Top 7 Bookabachs In Methven, New Zealand - Updated 2021

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Whether it’s an adventure you’re seeking, a romantic retreat, a family outing, or just a quick getaway for yourself, Methven, New Zealand, is a choice that’ll leave you spoilt. Located in the Canterbury region of South Island, it is home to many animals and plants, as well as mesmerising sharp mountain peaks, making it a popular place to visit. To obtain an authentic experience of New Zealand, we recommend you stay at a bach, which is a modest holiday home or beach house with roots in the country’s history and culture. Interested? Leave it to us to find you the top Bookabachs in Methven, New Zealand.

1. Spacious bach perfect for families (from USD 111)

This bach is a wonderful option for those travelling with families. The owner himself is an avid traveler, using all his travel experiences to make sure that this home ticks all the boxes with regard to guests’ satisfaction. With three bedrooms, the spacious house accommodates up to six people. The property itself is strategically positioned, within just a short stroll to Town Centre, and is complete with all the amenities you need, including being close to restaurants and bars. You’ll also be getting your personal tour guide, as the friendly owners themselves are third-generation Methvens, who are more than familiar with the area. They’re happy to assist you with all sorts of local information and activities.

SPACIOUS METHVEN CRASH PAD
Methven, Canterbury, NZ
10 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
very comfortable clean and warm
Host:
owners real friendly and very helpful
Location:
great place to stay very close to everything in town walking distance to restaurants and bars
it’s a perfect location to walk or drive to town with methven township being super friendly and approachable
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2. Extremely spacious cottage for an intimate crowd (from USD 250)

This extremely spacious cottage sleeps up to 17 people and is the perfect accommodation for travellers with families or big parties. School groups, university groups, or boys’ or girls’ weekends are easily accommodated. This space boasts three bedrooms and two bathrooms, along with a cozy lounge with a log burner. Ski storage and tuning rooms are available as well. The location of the cottage itself is close to the city but distanced enough to be away from the hustle and bustle. Enjoy astonishing views of snowcapped mountains from the comfort of the property—indeed a true Kiwi experience!

Spacious, Country Cottage with mountain views.
19 reviews
cottage 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
close to town
in particular we loved the fact that the living areas were connected to the large backyard so our kids could run and play safely within our sight
the cottage was warm and welcoming with plenty of wood for the chilly day and a nice outdoor area for the very hot day! it was clean and tidy with comfortable beds
Cleanliness:
awesome facilities, clean and very helpful property manager
the house was nice and inviting, it had everything we needed
fantastic place to stay with groups and family, the place was clean and tidy with a comfortable relaxed feel with a big back yard and great facilities
Host:
warm welcoming and helpful
really made ourselves at home, and was definiely a great holiday
excellent, very friendly helpful manager
the fire was going when we arrived, so warm and cosy
fantastic host
Location:
3 minute walk to restaurants, shops, pubs
great location, close to shops and isolated enough to not be bothered by neighbours
close to the village for all requirements and restaurants
5 mins walk to the pubs and all takeaways shops
very handy location
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3. Charming cottage with mountain or forest views (from USD 275)

This tastefully restored cottage offers quality holiday accommodation for six people. The cottage boasts three bedrooms and one bathroom. Sit back and relax in front of the roaring fire, in a cottage overlooking the mountain and beautiful sunsets. Located near the Mt. Hutt area, it’s the perfect place to go skiing, snowboarding, fishing, golfing, or just having a peaceful walk around. It’s also conveniently located within just a three-minute walk from the Methven town center, where you’ll find bars, restaurants, and supermarkets.

Brinkley Resort Mountain or Forest Views
3 reviews
Apartment 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was spacious, warm and had everything we needed for a great skiing holiday
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4. Cozy South Island Oamaru-stone property (from USD 118)

This beautiful Oamaru-stone rental is a spacious and comfortable house that sleeps up to six people. It is situated near the Mt. Hutt ski field, where you can enjoy two well-renowned golf courses, take a ride in a hot-air balloon, go mountain-biking on the Mt. Hutt bike tracks, go fishing for trout and salmon in Rakaia River, try out windsurfing and waterskiing at Lake Clearwater, go tramping in Hakatere Conservation Park, or perhaps just simply enjoy the stunning views of Mt. Hutt from the comfort of the property.

