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This award-winning lodge features free high-speed WiFi and is fully-fenced with a large lawn area and a treehouse for children to play. It also features a hot tub, sauna and a BBQ.

The Old Countryhouse Lodge offers 2 communal lounge rooms, 3 fully equipped shared kitchens and free luggage storage. Free on-site parking for cars and free bicycle parking in the grounds is available.

The property is just 5 minutes' walk from the Beverley Park playground and a 15-minute walk from the Margarete Mahy adventure playground.

Accommodations options include private rooms with a shared or a private bathroom. There are also dormitory rooms with bunk beds and access to shared bathroom facilities. Plenty of indoor games including board games and cards are available to enjoy.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

The Old Countryhouse has been welcoming guests since Sep 8, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.3)

Free private parking available at the hotel



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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • is there breakfast available as an option or is there somewhere close by that's an option?
    Hi there, Thank you for enquiring about breakfast places nearby. We are very lucky to have a few places that we love ourselves and can highly recomme..
    Answered on October 17, 2021
  • Is it quiet at night?
    It sure is :) We offer warm and quiet private and dorm rooms. We sport a pretty cool and relaxed vibe here at The Old Countryhouse.
    Answered on September 9, 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Yes, we do, we have a day storage shed for those who need to leave their stuff in the hostel for the day while they are out exploring before they head..
    Answered on September 9, 2019
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?
    All the safes/lockers in our rooms are completely free of charge :)
    Answered on September 9, 2019
  • Is late check in possible? Around 10pm?
    We are able to organise an after hours check in for you yes.
    Answered on May 27, 2020
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Amenities of The Old Countryhouse
  • Hairdryer
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Ski-in, ski-out access
  • Ski storage
  • Bicycle rental Additional charge
  • Aerobics Off-site Additional charge
  • Live sports events (broadcast) Off-site
  • Live music/Performance Off-site
  • Movie nights
  • Stand-up comedy Off-site
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
  • Skiing Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French

House rules

The Old Countryhouse takes special requests – add in the next step!


12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


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 2 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking for more than 6 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos American Express The Old Countryhouse accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that there is a 6% charge when you pay with an American Express credit card. There is a 3% charge when you pay with any other credit card.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian. The legal guardian must provide a current photo ID or proof of guardianship if requested upon check-in. Please note that children of all ages are welcome and must be accommodated in a private room together with their guardian/parent.

All guests must sign the property's Terms of Stay.

The property accepts Alipay as a payment method (1.7% surcharge applies to Alipay payments).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform The Old Countryhouse of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about The Old Countryhouse

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at The Old Countryhouse on this page.

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

  • The Old Countryhouse is 1 miles from the center of Christchurch.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Old Countryhouse by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 25min
    • Bus 1h

  • Room options at The Old Countryhouse include:

    • Single
    • Twin/Double
    • Triple
    • Bed in Dorm
    • Apartment
    • Family

  • The Old Countryhouse offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Bowling
    • Diving
    • Tennis court
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Horseback riding
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Bicycle rental
    • Live music/Performance
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Aerobics
    • Movie nights

  • Check-in at The Old Countryhouse is from 12:00 AM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.