Terms and Conditions

Stoneridge Estate Lodge/Cottage
Booking Terms and Conditions

Reservations, deposit and confirmation

  • A deposit of 50% of the total tariff is required to secure your reservation as per the Cancellation policy (see below). (Full tariff may be required during peak season).  
  • All tariffs and rates described within this booking are stated in New Zealand Dollars (NZD). Tariff excludes New Zealand Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 15%.
  • All bookings will result in an automated acknowledgment and will then be confirmed based upon availability.

Statutory Holidays Surcharge

  • A 15% surcharge will apply to reservations on New Zealand Statutory Holidays.

Cancellation policy*

  • Deposit is refundable, less a $100.00 administration fee if cancellation is made more than 60 days prior to arrival. 50% of full tariff will be deducted if cancellation is received less than 60 days prior to arrival. 100% of full tariff will be deducted if cancellation is received less than 30 days prior to arrival. During peak season, 1 November – 30 April, the full tariff will be incurred unless any room nights are resold. 

    We recommend travel insurance to cover unforeseen circumstances resulting in 

Privacy of credit card information

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Minimum stay

  • Minimum stay (two nights) applies for all rooms between 15 December and 20 February.  Except one night stay’s may be permitted upon a direct enquiry.

Room reallocation

As Stoneridge has only four rooms, all of equal amenity, facilities and views of the Lake, in rare instances a booking of short duration can preclude a booking of multiple nights, whereby a room occupancy cannot be reallocated. In such circumstances, Stoneridge reserve the right to reallocate a room should the above preclude another booking.


Stoneridge does not offer self-catering facilities.

Breakfast is included and other meals can be provided by prior arrangement.
Breakfast is from 7:30 am til 10 am


Due to the inherent risks to children on the estate, children under 10 years of age are not catered for unless part of a ‘Lodge Booking.’


Extra Guests

  • Extra guests fee: adult $125 + GST, Child $75+ GST per night.
    Children above the age of 10 are charged full rate.**
    **This fee is applicable when extra guests are confirmed at time of booking. If extra guests are added to a room less than 24 hours to arrival, 50% of the room tariff will be charged for each extra guest. 


Functions & Events Venue

  • Stoneridge does periodically host dinner events at the south west end of the building. Whilst we do not anticipate any disruption to guest’s enjoyment of facilities and amenity, as a courtesy we nonetheless wish to make guests aware of these.


  • Stoneridge operates a boutique vineyard which requires vineyard work to be undertaken at certain intervals and avoiding direct sunlight. Vineyard work is organised as best possible to minimise any interruption or inconvenience to guests.  

Check in and Check out's times

  • Check in is from 2.30pm and check out is by 11.00am on the day of departure. Early check in may be permitted by prior arrangement (subject to room availability), and will attract a $50.00 early check in fee, as rooms require additional rostering of cleaning staff to accommodate these arrangements.  
  • A Room Registration Form requires a signed indemnity for all damage caused from a guest’s stay/occupation of the room.


Fine dining Terms and Conditions

  • Drinks are not included in the price.
  • Stoneridge Estate is fully licensed and BYO is not available.
  • One bill per couple/group. Personal cheques or American Express are not accepted.  Credit card payments attract a 4% commission charge.
  • Bookings are usually required at least 48 hours before and are confirmed subject to Chef availability on the night.
  •  Credit Card details is required to secure your booking.
  • If cancelled/modified 24 hours before arrival, the credit card will not be charged.
  •  If cancelled within 24 hours before arrival 50% of the cost of the dinner will be incurred.
  • If you wish to change the time of your reservation please advise at least 5 hours before by email enquiries@stoneridge.co.nz or phone 0274 843 606
  • Late arrivals for dinner if not advised at least 5 hours before, will incur a 20% surcharge for every hour or part thereof as staff have been rostered for your confirmed reservation time.
  • Stoneridge Estate is not a restaurant open to the public however we do offer private dining / Candlelit Dinners by prior arrangement.

"We spent a night at Stoneridge Estate, the service is amazing, and the bedroom and facilities are outstanding! And this is coupled with a jaw droping backdrop of Lake Hayes and the..."

- Kurt and Kate - January 2017