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Get an overview of this hotelEdwardian bed & breakfast with restaurant and bar/lounge

Location

Situated in the mountains, this bed & breakfast is 11.3 mi (18.1 km) from Rakaia Gorge and within 25 mi (40 km) of Awa Awa Rata Reserve and Black Diamond Safaris. Methven Golf Club and Mt Cheeseman Ski Area are also within 32 mi (52 km).

Property Features

A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are available at this smoke-free bed & breakfast. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, a meeting room, and dry cleaning are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 4 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and Tempur-Pedic beds. Guests can appreciate conveniences like washers/dryers and coffee makers, and other amenities include furnished balconies or patios and private yards.

Gunyah Country Estate

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining options at the bed & breakfast include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. 3 meeting rooms are available. This Edwardian bed & breakfast also offers a library, a terrace, and barbecue grills. Onsite self parking is complimentary. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge). A total renovation of this property was completed in December 2012.

Gunyah Country Estate is a smoke-free property.

  • Babysitting or childcare (free) 
  • Total number of rooms - 4 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 1912 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Ski storage 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (free)  
  • Washer/dryer  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Washer/dryer 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Yard 

Where to Eat

Onsite venue - Overlooking the garden, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

Late night fare is available from room service (during limited hours).

Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Ecotours on site 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
For same day bookings made after 10 PM, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 20.00 per stay.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of NZD 30 per pet, per stay

You need to know

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

No elevators

Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: NZD 30 per pet, per stay
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 20.00 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Gunyah Country Estate
  • Gunyah Country Estate B&B Darfield
  • Gunyah Country Estate Darfield
  • Gunyah Country Estate B&B Windwhistle
  • Gunyah Country Estate B&B
  • Gunyah Country Estate Windwhistle

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. A fee for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 24 December. A fee for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 31 December. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. 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.

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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