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Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate

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Beach nearby
Indoor pool
TV, fireplace
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, desk

Overview of Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate

Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate

5 out of 5

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
  • Contactless check-out
4132 Wharekauhau Road, RD3, Ocean Beach, Wairarapa, Ocean Beach, 5773

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationInterislander Ferry Terminal102 min drive
  • Popular LocationTe Papa (Museum of New Zealand)106 min drive
  • Popular LocationCuba Street Mall107 min drive
  • AirportWellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.)118 min drive

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About this area

Ocean Beach

Located in Ocean Beach, Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate is in the mountains and near the beach. Local points of interest include Palliser Bay. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like ecotours.

What's nearby

  • Interislander Ferry Terminal - 102 min drive
  • Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) - 106 min drive
  • Cuba Street Mall - 107 min drive
  • Mount Victoria Lookout - 114 min drive
  • Wellington Zoo - 117 min drive

Getting around

  • Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) - 119 min drive

About this property

Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate

5-star lodge near the beach
Guests of this beach lodge will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as a fitness centre and massage/treatment rooms. All 12 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and room service. Guests can enjoy fireplaces, and other standard amenities include balconies, fridges and TVs.
Wharekauhau Luxury Country Estate offers 12 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features fireplaces and a safe. Rooms open to balconies. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation includes desks. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower, bathrobes and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Cable televisions are provided. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the lodge include an outdoor tennis court, an indoor pool and a fitness centre.

Guests aged under 15 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. There are 3 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages and facials.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–11:00 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Arcade/games room
  • Archery
  • Fitness centre
  • Helicopter/aeroplane tours
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Indoor pool
  • Mountain biking
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Private picnics
  • Spa services
  • Tennis
  • Wine-tasting room

Family friendly

  • Arcade/games room
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Vineyard

Spa

  • 3 treatment rooms
  • Body scrubs
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Communal living room
  • Couples dining
  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Heating
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Hairdryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Fireplace
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 5:30 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: 50 per cent of room rate

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 5:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 14 July and 16 August.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 612 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Late check-out fee: 50 per cent of room rate (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 612 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 per cent

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

You need to know

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
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express and cash
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
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
Guests under 15 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility

Property is also known as

Wharekauhau Country Estate Hotel Palliser Bay
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Overall score and ratings

4.9

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 7 out of 8 reviews
5 - Excellent 88%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 8 reviews
4 - Good 13%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 8 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 8 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 8 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

5.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Out of this world!! Beautiful.
This might be the prettiest place I ever stayed at. The scenery is spectacular. The hotel is just perfect. It's a beautiful country-house with exceptional food and the service is great. A++. I strongly recommend this. We did the horse and ATV tour and it's a must do. Fly into Wellington and rent a car to see the beautiful scenery on the 2 hr drive. I would love to return.

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Facilities: Home away from home, Outstanding; Value: Great deal; Service: Go the extra mile, Phenomenal; Cleanliness: Spotless;

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Facilities: Top of the line, Outstanding; Value: Fair price; Service: Remarkable, Go the extra mile; Cleanliness: Immaculate, Pristine, Beautiful;

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Facilities: Top of the line; Value: Affordable; Service: Outstanding; Cleanliness: Immaculate; One night is just not enough to make the most of the facilities!! Will definitely be back.

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Overall a fantastic experience, will go again.