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Methven Motels & Apartments

About us

Your hosts are Linda, Gary and Caroline who have been in the Tourism business for the last 8 years.

We started out in St Arnaud, Nelson Lakes working for various Motels and Lodges.  We lived there for 5 years and we enjoyed meeting people so we decided to buy our own Motel.

We settled on Methven Motels and have been here for the last 2 and a half years. We are mainly a ski area but still get a lot of Summer people enjoying the tramping and the fishing on the Rakaia River. Golf is also a big activity in Methven and the Methven walkways are a great place to walk and cycle.




We have Fox Terriers so we do a lot of walking, and can tell guests of the many nice places to go.

We aim to make your stay enjoyable and have about 80 DVD’s for you to watch plus many games if it is a wet day.

We look forward to your visit.


What we do

Where the Mountains meet the Plains……

Conveniently located just minutes from Methven's commercial centre, Methven Motels and Apartments are Methven's newest and most modern accommodation complex.  Contemporary architectural design melded with immaculate presentation, tasteful decor and breathtaking views of Mount Hutt and surrounding peaks makes Methven Motels and Apartments the place to stay for both recreational and corporate travellers, and for couples and family groups, in both premium and budget accommodations.

You are invited to come, stay and experience our special brand of warm Southern hospitality.  You will receive a warm welcome and feel immediately at ease after your long journey.  We pay attention to the little things that make your stay really "your" stay, and provide a very personalised experience for our guests, whilst still offering you peace and privacy.

So..... if you're visiting Methven on business, are just passing through, or are here for a spot of Rest and Recreation and to enjoy the Great Outdoors, we'd love to welcome you to our special place.  Take this as a personal invitation to stay with us at Methven Motels and Apartments, a little piece of paradise in the heart of the Canterbury Plains.  See you soon!

"There's a place in the Rockies
A place that I know
Where the world cannot find me
And the time goes so slow"

Excerpt from "High Country Snows" by Dan Fogelberg


P: +64 3 302 9200
197 Main Street,
New Zealand