6 Best Luxury Accommodation in Ohakune© Ruapehu Country Lodge
6 Best Luxury Accommodation in Ohakune

5 Best Luxury Accommodations in Ohakune 🍸 [2023]

© Ruapehu Country Lodge

Where to Find the Best Luxury Accommodation in Ohakune

Complement your ski holiday, mountain biking/hiking escape or national park getaway with a luxury stay in Ohakune. While the small mountain-view town doesn’t offer a huge variety, you’ll find some real hidden gems between the boutique hotels, luxury chalets and quaint B&Bs. Find the right fit for you with this list of the best luxury accommodations in Ohakune.

For more advice on planning a luxury trip, take a look at The Luxury Guide to Ohakune and the 9 Luxury Experiences in Ohakune.

1. Nightsky Cottage

Experience pure serenity among the protected native forest of Nightsky Cottage, exclusively accessible by a 50 m (164 ft) boardwalk. This eco-focussed two-bedroom holiday home features all the homely appliances with the luxury of lavish European-style furnishings. Snuggle up by the cosy fireplace in winter, bask in the mountain views from your private picnic area accessible via a short bushwalk, and indulge in the his-and-hers freestanding bathtubs in the bathroom looking out to the forest. See more like this in the 10 Best Romantic Accommodations in Ohakune.

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6 Best Luxury Accommodation in Ohakune© Nightsky Cottage

2. Powderhorn Chateau

Get the ski chalet experience at The Powderhorn Chateau with attractive timber-lined rooms. Stay in one of the queen or twin suites, apartments or holiday homes with luxurious additions like spa bathrooms, private balconies, views of the Mangawhero River and Tongariro National Park and more. The luxury boutique accommodation features an indoor adults-only swimming pool, as well as two in-house restaurants and boasts a convenient location in The Junction part of town. See more group-friendly like this in the 10 Best Family Accommodations in Ohakune.

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6 Best Luxury Accommodation in Ohakune© Powderhorn Chateau

3. Ruapehu Country Lodge

Boasting countryside elegance in its grounds and decor, Ruapehu Country Lodge offers something special just outside of Ohakune. Stay in 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, which we feature in the 9 Luxury Activities in Ohakune, while the grounds also have a petanque course, spa bath, barbecue, fitness suite, and an elegantly decorated guest lounge.

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6 Best Luxury Accommodation in Ohakune© Ruapehu Country Lodge

4. Tongariro Suites

An ultra-boutique hotel just outside of Ohakune amidst native landscaped gardens, Tongariro Suites offers tranquillity and breathtaking views of Mt Ruapehu. Stay in one of only four suites, which are furnished with contemporary flair and feature an ensuite with a freestanding bath. The adults-only accommodation also presents a relaxing 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. Discover more hotel-style stays in the 20 Best Hotels & Places to Stay in Ohakune.

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6 Best Luxury Accommodation in Ohakune© Tongariro Suites

5. Tussock Grove Boutique Hotel

Located on the edge of town, Tussock Grove Boutique Hotel continues the recreation after your 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 various grades, from queen rooms to spacious suites. Discover more boutique stays in the 10 Best Boutique Accommodations in Ohakune.

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6 Best Luxury Accommodation in Ohakune© Tussock Grove Hotel & Cottage

[CLOSED] Cairnbrae House

For a boutique bed & breakfast stay with friendly locals, choose Cairnbrae House. The family home has been purpose-built to accommodate guests with the upstairs solely dedicated for your use 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.

More About Luxury Accommodations in Ohakune

That’s it for our list of the best luxury 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 Luxury Travel Guide to Ohakune.


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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