13 August 2018 | Written by Scott Martin

10 Ski Escapes That Won’t Break The Bank – Mt Ruapehu

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Standing at the top of a snow-covered mountain, looking at a breathtaking view is one of the must-have New Zealand experiences.

To celebrate the amazing ski season we’re having here in NZ, we’re giving you 20% OFF any weekday bookings of 2 nights or more in the Ruapehu region!

 


1) Triple Peaks Eco Lodge

7+2 People | 5 Bedrooms | 2+1 Bathroom | From $355 per night

This 2 storey National Park holiday house includes well appointed, open plan living downstairs. The fireplace is on hand for toasty winter stays as you gaze at the panoramic views, or relax on the generous deck when the sun is shining!

There are 4 bedrooms upstairs at this National Park accommodation. Bedroom 1 includes an ensuite bathroom and is fitted with a queen bed. Bedroom 2 is fitted with a queen bed, and bedroom 3 is fitted with 2 single bunk sets. Bedroom 4 is fitted with a queen bed. There is also a 5th bedroom located downstairs, fitted with a queen bed plus a single bed.

View the full listing for Triple Peaks Eco Lodge here


2) Alta House

8 People | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | From $99 per night

Alta House sleeps 8 guests with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The master bedroom has a queen sized bed with an ensuite bathroom which opens out onto the deck. The second bedroom has a queen sized bed and the third bedroom has 2 sets of bunks. The lounge also has a fold out couch.

This Ohakune holiday house has additional features which include double glazing, gas hot water, a heat pump for instant warmth, unlimited WiFi, Sky Sports, a DVD Player, stereo with an iPod Dock, as well as a drying room with storage for snowboards, skis and clothing. This holiday home also has enough off street parking for 4+ cars.

View the full listing for Alta House here


3) Silver Star Spa Escape

9 People | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | From $135 per night

This Ohakune holiday home includes comfortably appointed open plan living. Stay snug indoors with a fireplace for toasty winter holidays, or set yourself up on the patio with peaceful surrounds for a relaxed summer break.

Bedroom 1 at this Ohakune accommodation includes an ensuite bathroom and is fitted with a queen bed. Bedroom 2 also has a queen bed plus a semi-ensuite, bedroom 3 has a double bunk set, and bedroom 4 includes a queen bed. This is an ideal option for couples or family groups… A second bathroom ensures an easy group set up.

View the full listing for Silver Star Spa Escape here


4) Park Avenue Ski Chalet

6+2 People | 3+1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom | From $180 per night

This Ohakune chalet is an easy 5 minute walk to the Junction where you can enjoy fantastic dinners at the many restaurants or dance the night away at the apres-ski pubs and clubs – everything you might need is close by!

The sleeping accommodation at Park Avenue Chalet provides an oversized master bedroom situated on the upper level, fitted with a King size bed, and a couch and coffee table to enjoy the views. The other 2 bedrooms are both located on the lower level, and are each fitted with a Queen size bed and electric under blankets. If you do have extra guests there is also a double sleeper couch in the living room. With the rustic wood-burner fireplace you are sure of a cosy nights stay plus there is an additional oil heater, a dehumidifier, and thermal backed curtains to help with a cosier stay if desired.

View the full listing for Park Avenue Ski Chalet here


5) Ohakune Alpine Escape

7 People | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom | From $99 per night

Set in a peaceful cul-de-sac only a 3-minute walk to the Junction and mountain shuttle, Ohakune Alpine Escape sleeps 7 people in 3 bedrooms (2 bedrooms with queen beds and the 3rd bedroom has a single over double bunk).

Quality duvet inners, electric blankets & oil heaters are provided. The bedrooms, toilet, shower & laundry are on the ground floor. There is a large open plan dining, kitchen & living area (including TV, DVD player and fireplace) on the upper level with a small outside deck. Sky TV is provided including movie channels.

View the full listing for Ohakune Alpine Escape here


6) Snowed Inn

8 People | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | From $140 per night

This Ohakune holiday home is set on a fully fenced quarter acre section, with cosy open plan living. The fireplace will keep you toasty during winter stays, and there is ample room for enjoying the outdoors during summer stays.

Relax and soothe those tired muscles after a long day of outdoor fun in the brand new spa pool. Unwind under the stars and take in the view of the mountain from the deck.

Each of the 3 bedrooms at this Ohakune accommodation is located off the central hallway. Bedroom 1 is fitted with a queen bed, bedroom 2 is fitted with 2 single bunk sets, and bedroom 3 is fitted with a queen bed. There are 2 bathrooms to complete the indoor set up at Snowed Inn.

This Ohakune holiday home offers a great family set up, with the second bedroom set up as a second lounge room for the kids. With toys, DVDs, bean bags and an Econo heater it is the perfect kid’s hangout. A swing set and plenty of games completes this Ohakune family getaway.

View the full listing for Snowed Inn here


7) The Cosy House

8 People | 3 Bedrooms | 1+1 Bathrooms | From $150 per night

This Ohakune holiday home includes warm and welcoming open plan living on the middle level, with a wood-burning fireplace to complete your winter getaway – take time out, and relax on the couch with a good book or soak your aches away in the spa after a day on the ski slopes!

On the ground floor at this Ohakune accommodation, bedroom 1 has a queen bed, while bedroom 2 includes a double bunk with a single on top. The upper mezzanine area looks down over the lounge, and sleeps 3, on 2 king single beds and a single pop-up trundler.

Enjoy a selection of entertainment at ‘The Junction’, just 5 minutes’ walk from the house, with restaurants, bars, and cafes.

View the full listing for The Cosy House here


8) The Nash

8+2 People | 5 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | From $160 per night

Including a fireplace and two digital heat transfer systems for toasty winter stays, this National Park holiday home has bright and cosy open plan living. A second lounge area offers the perfect set up for larger groups wanting that bit of extra space.

The Nash is equipped with a seperate drying room off the laundry so there is plenty of space to dry everything out and have it ready for the next day!

Stay in and spend time with your group or set out on adventure…

View the full listing for The Nash here


9) National Treasure

9 People | 4 Bedrooms | 2+1 Bathroom | From $285 per night

This 2 storey National Park holiday home includes modern open plan living upstairs – unwind in comfort by the gas fireplace, with generous windows to bring the scenery indoors, or set yourself up on the deck for the ultimate in al fresco living… The spa pool is an ideal year-round addition, or fire up the BBQ for kiwi summers and mountain views! Perfect for larger groups, or simply for those wanting that bit of extra space, a large TV/Rumpus room is located downstairs, including a kitchenette.

Upstairs at this National Park accommodation, bedrooms 1 and 2 each have a queen bed. Downstairs, bedroom 3 has a built-in single bunk set plus a single bed, and bedroom 4 includes a double bed. To complete your convenient group set up, there is a modern bathroom on each floor.

View the full listing for National Treasure here


10) The Station

10 People | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathroom | From $165 per night

This Ohakune holiday home includes relaxed open plan living, with a wood burning fireplace for the ultimate wither toastiness! Kick back in comfort, with all the basics on hand for a self-catered Ohakune stay… When the weather is warmer, the sheltered porch is a great spot to unwind and enjoy the peace and quiet.

Bedroom 1 at this Ohakune accommodation is fitted with a queen bed, a double bed, and 2 single beds. Bedrooms 2 and 3 each have a double bed, while bedroom 4 includes 2 double beds.

To complete your group set up, there are 2 bathrooms at The Station – ideal for families and couples to have their space.

View the full listing for The Station here


Plan your next ski holiday before the ski season is over!

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