Located in an old stand of native beech on the banks of the Mangawhero River this secluded location is just 8km south of the Ohakune township making it the perfect place to relax and enjoy Mount Ruapehu’s distinctive surroundings and the many activities the region has to offer.

Enjoy seasonal skiing and fly fishing behind the riverside cottages, BBQ or just lay back with a book under the big Beech trees beside the river enjoying the serene sounds of birds and views of mighty Mt Ruapehu. For the more adventurous your hosts can assist with the many walks, river activities and attractions the region has on offer.

The rustic superbly appointed timber lodge and cottage accommodation provides a purpose built gazebo housing a hot tub with over 1 hectare of lawns, Gardens and historical Beech trees. All accommodtion comes with quality linen, selection of crockery and cutlery for take-outs or BBQs, bath robes, hair dryers, luxury person products, iron and ironing board in each unit. Cottages come with in room TV and microwaves.

The property limits guest numbers to maximise privacy and personalised service including meals, (inroom or dining room), tour bookings Laundry service as well as mini bar.

A comfortable guest lounge and conservatory with large fireplaces are features of the property along with it's banquet style dining room. There is Sky TV, DVD and internet on offer in the lodge.

Plenty of parking available. come in an enjoy the warm, friendliness and comfortable relaxed atmoswhere that The River Lodge has become so well known for. The River Lodge where the little things do matter.....

Activities and facilities

  • - Golf course only two and a half kilometers from Lodge. - Sky TV with sky sport available in guest lounge. - Lunch and/or dinner requirements to be confirmed on or before by 9am each day
  • BBQ facilities
  • Dry cleaning / laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • On-site parking
  • Room service - limited service
  • Spa/Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Tour desk
  • Wifi access

Business facilities

  • A free but capped Wi-fi service is available for those who need to combine holiday with business. Any requirement over and above free capped allocation can be provided at a minimal cost.

Location

Mangawhero River Road Road, Ohakune New Zealand

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The River Lodge

Rooms and rates

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from SG$246 per night

Riverside - Chalet

Minimum 2 night stay
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Private with great mountain views and riverside location. Pitched timbered ceiling with wood burner fireplace and good size ensuite. Large deck with ample parking beside chalet, gardens and lawns down to river. 1 King size bed and 1 single. Open plan.

  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / courtyard
  • Bathrobes
  • Clothes line / airer
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Opening windows
  • Radio
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Shower
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • TV
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 King, 1 single,

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Ruapehu View - Chalet

Minimum 2 night stay
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Great mountain views, located close to lodge. Pitched timbered ceiling with wood burner fireplace and good size ensuite. Large deck with ample parking beside chalet, gardens and lawns down to river. 1 King size bed and 1 single. Open plan.

  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / courtyard
  • Bathrobes
  • Clothes line / airer
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Opening windows
  • Radio
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Shower
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • TV
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 King and 1 king single

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Turoa View - Lodge

Minimum 2 night stay
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Room with the view! Large windows, walk out onto upper deck with views of Mt Ruapehu and property. Very spacious,superbly appointed with Californian King bed, dressing room and ensuite, leather settee, fridge, in room tea and coffee.

  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / courtyard
  • Bathrobes
  • Clothes line / airer
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room heater
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Opening windows
  • Radio
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Shower
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 Super King

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King Suite - Lodge Room

Minimum 2 night stay
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NEW BUILD. Country style timber beam ceilings with garden views. 1 split super king in main rooom. Bunk beds in additional anti-room. Fridge with in room comp tea & coffee,garden views.Sky TV with sport in guest lounge. No children under 3!

  • Alarm clock
  • Bathrobes
  • Clothes line / airer
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room heater
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Radio
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  • Shower
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 splite super king in main room and 1 single day bed in anti-room

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Rates are for 2 people Extra adults SG$36.68. Extra children SG$31.44. The room caters for a maximum of 2 adults, and a maximum of 2 children but cannot exceed 3 guests in total.
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King Room 1 - Lodge Room

Minimum 2 night stay
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NEWLY ENSUITED AND REBURBISHED! Quality country style room with walk out onto upper deck, high sloped timber ceilings,super king bed and settee. Fridge with in room complimentary tea & coffee, Mt Ruapehu & garden views. Sky TV with sport in guest lounge

  • Alarm clock
  • Bathrobes
  • Clothes line / airer
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room heater
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Radio
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Shower
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 double

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Rates are for 2 people The room caters for a maximum of 2 adults.
Cancellation policy Minimum 7 days (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 7 days prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.

Additional information

Check In 1400hrs
Check In Instructions Onsite management. Check in from 2pm and NO later than 10pm WITHOUT CONTACTING MANAGEMENT FOR PRIOR ARRANGEMENTS.
Check Out 1000hrs
Getting There DO NOT USE NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEMS!! DIRECTIONS ARE INCORRECT AND WILL SEND YOU DOWN AND "NO THROUGH" ROAD. CORRECT DIRECTIONS: From Ohakune township turn at the BP station onto Ohakune/Raetihi road heading towards Raetehi.  5kms down the road you will cross the Mangawhero River bridge.  50 metres past bridge make a sharp right turn onto Mangawhero River Road (good gravel road).  2km down this road on the right hand side is The River Lodge. Drive in main entrance and up to lodge double doors.
Parking Off street parking, very secure.
Things To Do As VIP guests we offer discounted dining with Cyprus Tree restaurant and ski and board hire with TCB. We can organise and have access to over 35 different activities in the local area ranging from the more extreme sports to a calming day at a health spa, golf, bus, walking, one and half day river adventures, fixed wing and helicoper tours and guided trout fishing adventures.

Biking or walking into Ohakune via Mangawhero River Road is a great experience. Bicyles are avaialble for hire with TCB Adventures.
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