Gunyah Country Estate - Gunyah Country Estate

Gunyah Country Estate

Gunyah Country Estate offers year-round hospitality to a maximum of 22 guests.Theprivate LODGE is a character, listed building with stylish antique furnishings and many open fires which delight the guests. It is also a venue for weddings, private functions, company meetings and group tours. Utter discretion and privacy are assured. The interior of the lodge is smoke-free. Every room features a private ensuite bathroom. The beds are very comfortable, dressed in the best Italian cotton linen with snug wool underlays and fitted with electric blankets. All rooms are light, warm and sunny, furnished with antiques and have distinctly different views of the Alps, the hills, the gardens and the surrounding countryside.There must be something refreshing and inspiring in the fresh air around the Lodge as guests return on a regular basis. The lodge offers silver service table d'hote dining and drinks.
Alternatively, guests can cHoose to stay in the SELF-CATERING HOLIDAY HOUSES at the estate.The Granary( sleeps 6) and Stablehand Quarters (sleeps 4) are independent, self-catering and totally separate from the Lodge but withinthe same grounds and just 20 mt from the Lodge. These are non-hosted accommodation, for the budget conscious, suitable also for families and groups of friends.

Gunyah Country Estate

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  • Lodge
  • Unique & Boutique

Reception Hours:

8 am to 10pm, and after hours with prior notification.

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Check In/Out Info:

Check in:Lodge Guests will be required to fill in a registration form on arrival. They will also be asked if they require dinner . If guests arrive after 11 pm, there will be personalised instructions for them on a card on the front entrance.A welcome afternoon tea is provided.
(tea/coffee and snacks) Check out:accounts to be settled at check out.
Check-in:Granary and Stablehand Quarters Self Catering Guests will be required to fill in a registration form on arrival. No meals/food provided apart from tea and coffee supplies. Instruction folder on desk-Building must be left clean as found or extra cleaning fee will apply.

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Distance To Nearest Public Transport:

Methven or Darfield, 25km

Restaurant Info:

Guests can also dine at Gunyah Country Estate. We offer a table d'hote silver service meal of three courses including bread and tea/coffee. Drinks are extra.
Unless Room Only has been booked, Breakfast is included in the Lodge rates and it is a full breakfast, also silver service.
Guests staying in the Granary and Stablehand Quarters Self Catering houses can also dine or have breakfast in the Lodge, extra, upon prior reservation.

Bar Info:

Drinks available, extra. Wines, spirits, beers, soft drinks etc.

Credit Cards Accepted:

Carte Blanche

Day Spa Facilities:

in the village, Methven

Disabled Facilities:

no- all rooms and bathrooms are on first floor-no lift.

Childrens Facilities:

plenty pf space in the gardens and safe-
we offer babysitting upon request, with a charge.

Driving Info:

From Christchurch, take Highway73 (ArthursPass) to Darfield. At the church turn left towards Mt Hutt. Continue on SH72 (picturesque Inland Scenic Route) through Glentunnel, over the Selwyn River.Travel 10 kms until you get to small monument at the top of the hill, follow the Gunyah signs from there: turn left towards Hororata , then immediately right into Sleemans Road, past the Baptist Camp and across the Hororata River. Gunyah Country Estate is on the left on the rise, just after the gravel road starts.
From the South and Methven Village, take 72 (Inland Scenic Route) northbound, through the Rakaia Gorge, go past Windwhistle Garage and School and at the intersection before the monument on the rise, turn right, following the Gunyah signs as above.

Please contact Gunyah on Telephone: 033186800.

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