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Your Gateway to Adventure​
Waiouru Welcome Inn
Ski ● Snowboard ● Walk ● Bike ● Fish ● Canoe ● Play or Just Relax
Waiouru is the perfect Gateway to everything that the Central Plateau has to offer
Take a break
Either side of the Desert Road,
Waiouru is the perfect place to break your journey,
North or Southbound
Summer or Winter in the Ruapehu District
The central plateau is an all year round attraction.
Access all the district has to offer from the Waiouru Welcome Inn.

The Waiouru Welcome Inn


The Meaning of Waiouru is derived from “Te-Wahi-Oru-Nga-Tangata” which translates into “The Place which all must pass through.”

Waiouru is the perfect place to break your journey when travelling up or down the Desert road on State Highway 1. Centrally located, the Waiouru welcome inn is a great base from where you can access all that the region has to offer.

The Welcome Inn is ideal for holidaying families, couples or busy corporates. It is our aim to make sure that your stay with us is as comfortable as possible here in the desert oasis.

Waiouru Welcome Inn Facilities

We offer Guest Laundry facilities on site and all our rooms have the following or are:

Serviced Daily
En-Suite with Shower
Tea/Coffee Facilities
Non Smoking
Free Wifi
SKY TV (50+ Channels)
In-room heater
Refrigerator – bar size

Extra Persons $10 (Adult or Child)

Great Facilities - Great Location

  • 1 x 2 Bedroom self contained room
  • 1 x 1 Bedroom self contained room
  • 6 x Self contained studio Units
  • 4 x Tea & coffee studio rooms
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Sky Guest Select (50+ channels)
  • Free wireless Internet
  • Ample off road parking
  • Gateway to all the Ruapehu District 
  • Close proximity to National Army Museum
  • Close to the National Army Marae and Waiouru Army camp
  • 20 minutes from Ohakune and Taihape
  • All motel rooms are non smoking
  • Access facilities available.
  • Walking distance to all cafes and hotel

Self Contained

8 self contained units have a kitchen that includes microwave, 2 ring burner etc.
Please note - no ovens

Additional Beds

We have pull out beds also available which means that most units can accommodate an extra person

Boutique Accommodation

4 standard boutique non cooking units (tea/coffee, small fridge only – no microwave, toaster etc.)

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