Kererū Retreat - Mt Hutt, Canterbury

Tiny home hosted by Ben

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bed
  3. 1 bathroom
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Park for free
This is one of the few places in the area with free parking.
Free cancellation before 5 Aug.


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Unplug from the demands of modern society and reconnect with nature!

This handcrafted alpine tiny retreat has been designed by Studio Well Architecture and is a DINZ Best Awards Silver Winner. Nestled amongst ancient native trees this cabin has been thoughtfully designed with relaxation in mind.

Located just one hour from Christchurch and only ten minutes from the local amenities of Methven this self-contained retreat is the perfect escape for couples and solo adventurers.

The space
Moe / Sleep

The retreat features a slightly elevated queen bed fitted with fresh linen sheets, hypoallergenic wool duvet inner, pillows and a locally crafted wool throw blanket to ensure that you have a comfortable stay.

Tunu / Cook

The kitchen is setup for self-catering, providing all of the essentials needed to prepare a meal with gas cooking and hot water provided for that morning brew.
A variety of dining options are also available nearby in Methven.

Horoi / Wash

The bathroom inside of the retreat features all of the essentials including handmade copper tapware, gas hot water shower, vessel basin and a composting toilet.

Please enjoy the New Zealand made biodegradable amenities that are provided for your use.

Hiko / Power

The cabin is fully off-grid and is powered by the sun. This system is designed to power the lighting and fridge with phone charging and a power outlet available for guests. We only ask that you be mindful by conserving your energy use during your stay. Mobile phone reception is available at the cabin, depending on your provider.

Pūmāhu / Heat

There is a small wood-burning fire in the cabin to ensure that your stay is comfortable even on cold winter nights.

Hōpara / Explore

Surrounded by walking tracks and local attractions there is no excuse for getting cabin fever at this retreat.

Enjoy the native bush walks of the Te Awa Awa Rata Reserve located only a stroll from the cabin.

Soak it up at the Ōpuke Thermal Pools and Spa, the latest wellness destination in Methven Canterbury,

For a more accelerated experience then hit the pedals or the slopes with both the Mt Hutt Bike Park and Mt Hutt Ski Area conveniently located only 2km away.

For more adventuring in the great outdoors enjoy the local offerings of Heli Boarding, Jet Boating, Golf and Fishing.

This retreat is a smoke-free, adults-only and dog-free accommodation experience.

The cabin is located on a working farm, with farm related and natural hazards. For your own safety please do not touch any farm machinery, and do not enter any buildings on the property.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Private patio or balcony
Indoor fireplace

7 nights in Pudding Hill

Aug 10, 2022 - Aug 17, 2022

4.76 out of 5 stars from 90 reviews


Where you’ll be

Pudding Hill, Canterbury, New Zealand

Hosted by Ben

  1. Joined in February 2016
  • 90 Reviews
  • Identity verified


  • Jane
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Check out: 10:00 am
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
May encounter potentially dangerous animals
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy