Gunyah Country Estate

Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
Sleemans Road, Windwhistle, 7572, New Zealand
4.5 out of 5 rating 28 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
Property Details

Property Location

Located in Windwhistle, Gunyah Country Estate is on a river, within a 15-minute drive of Hororata Golf Club and Rakaia Gorge. This 4-star guesthouse is 10.5 mi (16.9 km) from Washpen Falls and 20.3 mi (32.6 km) from Awa Awa Rata Reserve.


Treat yourself to a stay in one of the 7 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring heated floors. Your room comes with a Tempur-Pedic bed. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Conveniences include safes and desks.


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. Quench your thirst with your favorite 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 - 6.5 km / 4 mi
Hororata Golf Club - 12 km / 7.4 mi
Washpen Falls - 16.9 km / 10.5 mi
Awa Awa Rata Reserve - 32.6 km / 20.3 mi
Salmon World - 41.4 km / 25.7 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
Mount Somers - 47.1 km / 29.3 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 may be 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. Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines.

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. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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 29.5 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: NZD 30 per accommodation, per stay

  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • 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 15.0 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 percent

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