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4.9 of 5 guest rating
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Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Kitchenette (Cottage Suite)
Room with view
70 square metres
1 King Bed 2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Cot)
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
5-star lodge near the beach

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Indoor pool

With a stay at Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate in Palliser Bay, you'll be 30.4 mi (48.9 km) from Palliser Estate and 30.5 mi (49 km) from Ata Rangi Vineyard. This 5-star lodge is within the region of The Weta Cave and Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand).

Treat yourself to a stay in one of the 12 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring fireplaces. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Pamper yourself with onsite massages and facials. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find an indoor pool, an outdoor tennis court, and a fitness center. This lodge also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and an arcade/game room.

Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the lodge's room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served daily from 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM.

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and multilingual staff. Free self parking is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate

4132 Wharekauhau Road, RD3, Palliser Bay, 5773

Renovations & Closures

The property is closed between July 14 and August 16.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar/lounge
  • Fitness facilities
  • Indoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Total number of rooms - 12
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Television in common areas
  • Arcade/game room
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa services on site
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Picnic area
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Porter
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wedding services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi
  • Tennis on site
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Free self parking
  • Luggage storage
  • Terrace
  • Couples/private dining
  • Private picnics
  • Vineyard
  • Tasting room

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate offers 12 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature fireplaces and safes. Rooms open to balconies. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations include desks. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Cable television is provided. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Fridge
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Fireplace
  • Balcony
  • Ceiling fan
  • Desk
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Cable TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Individually furnished
  • Individually decorated
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Heating
  • Number of bathrooms: 1
  • Champagne service
  • Laptop-friendly workspace

Where to Eat

A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served each morning between 7:30 AM and 11:00 AM.

Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Helicopter/aeroplane tours on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Mountain biking on site
  • Archery on site

Spa Services

  • Facial treatments
  • Number of treatment rooms 3
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Massages
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 21

Check-in time ends at 5:30 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 612 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Guests are provided with hand sanitizer and cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-out is available.

Service animals are allowed

Debit cards not accepted

Staffed front desk

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff do not wear personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is not available for guests

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser

Social distancing measures are not in place

Contactless check-in is not available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually wrapped food options are not available

No gap period between guests' stays

Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning

Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection

Cashless transactions are available

Masks are not compulsory at the property

Contactless food service / room service is not available

Reservation is not required for facilities on site

Mobile key entry is not available

Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Late check-out fee: 50 percent of room rate (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 612 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Wharekauhau Country Estate Hotel Palliser Bay
  • Wharekauhau Country Estate Palliser Bay
  • Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate Lodge Palliser Bay
  • Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate Lodge
  • Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate Palliser Bay
  • Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate Lodge Palliser Bay
  • Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate Palliser Bay
  • Lodge Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate Palliser Bay
  • Palliser Bay Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate Lodge
  • Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate Lodge
  • Lodge Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate
  • Wharekauhau Country Estate
  • Wharekauhau Estate Palliser
  • Wharekauhau Estate Palliser
  • Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate Lodge
  • Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate Palliser Bay
  • Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate Lodge Palliser Bay

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the lodge prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Guests are provided with hand sanitizer and cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-out is available.

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official classification for accommodations in New Zealand. This Boutique & Lodge property has been awarded the Qualmark® Luxury Lodge classification, and is displayed on this page as 5.0 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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