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Get an overview of this hotelWinter wonderland with a full-service spa

Location

Located near the slopes, this Windwhistle resort is in the mountains, 8 mi (12.9 km) from Rakaia Gorge, and close to winter activities such as skiing lessons and snowshoeing. Mount Hutt Skifield and Awa Awa Rata Reserve are also within 25 mi (40 km).

Resort Features

Enjoy the slopes and a full-service spa at Terrace Downs Resort during the winter, and return in the summer for a round at the resort's golf course.

Room Amenities

All 17 individually furnished rooms feature WiFi and private yards. Kitchens come with refrigerators and stovetops, and guests will also find upscale touches like fireplaces and jetted tubs.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

During the winter, come for the area's skiing and snow and return in warmer months to enjoy a round of golf at the onsite golf course. After a day on the slopes, indulge in a treatment at the full-service spa or enjoy the use of a fitness center. At the end of the day, order après-ski drinks at the resort's bar.

Dining is available at one of the resort's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. High-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Terrace Downs Resort has designated areas for smoking.

  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Picnic area 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Total number of rooms - 17 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Wedding services 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Kitchen  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Washer/dryer  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( NZD 19.95 ), Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( NZD 20.00 per stay )

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Dishwasher 
  • DVD player 
  • Fireplace 
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Jetted bathtub 
  • Kitchen 
  • Microwave 
  • Minibar 
  • Patio 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Second bathroom 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Stovetop 
  • Washer/dryer 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Yard 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 8 AM and 10 AM.

Hunter's Restaurant - This restaurant serves dinner only. Open daily.

The Café - This cafe serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare.

Nearby Things to Do

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

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

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

Spa Services

The onsite spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, massages, facials, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

The spa is open select days.

  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 

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 - 6 PM
  • Friday - Saturday: 8 AM - 8 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: NZD 30.000 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 19.95 (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 20.00 per stay (rates may vary)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Terrace Downs Darfield
  • Terrace Downs Resort Darfield
  • Terrace Downs Resort Windwhistle
  • Terrace Downs Resort
  • Terrace Downs Windwhistle
  • Terrace Downs
  • Terrace Downs Hotel Terrace Downs

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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