Location: Christchurch, Kaikoura & Canterbury District | New Zealand

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

A historic homestead anchored to the rugged edges of the South Island’s Banks Peninsula, Annandale is rural New Zealand at its best. Amble in private farmland, along kilometres of open coastline, or through the luxurious grounds surrounding this stunning hotel to get a real feel for countryside escapism.

Perfect forRomantic couples, large groups, and families fond of the great outdoors.
In the knowMake the effort to see Akaroa, a French-styled town nestled in an ancient and extinct volcano half an hour from Annandale.

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  • Setting & Views
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  • Chic Design

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

Annandale is a working coastal farm and has a beautiful location on the Banks Peninsula, a world away yet just 30 minutes from Akaroa.

Rooms at Annandale

An incredible selection of bayside and hilltop villas is on offer at Annandale. Each cottage-style villa has been individually designed with beautiful wood finishes, super-comfy couches and roaring log fires to complement their bucolic location. From the Seascape villa, an ideal abode for couples, you can spot dolphins and seals frolic offshore.

Food & Drink

King of the kitchen at Annandale, Bradley Hornby prides himself on providing fresh farm-to-fork food via a range of first-rate dishes. Take the opportunity to dine in the comfort of your own villa with a private chef whipping up your favourite meal like you’ve never had it before - and if you're feeling inspired, take a cooking class.


Enjoy spa treatments in the privacy of your villa.

Activities at Annandale

Annandale brings you close to nature - make the most of the remote setting, surrounded by rolling hills and sparking waters. Rolling grassy hills, intimate sandy coves and miles of amazing bike trails make up the best of Annandale’s landscape, while Pigeon Bay is home to kayaking, paddle boarding, sailing and fishing charters. For an aerial adventure, jump in a helicopter for a bird’s eye tour of the skies and unbeatable views.

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Hotel location

Annandale is 1 hour and 20 minutes from Christchurch International Airport.

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