Ruapehu Retreat - modern, central, all mod cons

Bach or holiday home | National Park | #22076

9.8/10 (74 ratings)
  • 7 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Great views of Mt Ruapehu, 15 minutes drive to Whakapapa Village, walk to National Park bars/cafes
  • North facing sunny home, fully insulated and very warm, fully equipped kitchen
  • Home away from home with all mod cons and large drying room.

Right in the middle of National Park - easy walk to all cafes and restaurant. Views of Ruapehu from master bedroom, breakfast bar, lounge and large deck.

In winter choose between the convenience and instant heat of a heatpump or the cosy atmosphere of a fire (firewood provided). Heat transfer system keeps bedrooms warm.

Bedrooms can accommodate 7 people (electric blankets on all beds), and there is a portacot available (maximum 7 people). Warm duvets and plump pillows on all beds, plus spare blankets (you need to bring your own sheets and towels). Dressers in all bedrooms, walk in wardrobe in master bedroom and large drawers under bunks provide ample storage.

Fully equipped cook's kitchen with all mod cons makes cooking for a family easy - slow cooker, baking gear, breadmaker, mixer, blender and an extensive array of pots, dishes and utensils. Gas hob with rangehood, double oven, full size fridge/freezer and large pantry with loads of storage. Basic condiments are provided. Gas BBQ is provided during summer months (Nov-May).

Great shower pressure with unlimited hot water and a large, deep bath for a relaxing soak after a hard day's skiing, biking or hiking. Master bedroom has ensuite. Both bathrooms have heaters and heated towel rails.

Large drying room, and laundry with large capacity washing machine and drier.

HD TV with Freeview, stereo (with MP3 input) and DVD player - we have a Sky satellite dish so take your decoder if you want to watch Sky.

Some board games, cards, puzzles and books available.

A real home away from home!

Special conditions: No smoking, no pets. Tenants must remove their rubbish as there is no collection in National Park. Compulsory cleaning fee of $50 applies. Family and mature groups preferred, no parties.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Highchair
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ® - BYO decoder
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 3

    1 x Bunk bed (single over double)

  • Master bedroom

    1 x Cot
    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning $POA (required); Linen $15.00 per person (optional)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Low season tariff
10-Dec-16 to 19-Jan-17
$175/night $175/night
2 night minimum stay
Low season holiday weekend
20-Jan-17 to 22-Jan-17
$175/night $175/night
3 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
23-Jan-17 to 26-Jan-17
$175/night $175/night
2 night minimum stay
Low season holiday weekend
27-Jan-17 to 29-Jan-17
$175/night $175/night
3 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
30-Jan-17 to 02-Feb-17
$175/night $175/night
2 night minimum stay
Low season holiday weekend
03-Feb-17 to 05-Feb-17
$175/night $175/night
3 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
06-Feb-17 to 12-Apr-17
$175/night $175/night
2 night minimum stay
13-Apr-17 to 16-Apr-17
$175/night $175/night
3 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
17-Apr-17 to 29-Jun-17
$175/night $175/night
2 night minimum stay
High season 2016
30-Jun-17 to 30-Oct-17
$230/night $230/night
2 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
31-Oct-17 to 10-Mar-18
$175/night $175/night
2 night minimum stay

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (76)

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  • Lovely house

    Lovely house. very comfy with all the mod cons. would definitely stay here again.

    Sandersons 100%|3x Nov 2016

  • Beautiful modern property

    Beautiful modern property

    LyndaSe3s 100%|1x Nov 2016

  • Great location for activities in the area and great house in lovely...

    Great location for activities in the area and great house in lovely condition with everything you could possibly need and want!

    HARRIETJO1 100%|2x Nov 2016

  • Great house, so comfortable with everything you could ever need

    Great house, so comfortable with everything you could ever need. Fantastic location for exploring the area.

    Robyn.M 100%|1x Oct 2016

  • Well designed, equipped, clean

    Well designed, equipped, clean

    vickiwh6 100%|2x Oct 2016

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