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Peppers Carrington Resort

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have stayed at Carrington more times that I can remeber under previous ownership over extended number of years and this is the first time stayed with new owners and we were very disappointed. We hade made special arrangements for our party of 5 for our daughters 21st birthday. This was her very favourite resort of the very many we...

Thank nicolascoulter
Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Husband I decided to come up here for the first time for a a weekend of golf - Stayed in a lodge room with an amazing view out over the golf course in one direction, and then towards to ocean in the other direction. Rooms are massive and really well appointed. The golf was great, staff at the pro shop...

Thank Felice F
Carrington_ResortNZ, Receptionist at Peppers Carrington Resort, responded to this review

Dear Felice, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us here at Peppers Carrington Resort. We also think that the views that are pretty awesome and very pleased to hear that our staff made your stay pleasant. We are sorry to hear that there are limited dining options we can offer, the feedback will be passed...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am surprised by a number of negative comments on this resort. Four of us stayed at Carrington this week for two nights in the villas, which were clean and comfortable with great views over the golf course and sea beyond. The golf course was in good condition and enjoyable to play. On both nights we dined in their restaurant....

Thank John-Simon
Carrington_ResortNZ, Receptionist at Peppers Carrington Resort, responded to this review

Good morning John, Sorry for the late replying. Thank you for your generous compliment. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at Peppers Carrington Resort and our staff made your stay pleasant. Do check out our Face book page or Grabone website for promos that you might be interested in. Looking forward to seeing...

Russell, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think this is the worst place I have ever stayed. Spa pool wasn't working went for breakfast at the vineyard had been a wedding the night before vomit in ladies toilets. I thought rooms where dated and was quite rundown

Thank pipigirl
Carrington_ResortNZ, Receptionist at Peppers Carrington Resort, responded to this review

Dear Pipigirl, We are sorry your stay at out resort was not what you expected, we try and maintain a high level of professionalism and take pride in out resort. We will certainly look into your comments and will send it to the relevant department solving it as soon as possible. We do hope you will give us another chance...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the two occasions we have visited Carrington we have been so surprised that a resort set in such a place of stunning natural beauty as the Karikari Peninsula is not more popular. We were one of only 3 couples staying. The golf course looks fantastic ,though my husband was unable to play due to the very wet weather, but...

Thank kiwimacs
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

The place is on a golf course/country club and we stayed in a lodge room which has a touch of the colonial look from the outside but the rooms are really modern and well equipped and the bed is HUGE! Ate in the restaurant last night and the food was excellent, choice of three mains starter and dessert all were...

1Thank MikeJ2497
Carrington_ResortNZ, Marketing Supervisor at Peppers Carrington Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mike, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us with such a detailed review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at our resort. I have forwarded your comments to our General Manager and to our kitchen staff at Karikari Estate. However, we are very sorry to hear that our Seafood Chowder didn't meet...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A beautiful setting with friendly service. A long way from anywhere. But provides all activities , golf, tennis , pool, shooting range walks etc. however the service is a bit haphazard . No toilet paper except the spare roll hidden in a cupboard. Not always anyone at reception desk to help when needed. A fairly small dinner menu but really...

Thank marileemay
Carrington_ResortNZ, Marketing Supervisor at Peppers Carrington Resort, responded to this review

Dear Marilee, Thank you very much for your feedback. We are very sorry that several things throughout your stay did not meet your expectations. Please note that your concerns have been passed on to our head chef and general manager. We do hope you will give us another chance as we will definitely improve our services. Kind regards

Kerikeri, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We stayed here for one of those significant anniversary events. ;-) Andre, Ryan (?) on the front desk were very helpful but the stand out person for us was La, who served us the most wonderful meal. She was just lovely and helped to make our evening so very special. Nothing was too much trouble and she is such a...

