an outdoor courtyard looking out into expansive gardens. The lodge is adjacent to the Waimarino Golf Club, while the grounds also have a petanque course, spa bath, barbecue, fitness suite, and an elegantly decorated guest lounge.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Ohakune© Ruapehu Country Lodge

7. The River Lodge

Stay in one of the charming lodge suites or enjoy your own space in one of the two standalone chalets of The River Lodge. Located on picturesque grounds beside the Mangawhero River, The River Lodge offers a relaxing retreat with facilities like a timber hot tub, a generous continental breakfast, an electric vehicle and bike charging station and more. With a wine and beer bar, a barbecue area and a bonfire which can also be organised on request, it’s a place to enjoy the great outdoors. Check out more accommodations with motel facilities in the10 BEST Motels in Ohakune.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodations in Ohakune  [2023]© The River Lodge

8. Tussock Grove Boutique Hotel

Located on the edge of town, Tussock Grove Boutique Hotel is a three-star boutique hotel with plenty to do. Challenge yourself with a game of petanque, soak your muscles in the indoor spa pool, and play on the hard-court tennis court near the hotel. In between, stay in one of the hotel’s two-storey accommodations with various grades, from queen rooms to spacious suites. Check out more hotel stays in the 20 Best Hotels & Places to Stay in Ohakune.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Ohakune© Tussock Grove Hotel & Cottage

9.Kings Ohakune

Located in The Junction part of town beside its own on-site bar and burger saloon, Kings Ohakune offers boutique hotel-style accommodation ideal for couples, friends and families. Stay in one of the queen, twin, triple or quadruple rooms with ensuite bathrooms and make use of the on-site spa pools, one in the courtyard and one with breathtaking views of the mountain. A continental breakfast is also included each morning. Discover more affordable stays like this in the10 Best Budget Accommodations in Ohakune.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Ohakune© Kings Ohakune

10. Frankie & Hugh’s

So boutique that you’re the only one staying here, Frankie & Hugh’s is the ideal stay for couples, groups and families seeking their own space. The three-bedroom holiday home will instantly transport you into holiday mode with its timber-lined alpine lodge interiors, while the babbling stream winding through the property of native trees simply adds to the adventure. Although you have a small kitchen to prepare home-cooked meals, you won’t need to worry about breakfast as it’s all included.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodations in Ohakune  [2023]© Frankie & Hugh's

[CLOSED] Cairnbrae House

Get a premium homestay experience at Cairnbrae House. The family home has been purpose-built to accommodate guests with the upstairs solely dedicated for guests with a lounge, hot drink-making facilities and a complimentary continental breakfast served each morning. The child-free B&B has guest rooms with a double or twin layout. The home has attractive gardens, deer and other pets and private access to the Mangawhero River for a swim.

[CLOSED] Tongariro at Makotuku B&B

This B&B offers just two guest rooms with commanding views of Mt Ruapehu, as well as their own separate private wing of the house. Located between Ohakune and National Park Village in the settlement of Horopito, Tongariro at Makotuku benefits from its own spacious block where you can enjoy the views from the lounge’s floor-to-ceiling windows. Guests are also treated to a cooked and continental breakfast each morning.

More Boutique Accommodations in Ohakune

That’s it for our list of the best boutique accommodations in Ohakune, but it’s by no means the end of our advice! Check out more guides to help you plan the perfect trip to Mt Ruapehu:

Finally, if there’s anything we’ve missed, you’re likely to find it in The Complete Travel Guide to Ohakune.


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Laura S.

This article has been reviewed and published by Laura, the editor-in-chief and co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. Laura is a first-class honours journalism graduate and a travel journalist with expertise in New Zealand and South Pacific tourism for over 10 years. She also runs travel guides for five of the top destinations in the South Pacific and is the co-host of over 250 episodes of the NZ Travel Show on YouTube.

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