Gunyah Country Estate

Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
Sleemans Road, Windwhistle, 7572, New Zealand
4.4 out of 5 rating 31 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.4

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Gunyah Country Estate in Windwhistle, you'll be next to a golf course, within a 15-minute drive of Rakaia Gorge and Hororata Golf Club. This 4-star guesthouse is 13.7 mi (22 km) from Washpen Falls and 20.3 mi (32.6 km) from Awa Awa Rata Reserve.


Make yourself at home in one of the 7 individually decorated guestrooms. Your room comes with a Tempur-Pedic bed. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature rainfall showerheads and hair dryers.


Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. This Edwardian guesthouse also features babysitting/childcare (surcharge), ski storage, and wedding services.


Enjoy a satisfying meal at Gunyah Estate-The Lodge serving guests of Gunyah Country Estate. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Full breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Windwhistle? This guesthouse has 377 square feet (35 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and a meeting room. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Rakaia Gorge - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi
Hororata Golf Club - 12 km / 7.4 mi
Washpen Falls - 22 km / 13.7 mi
Awa Awa Rata Reserve - 32.6 km / 20.3 mi
Mount Hutt Skifield - 44.6 km / 27.7 mi
True and Daring Winery - 45.5 km / 28.2 mi
Oxford Museum - 45.6 km / 28.3 mi
Pearson Park - 45.6 km / 28.4 mi
A and P Showgrounds - 46.1 km / 28.6 mi
Korowai - Torlesse Tussocklands Park - 51.8 km / 32.2 mi

The preferred airport for Gunyah Country Estate is Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 65 km / 40.4 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    Parties and events are allowed on site.

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • 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.
  • 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.

  • Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: NZD 28.5 for adults and NZD 28.5 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: NZD 30 per accommodation, per stay
  • Early check-in fee: NZD 50 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 20.0 per stay

  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 50 per night
  • High chair fee: NZD 15 per stay
  • Laundry fee: NZD 30 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2.5 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Wedding services
  • -Banquet hall
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Library
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Terrace
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Free self parking
  • -Free long-term parking
  • -Conference space
  • -One meeting room
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • -Restaurant
  • -Ski storage
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area
  • -Firewood (free)
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 377
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 35
  • -Outdoor furniture
  • -Off-street parking
  • -Couples/private dining
  • -Private picnics
  • -Pro shop
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Free RV, bus, truck parking
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Express check-in
  • -Express check-out
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking