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Carrington Estate

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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“golf course”(58 reviews)
“lodge rooms”(7 reviews)
“new zealand”(12 reviews)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 9 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...More

Thank Don B
Response from Carrington_ResortNZ, Marketing Supervisor at Carrington EstateResponded 14 February 2017

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,...More

Reviewed 8 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...More

Thank 4252loulou
Response from Carrington_ResortNZ, Marketing Supervisor at Carrington EstateResponded 13 February 2017

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...More

Reviewed 8 February 2017

Such a shame, great location and facilities but lacking attention to detail. Golf course looked muderously difficult and pricey so wasn't tempted to play. Nice to be able to hire a buggy though for 20 dollars and take a drive round and also drive up...More

Thank davidmorganDevon
Response from Carrington_ResortNZ, Marketing Supervisor at Carrington EstateResponded 13 February 2017

Dear David, Thank you for your review. We are happy that our staff was helpful and that you enjoyed our winery cafe. However, we are very sorry to hear that you had such a bad experience at our resort with the room and also breakfast....More

Reviewed 8 February 2017

We have twice in past bought and enjoyed the Play & Stay option and the breakfast And dinners were a particular highlight. Delicious. I am more than a little concerned having read some of your recent reviews that the food is poor. I am bringing...More

Thank Ellpell246
Response from Carrington_ResortNZ, Marketing Supervisor at Carrington EstateResponded 13 February 2017

Dear Ellpell, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay with us here at Peppers Carrington Resort. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the breakfast and dinner. Our new head chef is excellent, he definitely won't let you down....More

Reviewed 23 January 2017

Golf course was in terrible state and totally overpriced. Hire clubs were not sorted. Left handed clubs were mixed with right handed clubs. After Golf there is no bar to have a drink or a bite to eat. The nearest place was a kilometre away...More

Thank flying441
Response from Carrington_ResortNZ, Marketing Supervisor at Carrington EstateResponded 30 January 2017

Dear guest, We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your feedback of your stay. We are very sorry to hear that your stay did not meet expectations. It is very dry so it will make the golf course look terrible. Our fairways...More

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Amenities
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Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Conference Facilities
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Golf Course
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
Hot Tub
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US$157 - US$311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$157 - US$311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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26 April 2015|
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Response from Markatkohi | Reviewed this property |
Mid may can be beautiful or downright horrible depending if we get an Autumn storm or not. Should still be fun and the further north you are the better. I would ask Carrington's about getting partners for Golf. It was... More
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"Ocean side or golf side - Most rooms seem to have a lovely view"
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"Most of the rooms look like they have a good view. It was quiet and tehy gave us a great corner room."
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"The lodge rooms are all equally grand and the Villas are great for groups"
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"Book in to the Top 10 Holiday Park down the road"
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