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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Bellrock Lodge is a well located property in Russell. The Hosts are wonderful hospitable people and we felt really welcome. We enjoyed the company of the other guests at the welcoming drinks. Our last night was New Years Eve,. Peter and Lorraine put on a sumptuous BBQ. We saw the New Year in watching the Paihia and Russell fireworks from...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Glenn, thank you for taking the time to post this welcome review, it is much appreciated. We do not get many Kiwis's staying here, so we are always very pleased to have locals staying with us. Thank you also for helping to make New Years Eve a lot of fun for your fellow guests as well as for Peter and...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We just spent 6 nights at Bellrock Lodge with Lorraine & Peter at Russell and we had a fantastic time! Lorraine & Peter are great hosts and nothing is too much trouble. The accommodation itself is really good, very private and very well equipped. The views are wonderful. We were treated to a wonderful meal with Peter & Lorraine and...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

An evening like New Years Eve, can't be a success without the input from our guests, so thank you for being part of the evening. A big thank you for the review, which is vitally important for our business. Another big thank you, for treating us to a lovely dinner. Hope 2016 is filled with good health and loads of...

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 January 2016

What made this stay stand out was the added value by the hosts. On Christmas Day they provided all the guests with a magnificent meal in the evening which was most enjoyable. The guests were from the UK, France, New Zealand and Canada and all away from their families and friends. It was a very social evening. Peter and Lorraine...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Ian, thank you for taking the time to post your welcome review. Peter and I certainly enjoyed Christmas evening as our group of guests were very spontaneous and a lot of fun, thank you both, for helping to making it a special evening for us as well.

Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 30 December 2015

This is a great place -- more like a private flat as it's separate from the main house and has its own entrance. The room was great, very clean with a lovely balcony to admire the view! The highlight of our stay was the personal help and service from the hosts Peter & Lorraine. They were incredibly helpful and thorough...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Both Peter and I, thank you for taking the time to post this lovely review for us. It is also good to know that not only is our accommodation with our lovely views enjoyed by our guests, but that they also appreciate our personal service and help. We trust that 2016 will be a great year for both of you.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 December 2015

While only staying one night for a wedding, we thoroughly enjoyed our time at Bullock Lodge. The room was well equiped with everything we could need, plus little extras like milk and biscuits in the fridge! Beautiful view, quiet location and extremely professional and accomodating hosts. Would highly recommend!

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Erin, Even though you only stayed one night, you still took the time and effort to post your most welcome review, thank you very much. We do realise that you did not get much opportunity to experience our hospitality as such, so really appreciate the review. Hope to see you for a longer period next time. Take care and our...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2015

I was met a the Wharf by Peter and taken to the beautiful Bellrock Lodge, set high above Russell overlooking the harbour. The room was immaculate with everything one needed in the bathroom, kitchenette, laundry facilities and bedroom. Beautiful fresh flowers, chocolates and a feeling of attention to detail with great care by the hosts. Walking out onto the balcony...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you, Therese, for this lovely and most welcome review. It is always lovely to get to chat informally with our guests over drinks and snacks, and we certainly enjoyed our evening shared with you, thank you for taking the time out to spend with us. Thanks also for leaving you room so clean and tidy. Hope to see you...

London
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

What a fantastic property. The apartments are well appointed and the attention to detail is great. So very clean, not so much as a crumb in the toaster! Views are wonderful and the hospitality extended by Peter and Lorraine is outstanding. The property is at the top of a hill which made us feel much better about indulging in dinner...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Claire, we have to thank you for taking the time out of your precious holiday hours to post such a great review for us. It is really appreciated. Glad you mentioned our view, as we believe it is our greatest asset and we certainly enjoy it. This same view, as you mentioned, means our guests get to work off...

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Our youngest son, usually a full-time student at American University in Washington DC (USA), spent a semester abroad at University of Auckland. My husband and I, delighted by his burgeoning enthusiasm for all things Kiwi, took advantage of his presence there and braved the 24-hour plane travel to see for ourselves. We spent 16 days touring both the north and...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Holly, thank you and Tom for choosing to stay at Bellrock. We also thank all the non - New Zealand children/ students, who come to study or live in NZ, they are a constant source of business for us, as we get a steady stream of parents who have taken the opportunity while visiting their offspring to tour this beautiful...

Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We arrived very late in the evening and Lorraine and Peter welcomed us very cordial. The lovely house is overlooking Russell harbour. Every room has a balcony with a fantastic view of the bay. The rooms are comfortable an we felt at home. There is really nothing which could be improved. All is perfect. Thank you Lorraine and Peter

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Margrit, thank you so much for your welcome review. We both enjoyed your group's company and interesting conversations.

Birkenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

Bellrock is in a fantastic location with amazing hosts, our room overlooked Russell harbour (as does all their rooms) were every detail to maximise your comfort is considered.It's a credit to Peter and Lorraine,who are hard working hosts their priority is for you to be comfortable and have a relaxing time. Our room was spotlessly clean with everything you could...

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Well we certainly enjoyed your company as well, and thank you for leaving your room so tidy every day. Thank you for taking the time to post this great review for us, much appreciated.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For the best views in Russell come to Bellrock Lodge. We are on the hill overlooking the bay and the lovely village of Russell. The village and wharf are only a 5 min stroll away. At Bellrock you will have luxury en-suite rooms with private entrance and French doors leading out of your room onto your private patio. Each room has: Freeview TV, DVD player, Radio/CD/iPod dock, air conditioner, fully equipped kitchenette and either twin beds (2 singles) or a super king. Guest lounge for the exclusive use of our guests has a well stocked bar and barbeque facilities on the adjoining patio. We have off street parking and laundry facilities. Please note our rates are "room rate only" A substantial breakfast is available on request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bellrock Lodge

Address: 22 Chapel Street, Russell 0201, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Price Range: RM769 - RM1,053 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bellrock Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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