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

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 thru.

Room choices: 2 super king /twin rooms upstairs , view to the mountains from the windows rooms know as black and pink room 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 .

Set on just over 2 acre 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.

Other facilities available:

  • Ski tune up room /storage room
  • Drying room
  • Japanese wooden bath [check availability when booking in summer, winter months daily]
  • Dinning room / Restaurant
  • Ski and board rental
  • 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