Contact Details

The Hobbit Motorlodge

80 Goldfinch Street,
Ohakune, New Zealand

Phone: +64 6 385 8248
Your Host: Phil Jackson

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Welcome to The Hobbit Motorlodge, Ohakune accommodation

The Hobbit Motorlodge is a charming, purpose built alpine lodge and motel complex. 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 or 45 mins to Whakapapa it is surrounded by beautiful mature native and exotic trees and offers its guests a quiet alpine retreat.

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.

Summer Special - Stay for Three Nights, Pay for Two


Enjoy three nights in any of our Motel Units and pay for only two nights.

Bookings subject to availability and offer only valid until 31 May 2020. Booking must be for consecutive nights. 

Phone or email for availability, or go to our "BOOK NOW" page to view rates and specials.



Basic special is stay for two nights in our standard studio with transport to and from the crossing included for $305 (the special applies for two people, additional person cost $75).

Convenient pick-up and return at The Hobbit.

Similar packages available for our other room types. Specials only available by contacting us directly.


Take advantage of the central plateau all round activities. Walking, mountain biking, canoeing, rafting, and golf are some of the broad range of activities on offer.

We have accommodation deals for:

- Seniors (bring your Gold Card along)

- Mountain Bikers (Old Coach Road, Bridge to Nowhere, 42nd Traverse and many more)

- School Camp Groups (our bunk rooms are perfect and very cost effective)

- Car Club Enthusiasts (a great gathering place for your club with plenty of off street parking at your door)

- Motorcycle Clubs (as above, with out-of-the-weather parking under verandahs)

We have a variety of accommodation options from bunkrooms to luxury apartments. Call to discuss your requirements and our competitive pricing.


The Hobbit now has a ground floor studio unit available for guests with dogs.
Guests requiring our dog friendly unit must book directly by phone or email.
A charge of $25 applies to all booking with dogs.
Please note the Terms and Conditions that apply to pets located on the Accommodation page of this website.



Upcoming Nearby Events

Offlimits Tussock Buster 27/29 March 2020
Raetihi Gut Buster, Road Cycle and Fun Run 12 April 2020


Terms and Conditions

Please click here for our terms and conditions.