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Mt Cheeseman Ski Field Road, Castle Hill 7580 New Zealand
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#1 of 1 hostel in Castle Hill
Forest Lodge is a 38-bed off-grid backpacker mountain lodge nestled in native beech-forest. Its prime location boasts access to a new network of mountain bike trails, aswell as some of the best skiing/snowboarding in NZ along the Craigieburn range. Enjoy the large fully furnished communal kitchen, hot showers, & charismatic lounge area. Choose to either book a single bunk or hire the whole lodge!
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Cliff S wrote a review Mar 2019
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Well designed, well run, excellent location, and a privelege to stay there during our regional paragliding competition. Even the weather was perfect, and it's sensibly priced. Make sure you have a head torch, spare batteries / power-pack and the other stuff they recommend on their website for FB page. I can't wait to return when we go skiing or paragliding again.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Samantha M, Manager at Forest Lodge
Responded 5 Mar 2019
Thanks cliff! Glad you enjoyed it!
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US$64 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionCastle Hill
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Nearby attractions include Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area (7.3 km), Cave Stream Scenic Reserve (5.2 km), and Hogs Back Track (4.4 km).