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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We tripped off to Brackenbridge early November for a two day work team building session. Brakenbridge was a short train and car ride away from Wellington city. The estate was populated by studio apartments and chalets which surrounded the main lodge. I loved the spacious rooms and the comfortable sofas that populated the main dining- lounge and foyer. The fireplaces... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stayed at Brackenridge for one night in mid-October 2014. The staff were absolutely wonderful, full of good chat and recommendations for places to go and things to do, despite it being late in the afternoon by the time we checked in. The studio room we stayed in was absolutely beautiful and charming, and the surrounds were absolutely idyllic. We... More 

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London
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18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Four of us stayed for two nights in cold August weather in one of the chalets in the grounds of this resort - our daughter, 5-year-old grandson, and the two of us. The chalet had two bedrooms, one with a double bed, one with two singles, and a spacious living room with a good-sized kitchen and dining area. There were... More 

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Porirua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We got married at Brackenridge on 1st July 2014. Cathie and the staff make you feel like you are family and nothing is too much trouble, no matter how big or small we felt our requests were leading up to the wedding, they made us feel like it was an honour to do it for us. This was a gay... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My mother booked me and six girlfriends in to spend my 40th birthday as a surprise. We spent most of the day on Friday at the spa; the staff were fabulous and very accommodating, not to mention entertaining. Mum had booked a two bedroom cottage and a four bedroom cottage; the cottages were really spacious and each one had a... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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24 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We last visited in 2010. The cottages are well appointed with great facilities, friendly staff and very comfortable. It's located around 7 mins drive to Martinborough so a bit of a walk for dinner if you don't want to drive. But thoroughly recommended. We also visited the Spa...staff were lovely and the treatments were very good. Would definitely return.

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

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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Auckland
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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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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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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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*
Number of rooms: 8
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