South Island Ski Golf and Fish
10 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it had everything we needed
Cleanliness:
lovely and cosy, and two bathrooms a real treat
Host:
oustanding modern property, great location and nice and toasty warm
great long weekend at a comfortable and well appointed property
Location:
just wanted a break from the city life
perfect location to check out methven & surrounding area
very convenient for skiing
good location for the mountains and also close to ashburton
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5. Homey bach in the heart of town (from USD 145)

This homey bach is located right in the center of Mt. Hutt Village. The property boasts three bedrooms, including one with a queen-size bed, another with a double bed and a single bed above it, and the last with a set of bunks and a single, with a bonus of a double bed in the lounge—making it ideal to sleep up to 9 people. Get warm and toasty with a fantastic log burner in the dining room, kitchen, and lounge room. Fancy a stroll? Situated directly opposite Methven Community Hall, you’re basically in the midst of it all, with restaurants and shops only 50 to 100 meters (164 - 328 feet) away.

Close to Mt Hutt Ski Area. Boulder-Bay Bach
10 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very cosy with the fire place
excellent fire, comfortable beds
Host:
nice and warm and cosy
awesome location and great family bach
jan goes the extra mile to make sure you have a fantastic stay
kept the whiole house nice and warm
bach had a great fireplace
Location:
great property in a very central location
perfect to walk to shops, parks etc
very central location
second time staying here, house has a great location, great atmosphere
great location and has everything you need for a near mountain experience
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6. Unique heritage cottage with mountain views (from USD 108)

Built in 1885 as one of four workers’ cottages, this paisley cottage has been with the same owners for 25 years. Back in the day, the cottage was situated on the edge of town, with no houses across the road. Things have changed over time, and the town has also grown. Take a step inside this cottage, and you’ll get the rare experience of living the old-fashioned way—a glimpse of a long-gone era, a beautiful mix of the old and new. The owners have maintained this cottage to retain as many original features as possible, giving it authenticity. Sit out in the sunny courtyard and enjoy your morning tea while taking in the breathtaking views of the mountains, and say hello to resident cat Snowy. Pubs, cafes, and restaurants are, on average, within a 10-minute walk from the beautiful property.

Paisley Cottage Unique Heritage accomodation
6 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cosy, comfortable, close to town
Host:
and maria is great in her communication, making it all very easy
will be hoping to book again for next year!
Location:
full of character and quirky details, nice and warm, in quiet neighborhood and still in walking distance of shops and cafes
the cottage is a great place to stay in methven
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7. Stunning newly renovated modern house (from USD 145)

This stunning architect-designed modern house boasts wonderful views of the mountain. The spacious property had just completed an open-plan renovation in June 2019, making it an even warmer and more comfortable property with high-standard furnishings. With three bedrooms and two baths, the modern house is able to accommodate up to six people. It’s the perfect place for a relaxing retreat or a weekend country getaway—all within the comfort of a well-designed home.

Kea Cottage - perfect South Island ski base or tranquil summer retreat
5 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
large sun facing deck to relax after a day on the hill, good wifi if you need to work, big kitchen and living area
Cleanliness:
lovely property, new, clean and amazing views of the mountains
Host:
so handy to a cute wee town
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8. Convenience and comfort in the heart of Methven (from USD 155)

Convenience and comfort are what this cozy cottage has to offer you. The three bedrooms and one bathroom can service up to eight people, making the rental perfect for family getaways. It gives a home-away-from-home atmosphere, with an open-plan dining and kitchen area—with both a wood burner and gas heating for self-catering. You’re also spoilt with a widescreen TV, a DVD player, and even board games and cards for indoor activities. The property is truly a great place for family bonding, boasting a large private rear garden with lots of room for the children to play.

Lovely cosy cottage In the heart of Methven
5 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable and homely
Host:
charming cosy comfortable ,a real historic feel to this good old fashioned bach great heaters and log stoveblossom tree was beautiful in the lawned big back garden definitely want to come back in s...
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See the beauty of Methven for yourself now!

With all its properties located in the Mt. Hutt area, Methven is truly the perfect place to take a step back, relax, and escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, even if only temporarily—all the whilst staying at the perfect bach, whether it be a heritage home or a modern space.

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