Eyreview Retreat
Eyreview Retreat
Eyreview Retreat
Eyreview Retreat

What We Offer

Located within the Canterbury Plains on the East Coast of the South Island,  Eyreview Retreat is a private self catered accommodation within a rural setting with panoramic mountain views. The perfect place to relax with a glass of wine or fresh coffee and enjoy the solitude of this slice of paradise. On a clear night, absorb the spectacular view of the night sky including the Southern Cross.

Accommodation includes free unlimited WiFi, free off street parking and free continental breakfast plus fresh farm baked bread. The chalet can easily sleep four people and has two bedrooms  (one queen bed and two singles), kitchenette (fridge/freezer and microwave), dining room (table & chairs), living room (Flat screen TV, DVD player, Mini Hi-Fi) and bathroom (toilet and shower). We also have a selection of farm animals including Alpacas, Cows, Horses, Rabbits and Border Collies.

Eyreview Retreat is just 25 minutes north of Christchurch and only 5 minutes away from the historic village of Cust which includes a licensed bar that was built in the early 1860's and the Route 72 Cafe Bar Emporium, which offers unique gifts in addition to being a favourite stop for food and coffee.
We are also central to attractions that include:

Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa 
Mount Hutt Ski Field

Porters Ski Field
Banks Peninsula and Akaroa 
Christchurch Tram and Gondola  
International Antarctic Centre 
Clearwater Golf Club
Pegasus Golf Club
Orana Wildlife Park 
Willowbank Wildlife Reserve 
Christchurch Art Gallery 
Canterbury Museum

If you’re looking for a relaxing holiday within North Canterbury, this is the perfect place to visit. North Canterbury serves up the full menu of New Zealand attractions. From the ocean to the alps, North Canterbury is home to farms, wineries, beaches, ski resorts and intriguing historic sites.

Bookings can be made via the Book Now option at the top of the page or if you prefer to book directly please contact us via email. Direct bookings will be offered at just $199 per night based on two people. Additional guests will be charged at a rate of $35 per night, per person. 

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations are charged at 20% of total booking otherwise:
  • within 30 days of arrival date -  50% of total booking
  • within 7 days of arrival date - 100% of total booking
Please note that if we are able to accept another reservation for the dates you have cancelled, we will happily reimburse you. We also recommend purchasing travel insurance to cover you for any unforeseen circumstances. 
  1. Delightful location and service The welcome that we received and the extreme helpfulness of our hosts made the stay perfect. This is an excellent location with great facilities and perfect for exploring the area.
    Jill and Robert Chisholm, England
  2. Peaceful The rural location wasn't too far out of town.
    Rangi Ehu, New Zealand
  3. Very friendly and extremely helpful. Just nice people.
    Anneke & Mark Pribis, New Zealand
  4. Loved the freshly baked daily bread. Enjoyed our stay at this fabulous location. Julia and David gave us a friendly welcome and were very helpful hosts.
    Ben Smeets, Netherlands
  5. What a lovely place, wish we could stay again soon, had such a relaxing time.
    Helen and David Prendergast, New Zealand
  6. Very comfortable and very handy to venue. Excellent service and cleanliness.
    Pam & Des Payton, New Zealand
  7. Beautiful colour schemes, bed covers etc. Thank you very much, you are wonderful people and ideal for this industry.
    Tihi & Wiremu Puanaki, New Zealand
  8. Wonderful hospitality, great country escape. And, just for us, the weather was perfect.
    Susan Green, New Zealand
  9. Lovely hosts.. even a complimentary bottle of wine.. when your from a big city its nice to be in the country but only 25min from town.
    Niki Phillips, New Zealand
  10. Excellent family accommodation so close to Christchurch The freshly baked bread every day was awesome and we could feed the animals which was a bonus
    Mair Brooks, Australia
  11. The best part - the hosts! Julia and David were great. Brought over a warm loaf of fresh bread each evening. They gave us great ideas of where to go, things to do and where to eat! So enjoyable!.
    Faye Mellos, USA

Guest Reviews