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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed a couple of nights at Alpenhorn Chalet. Really warm and friendly chalet, the owner, Emma was so friendly and chatty. We stayed in Mt Cook ensuite which had a super large and comfy bed. The bathroom and shower were fine. The shared kitchen was well equipped and a really nice space to relax in. We will visit again for...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Such a fabulous place to stay, we cannot recommend enough!! We initially planned on staying 2 nights but ended up being 5! Emma and Tony were so friendly and welcoming. Thanks to them both for providing a warm safe haven (and espresso) during some pretty bad weather!

Thank Katie G
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 3 days, 2 nights, when I'm in Methven for skiing up in Mt Hutt. Got to arrive there and depart there via bookings made with methven travel shuttle. Warm and cosy living environment. Friendly and welcoming hosts, Tony and Emma! Stay also includes free wifi too! Thank you!

Thank TengMeiLing
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This is a wonderful welcoming place to stay. Great hosts Beautiful rooms Convenient. Great bed. Free wifi everywhere The kitchen/living room is great - I didn't bother going out because it was nicer to stay in and cook. There is also a fabulous sunroom/conservatory looking towards the hills with a spa.

Thank Ben S
Paso Robles, California
Reviewed 14 March 2015

This was our last stop on a 5-week NZ trip. We wanted somewhere quiet and comfy to get organized, reflect, relax. Alpenhorn and Methven were perfect on all counts. We were there at the end of summer so no ski crowds. The en suite double was roomy and comfortable, prices extremely fair, hosts Emma and Tony were relaxed and gracious....

Thank mari b
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Alpenhorn shalet in Methven is an excellent accomadation for people like me; I want to have a quiet rest after a day a skiing, I want to sit in front of the log burner and read a book or chat with other visitors and have a glass of wine. It is clean and home like. I bring the food with...

Thank Tatianaives
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2014

We are towards the end of a six week stay in NZ and this lovely and rustic single storey cottage was one of the very best budget places we have stayed in. It is very clean, characterful, has great facilities and also very warm hosts. The kitchen is the best equipped we have come across and the conservatory and garden...

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Overview- Basic lodge style accommodation, 3 min walk to the town centre but in a residential street so it's very quiet. Very casual and relaxed, you check yourself in if there's no one home when you arrive! Clean and well maintained. Linen included. Cosy decor, especially the shared kitchen (comfy couches and wooden floors). Methven is the closest town to...

Thank BeyondBanalityBlog
Westport, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 August 2013

I will definitely come back to this hostel. I was solo on this trip so stayed in a dorm. The dorm had 5 beds and was very clean and comfortable. There was the option of staying in one of three double bedrooms which I will do when I come back with my husband. The bathrooms are clean. The best part...

Thank Maz R
Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 12 May 2013

Very charming very small hostel. My husband and I had a double room equal to a fine B&B. The kitchen is the owners kitchen also so it is huge and spotless. Bathrooms are clean and well equipped although coed. Set on a quiet residential street with a solarium and nice yard. Well worth the stay.

Thank susan s

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Alpenhorn has a distinct alpine and homely rustic feel. Fabulous facilities include, central heating & log burner, free spa, internet, espresso coffee & fresh linen. Fully equipped kitchen & laundry. We are a small, friendly backpackers that sleeps a maximum of 17 people, so if you're looking to get away from the bustle of a larger backpackers or are a larger group wanting to have the place to yourselves, we are what you are looking for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alpenhorn Chalet

Address: 44 Allen Street, Methven 7730, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Methven
Price Range: $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“all the rooms are quiet. There is a domitary as well. I sleep in the room with double bed, nice, cosy, warm.”
 of 5 bubbles Tatianaives, 14 Sep 2014 | Read review
“only 1 ensuite double room”
  • ensuite room shower
  • ensuite double
  • ensuite room toilet
 of 5 bubbles BeyondBanalityBlog, 28 Aug 2013 | Read review
“For added privacy you could get a double room with ensuite.”
 of 5 bubbles MazR787, 20 Aug 2013 | Read review
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