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Claremont Country Estate

Waipara Gorge | 828 Ram Paddock Rd, Waipara 8251, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Miami
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We spent three wonderful nights there and could have not made a better choice. Dorothy and Rob were the ultimate hosts and the meals prepared by Dean were delicious. Unfortunately the estate is being returned to a private residence in mid-March, so check-in soon while the chance is still available.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We had our wedding here and we couldn't of picked a better venue with more accommodating hosts. Thank you Robert and Dorothy for making our weekend so enjoyable and relaxed. An extra special thanks Dorothy for giving our mothers manicures and providing complimentary lunch to us . It is a beautiful venue and we felt very privileged to have our... More

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ClaremontNewZealand, Owner at Claremont Country Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments Jessica and Thomas. We enjoyed having you stay and observe your superb wedding day. Congratulations and have a wonderful happy life ahead. Robert and Dorothy More

Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Wow, this has to be one of the most beautiful spots ever for a getaway, most amazing views and location, gardens are first class and house to match, good food and great local wine to match, Robert and Dorothy are very friendly but also give you lots of privacy, lulu the dog is very friendly and joined us on a... More

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Singapore
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Claremont. Robert and Dorothy are wonderful, warm and friendly hosts, and we really appreciated their company. Sam is an excellent chef and prepared sumptious dinners each night. Our room was beautiful, with all that one could need for an extremely comfortable stay, and we were quite content to spend our time indoors, were it... More

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Pevensey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Claremont Estate has been one of the nicest experiences so far in three extensive trips to NZ. Robert, Dorothy and their mighty chef, Sam, made our stay a sheer delight and went beyond our wildest expectations. Their attention to detail, ability to host and solid strive to make our stay enjoyable is a real credit. The location is fabulous, which... More

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Rangiora, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

We had an awesome night with Dorothy and Robert, we were made very welcome just like family really. Claremont is one of those special special places that has an atmosphere that is amazing, attention to detail yet welcoming We will be back Thanks Dorothy and Robert

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

My wife and I stayed here for a night recently. This is a beautiful, grand, old house in the countryside, surrounded by a beautiful mature garden and beautiful farmland. Our room was wonderful. The air is clean and there are no sounds at night. The stars were dazzling. The hosts were gracious and we also were able to join a... More

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ClaremontNewZealand, Owner at Claremont Country Estate, responded to this review

We are delighted guests enjoyed their visit and appreciated the geology of this fascinating place. We didn.t sight any dinosaurs on this trip only 65 million year old fossils. Do come again we enjoyed your company. More

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

We stayed 3 days in the lovely cottage. We are a family with 3 kids from 10 to 4 and everyone enjoyed the stay at Claremont. The cottage with 3 bedrooms is outstanding, we had a safari in this amazing farm with Robert who has great stories to share. Diners (chief at the hotel) were beautiful. We discovered a great... More

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ClaremontNewZealand, Owner at Claremont Country Estate, responded to this review

We enjoyed this lovely family and would welcome them every time. Thank you for your kind remarks. We are pleased we helped you enjoy your stay. More

Jakarta
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13 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

This very beautiful lodge located just about 45 minutes drive fom Christchurch. Beautiful place to spend your holiday. I and family stayed at famiily lodge, it has three bed rooms, living room, pantry, everythings you needs. The host Robert and Dorothy will make you comfortable. Country breakfast and dinner provided every day by host and Sam (pro Chef). The estate... More

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

This is a beautiful house set in a magnificent garden. The quality of all the rooms and public areas is of the highest level. It is quiet and very peaceful. The hosts are warm and the 4WD tour of the property is very interesting. This is a wonderful place for a peaceful or romantic stay and the surrounding vineyards and... More

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Address: Waipara Gorge | 828 Ram Paddock Rd, Waipara 8251, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Waipara
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