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2 Bedrooms Premium
Room with view
108 square metres
2 King Beds 1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Other room types
Premium 2 Bedrooms
Room with view
108 square metres
2 King Beds 1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Premium 1 Bedroom
Room with view
100 square metres
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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3 Bedrooms Deluxe
Room with view
122 square metres
3 King Beds
Room sleeps 6 guests
(up to 5 children)
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3 Bedrooms Premium
Room with view
122 square metres
3 King Beds
Room sleeps 6 guests
(up to 5 children)
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2 Bedrooms Deluxe
Room with view
115 square metres
2 King Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Deluxe 2 Bedrooms
Room with view
115 square metres
2 King Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Deluxe Room, 1 Bedroom
Room with view
100 square metres
1 King Bed 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
5-star luxury resort near Rakaia Gorge

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Laundry facilities

Located in Windwhistle, Terrace Downs Resort is on a river, a 4-minute drive from Rakaia Gorge and 8 minutes from Rakaia Gorge Walkway. This 5-star resort is 6.9 mi (11 km) from Washpen Falls and 20.1 mi (32.3 km) from Mount Hutt Skifield.

Treat yourself to a stay in one of the 18 individually furnished guestrooms, featuring fireplaces and LCD televisions. Rooms have private patios. Kitchens are outfitted with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, ovens, and stovetops. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature jetted bathtubs and complimentary toiletries.

While the golfer in the family is out on the course, try one of the other recreational amenities offered, such as an outdoor tennis court or a fitness center. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Satisfy your appetite with farm to table cuisine at The Cafe, a family restaurant where you can enjoy drinks at the bar/lounge, take in the golf course view, or dine alfresco. Dining is also available at the coffee shop/café. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar/lounge
  • Fitness facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Total number of rooms - 18
  • Conference space
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free breakfast
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Picnic area
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi
  • Golf course on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Free self parking
  • Luggage storage
  • Terrace
  • Covered parking

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Separate dining area
  • Washer/dryer
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Terrace Downs Resort offers 18 air-conditioned accommodations with fireplaces and washers/dryers. Rooms open to patios. These individually furnished accommodations have separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. Accommodations at this 5-star resort have kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with jetted bathtubs, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Windwhistle resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. 50-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels and Netflix. Additionally, rooms include minibars and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Television
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Fireplace
  • Jetted bathtub
  • Yard
  • Washer/dryer
  • Patio
  • Premium bedding
  • Second bathroom
  • Separate sitting area
  • Room service
  • Microwave
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Premium TV channels
  • Kitchen
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Separate dining area
  • Dishwasher
  • Full-sized fridge/freezer
  • Stovetop
  • Satellite TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Individually furnished
  • LCD TV
  • Oven
  • Linens provided
  • Number of bathrooms: 1
  • Netflix
  • Streaming services

Where to Eat

A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

The Cafe - Overlooking the golf course, this family restaurant specializes in farm to table cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to do

  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Helicopter/aeroplane tours on site
  • Archery on site
  • Fishing nearby
  • Hunting nearby

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-in time ends at 8:00 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

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.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit 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. Periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No lifts

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Debit cards

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

Contactless check-in is available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Staff temperature checks are 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

Cashless transactions are available

Masks are not compulsory at the property

Mobile key entry is not available

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: NZD 30.0 (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.5 percent

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

Hotel Names

  • Terrace Downs Darfield
  • Terrace Downs Resort Darfield
  • Terrace Downs Resort Windwhistle
  • Terrace Downs Resort
  • Terrace Downs Windwhistle
  • Terrace Downs
  • Terrace Downs Hotel Terrace Downs
  • Fable Terrace Downs
  • Terrace Downs Resort Resort
  • Terrace Downs Resort Windwhistle
  • Terrace Downs High Country Resort
  • Terrace Downs Resort Resort Windwhistle

We should mention

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.

Periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

National Rating

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