Good, homely accommodation is crucial to your ski holiday. Somewhere you can relax after a long tiring day on the slopes, rest, recharge, dry your gear, and get ready for the following day.
If you’re staying in Christchurch City, there are a number of accommodation providers who cater to skiers and snowboarders in the winter months, from backpacker to 5-star hotel, there’s something for everyone. For more info and bookings, check out what’s available this winter at the Christchurch and Canterbury Toursim website. Here you can view and book all your accommodation for your trip
Commodore Hotel - Airport, Christchurch
Personalised service, small and thoughtful luxuries and genuine family hospitality are all hallmarks of the Commodore Hotel Christchurch Airport. The hotel features 157 rooms, extensive award winning gardens, gym, sauna, indoor pool, tennis court, function facilities, business centre, ample free parking, and free 24 hour airport shuttles. Its prime location near Christchurch International Airport makes it the gateway to Canterbury’s Porters and Mt Hutt skifields, as well as convenient accommodation for air travellers.
If you’re more into the local scene, and want to cut down the daily commute to the alps, there are a number of excellent local accommodation providers nearby to the ski area. Check them out below, the best places to stay when skiing at Porters.
Porters Alpine Lodge
Porters Alpine Lodge is located just minutes from the ski field carpark, and only an hour from Christchurch. Comfortable facilities, stunning scenic setting and new affordable rates for the family are all great reasons to stay here.
Phone: +64 3 318 4011 (July - September)
Book online: www.portersalpinelodge.co.nz
Smylies Accommodation SpringfieldYHA hostel, motels, cottage and lodge. Family owned and operated since 1988. Only 30 min to the Porters car park, Drying room, ski/board tune ups, weights room, mini climbing wall, in-house ski and board rental, library, Japanese bath, TV and dvd’s, wireless internet and meals available. Fully made beds and heaters in all rooms. Check out `The Rough Guide` for our food write up.
Smylies also offer transport and on-mountain packages direct from Springfield and Christchurch Airport - max group size 25.
Phone: 0800 769 543
Springfield Motel & LodgeCome and see why we offer the Best Accommodation in Springfield! Situated on a quiet back street off the main road overlooking a farm and the mountains, guests have the peace and quiet they expect from the country.
Our large lodge and motel units offer modern facilities including Full Designer Kitchens, Outdoor Spa Pool with outdoor speakers, LCD TVs and comfortable dining/living area for your convenience. The facilities are at a very high standard making it an enjoyable trouble free stay. Whether you are after a one night stop over, a relaxing weekend of wining and dining or an adventure packed activity holiday, Springfield Motel and Lodge can cater for you!
Phone: +64 3 318 4018,
Country Cottage, Sheffield
Cosy and comfortable home from home, just 2km from main road, 35 mins to Porters (transport can be arranged). Quiet, fully furnished and equipped for your needs, a tended garden and yard for parking. Freeview TV, DVD, board games, linen and towels bath, shower, washer, drying room all available.
3 bedrooms; 1 double bed, 2 single and 1 bunk bed.