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Ski Time

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43 Racecourse Avenue | PO Box 84, Methven 7730, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My Husband and I went snowboarding at Mt Hutt. I've never written a review before about anything but Ski Time was so lovely. Its the nicest looking, nicest atmosphere and best location to stay when visiting Methven or Mt Hutt. The bar and restaurant have gorgeous log fires. All the staff are so friendly and Pete creates an environment where... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Clean tidy room, but nothing flash. Very, very hard bed. Lodge bar atmosphere nice especially the roaring fires keeping it all warm. Lady on bar most efficient tidy person I have ever encountered in a bar, beautiful service. Breakfast good value, included in the price. Parking out back useful, but can be long way to haul your gear. Had to... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Surrounded by hills, Ski time Lodge is a picturesque, very clean yet cozy spot. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was included in our rates and was quite a nice spread of healthy and tasty alternatives. This was the only hotel in NZ were the bathroom floors were heated. On a cool day this was certainly welcome. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Loved this place. Everything was so clean and the staff were so helpful. The room was modern, bright and cheery with everything we needed. Had a great meal in the restaurant. Would most certainly stay again when traveling through. Thanks everyone at Ski Time.

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Short overnight stay at Ski Time on our way south. The service was friendly, room was clean, nice breakfast. Very calm area, around 15 min walking distance to the restaurants and grocery shops. The restaurant at hotel was closed on the night we stayed, unfortunately, as we would have loved to have dinner there.

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East Anglia, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Basic no frills room, helpful staff, great location with wonderful views of the mountains from the restaurant, lounge and some rooms. Free continental breakfast provided, cereal, toast, juice, coffee & tea etc. We ate dinner here it was very good and service was good also, main courses are between 30 & 33 NZ$ so not cheap but we thought they... More 

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Greater Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stayed in Methven for just one night at the Ski Time, and wished we could have stayed longer! We were greeted by a super friendly receptionist, our room was clean, and a wonderful breakfast was included the next morning. It was surprisingly busy for skiing off season, but we were made to feel very welcome, and the place was... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in lovely studio room with a view for just one great bathroom, and friendly manager. Generous breakfast spoiled by offerings of packs of instant coffee. Restaurant looks good but we it was closed the night we stayed there.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Stayed there for one night in a room with ensuite which was clean. The room had a king double bed and a single. The ensuite was large. Had dinner in the restaurant which was nice. Continental breakfast was complimentary and of good quality. It is a little distance from the town centre and about a 15 minute walk. Personally I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I was fortunate enough to get to stay here after Ashburton was full. It was a great place to rest for the night very clean and comfortable and modern. A few people including myself were having issues with the free Wi-Fi so slow it was unusable and only one device can be connected otherwise I would have rated 5stars. The... More 

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