Contact Details

The Hobbit Motorlodge

80 Goldfinch Street,
Ohakune, New Zealand

Phone: +64 6 385 8248
Your Hosts: Fran and Mark Binning

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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.

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.

Winter Mid Week Special - Stay for Three Nights, Pay for Two


Enjoy three nights, mid week (Sunday to Thursday) in any of our Premium Studio Units or 2 Bedroom Family Units with Cooking and and pay for only two nights.
Bookings subject to availability and offer only valid 1 July through 10 October 2019. Booking must be for consecutive nights. This special does not apply on weekends (Friday & Saturday or public and school holidays).
Applies to direct bookings only (phone or email). 


Our standard winter cancellation terms and conditions apply.


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.
Our resident dog manager, Poppy the Golden Retriever, looks forward to welcoming you and your pet.
Please note the Terms and Conditions that apply to pets located on the Accommodation page of this website.

THE HOBBIT MOTORLODGE is an ideal base for your group with a number of accommodation options from bunkrooms to luxury apartments. Discounts are available depending on group size. Discuss your requirements with our staff and they will be happy to offer competitive pricing.

In addition, staff at The Hobbit can help you with booking shuttle services, dining options.



Upcoming Nearby Events

Contact Mark and Fran at The Hobbit (06 385 8248, to discuss your individual, family or team accommodation for up coming events.


Ohakune Township and Facilities

Please see our Activities page.


Terms and Conditions

Please click here for our terms and conditions.