Timaru accommodation is made up of hotels, motels, motor lodges, backpackers and bed and breakfasts. The service is friendly and welcoming in keeping with the country hospitality you will experience in the smaller regions of the South Island. The bed and breakfasts and farm stays offer a unique style of accommodation from comfortable stays in town to luxurious and characteristic rural homesteads that ooze charm and hospitality. Many of the motels and motor lodges are located along the main road into town and are located conveniently close to restaurants, shopping and connections to Timaru tours. From this accommodation you are also within easy reach of Timaru’s attractions and activities including the beautiful Caroline Bay, golf courses, aquatic centre and sports centres.
There are two well rated holiday parks in Timaru which offer powered and unpowered sites. Both parks are ideal if you are travelling through the area by motor home. One of the parks also offers motel accommodation if you need some extra room. If you require a venue for your next conference, look no further than the Grosvener Hotel. This grand stately hotel located right in the centre of Timaru has meeting and banquet facilities as well as offering plenty of hotel room accommodation for everyone. The hotel is conveniently situated close to the waterfront and the main shopping centre.
Several Motor Lodges in Timaru also offer conference facilities which include beautifully manicured grounds featuring BBQ areas and a playground, perfect for the family. Several hotels in Timaru offer day spa facilities offering hot stone massage, infinity pools and a range of therapies to help you rest and relax. Day trips to South Island attractions including Lake Tekapo and Mount Cook are easily accessible from your Timaru accommodation and you will find your hosts are able to give valuable local information on these tours which you can book through us.
The rural townships of Temuka, Geraldine and Pleasant Point provide interesting day excursions and include craft shops, forest walks, glassblowing, vineyards and a heritage railway. Most styles of accommodation in Timaru are well prepared for whatever the weather brings with double glazing, central heating and open fires a featuring throughout. The original City buildings were built from the local volcanic bluestone that Timaru architecture was based around. Timaru is known as the place of shelter, so no matter which style of Timaru accommodation you choose, the friendly hospitality will provide you with a comfortable stay.