Kennedy Park Resort Napier

Kennedy Park Resort Napier

Reviews

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ShaneandJosiegoat

Ranking: 3/10

Overpriced $56 for a powered site for 2 people. Have stayed in better for $36. Facilities were not that clean and the kitchen was taken over by people from the self contained cabins ?
No wonder there were only 3 other campers here for the night.

Reviewed 13 days ago

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Raph

Ranking: 9/10

Very clean and well maintained. Security guard at night. Some of the showers had issues maintaining temperature.

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Cris

Ranking: 10/10

24 hours open very big but enough space for everything more than 10 showers, kitchen all the night and free wifi, campervan without electricity 21 dollars per person, and it is inside the city!

Reviewed 11 months ago

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João Muchon

Ranking: 1/10

The most expensive camping I've stayed in 40 days. 49 nzd for a tent site.

I checked in without booking, and I had to make a one-day chargeback, but I was denied.

Could only do the chargeback 24 hours before check-in.

In the kitchen there are no pots, dishes, etc.

There are no rules for noise. 2am there were people partying in one of the rooms.

I do not recommend this camping to anyone.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Ryan

Ranking: 9/10

Great service and facilities. Just note there are no pots or pans or utensils in the shared kitchen, you need to provide your own.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Sandra Wilson-Ryke

Ranking: 8/10

One of the best campsites for facilities we stayed in New Zealand. The site we had for our motorhome was very open, however we were lucky to be here off peak so that didn’t affect us so much. The staff and other reviews mentioned a 5 minute drive into Napier city centre; it is also a very easy 20 - 30 minute walk. The restaurant onsite was open and served what looked like pub meals. I would imagine in peak time this place would pack you in like sardines however we lucked out and we had a lot of space and the campsite was relatively quiet. Also easy to get the local wineries via bikes which they hire on site.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Fifi and Jay

Ranking: 6/10

We usually do unpowered or powered sites while traveling around NZ, but decided to opt for a kitchen cabin this time. Arrived late but the staff were really friendly. 5 mins drive to Napier centre, clean facilities and nice room. 24hour reception area, and large communal kitchen and outdoor area. However, some points off as the wifi was not working at all, even though it was free, and the tv didn't work either. Turned on the bedroom lights which blew out seconds later too. I did visit reception to see what was going on, but was told that work is being done in the area we had rented, so everyone was having issues. There was nothing she could do about it till the manager came in the morning. Tried at half 9 the next morning but still didn't work. Was woken up at 6.30am as the walls are thin and could hear people walking around and making brekkie in the next room. The pool is lukewarm, and didn't end up using it in the end. And in my opinion, it was very overpriced.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Wayne Britton

Ranking: 9/10

One of the most expensive places we stayed, well maintained and clean facilities, plenty for the kids to keep amused, lost 1 point for pricing.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Sheona Smith

Ranking: 9/10

Really nice site. Pleasant, clean and tidy. Toilets and showers clean (free). Stayed one night and this was a nice place. Lots of places nearby for take-out supper.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Mick Williams

Ranking: 9/10

Stayed here heaps and they just keep raising the bar. Heated pool clean smart kitchens BBQ's, play ground bouncy castle, bike service station, the works. Only reason it's not a ten was they didn't spray the grass for Onehunga (prickles) so you couldn't walk barefoot in the grass.
Not a big deal.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Irene Buckle

Ranking: 10/10

Worth every penny. Immaculate facilities; lovely grounds and helpful staff. It would be a wonderful place for families as there are extensive play areas plus a pool. We are here in October so it is fairly empty but the sites are spacious, so even in high season it would comfortable.
We are in a camper van so I can't comment on units but as the grounds, washrooms etc are all beautifully maintained, I am sure they are too.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Mike Guest

Ranking: 10/10

Loved this camp site. Plenty of room and everything worked as it should.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Paul O'Neill

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice park, especially suited to large groups & families, the caravan sites were of a good size, facilities of a very good standard, and the crew all helpful and friendly. Handy (though not really close) to the city centre or beach front, however prices reflect that. The fact WIFI was intermittent the only gripe.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Paul Abernethy

Ranking: 10/10

All that it was advertised to be - great staff, stunning grounds, quiet at night and close to town. Highly recommended - fantastic for family - safe with lots to do. We would definitely stay again as this is the best for many kilometres around.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Patrick Austin

