The SpaceRibbonwood Country House provides luxury accommodation in a relaxing environment. Our purpose built guest house and spa is designed to pamper you in every way. We opened in December 2013 and have four guest rooms, furnished with good quality beds, furniture, fixtures and fittings.
There are no cooking facilities in the room. Guest AccessParking is free and onsite. Please park under the porte cochere on arrival to unload baggage (and on departure) as we have a gravel driveway and it's not suitable for trolley bag wheels.
At check in we offer you a complimentary tea or espresso coffee or cold beverage if you prefer and homemade cookies. Fresh fruit is available at all times.
Your breakfast (continental) is included in the room rate.
Three course dinners cooked by your resident chef are available on request and need to be booked in advance. The price for the dinners is $75 per person. Alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages are available.
The spa therapy room is also available for pampering treatments such as salt and sugar scrubs, mud wraps, facials, massage and much more. Treat yourself to a relaxing treatment and enjoy all Ribbonwood Country House has to offer. Reservations can be made on arrival.
The guest library and lounge are free to use during your stay.
The gardens surrounding the house are open for guests to relax in. There is a walking path down the paddock to our pond enclosure. Our fences have an electrified top wire (to stop naughty cows) so be careful where you place your hands. Always leave gates as you find them. Interaction with GuestsHow much interaction with you depends on you. We are around most of the time if you want to chat but we also respect your privacy. The NeighborhoodLocal attractions in Cheviot include St Annes Lagoon which is a great picnic spot, the Hurunui and Waiau rivers which are good fishing spots, there are walks, a 12 hold golf course, the domain to explore, the old jail house, shops and galleries, biking, skiing at Mt Lyford in the Winter and our beautiful Gore Bay and Port Robinson only a 10 minute drive away.
Conway Flat (40 mins) is known as a place to do successful surfcast fishing
Hanmer Springs is a 1 hour and 15 minute drive away and here you will find the thermal hot pools, nature walks, mountain biking tracks and golf plus much more.
Kaikoura is a 50 minute drive north and is famous for its award winning Whale Watching experience. Generally you will also see dolphins and various bird life too. Kaikoura is also known for its superb Crayfish and seafood. Getting AroundYou will need your own transport to explore the surround area. Other Things to NoteKowhai room has a queen and single sized bed, bed linen and towels. You will have your own outside deck, tea and coffee making facilities, heat pump / air con and TV. The ensuite is spacious and has a heated towel rail and under tile floor heating. This room is suitable for a guest in a wheelchair.