Mountain House Map
Hostel | PO BOX 12, Arthur's Pass, New Zealand 8140
17 out of 17 customers would recommend this property
Recent review (04/02/2013)
"clean, the wood furnishings and set up, friendly and helpful staff, amenities, its surroundings"Read all Mountain House reviews
- Credit cards accepted
- Car Parking
- Self-catering Facilities
- No curfew
- Lounge area
- Internet / Wi-Fi
- Safety deposit
- 24 hour hot showers
- Washing machines
- Wheelchair accessible
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GPS-enabled map and directions
By road it is 154km from Christchurch on Highway 73. From Greymouth, go south on Highway 6 to Kumara Junction. Turn east on Highway 73 and ascend to Otira then over the mountains to Arthur's Pass township, a distance of 100km.
Please note that in June through October snowfalls can occur. Winter driving conditions may sometimes require the use of tyre chains for your vehicle.
The Tranz Alpine train (Ph. 0800 872 467) runs daily to Arthur's Pass township, from Christchurch and Greymouth. This trip from Christchurch is considered to be one of the "great rail journeys of the world", as it passes through spectacular gorges and alpine scenery.
By bus, you can choose either Atomic Shuttles (Ph 03 322 8883) which travels daily from Christchurch and Greymouth / Hokitika, or the West Coast Shuttle (Ph 03 768 0028).
Within the national park the Mountain House Shuttle can provide transport to most track heads, or local ski fields.