Ruapehu Log Lodge offers a unique opportunity to stay in a stunning and authentic Canadian log home sited high in seven acres of woodlands with panoramic views of Mts Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe and Tongariro. Soak up the atmosphere from the outdoor spa pool or snuggle up inside with the wood burner and pot belly stove. Two fantastic living areas – an open plan lounge complete with dining table and eight chairs, woodburner, 42" plasma television with freeview and pool table opening onto large verandah with mountain views leading on to garden BBQ area and outdoor five seater spa. The kitchen is well equipped with large walk in pantry, fridge/freezer, microwave , commercial oven and sink with plenty of bench and cupboard space.
An additional mezzanine ‘kids lounge’ is perfect for their own space complete with bins of k'nex, duplo, lego, books and puzzles for those rainy days. With the mezzanine sleeping loft of 1 Queen, 1 Double bed and 2x twin beds, king single and a separate bedroom with one queen, there is plenty of room for your group.
The owners live next door and dog sitting and walking services are available by arrangement.
This is an amazing gated hillside property, beautifully landscaped with ornamental ponds and plenty of space and privacy; right next door to a rustic BMX track and across the road from a lovely river walk.
Plenty of room for dogs to roam. Dogs are restricted to hard floor areas downstairs.
Check out at 10 am, and check in at 4pm.
Log Lodge is only 10 minutes to Ohakune township, then 20 minutes up a forest road to Turoa ski field or 30 minutes around to Whakapapa ski field. A shuttle service, Ruapehu Connections, operates from Raetihi to Ohakune (06 385 3122).
Even for just a 'get-away' this spectacular area offers an enviable range of activities & adventures completed with wonderful shops & cafes which will satisfy the most discerning. With many other non-ski activities & adventures such as walking & hiking in the Tongariro World Heritage National Park. The mountain biking options are fantastic – fast down hills to the Ruatiti Domain or the peace and calm of the wonderous historic Old Coach Road. Kayaking the beautiful Whanganui River, mountain off-trail biking, troutfishing - with local rivers boasting some of the best fishing in NZ & only 40 minutes drive from the Tongariro River & Lake Taupo. Golfing is also a must at the beautiful Waimarino 18 hole Golf Course suitable for all ages, easy walking and of course - spectacular views.
Log Lodge is at the gateway to all this and more – come and experience it for yourselves.
- Linen provided
- Sleeps 10: two singles, one king single, one double, three queen beds
- Master bedroom has an en-suite
- No disabled access
- Children welcome
- Smoking outside only
- Pets allowed inside:
Pets are allowed downstairs on the hard flooring inside but they are not allowed on any of the furniture. They must bring their own bed - there is a pot belly stove in the cosy kitchen where a dog can sleep. The dog must not be left alone at anytime, however dog sitting and walking services are available by arrangement.
- Boat parking
- CD player
- Cellphone coverage
- Cleaning equipment
- Cleaning supplies
- Clothes line
- Electric blankets
- Electric heat
- Extra Bedding
- Extra Toilet
- Fire wood supplied
- Laundry Tub
- Off Street Parking
- Oil heaters
- Outdoor furniture
- Pool Table
- Spa pool
- Tea, coffee, sugar etc
- Washing Machine
- Wood stove
- Log House
Bed layout: 2 Single beds, 1 King single bed, 1 Double bed, 2 Queen beds
Raetihi offers two cafes (Angel Louise opening Thurs and Fri nights respectively for curry/pizza), fish and chip shop, medical centre, art gallery, hardware store, petrol station, information centre, four square supermarket and op shop. Shuttle buses run regularly into Ohakune.
$160.00 per night for up to two guests $50.00 per night per extra guest
Weekend rate (Friday & Saturday nights) $350.00 for four people
One night bookings accepted until May 31st 2019
Child (aged 13yrs and under) $40 per child per night - 5 years and under are free.
Dogs $20 each per stay (two dog maximum).
Minimum 50 per cent deposit required payable by direct credit within 24 hours of booking. Balance to be paid by direct credit within three days of booked date or by cash only on arrival. The deposit is non refundable if cancellation is within ten nights of your booked dates.
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