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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 configured into twins, doubles and dorms.  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.

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 and DVD's and broadband strength internet.

Other facilities available:


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 thru.

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 hasve 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 .

Motel: Attached to the main building off the dinning room is the 2 bedroom unit known as Motel 3, 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 vdeo 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.

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 equipt and toilet / shower is fitted with grip bars.

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Smylies Accomodation

5653 West Coast Road, Springfield
Canterbury 7681 New Zealand

GPS    43°201'17" S , 171°55'49" E


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