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Peppers Carrington Resort

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Maitai Bay Road | RD3 Kaitaia - Karikari Penisula, Kaitaia, New Zealand (Formerly Carrington Resort)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014
Henrysdad23 Nelson, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I normally go on about getting what you pay for and if you want the best expect to pay for it, however every now and then you will find a gem a bargain and this is the case here. OK so it's in need of some updating in places but on the whole it's fantastic, the golf course is world... More

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Simon J, General Manager at Peppers Carrington Resort, responded to this review

Dear Henrysdad23, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. We are delighted that you had such an enjoyable experience and I will take pleasure in sharing your comments with the rest of the team. I look forward to welcoming you back to Peppers Carrington Resort in the near future. Best Regards, Simon Jones Chief Executive... More

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Beautiful location, had excellent during our stay there. Excellent Golf Course, first nine has a number of hidden shots which could do with more location pointers so one knows where to aim, 4th Hole in particular. Stayed in Lodge, room was average, not well laid out, heat pump should be more centrally placed. Bathroom is not well appointed, expect to... More

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Simon J, General Manager at Peppers Carrington Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mark M, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay. We are disappointed that you did not find certain area's of our resort more to your liking. We will certainly be looking into the items you have raised within your review. Kind Regards, Simon Jones Chief Executive Officer More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We had an amazing weekend at Carrington. It was a quiet weekend there but that suited us. The staff were excellent, very friendly and accommodating. The food was great the views and facilities really good. The décor might be a bit dated. If you are a golfer it is a must play. We had the course to ourselves for a... More

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Simon J, General Manager at Peppers Carrington Resort, responded to this review

Cathy W, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at Peppers Carrington. I was proud to share your feedback with our team, and they were all thrilled to read your comments. We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay and enjoyed all aspects of the Peppers Carrington experience. Thank you again for your... More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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141 reviews 141 reviews
86 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Probably never stayed in a nicer location. Set in an exceptional golf course overlooking Doubtless Bay. We stayed in a villa. Well equipped, even with a garage, but ageing decor and furniture. Nice views over golf and bay. Very clean. Restaurant with spectacular views and good food and service. However ageing decor here as well. Open kitchen has good chefs... More

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Simon J, General Manager at Peppers Carrington Resort, responded to this review

Dear Karel V, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. We are delighted that you had such an enjoyable experience and I will take pleasure in sharing your comments with the rest of the team. I look forward to welcoming you back to Peppers Carrington Resort in the near future. Best Regards, Simon Jones Chief... More

Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

We had booked and paid for this resort 5 months ago, and were a little disappointed on arrival to find ourselves in a dark corner room with no view of the beautiful surroundings and right on the pathway from reception to the bar / restaurant. The duty manager explained that the hotel was full and this was the only room... More

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Simon J, General Manager at Peppers Carrington Resort, responded to this review

Dear Susysmith2013, Many thanks for your kind words following your stay with us at Peppers Carrington Resort. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us and thank you again for choosing to stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best Regards Simon Jones Chief Executive Officer More

Munich, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

The accommodation was great, friendly staff. Restaurant was lousy, food average, bad service, badly trained staff. No response to inquiries. Couldn't make a tee-time. Wanted to stay two days, left after one night. Never again.

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Simon J, General Manager at Peppers Carrington Resort, responded to this review

Dear Achim B, We are disappointed that you did not find certain area's of our resort more to your liking, but we do appreciate you taking the time to let us know about those issues. We will certainly have a look at the items you have raised above. I look forward to welcoming you back to Peppers Carrington Resort in... More

sussex
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We first visited Carringtons about 5 years ago and although under new ownership, were heartened to find that they still did a golf deal. $547 for two , including two rounds of golf each , 3 course dinner , a great breakfast and the night in a lodge room .It even included a bottle of Karikari Estate wine on arrival... More

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Simon J, General Manager at Peppers Carrington Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to give us feedback on your stay with us at Peppers Carrington. I was proud to share your feedback with our team, and they were all thrilled to read your comments. We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay and enjoyed all aspects of the Peppers Carrington experience. I look forward to... More

Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We stayed in the resort and it was just lovely, very relaxing and clean. The room cleaning for our second day was somewhat to be desired which was unfortunate as we still paid the same amount for the second day. Dinner at the winery was lovely, but in the tent was a bit of a let down. The restaurant was... More

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Simon J, General Manager at Peppers Carrington Resort, responded to this review

Dear Rah C, Thank you for sharing your comments following your stay with us at Peppers Carrington. I was pleased to see you enjoyed yourselves. we look forward to welcoming you back to Peppers Carrington in the future. Kind Regards, Simon Jones Chief Executive Officer More

Tauranga, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

We wanted a quiet break and we certainly got it! We were told by the lovely restaurant staff this was their busy period, over the three days (midweek) we only saw four other couples in the 10 lodge rooms! This may have contributed to a somewhat limited menu which, in my opinion, was below par (pun intended) for a resort... More

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Simon J, General Manager at Peppers Carrington Resort, responded to this review

Dear Norman G Thank you for sharing your comments following your recent stay at Peppers Carrington. I was pleased to see you enjoyed yourselves. I have passed on your feedback about the limited menu to our Head Chef. I look forward to welcoming you back to stay next time you are visiting the Far North. Kind regards Simon Jones Chief... More

Lulea, Sweden
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Hotel staff appeared to constantly be under stress. Primarily, the personnel manning the reception seemed particularly unorganised and in a hurry, even when the setting was calm without any flow of guests. Luckily, the restaurant staff contrasted this behaviour in a positive way; they appeared well organised, professional and the food was good. Furthermore, the resort offered large rooms and... More

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Simon J, CEO at Peppers Carrington Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ice P, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at Peppers Carrington Resort. We take great pride in the service we provide. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the cuisine, your accommodations, and our other activities available at the Resort (tennis, pool, gym etc.) I have personally followed up with the Front office team... More

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Address: Maitai Bay Road | RD3 Kaitaia - Karikari Penisula, Kaitaia, New Zealand (Formerly Carrington Resort)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Kaitaia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Peppers Carrington Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Carrington Hotel Kaitaia
Carrington Hotel North Island
Peppers Carrington Resort Kaitaia, New Zealand - North Island

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