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Pure Alpine Luxury near Mt Ruapehu

 Warm and comfortable 

Pure Alpine Luxury near Mt Ruapehu

 a wee 10 min drive from ohakune but still a nice location. Nice setup - continental breakfast and ensuite rooms are probably the two highlights of my stay 

Pure Alpine Luxury near Mt Ruapehu

 One of the great places to stay in the Mount Ruapehu Area. Couldn't be happier. great place, great hospitality. Thank you 

Pure Alpine Luxury near Mt Ruapehu

 Cant wait to go back and stay again! Gorgeous little B&B. 

Pure Alpine Luxury near Mt Ruapehu

 The set up, how clean modern and comfortable everything was, and how lovely and easy to deal they were. 

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Pure Alpine Luxury near Mt Ruapehu

 The property was nice with good fittings and fixtures. Very comfortable.