View from Leader Suite balcony

A country retreat with stunning views from every room

Hillside Hotel offers accommodation to individual travelers or groups looking for an escape from the busy world.  A tranquil bush setting atop the Taupiri Ranges provides a restful stop for travellers  looking for an Auckland Airport hotel; accommodation on the way to Waitomo Caves or a Hobbiton Tour.  All rooms have free wi-fi.

Accommodation can be booked on a room only basis, bed & breakfast or dinner, bed & breakfast package deals.

Meals additional to booking package should be reserved ahead to avoid disappointment.

Generous sized studio rooms

All studio  rooms are generously sized and feature designer décor, original art & craft work, queen or king size beds, ensuites, tea and coffee making facilities, irons and hair dryers, executive desks, free broadband access, DVD players,  comfy leather couches and flatscreen TV’s with freeview. All rooms have great views;  outdoor decks no more than four doors away.

King room
1 king bed

Twin Queen
2 Queen beds

Superior twin

Twin Queen
2 Queen beds


Family room

Family Room
1 King 1 Queen 1 Single beds

Typical deck area

Mega Triple – 3 queen size beds


Hillside Suite

Features separate lounge furnished with antique art deco furniture, original art nouveau inspired paintings,  spa bath with a view and private balcony with stunning sunrise to sunset view.  On level 4 the Hillside Suite offers the very best of the Hillside views.


Hillside suite lounge

Hillside suite lounge with antique art deco furniture

Hillside suite bathroom

Hillside suite bathroom with views to the hills

Hillside suite bedroom

Hillside suite bedroom and private balcony


Macintosh Suite

Features separate lounge with original art nouveau inspired painting,in the bedroom a Mackintosh replica headboard,  spa bath  and private balcony with stunning sunrise to sunset view.  On level 2 the Mackintosh  Suite is closer to reception and less steps away from the arrival point.

Mackintosh Suite Bedroom

Mackintosh Suite Bedroom

Macintosh suite spa bath with view

Macintosh suite spa bath

Mackintosh suite lounge

Mackintosh suite lounge


Leader Suite

A two bedroom suite with contemporary New Zealand  original artworks  and  retro furniture.  Master bedroom features a King bed,  spa bath with a view and private balcony with stunning sunrise to sunset view. The second bedroom has a queen and single bed and its own shower ensuite.  The Leader Suite can also be booked as a 1 bedroom suite for weekend dinner bed breakfast package deals designed for couples.

View from Leader Suite balcony

Leader Suite spa bath

Leader Suite master bedroom








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