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california
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We spent two nights in two rooms of the Bellrock Lodge. Lucky for us, the early spring weather was terrific, and we enjoyed great views from its hillside location. The rooms were excellent - comfortable, spacious, well-designed. I would emphasize well-designed. We appreciated the opportunity to do self-laundry (free for guests). We would definitely stay here again. Our host Peter...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

I am so glad to hear that you had a good time at Bellrock Lodge, I (Lorraine) have to apologise that I was away during your visit, but it seems that Peter did an excellent job on his own. thank you for the great review, it is much appreciated.

Henley on Thames
Reviewed 21 August 2015

This place really does deserve its TA ratings. It is exceptionally good. The accommodation is spacious, attractively furnished and decorated, spotlessly clean, superbly maintained and kitted out with considerable attention to every detail. The views from the balcony are truly spectacular, and better than the views from most of the other B&Bs in Russell because of its elevated position. The...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

What a lovely review, reading it made us feel that it is all worth while. Thank you. Once again we must thank you and all our other guests who have taken the time and trouble to post a review and to give us a rating, this is so very important for us to maintain our TripAdvisor rating. It is sincerely...

Reviewed 8 August 2015

The rooms, our hosts , position of Bellrock Lodge and Russell itself was all we could have asked for and more. Top accomodation with balcony and views over the harbour. Peter and Lorraine were extremely welcoming and at the same time , respected our privacy.

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Lea, thank you for the great review and for taking the time to post it for us. Much appreciated.

Dargaville
Reviewed 6 August 2015

We stayed here for a weekend in the winter. IT was lovely. The owners were very welcoming and happy to help with anything. Would definitely recommend it to anyone who wants to stay in Russell. A great place

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this lovely review for Bellrock Lodge, it is much appreciated. Thank you also for choosing Bellrock Lodge to celebrate your wedding anniversary. We wish you many happy and healthy years together.

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Not much to say - the apartment has all you need and a great view, there is a cosy room with a small bar upstairs and the private owners are very friendly. Perfect place to stay and everything interesting is in walking-distance.

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Jochem, thank you for taking the time to post this lovely review for Bellrock Lodge, it is much appreciated. We do not get many guests from Germany, but hope that that will soon change.

Los Altos Hills, California
Reviewed 26 July 2015

We stayed at the Bellrock Lodge for five nights as part of a month-long trip around New Zealand and it was one of the highlights of the vacation. The rooms are bright and sunny, well appointed and in good condition with a balcony offering a panoramic view over Russell and the Bay of Islands. We had been doing a lot...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Staying 5 nights really gives one time to explore Russell and the surrounding area, and also to get to know your fellow guests, and a great opportunity for us to get to know our guests better. Thank you for the great review and taking the time to post it for us. Much appreciated.

Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We decided on a quick getaway to NZ to visit friends and then to spend a few days in the Bay of Islands. How lucky were we to find Belrock Lodge! It is the most beautiful B&B (although we had breakfast in town, there was such a choice and not enought time to try them all!) in a fantastic location...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

People always say it is difficult to make friends as you get older. Being in the B & B business now for almost 5 years, we realise that that is not true, as you say our guests arrive as strangers and many leave as friends. We are blessed as we seem to get all the "nice " tourists, thank you...

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 23 July 2015

This review is way over due. We arrived in Russell in March in the midst of a storm. We had flown 10 hours to Auckland then drove to Russell to find this gem of a B&B! Peter and Lorraine were so helpful with suggestion for places to eat and what to do. The first night was a storming night, but...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

We do not mind "late" reviews, each and every one is appreciated. Thank you for taking the time to post this welcome and great review. Take care and our very best wishes.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We had a fantastic get away weekend at the Bellrock Lodge in Russell. We booked three rooms so that our daughters and partners could come along too. Lorraine and Peter looked after us extremely well from making the booking until our departure. The rooms are spacious, well decorated and all have great views. It is a short walk down to...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Anne, thank you ever so much for taking the time to post this lovely review. We certainly enjoyed having you and your family stay with us and we are looking forward to welcoming you back again.

Auckland NZ
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

6 of us ended up staying two nights here. Great set up. A great vista from each room. The kitchen setup is perfect everything you need and more. Right down to good coffee. Essential in the morning. Hosts invited us up for a drink when we arrived. Very very friendly spot.

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Craig, thank you for the great review, and more importantly thank you for doing it while on holiday in Spain, it is much appreciated. Travel home safely.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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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: RM761 - RM1,023 (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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