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Terrace Downs Resort

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Warm sunny large rooms with gas fire overlooking majestic Mount Hutt. Large bathroom with spa, and excellent heating. Very homely kitchen with plenty of space and utensils etc., Short easy walk to main building for buffet breakfast with lots of variety eggs, bacon, sausages, baked beans, tomatoes etc.,

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome place and awesome service, staff had very thing under control, house was just amazing, great place to have a weekend with friends and family. Lunch on Sunday was great valve for money and great menu.

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Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again soon in the future. Kind Regards, Terrace Downs Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an amazing place to stay, I would certainly recommend Terrace Downs to anyone we know. The room was lovely and warm on arrival and has a great view, the food was fantastic and the staff were very friendly.

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Dear Karen Thank you for taking the time to submit your feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at Terrace Downs. We look forward to seeing you back at the resort sometime soon. Kind Regards, Terrace Downs Team

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a weekend at Terrace Downs for my wife's birthday. There were not many other guests while we were there but the staff were very engaged nonetheless and we felt very well looked after. The walk between the villas and the clubhouse/restaurant is charming and the overall setting is absolutely stunning. I couldn't recommend it more highly for a...

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Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback. We are delighted to hear that you chose to spend your wife's birthday here at the resort. It is great to hear that you both enjoyed your time here and the location and setting of the property. We hope to see you back at the resort sometime soon....

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the buffet lunch there today and it was very well done. But was it cold, I asked 3 times for the heating to be turned up, everyone was complaining and finally an hour later the host informed me the heating had been turned up to 22 degs. Kind of ruins the occasion when we were all cold.

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Chris F, Front Office Manager at Terrace Downs Resort, responded to this review

Dear Dave Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback. We are glad to hear that you made it to our Sunday Buffet and enjoyed the food. It is unfortunate to hear about the temperature of the restaurant affecting your time here. I have passed these comments onto the correct departments. We hope to see you back at...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a lunch on a recommendation from a local. After looking at their menu online, we saw gluten free soft shell crab - it had us at that! (Rare to see for coeliacs!) We also ordered the pork belly and a apple and rhubarb crumble dessert (unfortunately the gluten free option doesn't have any crumble :-( )....

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Dear Ben Thank you taking the time to write a review on your lunch at Terrace Downs. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your lunch and the gluten free options we have available. We hope to see you back at the resort sometime soon. Kind Regards, Terrace Downs Team

Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here as 3 family couples for 1 night over the weekend in a 7 bedroom villa. They villa was huge, perfect for the amount of people we had, with lake / mountain a stones throw away. The story about our villa was also touching. Beds comfortable, well equipped house - great for the family. We had some issues with...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose to stay here for our last night in New Zealand, after 10 days of travelling. It was a superb experience, great views, attentive staff & a great restaurant too. Next time we would stay for longer!

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Dear Guest Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Terrace Downs. We hope to see you back on your next trip to New Zealand. Kind Regards, Terrace Downs Team

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful trip to Terrace Downs despite some nasty weather on our first day. However we were able to complete our washed out round early the second day before a lovely breakfast and had plenty of time to fit in our 2nd round after that. Friendly accommodating staff are found here and the meals in the restaurant were...

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Dear Guest Thank you for sending your feedback. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Terrace Downs. Hopefully the weather will be more accommodating for your next rounds here at the Resort. We hope to see you back sometime soon. Kind Regards, Terrace Downs Team

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

A birthday lunch with friends at Terrace Downs should have been a real treat, but it was such a disappointment. There is no disputing the beautiful setting, and the decor of the cafe, but the food was not what we expected. For a start, two of the specials listed on the blackboard were not available. Not sold out, just not...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
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
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Windwhistle
Price Range: $151 - $525 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Terrace Downs Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 18
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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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, Feb 28, 2017 | Read review
“we didn't stay there just had a meal”
, Feb 13, 2017 | Read review
“Sorry can't as we didn't overnight.”
dragondiva10, Dec 8, 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a villa with an uninterrupted view of the golf course”
nikbannister, Nov 29, 2016 | Read review
“The villas near the clubhouse are a short walk with great views”
Quiet-Pair, Nov 7, 2016 | Read review
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