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Brackenridge Country Retreat

4.0 of 5 Specialty Resort   |   White Rock Road RD2, Martinborough 5782, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Napier, New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for one night with the husband to extend our Martinborough trip by an extra day - we loved Brackenridge, rooms, heated floors, spa and the fireplace was fantastic! We will definitely be back and in the cottages to stay with our pooch next time!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

Stayed 1 night in studio and really enjoyed my stay. Modern unit in very nice countryside setting. Didn't use other facilities as didn't have time during short stay but the indoor pool did look nice and inviting. Nothing to complain about during my stay wouldn't hesitate in recommending this place to everyone.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My partner and I stayed in a two bedroom cottage and it was perfect. Id go back in a second. The cottage was spacious, the beds were comfortably - loved the featherdown duvet. Our favourite was the fireplace with unlimited firewood which warmed the place up. A very romantic place to visit.

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Wellington, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Whenever we need to escape the hustle and busy of Wellington we head over to Brackenridge Country Retreat. You can't beat the place, it has everything there, you just take food and drinks and sit back and relax. Being self catering keeps costs down and enable us to light the fire and enjoy our stay. BBQ is provided so when... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

In February, stayed with others in a 2 bed cottage at this resort making it reasonably priced. Close to the lovely village of Martinborough and all the wineries, the area was peaceful and lovely. Walks in the countryside one can acknowledge the cows and sheep making it a retreat with a great rural feel. The cottage was well equipped, clean,... More

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We attended a family wedding at Brackenridge and stayed in a 2 bedroomed cottage.It was absolutely lovely.The venue for the wedding was perfectly located in a rural setting.The staff were fantastic.We shared with another couple in the cottage($360 for 4) which was large and so well equipped ,.Fresh Milk and eggs,juice coffee,beans,cereal,bread,jams,butter, even Berocca!The décor was so nice with every... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

We stumbled upon this lovely little spa just outside the town. From our unit we could see the cows grazing at the fence but had privacy from our neighbours. The unit was high end with lots of luxury items. Worth visiting the pool and spa. The eggs for breakfast were delicious. The staff were very friendly and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Enjoyed a wonderful girls weekend staying at these delightful cottages .Sparkling clean,comfy beds ,open fire already set with a fully equipped kitchen right down to the Berocca in case we over indulged these offer great value for money ,the Spa and friendly staff are the cherry on the top.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Were here for 1 night doing the usual & although the place was full it was quiet & relaxing. Staff were very friendly & helpfull, the local cat decided we were the soft touches in residence & decided to spend the night in our unit. Included in the price were: fruit juice, eggs, cerials, bread & spreads so it was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We went to Brackenridge for a weekend away and were wooed by the country estate idea with the spa on site. There are some great things about Brackenridge, the setting is lovely, really peaceful, the rooms are well appointed and the small patio area with a cafe table set is great. It is an ideal place to just get away... More

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Address: White Rock Road RD2, Martinborough 5782, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wairarapa > Martinborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Brackenridge Country Retreat 4*
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