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Hotel Description

5-star luxury resort near Rakaia Gorge

On river

Stay at this Windwhistle resort and you'll be within 2 miles (3 km) of Rakaia Gorge and 16 miles (25 km) of Washpen Falls. Mount Hutt Skifield is 20.2 mi (32.5 km) away.

18-hole golf course

A golf course, 2 restaurants, and an outdoor tennis court are all featured at this luxury resort. Enjoy the fitness center and perks like free self parking and free WiFi. There's a bar/lounge on site, and laundry facilities and concierge services are also provided.

Fireplaces, free WiFi

The 17 individually furnished guestrooms offer free WiFi and private yards. Other amenities include kitchens, washers/dryers, and fireplaces.

Chalet, 4 Bedrooms

Bed Count 3 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Villa, 1 Bedroom, Terrace

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Terrace

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Terrace

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from 27 May 2020 to 31 December 2020 (dates subject to change).

Property Features

Terrace Downs Resort offers its guests a golf course, an outdoor tennis court, and a fitness center. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the luxury Terrace Downs Resort. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Windwhistle resort.

  • 17 guestrooms or units
  • 2 dining venues
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Onsite shopping
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Christchurch Intl. Airport (CHC) (79.9 km / 49.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Terrace Downs Resort offers 17 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. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with premium cable channels and DVD players. Additionally, rooms include minibars and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Fireplace
  • Washer and dryer
  • Private patio
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Jetted tub
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining
  • Private outdoor space
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10 AM.

Hunter's Restaurant - This restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

The Café - This café serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Sunday - Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
  • Friday - Saturday: 8 AM - 8 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 5 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

This property's front desk is open during the following times:

  • Sunday - Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
  • Friday - Saturday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Guests arriving after 5 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Staffed front desk
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: NZD 27.00 for adults and NZD 13 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 30.0 (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.5 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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
  • Terrace Downs Resort Resort
  • Terrace Downs Resort Windwhistle
  • Terrace Downs Resort Resort Windwhistle

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.