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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We stayed for a night at the beginning of January. We arrived around 11am but were only able to check in at the standard check in time even though the hotel was deserted which seemed strange. We had to ask what amenities were available on site and when we went to explore the facilities on site the snooker room was...

2Thank sophiedymock
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 February 2016

very expensive; pool and spa pool good, but surfaces need renewing; room large, good linen, bedding, shower in the bath difficult to get into if elderly; cup and saucers of the 'railway' variety, could do with some bone china mugs perhaps, when paying top dollar. Told reception there was a dead and decaying bird outside our front door, other side...

Thank barbiet51
Morrinsville, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Stayed 2 nights in Villa 6. Full sized 'house' in a complex with great views over the golf course to the sea in the distance. Clean, modern and all the amenties in the villa to make for a great stay except only 1 TV to my daughters disappointment. Balcony on both floors which we took advantage of into the warm...

Thank aidsnang
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 28 January 2016

The site is great, though I am not a golfer. The personnel at the reception helpful and friendly. Rooms are large and comfortable. But the restaurant experience was simply ..... ridiculous. Never happened that we were given paper napkins, because they had finished the linen ones; never happened that when we asked for some more bread, we were told that...

Thank Orlando A
Westbank, BC
Reviewed 28 January 2016

On arrival we were greeted by the front desk attendant who also covers the pro shop. We were directed to our large and spacious room with a great tub and shower. Lots of towels, and beautiful king size bed and a view of the golf course. We rented a golf cart and toured up the a neighboring winery - KariKari...

Thank KB & ME
Kibworth Beauchamp, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Three nights here should have been wonderful - despite some bad weather for which management are not responsible. The property is in an isolated location but provides wonderful views from its elevated location. The hotel rooms are spacious, well appointed and were well serviced. There can be some noise from movement on the outside wooden veranda that runs around the...

Thank Kirkstead
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Family of five, wife and I and 3 children(11,11,9 yrs old) needed to stay somewhere up there for the weekend, this place looked great. 5 hour car ride, we get there, pool is out of order, this was really annoying, finally go to our Villa, my wife worked out a deal so I get free golf the next day, must...

1Thank GuyserJ
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Its always good to start with a positive when writing a review so here goes... The rooms are huge The view over the golf course is gorgeous The staff are very friendly and helpful Nice and close to the winery Now to the bad news......The food!!!! The worst meal we have ever eaten. And I have travelled a lot. For...

3Thank NoosaMorgs
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 June 2015

This is a beautiful part of the world and the resort is a very relaxing and charming place to stay. We enjoyed a well appointed lodge room with expansive views over the well manicured golf course and coastal scenery. Planter loungers on the terrace meant we could enjoy the sunny warmth al fresco. Although we did not brave the swimming...

Thank Concerto
Sandwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Stayed and played here - surroundings breathtakingly beautiful and accommodation in the lodges was more than ample and reasonably good value even for 2 people. Dinner in the evening was I'm,agitative and well served by people who must have spent all their days and nights there - talk about multi-tasking! If we had a complain it was that the quality...

Thank Janet G

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
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: $182 - $297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Peppers Carrington Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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Carrington Hotel Kaitaia
Carrington Hotel North Island
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“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
“Some rooms have fantastic sea views but they are all have views over the golf course which is good. Corner room felt nice and spacious”
davidmorganDevon, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
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