Contact Details

The Hobbit Motorlodge

80 Goldfinch Street,
Ohakune, New Zealand

Phone: +64 6 385 8248
Your Hosts: Glenda and Ian Ferry

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Welcome to The Hobbit Motorlodge, Ohakune accommodation

The Hobbit Motorlodge is a charming, purpose built alpine lodge and motel complex. The Hobbit aims to offer its guests the best accommodation in town. It is the accommodation of first choice for many repeat and discerning guests due to its' quality, spacious rooms and high standards of cleanliness and service.

Ideally located between the Ohakune mainstreet and Junction (winter nightlife area) on the road to the Turoa skifield and 45 mins to Whakapapa it is surrounded by beautiful mature native and exotic trees and offers its guests a quiet alpine retreat.

The Hobbit has a wide variety of accommodation styles, offering premium ground floor studios, first floor studios, some with mountain views, two bedroom units with or without full cooking facilities, and upstairs suites with as many as 5 beds for larger groups. Look at our accommodation page for more details and instant booking option.

We also offer affordable dormitory style bunk bed accommodation in our lodge. Rooms are configured as 2 beds, 4 beds or 6 beds each with Sky TV. The lodge is equipped with a communal kitchen, ablutions, lounge, drying room and laundry. Look at our budget accommodation page for more details and instant booking option.

Our facilities include an outside spa pool amongst the trees, Sky TV and FREE Wireless Internet. For the skiers we have racks in every room, a substantial drying room and the mountain shuttle services can pick you up from our entrance.

Visitors are spoiled for choice of activities no matter what the weather – look at the full details on our activities page – Ohakune and its surrounds offers so much.

Reception hours: 7.30am to 9.00pm

Upcoming Nearby Events

Tongariro Alpine Crossing - shuttles depart daily. New parking restrictions apply in the National Park so using the shuttle will avoid any hassles.

Food Glorious Food - Feeding an army in WW1 exhibition Waiouru Army Museum From 16 December 2017
Raetihi Christmas Parade 9th December 2017
Come fly with me Kite flying day  1st January 2018
14th Tussock Traverse 27 January 2018
Ruapehu Express 24th February 2018
Offlimits Tussock Buster 23-25 March 2018
Ruapehu Ring of Fire 7 April 2018
Taumarunui Cycle Classic  November 2018
Bridge to Nowhere Tour  November 2018
Waiouru Discovery MTB December 2018
Goat Run December 2018


Ohakune Township and Facilities

Please see our Activities page.


Terms and Conditions

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