Anchor Motel - Hostel

Self Rated: 2.5 out of 5
42 Evans St, Timaru, 7910, New Zealand

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Property Details

Property Location

A stay at Anchor Motel - Hostel places you in the heart of Timaru, within a 5-minute drive of Caroline Bay Beach and Aigantighe Art Gallery. This hostel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from South Canterbury Museum and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Botanical Gardens.


Make yourself at home in one of the 10 individually furnished guestrooms, featuring kitchens with refrigerators and stovetops. Rooms have private balconies. 32-inch flat-screen televisions with digital programming provide entertainment, while wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected. Conveniences include desks and microwaves, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Make use of convenient amenities such as wireless Internet access (surcharge), tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills.


Continental breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a computer station, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Caroline Bay Beach - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Aigantighe Art Gallery - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
South Canterbury Museum - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Botanical Gardens - 3.2 km / 2 mi
DB Brewery - 4.7 km / 2.9 mi
Tuhawaiki Point Lighthouse - 8.6 km / 5.4 mi
Geraldine Vintage Car and Machinery Museum - 33.3 km / 20.7 mi
Geraldine Historical Society Museum - 34.6 km / 21.5 mi
Talbot Forest Scenic Reserve - 35.2 km / 21.9 mi
Pleasant Valley Daffodils - 41.3 km / 25.6 mi
St Patrick's Catholic Church - 45.2 km / 28.1 mi
Waimate Historical Museum - 45.7 km / 28.4 mi
Seddon Square - 45.8 km / 28.5 mi

The nearest airports are:
Timaru (TIU-Richard Pearse) - 10.6 km / 6.6 mi
Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 158.1 km / 98.2 mi

The preferred airport for Anchor Motel - Hostel is Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

National Rating
This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 10 and NZD 10 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 5.00 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 5.00 per night (rates may vary)
  • Pet fee: NZD 10 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Computer station
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Total number of rooms - 10
  • -Luggage storage
  • -WiFi (surcharge)