Ruapehu Retreat - your home away from home

Bach or holiday home | National Park | #22076

9.8/10 (91 ratings)
  • 7 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • North facing sunny home, cosy in winter, cool in summer, relax by the fire or chill on the deck.
  • Just a short stroll to great local restaurants, cafes, pub, playground, mini golf or climbing wall.
  • Fully equipped kitchen, laundry and large drying room. Flat rate is for up to 7 people

Right in the middle of National Park, with views of Ruapehu from master bedroom, breakfast bar, lounge and large deck.

Warm in winter, cool in summer. In summer fling the ranch sliders open and it's cool and airy. In winter choose between the cosy atmosphere of a log fire or convenience of the heatpump . Heat transfer system keeps bedrooms warm. Firewood is provided.

Super comfy beds with warm duvets, electric blankets and plump pillows on all beds, plus plenty of spare blankets. Optional linen hire is available. Dressers in all bedrooms, walk in wardrobe in master bedroom and large drawers under bunks provide ample storage. There is a portacot available.

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 gets wet gear dry in just a few hours. Full 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 all rubbish as there is no collection in National Park. Compulsory cleaning fee of $50 applies. 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 $20.00 per person (optional)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Low season tariff
20-Feb-18 to 28-Mar-18
$185/night $185/night
2 night minimum stay
29-Mar-18 to 01-Apr-18
$185/night $185/night
3 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
02-Apr-18 to 31-May-18
$185/night $185/night
2 night minimum stay
Holiday weekend high season
01-Jun-18 to 03-Jun-18
$230/night $230/night
3 night minimum stay
High season
04-Jun-18 to 22-Oct-18
$230/night $230/night
2 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
23-Oct-18 to 31-Dec-18
$185/night $185/night
2 night minimum stay
High season
01-Jan-19 to 20-May-19
$230/night $230/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. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (93)

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  • A great roomy house with spectacular views of the Mountain

    A great roomy house with spectacular views of the Mountain

    GrahamCo22 new member Feb 2018

  • Great location, very good & comfortable house with everything you need...

    Great location, very good & comfortable house with everything you need. Great place to have holidays in this place.

    EveMaslyuk 100%|2x Jan 2018

  • The house is a modern new house and is well maintained and...

    The house is a modern new house and is well maintained and stocked. Has got all the appliances and cookware and is very well located

    srikka155 100%|1x Jan 2018

  • Great base for exploring the mountains

    Great base for exploring the mountains. Quiet and cosy - everything we needed.

    claiab873 100%|1x Jan 2018

  • Awesome little bach - really tidy and comfortable

    Awesome little bach - really tidy and comfortable. We really enjoyed our stay here and would definitely stay again.

    LouiseB86 100%|1x Dec 2017

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