Holiday Homes

If you’re after a completely self-sufficient holiday experience in Mid Canterbury, try booking a bach – a New Zealand holiday home! Intimate ‘home away from home’ for today’s modern traveller, allowing you to access some of the thousands of properties traditionally enjoyed by New Zealander’s as part of the great Kiwi holiday experience.

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located in R D 1, Ashburton - Guests to the station are accommodated in a charming and well-appointed cottage. Cosy and individual, the cottage provides visitors with a special holiday retreat. Set in a stunning basin, our backdrops are glaciated mountains, tussock-covered hills, beech-clad valleys and scenic Lake Heron.

Rugged, unspoilt and spectacular - we invite you to... Readmore »

$200 - $380 (NZD)

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located in Coniston, 30 Methven Highway (SH77), Ashburton - Coniston is an historic property set on 6.5 acres of woodland and formal gardens on the outskirts of Ashburton, offering self contained and B&B accommodation, garden tours and an events venue. It also features the Coniston Chapel (built in 1885), Coniston Motor Garage and the Granary Museum.


Coniston Homestead (built... Readmore »

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Based on 32 reviews

Methven Motels & Apartments


located in 197 Main Street, Methven - Stylish new complex with excellent views of Southern Alps and Mt Hutt, offering two bedroom and studio units. Located just 150 metres from town centre. Readmore »

$130 - $190 (NZD)

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TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

Based on 27 reviews

Pinedale Lodge and Apartment


located in 11 Alford Street, Methven - Pinedale Lodge and Apartment in the heart of Methven Mt Hutt village suits groups small to large. Depending on your numbers and budget you can choose to rent 3 bedrooms exclusively, 4 bedrooms or all 5 bedrooms. Maximum of 24 people.

Pinedale is a classic kiwi villa (but with insulation!), a... Readmore »

$120 - $525 (NZD)


located in 71 Flynns Road, Staveley, Ashburton - The accommodation base of Rata Lodge is located in Staveley, Mid Canterbury and this “boutique barnstay” is set in a private bush garden under the grand presence of Mount Somers.

Rata Escape also offers custom-made day adventures exploring the spectacular Mid Canterbury backcountry. Activities include guided hiking, mountain biking, 4WD exploring,... Readmore »

$150 - $450 (NZD)

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TripAdvisor rating: 4.0

Based on 13 reviews

Peel Forest Lodge


located in Peel Forest, Geraldine - Peel Forest Lodge is one of the South Island's best kept secrets, nestled amongst native bush on the edge of the Southern Alps. Enjoy the warmth of this fully equipped, modern log home.

Are you looking for a holiday escape with family or friends? Or even somewhere to have a wedding....