Overview of Brackenridge Country Retreat & Spa

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4.6/5 Exceptional
180 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking



Popular LocationPalliser Estate5 min drive
Popular LocationMartinborough Vineyard5 min drive
Popular LocationAta Rangi Vineyard6 min drive
AirportMasterton (MRO-Hood)41 min drive

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  • Cottage, 2 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • 96 sq m
    • 2 bedrooms
    • 2 bathrooms
    • Sleeps 5
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  • 4 Bedroom Cottage

    Room amenities

    • 126 sq m
    • 4 bedrooms
    • 3 bathrooms
    • Sleeps 9
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  • Studio

    Room amenities

    • 35 sq m
    • Studio
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Deluxe Studio

    Room amenities

    • 35 sq m
    • Studio
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 2
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About this area


Brackenridge Country Retreat & Spa is located in Martinborough. Travellers looking for local activities can try Martinborough Vineyard and Palliser Estate, while those looking to experience a bit of culture can stop by Fell Locomotive Museum. Our guests appreciate the property's quiet location.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Palliser Estate - 5 min drive
  • Martinborough Vineyard - 5 min drive
  • Ata Rangi Vineyard - 6 min drive
  • Coney Wines - 11 min drive
  • Gladstone Vineyard - 29 min drive

Getting around

  • Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) - 72 min drive

About this property

Brackenridge Country Retreat & Spa

Romantic aparthotel with free breakfast and indoor pool
This aparthotel features an indoor pool, a fitness centre and a business centre. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance and wedding services are on-site. Each apartment provides a TV with satellite channels, plus a kitchen with a fridge, a hob and a microwave. Guests can appreciate conveniences, such as an electric kettle and free tea bags/instant coffee, and other amenities include free WiFi and a furnished patio.
Brackenridge Country Retreat & Spa offers 18 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players and a hairdryer. Rooms open to furnished patios. Televisions come with satellite channels. Accommodation at this 4-star aparthotel has kitchens with fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils.
Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and free toiletries. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the aparthotel include an indoor pool and a fitness centre.
Children aged under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, fitness facility or spa tub without adult supervision. Guests aged under 4 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, fitness facility or spa tub.

Property amenities


Indoor pool


Free WiFi

Parking and transport

Free self-parking
Accessible parking

Family friendly

Children stay free


Free tea bags/instant coffee
Electric kettle


Free continental breakfast available daily 9:00 AM–10:00 AM


Bed sheets provided


Free toiletries
Towels provided
Toilet paper


20-inch TV with satellite service
DVD player

Outdoor areas

Furnished patio


Laundry facilities

Work spaces

4 meeting rooms
Business centre


Air conditioning

Pet friendly

NZD 25 per pet per stay
2 per room
Pets allowed in specific rooms
Dogs welcome


No lifts
Wheelchair accessible
Roll-in shower
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Designated smoking areas

Services and conveniences

Tour/ticket assistance
Daily housekeeping
Iron/ironing board
Wedding services
Front desk (limited hours)
Fireplace in reception

Things to do

Fitness centre

Safety features

Fire extinguisher
Smoke detector


18 rooms



Check-in between 2:00 PM and 4 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 4:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property for check-in information
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation


Pets are allowed for an extra charge of NZD 25 per pet, per stay
Dogs only
2 per room
Food and water bowls are available
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child 4 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

American Express

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Pet fee: NZD 25 per pet, per stay
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds. Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve single beds in Cottage, 4 Bedrooms.

We should mention

One child 4 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, fitness facility or spa tub without adult supervision
Guests under 4 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, fitness facility or spa tub

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Brackenridge Country Retreat Aparthotel Martinborough
Brackenridge Country Retreat Aparthotel
Brackenridge Country Retreat Martinborough
Brackenridge Country Retreat
Brackenridge Country Retreat Spa

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

We liked being in the countryside. The king size bed was wonderful.

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020


  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020


  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Advertised as having a spa pool but had been removed . Power out on last morning so no shower or kitchen facility. They provided a bbq to cook breakfast on which saved the day !

Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019