We are currently booked out until the end of April and perhaps to the end of May, depending on our current guest's changing plans. Please note that, while we may be nominally open via this website until the end of May, we may not be able to accept bookings if the epidemiological situation in NZ changes along with future government advisories. If you choose to book during this period of travel uncertainty, we will not be able to refund you if your plans change.
The Idlehouse is a stand-alone facility able to be used to self-isolate if required. We will consider providing accommodation during May and June if requested (according to individual circumstances) and are happy to shop for food for guests who are unable to do so. If you are arriving from overseas to self-isolate, please understand that we will not break social distancing rules and you may have to undertake your own cleaning tasks while staying.
Keep safe! We will update this message when new information becomes available.
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Self-contained cottage with totally private access & own off street parking bay
Last-minute bookings welcome
Flexible/Late night check in available
Digital detox on request
Historic Port Chalmers
Local artists & boutiques
Heritage buildings & walks
Swimming- bay and heated local pool