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Hotel Description

At Methven Resort, you'll be 11.8 km (7.3 mi) from Rakaia Gorge. Highlights at this hotel include 3 outdoor swimming pools, 3 spa tubs and a full-service spa.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and all 47 rooms feature free WiFi, free local calls and fans. Nice touches to enhance your stay include soaking tubs and free toiletries. Fridges, hairdryers and irons/ironing boards are also available.

A day of pampering at Salt House, Flow, Methven Sport Massage can include sports massages, body treatments and hydrotherapy. The restaurant, Sojourn Restaurant, is open for breakfast and dinner. Piano Bar is the hotel's own bar. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a conference centre and a seasonal outdoor swimming pool. Each morning free buffet breakfast is offered between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an area shuttle.

Places within a 30-minute drive of this 3-star Methven hotel include Awa Awa Rata Reserve and Trott's Garden.

Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$120* Per night/room 28 Nov. - 29 Nov.

Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

One Bedroom Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Methven Resort ratings based on 41 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.7 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Methven Resort

Everyone (34) Couples (2) Students (1) Family (1)

About the Methven Resort

Location 51 Main St, Methven, 7730

Property Features

Methven Resort offers its guests a full-service spa, hot springs, 3 the outdoor swimming pools, and 3 hot tubs. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. There are 3 meeting rooms available. A seasonal outdoor pool, a BBQ, and ski equipment storage are also featured at the business-friendly Methven Resort. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Methven hotel.

  • 47 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 1985
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Ski equipment storage
  • Conference centre
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) (92.7 km / 57.6 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Area shuttle and ski shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Methven Resort offers 47 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a deep soaking bath and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Deep soaking tub
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Fridge
  • Electric kettle
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Sojourn Restaurant – This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Reservations are required.

Piano Bar – On-site bar. Open daily.

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 1
  • Sports massage
  • Outdoor public bath (no mineral springs)
  • Body treatments
  • Number of outdoor hot springs - 3
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Massages

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time ends at 9:00 PM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests who wish to book breakfast are encouraged to contact the property before arrival to pre-book it. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM.
Guests arriving after 9:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 25.0 per day.


  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • UnionPay


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 25.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3 per cent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in December and close in March.
  • Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM LOCALIZE
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.