8 Best Bookabachs In Mount Ruapehu, New Zealand

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New Zealand is a beautiful place to visit and has many attractions - Mount Ruapehu is one of them. This destination is extremely attractive and has a number of things for you to do. It is an active volcano but is one of the busiest areas for tourists, particularly for those who enjoy skiing. You can have an unobstructed view of the beautiful scenery of the area from atop this volcano. Mount Ruapehu also has a crater lake. It attracts people from all corners of the world and is truly a breath-taking natural wonder to witness. If you’re heading to the area soon, be sure to check out these best Bookabachs in Mount Ruapehu, New Zealand.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on March 13, 2023.

1. Beautiful wooden ski lodge with a breathtaking view (from USD 131)

Located between Ruapehu’s Turoa and Whakapapa ski-fields, this incredible property provides you with easy access to the beautiful snow slopes as well as bike trails. It comes with three bedrooms and a bathroom. It can accommodate up to six people. The views and its location make it look like something from a fairy tale. It has brilliant wooden interiors, giving it a cozy and comfy look. This place is pet-friendly, provided they are informed beforehand. This property does not have WiFi though. It is a good place to disconnect and relax.

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211 reviews   Wifi Available
chalet 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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it rained during the night and we enjoyed the sound on the tin roof along with the crackling of the wood stove, very cozy
lovely property very comfortable and cozy
cute and cosy accommodation, fully equipped kitchen and awesome views up the mountain from the seluded lodge
the only thing missing was a wifi connection
private and peaceful with an amazing view
it's always impeccably clean, well stocked with essentials and we just love the private location and the house itself
excellent all round with great views
love the area
love the log cabin, very relaxing, a great place to chill and unwind, the spa bath on the deck was great to sit back and relax in
beautiful property!!beautiful surrounds!!and the birds in the morning and night, ah bliss
would definitely come back with family in the future
beautiful location
great location for some peace, privacy and recreation
it is a beautiful log cabin, inside and out
the log house was well built, cozy and well equipped
totally private location within an easy drive to ohakune and approx 40mins to the mountain
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2. Modern and trendy mountain lodge (from USD 444)

This incredible property is done up in a very stylish and trendy manner. It accommodates up to 21 people and is thus a great option for people who are travelling in a large group. The lovely mountain lodge has four bedrooms and four bathrooms. It is close to Ohakune, being only a 12-minute drive away. This property comes with a spa and a drying room, making it a luxurious place to stay in. The other services available are WiFi, a walk-in wardrobe, and more. The location is also very convenient.

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49 reviews  
House 21 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 21
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

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beautiful view of the mountain and lots of space
large home with plenty of space for a group
large living area and kitchen, peaceful setting
it was clean and all as in the description we will definitely recommend it
the property is fantastic and nothing has not been thought of
reasonable clean and good condition
big property for large groups
handy for tongariro crossing
great house for extended family get together
people friendly and spacious with tons of room for the kids to run around
amazing home with exceptional heating and veiws second to none
rebecca was a fantastic owner to deal with
quiet location
ohakune was only a short 15 min drive away
even though location was slightly out of the way from town but still decent enough if you need to pop into town to get supplies
(also the power/water was out but that was a council issue)
the rural location provides ideal privacy while being only 5-10 mins drive from ohakune for supplies
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3. Cozy family holiday home with a spa pool (from USD 155)

This property comes with three bedrooms and two bathrooms and has a homely vibe - a great option to consider for your next family holiday. It can accommodate up to 10 people. It is equipped with a central wood burner as well as electric heaters. You can also access a spa pool where you can relax and soothe yourself after a fun-filled day. The facilities include WiFi, large-screen TV, and so on. It is a great option for both summers and winters. This listing has a minimum stay of two nights during ski season.

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179 reviews   Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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Drying room was invaluable with a wet start to the skiing season
kitchen had everything we needed to cook dinners for everyone staying (6 adults)
Everything you need for the best ski holiday
Spacious well equipped very warm and the spa is great
so could do some work emails while away Easy to clean too
Local contact really helpful and friendly too
A great property perfect for families and owner very responsive to all communications
House has an excellent layout kids loved the spa and the drying room is a must after skiing Gareth's communication is excellent and prompt He even returned some items my son left behind thanks
We loved it and had a great 3 nights there Booking process super easy too
Great place to stay for a group easy living spaces with two separate bathrooms Quiet neighborhood close drive to shops
Great location short walk to the park and town through the walkway
Perfect layout for a couple of families Great size rooms and seating around table and in lounge
This is accommodation is perfect for families away skiiing or exploring the area Great sized living area and kitchen
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4. Well-furnished, cozy villa with hot tub (from USD 101)

This cozy property comes with three bedrooms and accommodates up to eight people. It is a great option for families. It comes with an amazing hot tub for you and your loved ones to relax in. The owners do not allow smoking here. It comes equipped with a TV, a fireplace, electric blankets, and more. This listing does not have WiFi though this will give you a chance to unwind without being disturbed by your phone.

