The Best Accommodations in Ohakune for Couples
Keep the holiday romance alive after a day on the slopes, tackling the Tongariro Crossing, or whatever it is you decide to do, by retreating to a romantic chalet, B&B, cottage or boutique hotel. Ohakune offers a fantastic array of romantic stays, all with character to keep in theme with the mountain-view town. Discover some of our top picks in this list of the most romantic accommodations 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. Guests also get a 10% discount at the romantic The Cyprus Tree restaurant in town, which we list in The Romantic Getaway & Honeymoon Guide to Ohakune.
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2. Nightsky Cottage
A luxury holiday home among protected native forest and only accessible by a 50 m (164 ft) boardwalk, Nightsky Cottage offers a romantic stay for couples celebrating a special occasion. While you have all the convenient homely appliances, you also get luxurious additions made for couples like his-and-hers freestanding bathtubs in the bathroom looking out to the forest. Snuggle up by the cosy fireplace in winter or bask in the mountain views from your private picnic area accessible via a short bushwalk. See more like this in the 5 Best Luxury Accommodations in Ohakune.
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3. The Powderhorn Chateau
There’s something quite romantic about the ski chalet experience, which The Powderhorn Chateau certainly provides with its attractive timber-lined rooms. Stay in one of the queen suites with luxurious additions like a private balcony or patio, a spacious ensuite with a double vanity and more. The luxury boutique accommodation features an indoor adults-only swimming pool, as well as two in-house restaurants with a convenient location in The Junction part of town.
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4. The Gables B&B
Away from the hustle and bustle of town, The Gables B&B offers pure serenity with your own private cottage complete with a bedroom, living area, bathroom and a fully-equipped kitchen. Don’t worry about breakfast, as continental breakfast provisions are left in your kitchen to enjoy at your own leisure. The modern cottage boasts tremendous views of Mt Ruapehu across the extensive gardens. You’re also one of the closest accommodations to the start of the Ohakune Old Coach Road, which you can find out more about in the 7 Romantic Activities in Ohakune for Couples.
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5. Snowman Lodge and Spa
Couples on a budget, take a look at the Snowman Lodge and Spa. Not only does it provide convenience by being in the centre of town but its a place for a little bit of pampering. Indulge in the outside spa pool or private sauna together or even get a massage treatment each. As for accommodation, the lodge offers campervan sites and a range of affordable private double rooms with either an ensuite or shared facilities. Couples can enjoy hot drinks at the on-site cafe or make use of the barbecue – there’s a New World supermarket where you can pick up supplies just around the corner. See more like this in the 10 Best Budget Accommodations in Ohakune.
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6. Ruapehu Country Lodge
Boasting countryside elegance and amazing mountain views, no wonder Ruapehu Country Lodge is a popular wedding venue. Not only that but it offers romantic accommodation in Ohakune for couples. Stay in one of the well-appointed king rooms with outdoor courtyard looking out into expansive gardens. Activities you can enjoy together on the grounds include petanque, a spa pool, barbecue, fitness suite, and relaxing in the charming guest lounge.
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7. Tongariro Suites
An ultra-boutique hotel just outside of Ohakune amidst native landscaped gardens, Tongariro Suites offers tranquillity for couples. Stay in one of only four suites, which are furnished with contemporary flair and feature an ensuite with a freestanding bath. The adults-only policy sets the right tone for romance so you can relax in peace in the guest lounge with a wood fire or in an attractive outside area with a barbecue and cedar hot tub. What’s more, continental breakfast provisions are left in your room each day, so you can enjoy breakfast when you’re ready to. For more boutique stays, be sure to check out the 10 Best Boutique Accommodations in Ohakune.
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8. Snowy Waters Lodge – The Old Nurses Home
Radiating historic charm, Snowy Water Lodge is well worth considering. It provides an alternative place to stay between Ohakune and the Whanganui National Park located in Raetihi. This affordable accommodation, which was once a residence for nurses and doctors who worked at a local hospital, features a rustic open-plan communal kitchen, a sunny lounge and cosy queen rooms with communal bathrooms. There’s also an attractive outdoor area with a spa pool and magnificent views of Mt Ruapehu.
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9. Kings Ohakune
Located in The Junction part of town beside its own on-site bar and restaurant, Kings Ohakune offers pleasant hotel-style accommodation ideal for couples. Stay in one of the queen rooms with an ensuite bathroom 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.
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10. Tussock Grove Boutique Hotel
Located on the edge of town, Tussock Grove Boutique Hotel offers couples more ways to enjoy their time together after a day on the slopes, on the hiking trails or whatever it is you decide 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. All rooms here are two-storey with options for queen, king, or one-bedroom suites suitable for couples. For more hotel-style stays, be sure to check out the 20 Best Hotels & Places to Stay in Ohakune.
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More About Romantic Accommodations in Ohakune
That’s it for our list of the most romantic 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:
- 15 Best Motels in Ohakune
- 7 Romantic Activities in Ohakune for Couples
- 20 Best Things to Do in Ohakune
Finally, if there’s anything we’ve missed, you’re likely to find it in The Romantic Getaway & Honeymoon Guide to Ohakune.