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5 reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I was working the ski season at Mt Hutt and I lived at the campsite for the duration of the season. I lived it one of the cabins and switched to one of the double cabins half way through. The cabins are warm and cosy, the kitchen is big, the lounge is warm when you get a fire going, there... More 

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Mary F, Guest Relations Manager at Methven Camping Ground, responded to this review

Thanks for the whiskey Scott, definitely appreciated! We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. More 

Christchurch
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Stayed a night in one of the cabins over the weekend and really enjoyed it! The camp has a relaxed old school kiwi vibe to it, is nice and close to town, has well looked after grounds, a pleasant owner and friendly animals. Value for money too. Will definitely go back and stay again

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Thank Tahzan
Mary F, Guest Relations Manager at Methven Camping Ground, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review, we do appreciate it. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay, and that you liked the animals - the camp wouldn't be the same without them! More 

Australia
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84 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Lovely relaxed park, honesty box system if office is unattended, we were able to park and set up when we arrived. 50c showers, huge TV and games room and loads of kitchen crockery and cutlery and appliciances.

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Mary F, Guest Relations Manager at Methven Camping Ground, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, we appreciate you taking the time. Mark does strive for a relaxed atmosphere so nice to know it is appreciated. More 

christchurch
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 22 March 2016

We have stayed at Methven Motor Camp 3 times now. A fourth this Easter. We have always found the proprietor helpful, the camp is older but you take that into consideration. Everything is always clean and the grass cut. Have never used the games room but walking through it seems like a fun place. A great place to camp when... More 

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Mary F, Guest Relations Manager at Methven Camping Ground, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review, it is appreciated and we hope to see you again some day. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

This time it had a tennis court! Owners are lovely, the location is great and the grounds are well maintained. Good pricing! We pitched a tent for a few days and made the camp grounds our base. We could drive to the water fall, play tennis and just relax and enjoy the outdoors.

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Mary F, website manager at Methven Camping Ground, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review, we appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you again one day. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Methven camping ground for about 7 weeks whilst we were skiing at Mt Hutt. We liked it so much we just kept extending our stay! We were in one of the cabins with a kitchenette. It was great for cooking meals and relaxing after a days skiing. Our cabin had a great deck we could sit out... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

Stayed there for 6 nights, the owner is very nice and cool guy. In general, we are very happy with the place, but my index finger was pricked twice by a nail under the bathroom handle. I think the owner needs to fix the small nail tip protruding from the door. The shower water is very hot, it is very... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

We called in here in our motorhome & found ourselves a powered site as instructed by the fellow, who was busy doing other things - & that's fine, we were to catch up with him later & check-in officially etc. A quick look around revealed some nice grassy areas & a generally pleasant looking campground, but after spending a few... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Nice warm log fire in the Tv room. On site shop. Very relaxed. Games room. Seems be the cheapest place in town. Friendly staff. We doing the te araroa trail 4000km hike and it was a welcome brake. Thanks

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 April 2015

On a camping trip with 3 kids, headed to the cabins here for a respite from cold wet weather, and we loved it. When the sun came out we could sit on the deck and see the mountains. Kids loved the pool table, which was in a big lounge, games room area. Had so much more character than a top... More 

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Address: 72 Barkers Road, Methven 7730, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Methven
Number of rooms: 100
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