Explore the different accommodation options for your stay at INS.

INS | Accommodation

During your three months at INS we want to make sure you feel comfortable and at home as you start on your Journey of Sonship. Choosing the right accommodation can make all the difference. 


Orama offers 4 different types of accommodation. Explore the options below to find the best choice suited for your needs.

Accommodation Options

Option A  |  Self Contained Housing

Self-Contained Housing is ideal for applicants with families*, as it allows them to maintain their family unit in the midst of community. All the community rooms are located in the main building, a short walk across the lawn.



  • Small lounge area

  • Private kitchen

  • Private bathroom

* This accommodation option is primarily reserved for families. Ask the INS registrar for availability options

$8,990 NZD

Option B  |  Main Building Accommodation

The Main Building has a range of comfortable double and twin rooms*. Most rooms are located on the first floor of the main building, accessible by a single flight of stairs. Toilets and shower rooms are shared facilities and are located inside the building within easy walking distance of all the bedrooms.



  • Centrally located / easy access

  • Warmer rooms

* This accommodation option is based upon two or three persons sharing a room

$8,705 NZD

Option C  |  Shady Heights Hillside Cabins

Located on the hill to the right of the main building, these cabin-style twin and double rooms are greeted every morning by a stunning ocean view. Because of the elevation, the nights can feel a bit colder though. Toilet and shower facilities are shared and can only be accessed from the outside via the stairways. If you enjoy a bit of spartan living, Shady Heights is the right option for you!



  • Guaranteed ocean view

  • More privacy / quiet environment

  • 3 different levels on the hill accissble by stairs

* This accommodation option is based upon two persons sharing a room, and is not suited to families with young children.

$8,330 NZD

Option D  |  Dormitory Accommodation

If you don't have a lot of extra cash to spare but love a true community feel, the Dormitory Accommodation* will be the right choice for you. Located in the main building around the central courtyard, the dormitories are very easily accessible. Due to their central location you will never be far from the buzz of community life!



  • Cheapest option

  • Centrally located / easy access

* There are two separate dormitories, one for the men and one for the women.

$8,050 NZD
  • We will be allocating accommodation on a first-come first-served basis*. Apply early to ensure your preferred option is available. 

  • Rates are based on a minimum twin-sharing basis. Families will be housed to facilitate their unique needs as best we are able (Option A).

  • Accommodation will only be confirmed after we have received your NZ$1000 deposit following acceptance.

  • There is a NZ$60 non-refundable registration fee that you will pay as you submit your INS Main Application form.


Need help?

Are you unsure which accommodation is best for you? Do you have a question? Please don't hesitate to contact us and we will do everything we can to help you on your way.