BIG TREE LODGE METHVEN is a large colonial villa and former vicarage, previously known as Redwood Lodge, it features unique native timber paneling and furniture.

There are six lockable bedrooms:- twin, double, quad, double plus single bunks and 5 bed rooms
Beds have warm comfy duvets with electric blankets in the private rooms. Largest Dorm is 5 beds. Bed linen and towels supplied

We are self catering with shared facilities such as:- the comfortable open plan lounge area with wood burning fire, the large communal kitchen and the new spacious bathrooms with free laundry facility.

We offer free hi-speed wireless internet and entertainment including books, jigsaws, board games and a large DVD selection. We are a Zenbu Internet Hotspot.

We have lockable storage for skis/snowboards (or mountain bikes in summer) and a convenient ski tuning area.

We have private off-street car parking and if you are without a vehicle mountain transport or airport transfer is available door-to-door but must be pre-booked.



  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Hi-speed WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Use of Washing Machine
  • Communal Lounge and Kitchen
  • Log Burner
  • Drying Rack
  • Linen & Towels Included
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Games Available
  • Library
  • DVD`s
  • BBQ Area
  • Ski/Board Tuning Area
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Luggage Storage
  • Zenbu Hotspot
  • Tax included
  • Payment Accepted: Cash, Direct Credit, Visa or MasterCard.
  • Access: 24/7 late check-in available (must be arranged when booking, conditions apply).
  • Ask about our long term worker rates for this winter (very limited numbers). 

    Proudly NZ owned and operated by

    Heather Ethel Wilson and Roger Graeme Price trading as


    On Site Manager - Peter Wilson