“Nau mai, Haere mai”


We warmly welcome you to The Castle, a relaxing, luxury accommodation in Christchurch, New Zealand. We wish you a pleasant stay.

The Castle has five guest rooms across two floors.  It is perfect for business trips, travelers, families (children over the age of 10), groups, honeymoons, weddings, bridal parties, or even just a simple romantic get-away, anyone wanting to indulge in the retro-modern charms of this building are more than welcome. 

All guests will have access to the delightful spacious living areas including the sitting room complete with a variety of library books and charming window seats, the outdoor garden area situated at the rear of the house perfect for breakfast whilst listening to the native New Zealand birds and last but not least a large outdoor swimming pool desirable on those sunny relaxing days. Breakfast is served daily in the large kitchen/dining room. WIFI, a range of teas and coffee is available all day. 

You’ll get a taste of the true Kiwi lifestyle when you stay at The Castle with Leeanne and Dale! 


Sun Room

A small but spectacular room with breathtaking views over Christchurch City, the Canterbury Plains and the Southern Alps. There is also a small enchanting balcony set amongst the tree top and bird song.

Master Room

A large peaceful room set amongst the tree tops with beautiful sunrise views across the Garden city. Comfortable sitting areas make this room feel like a real retreat. Paired with a large double ensuite bathroom complete with two shower heads.


MountAIN view Room

The Mountain View Room offers fantastic views of the Southern Alps and the Canterbury Plains. Enjoy breathtaking sunsets through the huge antique bay window that dominates this room. A lovely tiled shower/ ensuite with under floor heating.

This room is being renovated and subject to change

This room is being renovated and subject to change

Balcony Room

This delightful room offers a charming private balcony, furnished with chairs and drinks table you can enjoy this idyllic outdoor setting with front row seats to watching the sun set over the southern alps, what a perfect New Zealand experience.

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Turret room

The old formal lounge. This is a Grand room plus Ensuite offering a beautiful round turret sitting area with polished timber joinery throughout.

Large lead light windows and doors with exquisite furnishings, topped with views over the city and alps make this room quite majestic. Plus a Luxury ensuite complemented with under floor heating and a rain head shower.

Luxury accommodation in Christchurch

Welcome to Canterbury


Built in 1908, The Castle is an exquisite Mock-Georgian architecture house in Christchurch. It is nestled in the Port Hills, on Dyers Pass Road, one of the three original roads linking Christchurch to Lyttleton which were built for the early settlers arriving at the port of Lyttleton.

Be enthralled with breathtaking views over the Christchurch City, the Canterbury Plains and the Southern Alps. 

The Castle is located at 21B Dyers Pass Road, Cashmere, Christchurch 8022. Centrally located its only 3.8km away from the city centre and 2.9km away from Christchurch Adventure Park, a 358-hectares bike park complete with chairlifts and a zip-line. 


The Castle Restoration Project


The Restoration process has taken over 4 years of full- time work for Dale and Leeanne along with over two hundred volunteers who have gave their time and skills in exchange for accommodation over the restoration period.