Arawa Lodge, Ohakune NZ

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FREE Deluxe Continental Breakfast including Porridge, Toast, Cereal, Spreads, Fruit, Yoghurt, Tea/Coffee, Milo
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All the comforts of home for your family stay

The perfect solution to your accommodation needs for Mt Ruapehu and The Tongariro National Park, Arawa Lodge is family focused accommodation emphasizing clean, dry and warm with radiator heating throughout the entire lodge, and plenty of hot water for everyone! Winter focused but with loads of summer activities in Central Plateau, Arawa Lodge gives you lots of accommodation options: Individual rooms/ family rooms/ group bunk rooms or - our specialty - full lodge bookings for groups of 6-8 families and/or friends (up to 35).

Our central heating system throughout the entire lodge (including the bathrooms) will keep you snuggly and warm while ensuring we have an unlimited amount of hotwater for all our guests while the fires are burning. We have WIFI available, shared kitchen facilities to heat your pre-prepared meals, huge lounge and separate dining areas with loads of games and movies for you to enjoy should you just want to relax and unwind in the comfort of your home away from home. We are a leisurely stroll to the local village with the restaurants, movie theatre, rock climbing, cafes, supermarket and rental shops; and a 2 minute drive to the Mountain Road to get you to Turoa ski field and within easy distance to Tongariro Crossing, 42nd Traverse or a 'mountain' of other exciting adventures available to you in the area.

Located opporsite the Ohakune Primary School with its space to kick a ball and fantastic playground to amuse the children. We are a 2 minute drive to The Mountain Road to head to Turoa skifield and only 45 minutes to Whakapapa chairlifts for sightseeing options in summer or ski field adventures in the winter.

Our famous continental breakfast is included for you so you just turn up and we take care of keeping you warm, cosy and feed you before your big day out!!! BOOK NOW and get your room sorted at Arawa Lodge in Ohakune.

Where strangers become friends -
                      throughout the seasons…

Arawa Lodge has:

  • Complimentary deluxe CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST for all our guests EVERY DAY you stay
  • Large family rooms and spacious living area Fully equipped shared kitchen facilities
  • Ensuites or shared bathroom options including backpackers
  • Rooms with their own external access (ensuite rooms only)
  • Lots of board games to keep you amused indoors
  • Large Fire Place for a warm cosy night in
  • Plenty of Hot Water for all to shower and bathe
  • Excellent communal areas to socialise and meet new people (or old friends)
  • Huge drying room
  • Huge off-street parking area (even room for a bus or 2)
  • Wireless Internet Access WIFI

Arawa Lodge is:

  • Only 2 minutes drive to Mountain Road
  • Only 20 minutes to Turoa Ski Field
  • An easy 5 minute stroll Ohakune township
  • A cruisy 15 minute walk to The Junction nightlife
  • Large and Spacous
  • Opposite the primary school playground
  • A place you would love to return too!

Friends Forever at Arawa Lodge


Snow at Arawa Lodge, Ohakune


Comfortable Family Rooms


Large Cosy Living Room