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Carrington Estate

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Overview of Carrington Estate

Carrington Estate

4.0 star property
4-star beach hotel with golf course, near Carrington Golf Course
8.8 out of 10 Fabulous
8.8/10 Fabulous

141 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
109 Matai Bay Road, Karkari Peninsula, Northland, 0483
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Winery
  • Golf course
  • Private beach
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Fitness centre
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Spa services
For families
  • Separate sitting area
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Kaitaia (KAT) - 30 min drive
  • Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 92 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Karikari Estate - 8 min walk
  • Foreshores Fish and Chips - 14 min walk

About this property

Carrington Estate

Carrington Estate offers a private beach and puts you near activities such as scuba-diving, snorkelling and surfing/body boarding. The outdoor pool provides fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can indulge in deep-tissue massages. Carrington Restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner, and offers ocean views. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include a winery, a golf course and a bar/lounge. Fellow travellers say good things about the pool and helpful staff.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (third-party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 23 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 9:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:30 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • BBQs
  • Room service (limited hours)

Travelling with children

  • Pool gate

What to do

  • Golf privileges
  • Tennis
  • Private winery tours
  • Pool table
  • Private beach access
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba-diving nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting room
  • Conference centre


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Bike hire
  • Golf cart on-site
  • Golf clubs on-site
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • Built in 2004
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fitness centre
  • 18 holes of golf
  • Golf driving range on-site
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa services
  • Golf pro shop on-site
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Vineyard
  • Winery on-site
  • Wine-tasting room
  • Lockers available
  • Reception hall


  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Dressing gowns
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Balcony
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Shower/bath combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages and sports massages.


Carrington Restaurant – Overlooking the ocean and golf course, this restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Reservations are required.
Calypso Bar – Overlooking the ocean and golf course, this bar serves lunch and light fare. Open selected days.

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Breakage deposit: NZD 150.00 per stay

Optional extras

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately NZD 14 to 30 for adults and NZD 14 to 30 for children
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2 per cent

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for NZD 20.0 per day
  • Rollaway beds are available for NZD 40.0 per day

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (third-party expert - Global).


This property does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards on site.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Carrington Resort
Peppers Carrington
Peppers Carrington Kaitaia
Carrington Estate Hotel Karkari Peninsula
Peppers Carrington Resort Kaitaia
Carrington Hotel Kaitaia
Carrington Hotel North Island
Peppers Carrington Resort Kaitaia, New Zealand - North Island
Peppers Carrington Resort Kaitaia New Zealand - North Island
Peppers Carrington Resort Karkari Peninsula
Peppers Carrington Karkari Peninsula
Carrington Estate Hotel
Carrington Estate Karkari Peninsula
Carrington Estate Hotel
Carrington Estate Karkari Peninsula
Carrington Estate Hotel Karkari Peninsula

Frequently asked questions

Does Carrington Estate offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Carrington Estate does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Carrington Estate?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Carrington Estate?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Carrington Estate?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Carrington Estate?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Carrington Estate?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Carrington Estate?
You can check in from 2 PM - 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
What is there to do at Carrington Estate and nearby?
Tee off at the on-site golf course, and improve your game on the tennis courts. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a winery and a fitness centre. Carrington Estate also has spa services and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Carrington Estate?
Yes, Carrington Restaurant offers garden views.
Does Carrington Estate have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.
What's the area around Carrington Estate like?
Carrington Estate is located a short 3-minute walk from Carrington Golf Course. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.







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8/10 Very good

Carrington estate lodge room
Nice room with view over golf course. Had a stroll around grounds. Spacious room. Serviced daily. Clean Didn’t use restaurant, used bar menu to eat at for one evening, but not what was online available, only 2 options. Service ok.
Carol, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Staff very friendly and helpful.
Anna, 1-night family trip
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6/10 Good

Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The grounds and proximate beaches are beautiful! The staff were excellent and there is a lovely relaxed atmosphere at the Estate. Golf course was fantastic!
Niels, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful location
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8/10 Very good

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10/10 Exceptional

James, 1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Lance, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

The property is showing signs of ageing and just needs a freshen up and revamp in places
Graeme, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely place to stay with a great bar, restaurant and winery. Large comfortable rooms we enjoyed our stay and will go back when up that way.
Vanessa, 1-night romance trip
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