Self contained ski apartment

Bach or holiday home | Raetihi | #12845

9.1/10 (52 ratings)
  • 5 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • An excellent base for your cycling,hiking or ski holidayor just a quiet getaway.
  • Supermarket, cafe, art gallery, info centre, library with free internet just down the street.
  • All the comforts of home so don't fill the car with linen ! Free wifi too

The bach has a sunny outdoor courtyard for relaxing in summer and a cosy fire for the winter. It has all the essentials including linen, electric blankets, basic pantry items, washing machine, books dvds and wifi.

We are centrally placed for winter skiing and in summer for the new Mountain to the Sea Cycleway. The Tongariro Crossing buses leave Raetihi just down the street.

Raetihi is an old milling town with a step back in time feeling. New Zealand the way it was.Explore the old town with historic buildings, chat with the lovely country people who can tell you some history. View from the road the fabulous Ratana Church high on a hill overlooking the town. See the town many movies have been made in and nearby Horipito where the movie Smash Palace was made. Horipito Motors is a fascinating place to visit.

The Waimarino golf course is nearby and visitors are always welcome.

There is Horse riding at Rangatau and the Raetihi Museum opens Sundays.

You can hire a bike and ride the Old Coach Road to Horipito,The Bridge To Nowhere, 42nd Traverse,Fishers Track or many other rides or do one of the many mountain walks.

Take a picnic or bbq food to Ruatiti domain and if you're lucky see the rare Whio.

Its a 30 minute trip to the Whanganui river at Pipiriki where you can take an exhilarating jet boat from there to The Bridge To Nowhere.

You can step back in time and travel the Whanganui River Road to Whanganui. on the way call in to Jerusalem and see where James K Baxter lived and the Convent built by Sister Suzanne Aubert. Have coffee and buy local art and craft at the Matahiwi gallery. Head home via the scenic Parapara highway for a round trip.

Special conditions: You will have access to the gallery but we expect it to be left as found. Smoking is allowed outside only. Pets allowed with prior approval.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Cot available
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Master suite

    1 x Queen bed

  • Room 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • sofa bed in lounge

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed


Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
  • Last minute bookings: 15% off for stays over the next 7 nights

  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 6 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. Excludes school & public holidays.

  • Gifts & giveaways: A selection of breakfast items including cereals, tinned fruit and bread for toast will be provided for summer guests.

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (74)

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  • A very cute n cosy cottage with a great art gallery attached...

    A very cute n cosy cottage with a great art gallery attached to view also.

    MeganB5 100%|2x Apr 2018

  • Very cool little apartment with a touch of old school

    Very cool little apartment with a touch of old school. Loved the huge fire box. Well set up with everything we needed. Great alternative to Ohakune - go Raetihi.

    ReotahiC 100%|2x Jan 2018

  • Such a warm and cosy house, with everything you need for a...

    Such a warm and cosy house, with everything you need for a comfortable stay.

    simoer45 100%|1x Oct 2017

  • Very cool and quaint

    Very cool and quaint. Has everything a family or group would need - very comfortable, fireplace was excellent, kitchen is good.

    RhinoG 100%|2x Jul 2017

  • We had a wonderful stay in this warm, cosy and clean bach

    We had a wonderful stay in this warm, cosy and clean bach. It was really accessible to ruapehu too and the raetihi town gave us a glimpse of real rural NZ life.

    shaundtsl 100%|1x Jul 2017

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