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

We stayed here on a powered site over NYE, great facilities - TV Room, games room, restaurant, bar, sports playground, carts, heated pool, all the normal Top Ten style stuff plus a walk-in fridge where you hire a locked box for $1.50, which fridge-less us appreciated.
When we went it seemed pretty full maybe close to 100% in cabins, flats etc and 75% on camping. Kids everywhere and a few big noisy groups talking noisily until late. Great with kids but living hell if you haven't got any.
On our trip we stayed almost exclusively at Top Tens so we didn't find Kennedy Park expensive in comparison but with most of the facilities being more appreciated by kids I wouldn't go if I wasn't with kids.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Jerry Trentham

Australia

Ranking: 2/10

stayed one night. big park with lots of room and clean, but TOO EXPENSIVE - $48 for 2 people and according to the office staff the price is more in summer..

Reviewed about 5 years ago

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Daniel Capener

United Kingdom

Ranking: 6/10

The park was great and nice. Heated pool bounce pillow. The only downside was that it was expensive. We paided $48 two people power site. It's not over pricds as the facilities are clean just we have had the same experience elsewhere for less money.

Reviewed about 5 years ago

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Chevy Levy

New Zealand

Ranking: 6/10

Too Expensive.. Great Staff and facilitys Pools Jumping Pillow exercise machines. Stayed in a Ensuite Studio which we found very modern and well equiped.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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monique colello

Australia

Ranking: 1/10

Terrible service! The staff double booked our room and were going to charge the same rates for a substandard replacement! I'd be in and out of the office for 2 days trying to discuss what had happened but the lady behind the counter didn't want to know! Too quick to reply which tells me she had no interest in our concerns, just brushed me off! 'At least it's a villa' is what the receptionist said with a bad attitude! Trust me lady, you aren't doing us a favor! It wasn't an issue for the staff or the manager that our holiday was disrupted, and no concern for them to lose $2300 that we will happily take elsewhere! Booking In advance has no guarantee that you'll keep your room. We are leaving Kennedy Park 9 days early, thanks to them! So terribly disappointed the way it was handled, and worst of all. .. They don't care! We'll never return here and will happily pass on our bad experience with family and friends!

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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John Daniels

New Zealand

Ranking: 2/10

Stayed 1 night. Was a nice place but way too expensive!

Reviewed about 6 years ago

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Hendrik Rother

Germany

Ranking: 6/10

Very well equipped, located in the centre, but too expensive.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Julian Roots

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

Typical Top 10 site. Clean well maintained with good facilities. Very quiet dispite being in the middle of the suburbs. Very large site which I can imagine gets hectic in high season. Good but a little soulless.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Eddie

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

1st class campsite on a par with best in Europe, but price reflects this. We visited in April which was end of season so campsite had low occupancy. All facilities clean neat and tidy. Only gripe was on site cafe closed at 9pm with last meals at 8:30 but this maybe because it was out of season. In a quiet respectable area beside a nice park and short drive to city centre.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Michael Nolan

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Good site with good clean facilities. Looks a bit like a car park in parts, but sites are more than adequate. Very nice swimming pool and sunbathing area. Why do al these sites have dump stations with a raised lip - they should be below ground level to make dumping easy. The best are at creekside Queenstown - a grating flush to the road - no need for any hose - dump is done much quicker without any problems.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Kyle Guffei

Canada

Ranking: 7/10

Overpriced, $50 for up to two people, same services as other Top10 holiday parks, kitchen area locked after 9pm - code provided to open it did not work.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Steve Douthwaite

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Superb campsite, well located and excellent amenities. Staff were very helpful and arranged several trips for us. Great powered sites.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in December 2012

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Joan and Colin Price

United States

Ranking: 7/10

Clean and well organised. Located a fair distance from the down town area (25 min walk one way) or any other restaurants.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in November 2012

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Jim and JoAnn Harllee

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent facilities and friendly.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago

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Julia Ramseier

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Friendly, clean and easy to find.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago

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Anita Aleva

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Spot ok, facilities superb.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in February 2011

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Ian Douglas

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

A great camp, excellent facilities, nice pitches, helpful staff. Ideal for Art Deco weekend.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Moss

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Good location. Good and clean toilets and showers. Plenty of room around each pitch.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Dave Simpson

England

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent facilities and staff.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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D van Dongen

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Reasonable, very nice service.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Patricia Fearon

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Good location very near town. Pool out of use, facilties very clean.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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de Weijer

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Near the city and Cape Kidnappers.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Kim Thorsted

Denmark

Ranking: 8/10

Top equipment, fantastic bathing facilities.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Frank Waskikowski

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Great bathroom and really clean!!!

