The YHA hostel part of our business is situated in the 1870 - 1996 buildings 

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Hostel and Lodge accommodation: The Smylies building 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 known as Black and Pink room 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.

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

We can cater for groups up to 35 in shared accommodation with or without dinner and breakfast provided.

There is a 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.

Choose a Hostel bed :

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

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

Other facilities available:

  • Ski tune up room / storage room
  • Drying room
  • Dinning room / Restaurant
  • Ski and board rental
  • Ski wear clothing hire
  • Bouldering / climbing mat rental,Castle Hill guides for sale or hire
  • Wireless internet
  • Mini climbing wall to stretch your muscles
  • Full recycling facilities to minimize yours and our carbon footprint

drying room  pink room  black room to narnia family room office room office room family room  4 dorm or family room   6 bed dorm or family recycle reuse rethink  hostel lounge we cater for boarders and skiers  japanese manga