Located in Castle Hill, Forest Lodge offers backpacker style accommodations with mountain views. It is 4.3 mi from Mount Cheeseman and features ski storage space, as well as a shared lounge. Porters is 14 mi away.

Skiing is among the activities that guests can enjoy near the hostel as well as mountain biking and hiking.

The nearest airport is Christchurch International Airport, 61 mi from the property.

Forest Lodge has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 26, 2018

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Forest Lodge

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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What's nearby
  • Broken River Ski Field
    3.3 miles
  • Craigieburn
    4.5 miles
  • Porters
    7 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Mt Cheeseman
    3.7 miles
  • Mountain Broken River Skifield
    11.2 miles
  • Mountain Craigieburn Valley Ski Area
    12.4 miles
  • Lake Lake Lyndon
    12.4 miles
  • Lake Lake Pearson
    12.4 miles
  • Lake Lake Coleridge
    24.9 miles
Closest Airports
  • Christchurch International Airport
    47.8 miles
  • Hokitika Airport
    47.9 miles
How to get to Forest Lodge from Christchurch International Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Forest Lodge
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Ski
  • Ski storage
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
Activities
  • Hiking
  • Skiing Off-site
Internet
No internet access available.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules Forest Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Check-out

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

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The fine print

FAQs about Forest Lodge

  • Check-in at Forest Lodge is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Forest Lodge is 3.7 miles from the center of Castle Hill.

  • The prices at Forest Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Forest Lodge by:

    • Car 1h 40min

  • Forest Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Skiing