10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Ohakune
10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Ohakune

10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Ohakune

© The Powderhorn Chateau

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 into a boutique accommodation in Ohakune. From boutique hotels to lodges to B&Bs, there’s plenty of small accommodation experiences to be had. Check out our top picks for Ohakune’s boutique stays in the list below!

And for more travel advice, take a look at The Complete Guide to Ohakune and the 10 Ohakune Must-Dos.

1. Tongariro Suites

Offering just four suites just outside of town amidst native landscaped gardens, Tongariro Suites is a worthy choice if looking for boutique accommodation in Ohakune. The adult-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.

Check Tongariro Suites out:

10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Ohakune© Tongariro Suites

2. 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 accommodation like this in the 6 Best Luxury Accommodation in Ohakune.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Ohakune© The Powderhorn Chateau

3. 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 accommodations like this, check out the 10 Best Family Accommodation in Ohakune.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Ohakune© Rocky Mountain Chalets Ohakune

4. 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 travelling together 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.

Check Kings Ohakune out:

10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Ohakune© NZPocketGuide.com

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!

Check Manuka Lodge B&B out:

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 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. See more like this in the 10 Best Romantic Accommodation in Ohakune.

Check Ruapehu Country Lodge out:

10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Ohakune© Ruapehu Country Lodge

7. 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 that 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.

Check Tongariro at Makotuku out:

10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Ohakune© Tongariro at Makotuku B&B

8. 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.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Ohakune© The River Lodge

9. Tussock Grove Hotel & Cottage

Located on the edge of town, Tussock Grove Hotel & Cottage 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.

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

10. 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.

Check Cairnbrae House out:

10 Best Boutique Accommodation in Ohakune© Cairnbrae House


Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in New Zealand over 10 years ago and with a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to travel New Zealand. She knows Aotearoa inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience New Zealand’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides and is the co-host of NZ Pocket Guide’s live New Zealand travel Q&As on YouTube.

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