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62 reviews  
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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once we got the fireplace going it was nice and cozy and warm
the fireplace keeps the whole house warm and the spa pool looks right onto the mountain
the drying room worked really well too
owners have taken care to ensure a warm stay, with plenty of wood for the fire, wall heaters and electric blankets
loved this charming villa full of character with comfortable beds, lovely bedding and use of amazing spa pool
everything is kept in great condition and is clean and tidy
well appointed and clean and tidy
great house, clean, tidy and a spa
great house, great spa, awesome views
all was in great order and very easy
vicky the owner was very easy and friendly to deal with
was awesome enjoyed the stay would love to have a family vacation again some time
the dvd needs some attention it kept skipping discs
the jacuzzi was amazing! kitchen well stocked for making meals
nice little old house, situated close to ohakune
great to have a spa to come home to at the end of a long ride
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5. Farm stay surrounded by greenery (from USD 107)

This incredible property can house up to 12 people. It comes with five bedrooms and two bathrooms. It comes with WiFi, TV, a large kitchen, a log fire, and so on. It even has a trampoline, a sand pit, and a miniature horse named Pluto. You can even go fishing, hiking, or biking nearby. If you stay for two nights or more, the cleaning fee is not charged. This is a great option, especially if you are travelling with children.

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80 reviews   Wifi Available
farmhouse 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy :

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comfortable beds, everything you need for your kitchen needs
it was easy to share the generous space and the fireplace kept all of our rooms toasty warm! all the facilities were very modern and we made ourselves at home immediately
very nice sitting at the tables in the sun outside
great entertainment like pool table, tennis table and darts for all
cosy and warm with the fire going, lots of room for everyone, fun games room
extremely clean with great facilities
very clean and tidy with everything you need
the house was lovely
accomodated our extended family very well
clean, nice, warm house, well equippted, close to ohakune and ski fields
when we arrived in the afternoon the house was warm and welcoming, the fire was going and the property was clean and tidy
an awesome homestead for those who aren't afraid of getting into the country
beautiful location, a stunning farm and great for skiing
lovely peaceful location very much away from it all
great place, location and facilities!
house is big enough for 3 families with kids
just a little cold
experience was great its like a home away from home
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6. Four-bedroom lodge with a beautiful view (from USD 159)

This four-bedroom property can house up to 10 people. This is a great place to experience the Central Plateau. There are a number of things you can do when staying here, such as visiting the Raurimu Rex, skiing, and relaxing in the hot pools in Tokaanu. The facilities include a well-equipped kitchen, a deck, WiFi, and a fireplace. This is a great place to enjoy nature and rejuvenate, away from city life.

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National Park, Raurimu, NZ
63 reviews  
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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bedrooms are great size and comfortable
upgraded kitchen is nice
great cosy house
was big enough to sleep all 7 of us with plenty of room to spare
we had to clean toilet, bathroom and kitchen on arrival
warm and comfortable; awesome fireplace! clean and tidy
the bach is fantastic! clean, spacious, and had everything we needed
cutlery in drawer was not cleaned
very easy to book and ask questions
and having raurimu rex just next door was an added bonus
the owners are also very friendly and helpful and responds quite quickly
love the fireplace too especially on winter
the house warms up nicely with the fireplace
perfect location, not far from the mountain
this was not clear in the main description
the fire put out excellent heat
good fire with lots of wood
great location only a quick drive to the natural park
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7. Picturesque holiday home in a rural setting (from USD 153)

This incredible property comes with four bedrooms and two bathrooms. It can accommodate up to eight people. It requires a minimum stay of two nights. This listing provides instant confirmation. Note that smoking is not allowed here. It has a distinctly rural and rustic vibe to it and is a wonderful place for a family retreat. It is located very close to National Park Village. The ski fields are nearby as well. It is a cozy place to stay on a holiday.

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Raurimu, Raurimu, NZ
44 reviews  
House 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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gorgeous property - was a little cold and a couple of heaters and/or electric blanket would have been great
but otherwise great location ample space fully functional kitchen and a cozy fire place
awesome place clean and tidy
very quiet and ideal for what we wanted
beautiful setting close to snow
we had a lovely weekend here so close to the mountain
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8. Luxurious, modern home tucked away in a rural area (from USD 97)

This accommodation provides you an amazing chance to stay and relax during your holidays in a well-equipped house. If you want to experience a high-quality and luxurious stay in Mount Ruapehu, this is the best place for you. Located about five minutes from Ohakune or the Junction, you can explore some of the prominent places nearby. The property has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. You can also enjoy the private swimming pool and relish the mountain views from here.

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83 reviews  
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable
best kitchen ever
great location, stunning view of the mountain
had everything we needed, a lot of space, a great kitchen, two very clean bathrooms and comfortable beds
the house is warm and comfortable with plenty to see and do
and water pressure ! wow
enjoyed walking, relaxing with family and picture perfect views of ruapehu
cosy house, had everything we needed
lovely warm eco house
warm in the middle of winter even without heaters going
it was a wet and cold weekend, but the house was nice and warm and very well fitted out
easy communication with the owners
we were interested in this place as we are about to build a holiday home and wanted to experience the passive house idea first hand
beautiful views
we were impressed with the warmth and loved the outdoor baths
the outside baths are incredible!
great to see its sustainability and learn about the building process
the cork tiles in the kitchen and dining area were a great touch too
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Make your stay in Mount Ruapehu memorable

The above properties are some of the best places to stay when visiting Mount Ruapehu in New Zealand. Based on your unique needs, you can now go ahead and book the best option for you. Staying in a great place when you are traveling can really help make your trip more enjoyable. Also, don’t forget to capture your memories by taking many beautiful photographs.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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