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Apartments in Rakaia

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Brinkley Resort
4 out of 5
43 Barkers Road, Methven
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Situated in the mountains, this apartment building is 6.9 mi (11.2 km) from Rakaia Gorge.

4.2/5Excellent! (185 reviews)

"The mattresses need upgrading, we stayed there a few years ago , they are the same , soft. Also the Restaurant was too expensive for us to go too."…"

Reviewed on 18 Sep. 2019

Brinkley Resort
Pinedale Lodge & Apartment
3.5 out of 5
11 Alford Street, Methven
NZ$119
per night
30 Mar. - 31 Mar.

Situated in Methven, this apartment building is 6.5 mi (10.4 km) from Rakaia Gorge and 8.9 mi (14.2 km) from Awa Awa Rata Reserve. Washpen Falls and Mount Hutt ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)

"Everything was clean and lovely. Clare was super friendly, and great with the check in time, and was very generous with letting us check out later the next day. Apartment was very accomodating and a close walk to the town centre! Will be back next year for sure! Would defiantly recommend this ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct. 2018

Pinedale Lodge & Apartment
Central Luxury Apartments
4 out of 5
7 Methven Chertsey Rd, Methven
NZ$242
per night
17 Apr. - 18 Apr.

Situated in the mountains, this apartment building is 7.1 mi (11.4 km) from Rakaia Gorge and 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from Awa Awa Rata Reserve. Washpen Falls and Mount ...

3.9/5Very Good! (11 reviews)

"Kitchen and bathroom are ok, Beds are dirty Funiture in the living room is awful"…"

Reviewed on 3 Apr. 2019

Central Luxury Apartments
River Retreat
3.5 out of 5
3159 Coaltrack Road, Coalgate, Canterbury
Free Cancellation
NZ$160
per night
1 Apr. - 2 Apr.

Situated in Coalgate, this golf apartment building is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Hororata Golf Club, and within 16 mi (25 km) of Washpen Falls and Rakaia Gorge.

5/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)

"Loved the welcoming, freshly baked loaf and bowl of eggs!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Dec. 2019

River Retreat
Darfield Right on the Main Street U2
8 South Terrace, Darfield, Canterbury
NZ$166
per night
20 Apr. - 21 Apr.

Located in Darfield, this family-friendly apartment building is 9.1 mi (14.6 km) from Hororata Golf Club, and within 20 mi (32 km) of Pearson Park and A and ...

5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Solid hosts.

"Nice place, my colleagues spent some time with the hosts during the rugby. apparently they make really amazing ribs. Gutted i missed that."…"

Reviewed on 5 Nov. 2019

Darfield Right on the Main Street U2
Brinkley Resort Mountain or Forest Views
43 Barkers Road, Methven, Canterbury
NZ$386
per night
4 Apr. - 5 Apr.

Situated in Methven, this apartment building is 6.9 mi (11.2 km) from Rakaia Gorge and 9 mi (14.5 km) from Awa Awa Rata Reserve. Washpen Falls and Mount Hutt ...

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Great stay

"Great thankyou"…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2020

Brinkley Resort Mountain or Forest Views
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Other property types in Rakaia

St. Itas Guesthouse
St. Itas Guesthouse
3.5 out of 5
11 Rakaia Barrhill Methven Road, Rakaia
NZ$140
per night
21 Apr. - 22 Apr.
4.9/5Exceptional! (56 reviews)

"Quaint B&B conveniently located between Ashburton and Christchurch in the quiet town of Rakaia. Beautiful property inside and out. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"…"

Reviewed on 11 Dec. 2019

St. Itas Guesthouse
Hotel Ashburton
Hotel Ashburton
3 out of 5
11 Racecourse Road, Ashburton
NZ$110
per night
30 Mar. - 31 Mar.
4/5Very Good! (298 reviews)

"Nice little hotel for a break. Lovely staff with great smiles."…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb. 2020

Hotel Ashburton
Ski Time Lodge
Ski Time Lodge
4 out of 5
39 Racecourse Avenue, Methven
NZ$122
per night
22 Apr. - 23 Apr.
4.7/5Exceptional! (274 reviews)

"Lovely relaxing atmosphere, warm, friendly inviting staff. Very comfy room with everything you."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020

Ski Time Lodge
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Staying in an Apartment in Rakaia

You might have as many choices centrally in Rakaia, but Expedia can help you search for lodging accommodation within the larger area similar to apartments. When you search for a place to stay on Expedia, you can filter by amenities such as a kitchen— one of the conveniences often found in an apartment. You can even filter by similar properties such as holiday homes, condos or cabins. Why not take time to appreciate the gardens during your visit?

Below are some of the more popular apartments in the area to choose from:

Brinkley Resort:

  • Located in Methven , 20.3 mi/32.6 km from the city centre
  • Includes WiFi and an LCD TV
  • A restaurant and free parking on site

Pinedale Lodge & Apartment:

  • Free WiFi, a living room and a flat-screen TV included
  • Located 20.6 mi/33.1 km away in Methven
  • Free parking and a games room on site

Central Luxury Apartments:

  • It's located in Methven, 20.2 mi/32.6 km away
  • Includes a balcony, a washer/dryer and a living room
  • Free parking and laundry facilities on site

River Retreat:

  • Free WiFi, a patio and a living room included
  • Located 20.9 mi/33.6 km away in Coalgate
  • Free breakfast and free parking on site

Best Time to Visit Rakaia

Though weather is just one consideration, it can impact your holiday, especially if you have a long stay planned. And since apartments often have more rigid cancellation policies, it's a good idea to study these weather averages before booking.

  • The hottest months are typically January and December, while July and August are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 21°C and nighttime temperatures average 11°C
  • April-June: 18°C is the daytime average and 2°C is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 15°C and nighttime averages are around 2°C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 21°C during the day and 6°C at night
  • Average rainfall is 33 inches in a year

What to Do in Rakaia

Rakaia is known for its gardens. Explore the area and family-friendly sights such as Salmon World, or get out into nature at a spot like Trott's Garden. In the larger area, you’ll find Ashburton Aviation Museum and Ashburton Domain.

Rakaia is also notable for its:
  • Restaurants
  • Historical sites

How to Get to Rakaia and Around the Area

Fly into Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.), which is located 33.8 mi (54.3 km) from the city centre. If you'd like to venture out around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

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