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
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Luggage Storage
  • 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

    H E Wilson and R G Price trading as


    On Site Manager - Peter Wilson