Christchurch and Canterbury Sights

Hurunui Hotel

  • 1224 Karaka Rd. Map It
  • Hurunui
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Updated 02/26/2014

Fodor's Review

Built from limestone blocks, the Hurunui Hotel, New Zealand's oldest, continually licensed hotel (since 1860), refreshed weary drovers bringing sheep down from Marlborough. A bed for the night is relatively cheap ($NZ45 per person, including a cooked breakfast), and the restaurant with its old-fashioned pub serves à la carte dinners from $NZ21 and an all-day menu from $NZ10. Repeat visitors come for the tasty game pies—wild pork or wild goat, local rabbit with lemon and bacon, ostrich with blue cheese, or venison and red currant, and wash them down with a beer.

Sight Information

Address:

State Hwy. 7, about 20-min. drive from Waipara turnoff, 1224 Karaka Rd., Hurunui, Canterbury, 7385, New Zealand

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Phone:

03-314–4207

Updated 02/26/2014

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