Get an overview of this hotelHostel in Timaru with free parking


Located in the heart of Timaru, this hostel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from South Canterbury Museum and within 3 mi (5 km) of Botanical Gardens and DB Brewery. Geraldine Historical Society Museum and Talbot Forest Scenic Reserve are also within 25 mi (40 km).

Property Features

Along with WiFi in public areas, this hostel has laundry facilities and a computer station. Self parking is free. Other amenities include tour/ticket assistance and barbecue grills.

Room Amenities

All 10 individually furnished rooms feature WiFi and DVD players. Guests will find kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and dishwashers.

Anchor Motel - Hostel

42 Evans St Timaru 7910

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Anchor Motel - Hostel features tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and laundry facilities. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Separate living room  
  • Kitchen  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Washer/dryer  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( NZD 5.00 per night )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( NZD 5.00 per night )


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • DVD player 
  • Balcony 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Kitchen 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Washer/dryer 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Stovetop 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Separate living room 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Individually furnished 

Where to Eat

Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 10 PM


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of NZD 10 per pet, per night

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

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.

Hotel Name

National Rating

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