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Gunyah Country Estate, Windwhistle

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Sleemans RoadWindwhistle7572New Zealand, 800-491-6126

Mountain B&B in Windwhistle with restaurant, bar/lounge
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Exceptional4.9 / 5
  • Location is good for travel..Feb 16, 2017
  • Very nice hotel with lots of character. Beautifully situated close to the mountains and…Apr 24, 2016
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Gunyah Country Estate, Windwhistle

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

from $124
  • Deluxe Twin Room
  • Deluxe Double Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 4 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-in/out
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.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

  • Extended parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Ski storage
Working away
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • One meeting room
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1912
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Washer/dryer
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Yard
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


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.


On Site

  • Ecotours on site


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

Gunyah Country Estate, Windwhistle’s small print

Also known as

  • 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


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.

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.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: NZD 30.00
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: NZD 30.00 (from 0 to 18 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: NZD 30.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: NZD 30.00 (from 0 to 18 years old)

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Parking

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 50

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 50

Housekeeping and linens are available for an additional fee

Cribs/Infant beds are available for NZD 20.00 per stay

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Gunyah Country Estate, Windwhistle


  • Washpen Falls (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Awa Awa Rata Reserve (20.2 mi / 32.6 km)
  • Mount Hutt Skifield (27.8 mi / 44.8 km)
  • True and Daring Winery (28.3 mi / 45.5 km)
  • Oxford Museum (28.3 mi / 45.5 km)
  • Pearson Park (28.3 mi / 45.6 km)
  • A and P Showgrounds (28.6 mi / 46 km)
  • Mount Somers (29.6 mi / 47.6 km)
  • Korowai - Torlesse Tussocklands Park (32.1 mi / 51.7 km)

Getting around

  • Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) 52-min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Extended parking
  • RV, bus, and truck parking

Gunyah Country Estate, Windwhistle

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