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Terrace Downs Resort

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 July 2015

We booked a one bedroom apartment while skiing at Mt Hutt. The room was very spacious, with large lounge, full kitchen and great sized bedroom and ensuite. It was great that there were laundry facilities also. This resort is great if you want to get away from it all, as it is literally in the middle of nowhere! It's about...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 28 June 2015

The 2 bedroom villa I stayed in was modern and very well equipped including complimentary wi-fi, a washer/dryer and fully equipped kitchen. The resort is located in a beautiful location with stunning views. The service was also very good. The resort offers a number of optional outdoor activities though a number of them are off-site. The only thing that should...

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1Thank esoeij
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Resort is conveniently located, about an hours drive from Christchurch. We visited during the day. The resort has multicuisine restaurant. Plenty of activity ie Golf,Archery,Clay pigeon shooting,apart from stunning views upto Mt Hutt and is within close proximity of various ski fields.

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1Thank ChandraS3
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 May 2015

My wife and I spent a weekend here as part of her birthday celebration. Although golfing is the centerpiece attraction, we chose to simply relax. We stayed in one of the one-bedroom villas and the view was awesome. We dined each night in the restaurant and found the food to be very nice. Our only concern was that the spa...

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3Thank M R
Christchurch
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Terrace downs is only an hour from the airport, very handy if you are here for a few days or if you live in Christchurch - it's a great getaway. We headed down there with another couple on Friday night, they had the gas fire on in the room and the air conditioners on - a great idea for a...

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1Thank Jameslaughlin
Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Our experience of this resort was to dine at the restaurant only. We enjoyed the best meal of our month long holiday - steak the most tender and flavorsome and delicious desserts. The service was also excellent. Lovely open fire.

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1Thank Ruth B
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 April 2015

We visited Terrace Downs on Saturday 25th April 2015 at 1.00pm. Extended family had flown to Christchurch for Grandparents 70th Birthday as we had booked lunch for 13 people weeks/months in advance. We travelled an hour and a half to Terrace Downs for lunch. Table service from the waiter and waitress was good when we first arrived and we were...

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Alison W, Manager at Terrace Downs Resort, responded to this review

Dear Danielle, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your visit to Terrace Downs. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience at The Cafe Restaurant. Your concerns have been shared with our Executive Chef as well as our Resort Manager. Our goal is to provide the best products and service possible....

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 March 2015 via mobile

Had lunch in the restaurant before a round of golf. Great menu choice for lunch and excellent quality food and really good service. Stunning views with great seating inside and out. A real country lodge feel. Golf course was not quite up to he usual standard mainly due to drought, some of the greens suffering and lakes all very low...

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3Thank Rhys C
New Zealand
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Although primarily a resort supporting a golf course, there are other activities available within a few minutes drive. Very good walking options with great scenery. Staff pleasant, helpful and prompt, especially arranging our next stay later this year. Suites along side 18th hole are spacious with all necessary supplies. An extremely dry summer, which followed a moderate winter meant that...

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3Thank Rog4NewZealand
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Went as a business Christmas overnighter Highlights and pluses were....We really enjoyed the day spa couples massage and the rooms were really nice. The golfing was excellent....:) however we were unable to do some of the activities due to weather (rafting) and there was no exchangeable option apart from golf to do. The restaurant was nice enough and some of...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the 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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Terrace Downs Resort

Address: Coleridge Rd, Windwhistle 7572, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Windwhistle
Price Range: ₹ 9,697 - ₹ 33,810 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Terrace Downs Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“All the rooms, villas all have great views you would never not have a view of everything.”
  • View from the 16th tee on the golf course
  • View to Mt Hutt from the villa
Coopermoore, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“we didn't stay there just had a meal”
, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Sorry can't as we didn't overnight.”
dragondiva10, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a villa with an uninterrupted view of the golf course”
nikbannister, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The villas near the clubhouse are a short walk with great views”
Quiet-Pair, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
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