We offer a 15 comfortable ensuite rooms suitable for solo travellers, couples and families, including a fully accessible wheelchair unit. The motel is within easy walking distance of the town's cafés, restaurants and shops and just 5 minutes from one of New Zealand's must-play golf courses, the Tarrangower, Taumarunui.
Book to stay the night before or after your experience for comfort and convenience - all adventures leave from our front door. Enjoy a hearty home-cooked breakfast before you ride the rails and a generous helping of authentic Kiwi hospitality throughout your stay.
The motel is well situated for wider exploration of the Ruapehu region including Mount Ruapehu and the Whakapapa ski fields (New Zealand's largest ski area), and the Sky Waka Gondola (45 minutes) and Lake Taupō (1.25 hours). Other attractions include walking the Tongariro Crossing, exploring the Tongariro National Park, cycling the Timer Trail, canoeing the Whanganui River or enjoying a round of golf at the popular Tarrangower course in Taumarunui.
Free WiFi throughout. Generous off-road parking. All units feature electric blankets, TVs, toasters, tea and coffee making facilities and complimentary home-baking, and we have a drying area to help get your gear ready for your next activity.
Find us at the north end of Taumarunui's main street at 9 Hakiaha Street - the gateway to the Forgotten World.
Tūrangi 45 minutes
Waitomo Caves 1 hour
Taupō 1.25 hours
Whangamōmona 1.5 hours
Rotorua 2 hours
Hobbiton 2.25 hours
Stratford 2.5 hours
Auckland 3.5 hours