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Peppers Carrington Resort

Maitai Bay Road | RD3 Kaitaia - Karikari Penisula, Kaitaia, New Zealand (Formerly Carrington Resort)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

This resort is attached to a winery and a golf course. The rooms are fine and the golf course is wonderful, especially as there is a lot of native fauna to negotiate. However this resort lets itself down by the very limited selection in the dining room. For a restaurant positioned in sight of the sea I was startled to... More 

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

Dear Muzza1947, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay, I was pleased to read there was many things you enjoyed about the Resort. I was disappointed to read you found our restaurant menu limited. I will certainly have a look at the items you have raised. Kind Regards, Simon Jones More 

Auckland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Spacious rooms & friendly staff. Had the pool to ourselves. Lovely restaurant where the chef prepared a separate menu the second night so there was no risk of having to eat the same food again (vegetarian diet). Very considerate! 1 minute drive from the attached Karikari estate vineyard where they do a great lunch and excellently priced wines. The wrap-around... More 

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

Dear stu6Auckland, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a kind comment on your recent stay at Peppers Carrington. I am delighted to read how much you enjoyed the whole experience including the rooms, service and dining. It will be a pleasure to share your comments with everyone here and I hope to get the opportunity to welcoming... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

We had our wedding at carrington resrot and the reception held in the barrel hall at karikari estate in march 2013. It was perfect. Led by the event co-ordinator Desmond moraes, the team at carrington could not of done a more amazing job. The food, service, drink and venue was beautiful and up to stadard. The rooms were excellent, plenty... More 

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

Dear Natasha and Damian, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. I am pleased that you chose to spend such a special occasion here with us at Peppers Carrington. It’s always a pleasure to read fantastic reviews regarding our associates and the service they provide our guests. I will be sure to share your feedback... More 

Berlin, Germany
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82 reviews 82 reviews
81 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

This is a special place almost at the end of the Karikari peninsular consisting of a hotel complex, 10 villas, a 18 hole golf course and a winery. Very impressing is the panorama view of a very beautiful scenery. Quiet and pleasant. The hotel complex consists of three buildings: Reception and shop, a building with lodge rooms and another with... More 

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

Dear voyager-liese , Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at Peppers Carrington. I was pleased to see you enjoyed yourselves and I look forward to welcoming you back to stay next time you are visiting the Far North. Kind regards, Simon Jones General Manager More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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110 reviews 110 reviews
49 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

This was our third visit this time for wedding anniversary and a birthday. Facilities were good with a swim in the sea a highlight. Restaurant was ok, but the menu was quite limited and with few people staying there it felt strange.

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

Dear PJC18, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. It is great that you have stayed with us at Peppers Carrington Resort for a third time. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that we have a chance to welcome you back in the near future. Thank you again for your... More 

Auckland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

This was probably our fifth visit to Carrington Resort. We married here back in 2010 when it was part of Heritage Hotels, so knew what to expect. It is still our favourite place to be, we can't get enough of that pool and library. Under the new Peppers umbrella only a little has changed. The products supplied in the room... More 

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

Dear Flyin_Kiwi, 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 

Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

We recently had our wedding at Carrington Resort. It was absolutely perfect. We rented several of the villas for family and friends to stay in, and enjoyed a bbq with everyone in front of the villas the night before the wedding. There was plenty of room for the kids to run around and the accommodation was excellent. Several guests played... More 

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

Dear Lydia, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I am pleased that you chose to have your wedding here with us at Peppers Carrington. 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. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

Auckland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Stayed here with my partner for four nights as part of our Christmas/New Year holiday (we reside in Auckland) and was thoroughly impressed. We stayed in one of the villas overlooking the golf course - we went for this option over the Lodge room as being keen foodies we wanted the full kitchen, giving us the option to cook our... More 

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

Dear JCoNZ, Thank you for taking the time to review our property as feedback is extremely important to us here at Peppers Carrington. It is always a pleasure to read positive reviews and yours is one to be acknowledged as you have experienced what our staff take such pride in with there efforts. I will be sure to share your... More 

Charlotte
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Had a large family reunion recently and the location and facilities were excellent. Georgous views and a perfect accomodation set up with their townhouse villas which were ideal for a large group of us or just a family travelling together. Pool was wonderful and after a trek by golf cart the beach was fantastic and deserted. Staff were very friendly... More 

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

Dear Grtflyin, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I am pleased that you chose to have your "family reunion" here with us at Peppers Carrington. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. I look forward to welcoming you back to Peppers Carrington Resort in the near future. Kind Regards, Simon Jones General Manager More 

Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

My wife and I had an overnight getaway at the resort early november '12. Highlights: - The highlight would have to be the Chef. His food was fantastic and his small dishes to break up the meal were sensational. - We liked the personalised welcome note in our room from the manager and the decor was tastefully done. - The... More 

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

Dear apap008, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property; it is a pleasure to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us. I will be sure to pass on your kind words about the quality of food you experienced while staying with us to our Head Chef, I know he will be pleased to... More 

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