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Terrace Downs Resort

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623 Coleridge Rd, Windwhistle 7572 New Zealand
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Welcome to New Zealand's high country resort. As the 'Gateway to the South Island', Terrace Downs Resort is perfectly located for the first and last nights of your South Island tour, or to rejuvenate with a week-long stay to really appreciate our wilderness backdrop. Just 50 minutes from Christchurch international airport, Terrace Downs offers luxury accommodation and family friendly villas with a variety of activities available at Terrace Downs and the local area. Boasting New Zealand's only high country golf course and fine cuisine dining, Terrace Downs Resort offers an ideal 'getting away from it all' destination close to Mt Hutt Ski field and Methven. Terrace Downs offers a choice of two deluxe accommodation options. Terrace Villa Suites are self-contained units with luxurious beds, a delightful raised spa bath and spacious open-plan living areas. These range from one to three bedroom villa suites, which include the Patiti Suite the new family villa with children's play room. Fairway Chalets are separate architecturally designed four to seven bedroom houses spread out amongst the resorts incredible surrounds. These beautiful chalets boast all modern conveniences and great indoor-outdoor living areas with stunning views. At Terrace Downs you can do as much or as little as you want - the choice is entirely yours! The ever-changing landscape acts as the perfect playground for visitors of all ages and fitness levels and makes Terrace Downs a captivating year-round holiday destination for thrill-seekers and those who enjoy more laidback pursuits. Terrace Downs offers a par 72, 18-hole championship golf course, rated as one of the top courses and golfing destinations in New Zealand. Based at the foothills of the Southern Alps, there are very few scenic alpine courses like it. The Cafe at Terrace Downs - For a delightful taste of the High Country, it's hard to pass The Cafe and Bar at Terrace Downs. The stunning surrounding mountain scenery is yours to enjoy in comfort, either from the fireside in winter or out on the deck in summer. Designed to complement its outdoor surroundings, the Cafe decor features warm timbers, river stones and schist while the menu offers a tasty variety of freshly prepared meals and snacks with great coffee and tea, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open daily from 8am, until 6pm Thursday to Saturday and 7pm Sunday to Wednesday. Hunter's Restaurant - A relaxing dining oasis overlooking spectacular mountain scenery, Hunter's presents a flavoursome menu that draws its inspiration from the surrounding environs, using only the freshest, best quality New Zealand produce and products. A large open fire, leather sofas and warm natural tones lend a welcoming and very comfortable atmosphere to this special 'dining destination' experience. Reservations essential. Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday for dinner only, 6pm till late.
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Wander45500 wrote a review Mar 2020
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We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It was my husbands 65th birthday and was made extra special by Terrace Downs leaving a bottle of wine plus congratulations card in our room. The evening meal was lovely and the setting beautiful.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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cpap2020 wrote a review Mar 2020
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Cobwebs in room, limited menu options, veneer on furniture starting to look tired. Reception area somewhat vague being in golf pro shop (as a guest). Unsure if we would visit again but the views from the villa were fantastic.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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a_little_asian wrote a review Mar 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand135 contributions34 helpful votes
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you wouldn't even know this place was so close to Christchurch, it is so peaceful and quite out here. we had some great weather whilst we stayed which made for a beautiful sunset and clear starry skies. the room itself is well appointed, the layout of the air conditioning is a bit weird however as the bedroom gets no flow so overnight, it was very hard to stay cool (stayed in summer) the bath and showers are a very generous size and the shower pressure is awesome. the individual car ports is really handy, never stayed at any other resort in new zealand that has this option its a bummer that reception closes so early and that the restaurant was not open on the night when we stayed really handy having all the cooking gear available, we were able to make our own dinner and all utensils needed were provided, would much rather prefer fresh milk in the room as opposed to the UHT milk though. the king bed was two king singles pushed together so during the night my partner kept rolling towards the middle as it slanted towards the centre so that wasn't ideal there were no bathrobes and only 1 pair of slippers so i think housekeeping may have had a mishap i do really appreciate that there was a dental kit in the room, ya really don't get those nowadays and they are so handy overall a really really pleasant stay, would definitely recommend to anyone wishing for a bit of a getaway
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Date of stay: February 2020
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iloveigolf wrote a review Mar 2020
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Magnificient view, challenging golf course and well-maintained villa room as well as restaurants for breakfast and dinner make it a great vacation desitination. Would be perfect if they offer villa guests better golf rates.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Deborah K wrote a review Mar 2020
Caboolture, Australia240 contributions74 helpful votes
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Not much else around but this was ideal ! Delightful views west from villas overlooking the golf course; ask for a villa on lower level (ground drops away from villas) so as avoid looking over rooftops of other villas. Very well appointed; spacious; comfortable; good wifi; fireplace. Dinner at the restaurant was delicious. Room service was available; covered car parking. The 16th tee has great views down to the Rakaia River below but probably not worth continuing down any further than the stile in the farm below the tee as the track becomes overgrown and without views. Disliked · Early closing for dinner reservations - 7:00 was latest booking.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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US$156 - US$278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionWindwhistle
NUMBER OF ROOMS
18
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Frequently Asked Questions about Terrace Downs Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Terrace Downs Resort?
Nearby attractions include Newzengland Ltd - Clay Shooting & Archery Services (1.5 km), Washpen Falls (7.6 km), and Rakaia Gorge Walkway (2.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Terrace Downs Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a spa.
Which room amenities are available at Terrace Downs Resort?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and air conditioning.
What food & drink options are available at Terrace Downs Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Terrace Downs Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are any cleaning services offered at Terrace Downs Resort?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Terrace Downs Resort offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Terrace Downs Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.
Does Terrace Downs Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Terrace Downs Resort accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.