Hotels in Timaru, New Zealand

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Timaru overview

Timaru is a friendly locale known for its spas. There's a nice selection of bars to enjoy during your stay. You can take in the local culture of Timaru at South Canterbury Museum and DB Brewery. While you're in town, don't miss a chance to see sights like Botanical Gardens and Tuhawaiki Point Lighthouse.

Where to stay in Timaru

A welcoming city for all, Timaru offers a variety of hotels and other lodging choices. There are 17 hotels in Timaru and you can shop as many as 21 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 10%. We have room prices starting at 32 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Timaru as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 2 5-star hotels from 90 USD per night
  • • 16 4-star hotels from 56 USD per night
  • • 6 3-star hotels from 37 USD per night

How to get to Timaru

Fly into Timaru (TIU-Richard Pearse), 6.2 mi (10 km) from the heart of Timaru.

What to see around Timaru

The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • South Canterbury Museum
  • • DB Brewery
Recommended places to see include:
  • • South Canterbury Museum
  • • Botanical Gardens
  • • DB Brewery
  • • Tuhawaiki Point Lighthouse

When to visit Timaru

When planning your trip, you may be curious about the best time to visit. Here's a list of seasonal norms to help you arrange your travel schedule:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 70°F day, 47°F night
  • • April-June: 64°F day, 35°F night
  • • July-September: 60°F day, 35°F night
  • • October-December: 70°F day, 42°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.35 inches
  • • April-June: 0.35 inches
  • • July-September: 0.35 inches
  • • October-December: 0.35 inches