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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Clean tidy room, but nothing flash. Very, very hard bed. Lodge bar atmosphere nice especially the roaring fires keeping it all warm. Lady on bar most efficient tidy person I have ever encountered in a bar, beautiful service. Breakfast good value, included in the price. Parking out back useful, but can be long way to haul your gear. Had to...

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Surrounded by hills, Ski time Lodge is a picturesque, very clean yet cozy spot. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was included in our rates and was quite a nice spread of healthy and tasty alternatives. This was the only hotel in NZ were the bathroom floors were heated. On a cool day this was certainly welcome. We...

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Thank Grace K
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Loved this place. Everything was so clean and the staff were so helpful. The room was modern, bright and cheery with everything we needed. Had a great meal in the restaurant. Would most certainly stay again when traveling through. Thanks everyone at Ski Time.

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Thank John R
Switzerland
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Short overnight stay at Ski Time on our way south. The service was friendly, room was clean, nice breakfast. Very calm area, around 15 min walking distance to the restaurants and grocery shops. The restaurant at hotel was closed on the night we stayed, unfortunately, as we would have loved to have dinner there.

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Thank winylake
East Anglia, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2015

Basic no frills room, helpful staff, great location with wonderful views of the mountains from the restaurant, lounge and some rooms. Free continental breakfast provided, cereal, toast, juice, coffee & tea etc. We ate dinner here it was very good and service was good also, main courses are between 30 & 33 NZ$ so not cheap but we thought they...

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Thank LesGUk
Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We stayed in Methven for just one night at the Ski Time, and wished we could have stayed longer! We were greeted by a super friendly receptionist, our room was clean, and a wonderful breakfast was included the next morning. It was surprisingly busy for skiing off season, but we were made to feel very welcome, and the place was...

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Thank KaitColless
Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2015

We stayed in lovely studio room with a view for just one great bathroom, and friendly manager. Generous breakfast spoiled by offerings of packs of instant coffee. Restaurant looks good but we it was closed the night we stayed there.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Stayed there for one night in a room with ensuite which was clean. The room had a king double bed and a single. The ensuite was large. Had dinner in the restaurant which was nice. Continental breakfast was complimentary and of good quality. It is a little distance from the town centre and about a 15 minute walk. Personally I...

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Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

I was fortunate enough to get to stay here after Ashburton was full. It was a great place to rest for the night very clean and comfortable and modern. A few people including myself were having issues with the free Wi-Fi so slow it was unusable and only one device can be connected otherwise I would have rated 5stars. The...

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1Thank Duncan C
Reviewed 31 January 2015

We stopped in for a night, having ducked over from the West Coast to avoid a week of rain, and stayed a second night while we visited a few local sights. It's a good step above a ski lodge, really modern comfortable rooms with comfortable outside seating, BBQ area etc, most with lovely rural/Mt Hutt views. Friendly staff and a...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are all about hospitality, atmosphere, and creature comforts. Everything about Ski Time is just right, from the open fires, ensuite rooms and cozy ambience, to the extensive wine list, great food and brilliant service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ski Time

Address: 43 Racecourse Avenue | PO Box 84, Methven 7730, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Methven
Price Range: $101 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ski Time 4*
Number of rooms: 42
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stevem923, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for mountain views”
emmasT7484DB, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ours was at the front overlooking lovely countryside and was a deluxe room - which was very reasonably priced.”
JudithHickman, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have good light and lovely views.”
janejh855, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
“rooms have beautiful view of mountains”
shontinelled, 23 Oct 2015 | Read review
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