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Hotel Description

Castle Hill guestrooms with free WiFi

In Castle Hill

You'll be within 9 miles (15 km) of Kura Tawhiti Scenic Reserve and 12 miles (20 km) of Korowai - Torlesse Tussocklands Park. Cave Stream Scenic Reserve is 10.7 mi (17.2 km) away.

Restaurant, bar/lounge

A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this lodge. Guests will appreciate free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas. You'll appreciate the area shuttle, coffee shop/café, and terrace.

Free WiFi

The 7 guestrooms offer free WiFi, 2 bathrooms, and showers. Bathrooms are shared.

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Family Room (2 Double and 2 Single Beds)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Single Room, Multiple Beds

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)
  • Shuttle services

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. A terrace, an arcade/game room, and ski storage are also featured at Porters Lodge. Free self parking is available. This Castle Hill lodge is smoke free.

  • 7 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Ski lift tickets
  • Ski equipment storage
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Game room or arcade
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Christchurch Intl. Airport (CHC) (88.8 km / 55.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Area shuttle and ski shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Porters Lodge offers 7 accommodations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is offered once per stay and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

  • Bathrooms are shared
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Heating

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM.

Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Sledding on site
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby
  • Ski lessons on site
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Mountain biking on site

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 10:00 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - 10:00 PM.
Guests arriving after 9:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

Parties and events are allowed on site

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Parties and events are allowed on site.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staffed front desk
  • Events/parties allowed
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 15 for adults and NZD 12 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Porters Lodge Castle Hill
  • Porters Castle Hill
  • Porters Lodge Lodge
  • Porters Lodge Castle Hill
  • Porters Lodge Lodge Castle Hill

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Alcohol isn't allowed at Porters Lodge.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.