Thank womblers2004
Carrington_ResortNZ, Marketing Supervisor at Peppers Carrington Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your great feedback. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our resort. I will forward your comments to Lah and to our front desk team. We are looking forward to having you again as a guest. Kind regards, Manon

Reviewed 8 February 2017

I had high hopes for a great long weekend away at this self-proclaimed luxurious four star resort. The setting is absolutely breathtaking. Sadly, the resort does not live up to the expectation. Firstly, when we arrived the stairwell light was out and the bathroom amenities in the en-suite consisted of two skin care tubes and a body gel. No shampoo...

Thank Don B
Carrington_ResortNZ, Marketing Supervisor at Peppers Carrington Resort, responded to this review

Dear Don, Thank you very much for your detailed review. This is much appreciated. We are very sorry to hear that you had a bad experience at our resort. We are a qualified 4 star resort, which was rated by Qualmark in September 2016. However, I do agree that the villas/resort need updating and more maintenance. We were very busy...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 February 2017

My son was married at this Resort on 28 January 2017. Absolutely beautiful wedding venue. Ginny Pearson the Event Planner was amazing. She did a superb job of organisation. The food was delicious and upmarket, great chef. The staff were so hospitable, pleasant, checked on every person whether they enjoyed the meal and was there anything else they could do...

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Carrington_ResortNZ, Marketing Supervisor at Peppers Carrington Resort, responded to this review

Dear Loulou, Thank you so much for your great feedback, much appreciated. We are very happy to hear that your son had a great wedding, that the staff was hospitable and that you enjoyed the food. I will pass on your comments to the F&B team and to our awesome Events Coordinator (Ginny Pearson). Thank you for recommending our venue....

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  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Peppers Carrington Resort, is a 3000 acre estate comprising a lodge, championship 18-hole golf club, Olympic skeet shooting range, vineyard and winery as well as a grass fed Black Angus farm. In addition, the resort boasts an infinity swimming pool, tennis courts, wetlands, mountain biking trails and one of New Zealand's most spectacular and unspoiled beaches - 4km of white sand and superb swimming, fishing and dolphin spotting. Carrington also offers fine dining and lounge facilities, billiard room and pro shop. We are located on the Karikari Peninsula, in Northland on the North Island of New Zealand. This 4 star resort provides accommodation with 10 luxury lodge rooms, 13 3-bedroom villas and 12 luxury houses. Lodge accommodation include spacious air conditioned bedrooms with private bathrooms, each containing a California King sized bed and satellite TV. Each Lodge room opens onto a wide verandah with views to the ocean, golf course or native bush and vineyard. The lodge rooms are connected by verandah walkways to the restaurant and members' lounge. The Villas offer self-contained and fully appointed accommodation - on the ground floor a living room, dining area, fireplace, and laundry facilities, with a verandah overlooking the golf course and Pacific Ocean. In addition, a fully equipped kitchen, toilette, satellite television, air conditioning and private garage are also housed on the ground floor. The second floor has a master bedroom with an ensuite bathroom and balcony, also with sweeping views of the golf course and Pacific ocean, a second double bedroom and bathroom (twins available), and a single bedroom. Other facilities and services available include gymnasium, laundry facilities (Regrettably no dry cleaning), massage therapist on call and babysitting services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Peppers Carrington Resort

Address: Maitai Bay Road | RD3 Kaitaia - Karikari Penisula, Kaitaia, New Zealand (Formerly Carrington Resort)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Kaitaia
Price Range: $177 - $286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Peppers Carrington Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Carrington Hotel Kaitaia
Carrington Hotel North Island
Peppers Carrington Resort New Zealand/Kaitaia, North Island
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“Book in to the Top 10 Holiday Park down the road”
nicolascoulter, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you are travelling up after work like we were, the restaurant may be closed so grab some dinner on the way!”
felicef136, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Go for the villas, they are well worth it.”
womblers2004, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Villas 1-6 are situated higher up the hill and have better views. The villas are a ten minute walk away from the main resort.”
, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are apartments and amazing villas”
4252loulou, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
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