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140 Forest Drive , Methven , CANTERBURY , New Zealand View hotel location on the map
Enjoy the warm alpine ambience and impressive European style hospitality Forest Lodge offers. Suitable for families, couples, singles and small groups. Located an easy 800m walk from the centre of town. Christchurch International Airport is an easy 1.5 hour drive from Methven.
Featuring a choice of spacious newly renovated Deluxe rooms with ensuite bathroom, LCD TV and minibar or Standard rooms with shared bathroom facilities for the more budget conscious traveller.
Our Bavarian style a la carte restaurant and bar is popular with locals and visitors to Methven. With authentic Bavarian cuisine and imported German beer, The Bavarian Restaurant & Bar is an experience not to be missed.
Large guest lounge with log burner, pool table, TV’s, DVD and video player. Toys and children’s videos/DVDs available.
Wireless internet, coin operated internet, large drying room and ski tuning room available. Off street parking. Off site guest laundry service available.
Mountain shuttle picks up and drops off at our door daily during the Winter season.
Check in from: 2:00 pm
Check out by: 10:00 am
Wireless Internet, coin operated internet, fax service available. Complimentary incoming faxservice.
Scheduled shuttle service to Methven from Christchurch City or Christchurch International Airport is available. Advance booking is essential for this service.
An easy 1.5 hour drive from Christchurch Internation Airport.
Set your speedo to zero. There are two ways to get the Methven from Christchurch, either :
Main South Road (SH1) or the Scenic Route.
The Main South Road route, travel South along Main South Road (SH1) you will come to Rakaia (59km). Continue South 400m along SH1, then turn Right onto Rakaia Barhill Methven Road to Methven (95km).
The Scenic Route travels West towards Arthurs Pass along SH73. The West Coast Road takes you to West Melton (23km), Kirwee (37km), then Darfield (46km). Turn Left onto SH77 near the West end of Darfield. Make your way to Glentunnel (57km) turning Left onto SH72 (the Inland Scenic Route) then through to Windwhistle (80km). Continue along SH72, crossing the Rakaia River bridge, then after a short distance turn Left at the Mount Hutt Ski Area intersection or continue briefly until you reach SH77 then turn Left to Methven (95km).
Large off-street parking area.