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Stay at The Nunnery Te Aroha

Welcome to The Nunnery: an accommodation option with a difference in historic Te Aroha.

Te Aroha, with its mountain, its bush walks, its geyser, spa baths, open geothermal pool and stylish domain featuring Edwardian public architecture is a popular destination for tourists both local and overseas.

The Nunnery is centrally located and within easy strolling distance both of the township and of all Te Aroha’s tourist attractions. Built in 1977 to house the Sisters of Mercy, it sits on a large, well-tended section. In converting it to guest accommodation, we have retained the implicity of the building but have added all the mod-cons: air conditioning, a comfortable guest room with TV and cooking facilities, quality linen and
fittings and generous off-street parking.

A feature of the solid brick and tile building is the interior use of Rimu timber both in the trimmings and for the in-built furniture.

Your host will be Denise Herbert, long time resident of the Te Aroha region who bought The Nunnery from the Sisters of Mercy in November 2008 and converted it to its current use.

The Nunnery offers a wheel chair friendly, fully independent studio unit. We call it The Pohutukawa Suite owing to it having Te Aroha’s largest Pohutukawa tree outside. In the main accommodation wing The Nunnery offers 4 double bedrooms and one single bedroom.

Travelling with a family or a group? Phone us to discuss how we can best accommodate you. We are versatile and can cater for almost any need.

Studio Unit

Sleeps up to 2

Queen Room

Sleeps up to 2

Double Room

Sleeps up to 2

Single Room

Sleeps up to 2

Groups Accom Wing- 5 rooms

Sleeps up to 2

Motel Facilities

  • Five rooms
  • What Te Aroha offers
  • I Site Information Centre
  • Spa Pools & Leisure Pools
  • Mokena Geyser
  • Cadman Bathhouse
  • Museum
  • Art Gallery
  • Bowling Greens
  • Croquet Green
  • Petanque Court
  • Skating Rink
  • Café
  • Large Grounds with Picnic Areas
  • Walking & Mountain Biking Tracks
  • Short Bush Walk Tracks
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