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Set on just over 2 acres, it offers plenty of space for rest and enjoyment.  It has been extensively renovated with all modern facilities.

The main building rooms are part of the YHA network and are  configured into twins, doubles and dorms. our Motel units are set up as studio's, one 2 bedroom family unit and a 3 bedroom Cottage.  All our double beds are super king which can be split into singles with prior arangement .

We can cater for groups up to 35 in shared accommodation with dinner and breakfast provided.

There is an extensive collection of English and Japanese books to be found on the bookshelves and in the TV lounge, we have a good collection of video's ( yes we still have one of those)and DVD's and broadband strength internet.

Other facilities available:

  • Ski tune up room / storage room
  • Drying room
  • Dinning room for inhouse guests
  • Ski and board rental
  • Clothing hire
  • Nutcracker and harness rental  for the Rope Tow skifields 
  • Bouldering / climbing mat rental, shoes and castle hill climbing guide
  • Wireless Fibre  internet
  • Mini climbing wall to stretch your muscles
  • Full recycling facilities to minimize yours and our carbon footprint
  • Pet friendly motel unit
  • And with 3 kids ourselves we are most definitely a kids friendly accommodation provider


Lodge accommodation:  Smylies is one of Springfield's oldest homes starting it's history back in the 1870's
as a guesthouse for the Bullock trains passing through.

Room choices: 2 super king / twin rooms upstairs, view to the mountains from the windows rooms.  They are known as Black and Pink rooms due to the wallpaper choice and matching paintings.  Downstairs we have 3 rooms that are used as either twin, family or dorm.  You will see the choices on the booking page as Office room, Twin or Dorm.  The max dorm size is 6 .

Choose a Hostel/Lodge  bed :

  • if you enjoy company  
  • arrive before 9.00 pm 
  • want to experience a 1870's ambience
  • are ok with sharing bathrooms 

Motel: Attached to the main building off the dinning room is the 2 bedroom unit known as Motel 3.  It has 2 bedrooms,1 is a superking the other a king single and single. You have your own lounge, toilet, shower, 32" flatscreen TV with DVD and video and basic kitchen facilities like microwave, cutlery, toaster.  A full kitchen is available in the hostel for your use.

Studio motels are fitted out with full kitchen, 32" TV, DVD, super king and single bed.  Unit 1 has fixed single, Unit 2 fold out.

Unit 2 has shower chair and is wheelchair friendly.

please select one of these:

  • if you are arriving after 9.00pm
  • want a private bathroom 
  • enjoy time on your own ( great books and DVD's available in the Hostel)

Cottage: is a 3 bedroom 90m2 house with very comfortable sunny lounge / dinning.  2 bedrooms have super king beds which can split to singles and one bedroom has king single with a pull out bed underneath.  The kitchen is fully equipped and toilet / shower is fitted with grip bars.+

Early check in /late check out ?

depending on availibility we would like to give a choice for early check in $20 per room  or late check out $20 per room

Unconfirmed late arrivals will incur a late check in fee of $20 you keep us informed of your situation as other guests and our staff don't enjoy being woken up .


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