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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polzeath

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

Great showers but had to queue even though the site was not full. Napier very interesting though long walk into town

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Christian & Julia

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Nice, friendly, clean and close to the city centre.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Janet

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Big but friendly, very good facilities.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Hayo Heerink

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Very good camping sites. Clean and enough toilets and showers. Excellent opportunity to do laundry.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Mags Adams

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Wonderful facilities but close to a main road so could be noisy if you got the wrong site - we did not and it was fab.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Walter Peters

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Second best campsite we booked.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2011

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Stig Domander

Sweden

Ranking: 6/10

Well equipped but badly organised, The site we got was occupied by offices, uninterested staff.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Bernhard & Brigitte Gosch

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Very clean ammenities, secure places, price is okay, sometimes too small a number of showers/toilets.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Sunshine25

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

These are beautiful grounds, the facilities were immaculate and there is so much to do. The hosts were friendly and it was a great place to stay.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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damaca

United Kingdom

Ranking: 6/10

a reasonably OK site, if a bit crowded, but far too expensive in comparison with Top 10 parks elsewhere

Reviewed almost 8 years ago

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Nicola Shaw

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Very clean site, all facilities.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Rachel Kent-Lawton

United States

Ranking: 9/10

A really lovely family holiday park and campground. We stayed here as a base for enjoying the anual Art Deco weekend (excellent!). Super facilities for children. We stayed in a studio unit. Was well equipped but very small. If you can, upgreade to the newer family suite untis! Our in-laws stayed in one (one double bedroom and one double bunk). Was new and really spacious and beautiful. Worth the extra, especially for costumes.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Rachel Gerrand

England

Ranking: 4/10

Packed in like sardines. Expensive, prison style perimeter fence, unfriendly staff!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Colin Lockwood

England

Ranking: 8/10

Friendly staff, excellent facilities, could be crowded.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Mark Robinson

England

Ranking: 7/10

Very friendly man at reception and very helpful. Excellent facilities. Surprisingly quiet for town location. May be very different in school holidays as is a family park and we were out of season.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Jorgen vahl Rasmussen

Denmark

Ranking: 10/10

Good information, nice people, everything ok.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Patrick Decoster

Belgium

Ranking: 9/10

Nice kitchen.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Rossiter

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

An excellent 'resort' site. Close to Napier - but not too close! Facilities were clean and modern - helpful staff.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Gerdes

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Toilets and sanitary +++

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in March 2010

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Mike Robinson

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Plenty of activities for kids, has everything for kids to do, lots of room for vans and accommodation for groups.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in March 2010

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Malcolm Glad

England

Ranking: 4/10

Good facilities but very noisy when we stayed and also expensive

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Walter

Denmark

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Phil Bruce

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Motel unit/clean and tidy hardy location.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Katerina Wimmer

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

not as cool. good facilities, good price $13!

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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Bryan Keddie

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Very well equipped clean site (napier) location within reach of small shops.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Liz Pursey

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent, clean & tidy.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Hansjoerg Ehrmann

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Best service

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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Camenzind

Switzerland

Ranking: 8/10

Clean, nice facilities, friendly people, would go again. Good documentations for area and attractions.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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T S

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

What a shame we only stayed one night!!! I could have stayed a week. Excellent place to go with kids! Fantastic playground, swimming pool to cool off at the end of the day, spacious sites and everything spotless. No doubt we will be back.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Anita Nai

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

All the usual facilities.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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Sejna

United Kingdom

Ranking: 5/10

All the usual facilities but only had $19 internet cards and computers didn't allow you to upload photos or use Skype.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago and experienced in May 2009

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monikav

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Friendly, clean, good facilities, internet access.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in April 2009

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wanganuilover

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

What a fantastic park, we had the time of our lives. Will be back many times. Thank you to the friendly staff. Jumping pillow, pedal cars and lots more for the children to enjoy! The Springboks winning the Aussies on the big screen in the TV room made the experience even better!!

Reviewed about 10 years ago