A group of 11 of us wanted to stay for two nights to go snowboarding over the weekend. Unfortunately the slopes were closed, so we made our own fun in the hostel. We were well looked after - the owners made us feel right at...More
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This is a no frills original type hostel with a cosy wood fire (with boot rack above) and a well equipped kitchen. It's quiet and respectful and also has a workshop for DIY ski repairs. The showers are hot and its walking distance to the...More
When i was backpacking in New Zealand i decided to spend two nights in Methven to visit nearby mount Somer. Because of the low-season for Methven (that normally attracts more winter tourists) i was the only one checking into the hostel. Roger and Heather made...More
Somewhere in the mid-range of pricing for a backpacker I found big tree to be very well equipped with great WIFI, nice warm rooms with good character, and a very pleasing aesthetic. The owners are very friendly and have a good eye for detail. I...More
Tucked away in a back street but still close to town - took us 5 mins to walk in. The studio is perfect for a family of 4 and the main building was warm and inviting. Great facilities and a good kitchen.
"I was in the first room on the left down the hall, there is more foot traffic past the door but not an issue."