We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Terrace Downs Resort

Coleridge Rd, Windwhistle 7572, New Zealand
Hotel amenities
Book on
TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with Tingo to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
1 room 1 guest
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Professional photos
Terrace Downs Resort
View Map
Add Photo Write a Review

142 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    75
    36
    13
    8
    10
See reviews for
35
61
1
11
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (27)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (142)
  • Mar-May only
    (35)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (31)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (34)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (42)
All months
Georgia
Level Contributor
13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very upscale room with full scale kitchen and laundry--separate living room and bedroom . Modern bathroom, nicely decorated, with great views off the deck. This is a golf resort and it lacked personal charm but was one of the nicest properties we visited in our month-long tour of New Zealand.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Colonia, New Jersey
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented a car with only front wheel drive. The weather decided to snow only when we needed to return to Christchurch Airport. The car didn't feel like going up the steep hill, slipping and sliding on the snow covered road. We had to call security. Short story is that without the resort's help, we would have missed our plane... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
selangor
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This resort hotel gave us a very homey feel. Waking up each morning with views of snow-capped mountains is priceless. Kitchen is well equipped with clean utensils. Just head on to supermarkets in Methven, grab a bottle of olive oil (the room has salt and pepper) and some perishables and you're good to go with some basic meals. Everything is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We made a quick decision to come to Canterbury for a skiing trip as a result of a recent storm guaranteeing lots of the white stuff. Our expectations of this resort were high based on their own promises and on reviews mostly on this site. Suffice it to say we weren't disappointed! Our first pleasant surprise was that we were... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wellington, New Zealand
Level Contributor
62 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 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... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 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... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
New Delhi, India
Level Contributor
63 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 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... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Christchurch
Level Contributor
79 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 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... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Geelong, Australia
Level Contributor
63 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

61 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (34)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (5)
Viewed
Room/suite (7)
Viewed
View from room (4)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
0:54
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (14)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (27)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (12)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (10)
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Windwhistle
10.1 mi away
Methven Resort Hotel
Methven Resort Hotel
#1 of 2 in Methven
4.0 of 5 stars 89 reviews
9.4 mi away
Ski Time
Ski Time
#2 of 21 in Methven
4.5 of 5 stars 68 reviews
9.6 mi away
Brinkley Resort
Brinkley Resort
#3 of 21 in Methven
4.0 of 5 stars 157 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.0 mi away
Skibo house B&B
Skibo house B&B
#1 of 12 in Methven
5.0 of 5 stars 33 reviews
9.5 mi away
Methven Motels & Apartments
9.8 mi away
Central Luxury Apartments
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay