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Terrace Downs Resort

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Certificate of Excellence
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  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“bedroom villa”(14 reviews)
“mt hutt”(21 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
Spa
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
5 Star Hotel
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...
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Location and contact
Coleridge Rd, Windwhistle 7572, New Zealand
71.3 km to Christchurch Intl Airport
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent location and great property. Rooms were delightful and fully self contained making for an enjoyable stay. Service was very good and staff were courteous and helpful. Food offering and quality was well below expected standard.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an enjoyable 3 night stay. The villa was very spacious, clean and comfortable with beautiful views of the golf course and Mount Hutt. We only had one evening meal at the restaurant as the menu was very limited. We chose to cook our own...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We don't play golf ( or have any interest in it) so we did wonder if it was the best choice for our mini work break but it was the perfect distance from Christchurch and the accomodation was exactly what we wanted. Loved the fact...More

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Thank Anna E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful surroundings and building, young girl that served us was more than friendly and great at her job. We got there about 1.15 and nobody was in cafe but by the time we left it was really busy. The hot drinks arrived which were only...More

Thank Nicola F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The apartment was absolutely stunning, filled with every little pleasure you can think of. And absolutely stunning view of the snow capped mountains. Really enjoyed our peaceful stay and awesome service.

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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 ...More 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. Less
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Certificate of Excellence
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Golf Course
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Questions & Answers
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scottygalway
16 December 2016|
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Response from Terracedowns1 | Property representative |
Yes, Christchurch is the nearest international airport to Terrace Downs. It is approximately 60 minutes drive.
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"All the rooms, villas all have great views you would never not have a view of everything."
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"we didn't stay there just had a meal"
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"Sorry can't as we didn't overnight."
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"Try to get a villa with an uninterrupted view of the golf course"
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