Pricing and Conditions

High season Low season
(Oct - Apr) (May - Sep)
Per night $125.00 - $175.00 $115.00 - $160.00
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We require 48 hours’ notice prior to the date of arrival for all motel cancellations. Failure to cancel within the specified notice period will result in one night’s accommodation being charged to the credit card held in our system for this booking. If you fail to arrive for your booking you will be charged one night’s accommodation. If your booking was for more than 3 days and you fail to arrive you will be charged 50% of the total booking amount.

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Forgotten World Motel is situated in central Taumarunui, handy to and all amenities, and offers a range of comfortable units, delicious breakfasts and is the starting point of most of the tours into the Forgotten World.

The Motel is within easy reach of the ski fields of Mount Ruapehu and a wide range of outdoor activities, including riding the Forgotten World Railway in Rail Carts, Jet boating or canoeing down the Whanganui River, cycling the Timber Trail, hunting, trout fishing or tramping.

We have ample parking and are happy for your vehicle to remain with us while you are out exploring the Forgotten World.

Opening times

Business hours:
7am to 6pm October-May, 8am to 5pm June-September
Months of operation:
All months of the year


9 Hakiaha St, Taumarunui, New Zealand.

bus Proximity to coach terminal:
Approximately 600 metres to train and bus station
decisions Proximity to town:
Easy walking distance to central business area of Taumarunui

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