Beluga Lodge

40 Allen Street , Methven, 7730 New Zealand (Show map)


Beluga Luxury Lodge is a beautifully restored heritage building, set in an acre of mature gardens. The property is in a great location just five minutes walk from the shops, cafes and restaurants in the heart of Methven and 40 minutes drive from Mt Hutt. Beluga offers you the choice of stylish Lodge Rooms, the secluded luxury of the Garden Suite or independence in the delightfully restored Minke Cottage. BELUGA: Our Lodge lounge provides the perfect setting to warm up infront of the roaring open fire, sample some of the award winning wines and beers from the honesty bar or just kick back and relax with a selection from our bookshelves. For Lodge and Garden Suite guests we have an outdoor spa pool and bbq area. All rooms have ensuite bathrooms, flat screen TVs with Sky digital, iPod docks, fluffy bathrobes, crisp cotton linen and locally made Blue Earth bathroom products. Free wireless internet. MINKE: Minke Cottage is a completely self contained holiday house with four bedrooms (either doubles or twins), two bathrooms and a large open plan living/dining/kitchen area. In the lounge there is an open fire, flat screen TV with cable, DVD player, stereo and wireless internet. Outside there is a private garden area. Sleeps a maximum of nine people. Three night minimum stay in winter.

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Innkeepers: Arlene Baird & James Urquhart


Location Type

SKIFIELD, Airport, Countryside, Mountains, Small town


Christchurch, New Zealand (CHC) - International 60 miles

Directions to property:

We are located on the corner of Allen Street and Alford Street in Methven. Please register at our office which is on Alford Street. By car from Christchurch: Follow State Highway 1 to Rakaia, turn right and follow signs to Methven. Turn right at Mobil garage in Methven onto Main Street then left onto Allen Street. Beluga Lodge is located on the corner of Allen and Alford Streets. By bus from Christchurch: Methven Travel operates a daily bus service from Christchurch city centre and from the airport to Methven. Check out their timetable on Private Transfer: We can arrange a private transfer for you - either a chauffeured car or mini bus can provide door to door service at any time of the day or night. Prior arrangements required, please contact us directly for prices and arrangements.

Area Attractions

Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Nature area, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Computer, Copier, DVD Player, Desk, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Private entrance, Radio, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wedding Facilities, Wired internet

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Bath robes, Coffee/Tea facilities, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Mountain Bike trails, Hot Air Ballooning, Sky Diving, Jet Boating, Scenic Flights, Heli Skiing, Heli Picnics, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Tennis courts, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 2pm
  • Check Out:: 10am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 3 night min stay in Minke Cottage, no minimum stay in Lodge Rooms of Garden Suit
  • Accepted payments Other
  • Deposit Amount Required: 10% non-refundable deposit required to secure any booking.
  • Cancellations: Reservations cancelled 14 to 28 days prior to arrival will incur a cancellation fee of one night's accommodation. Reservations cancelled within 14 days of arrival will incur a cancellation fee of all night's accommodation. As we are a small property any cancellations affect us greatly, so we do strictly impose our cancellation policy - we therefore strongly advise you to take out travel insurance in case you have to cancel for reasons out of your control.



Arlene Baird & James Urquhart

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  • Time Served: 7am - 9am
  • Serving Location: outdoor breakfast area, Breakfast/dining area