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Hananui Lodge Motel

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Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in two different rooms during our stay. The first was ground floor with waterfront views. The second was first floor with he dame view. Both apartments were the most spotless that we have ever stayed in! Both are fully self contained. Our hosts were very welcoming giving great local tourist advise. If you like kayaking, they offer these...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in one of the units just by the ocean which was fantastic location. The unit was big and clean but a little old. The location of the motel in Russel is perfect. The owner is very friendly and service minded. We recommend this motel.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arrived here bright and early after staying in Paihia the night before. The owners are very friendly and extremely knowledgeable of the area having lived there all their lives. I was in a sea view suite, which granted isn't cheap but my oh my so worth spending a bit extra to get the beautiful views from the balcony. The...

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Kim S, Guest Relations Manager at Hananui Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review... the view from Hananui Lodge facing the sea is simply spectacular. We do have air-conditioning in the Hananui Apartments which are located behind the Lodge, about 100m from the waters edge.

Vancouver bc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived my husband and I both loved this place. We arrived early and our room was ready so we were able to check in early and the owner gave us some very good info about Russell. Very informative and extremely friendly! The room was fantastic. We had our own balcony over looking the park and water....

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Kim S, Guest Relations Manager at Hananui Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review Sam - we appreciate it. Sorry to hear the weather was not that great for you.... you'll have to come back again and stay with us!

Bawley Point, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just had a wonderful stay here even though it was 💦💦💦⛈☂️..... John & Rongo are wonderful hosts and nothing is too much trouble for them We stayed in an apartment it was clean comfortable & well appointed. Yes ....Would definitely recommend .

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Kim S, Guest Relations Manager at Hananui Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Appreciate you taking the time to leave a review Anthony. John and Rongo are fantastic hosts... and hopefully next time when you visit, the weather will be better for you.

Wollongong
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great stay at Hananui Lodge. We were at the apartments just across the road overlooking the beautiful old church. Our apartment was extremely spacious & spotlessly clean. Undercover parking was appreciated especially due to the torrential rain on our arrival and departure. Very friendly and helpful hosts who were most accommodating especially due to our very late arrival time. Russell...

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed for 2 nights and wished it could have been more. On arrival John and his wife Rongo were welcoming and gave us lots of information about Russell and possible boat trips which we asked about. John then took us to our room and emphasised that we only needed to ask if we needed anything at...

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Kim S, Guest Relations Manager at Hananui Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review Lesley... sounds like you had a fantastic time!

Stevenage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an apartment and oh my word it was perfect. One of our bedrooms had a view of the town and the other of the historic church which was absolutely beautiful and especially at night. It was literally home from home. Two large shower rooms perfect little balcony over looming the museum and internal car parking. Would highly recommend...

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Kim S, Guest Relations Manager at Hananui Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review about Hananui Lodge and Apartments - we really appreciate it. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and found the apartment perfect!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights in a ground floor studio which was spotlessly clean and well equipped. Lication is excellent, close to all amenities yet still peaceful and relaxing. John and Rongo are excellent hosts

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Kim S, Guest Relations Manager at Hananui Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 star review Jan - glad to hear you enjoyed your time at Hananui Lodge and Apartments. John and Rongo do make Hananui special!

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hananui Lodge and apartments are simply fabulous. Immaculately clean with everything you could possibly need for a fabulous escape with the family or on your own. But most importantly John & Rongo are wonderful hosts - kiwi hospitality at its absolute best.

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Kim S, Guest Relations Manager at Hananui Lodge Motel, responded to this review

We couldn't agree more Craig and Karen!... John and Rongo are the best. Thank you for your review - we really appreciate it and it's great to hear you had a fabulous time.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Hananui Lodge and Apartments! Hananui Lodge is located right on Russell's waterfront with unobstructed sea views and the Hananui Apartments are situated on Russell's main road, only 100 metres away from the water's edge. Whether you are looking for a romantic hideaway accommodation, a holiday of action and excitement, or somewhere special to take the family - Hananui Lodge and Apartments can accommodate your every need. Your Hosts, John and Rongo are locals of the area and will make you feel welcome, so much so that you won't want to return home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hananui Lodge Motel

Address: 4 York Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Price Range: RM380 - RM924 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hananui Lodge Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Hananui Hotel Russell
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Russell
#3 Family Hotel in Russell
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“Good views from the upper rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 10sallyr, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the Lodge if you want beachfront”
 of 5 bubbles 307karenm307, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Lovely room & views but with a 2.5 year old and a 4 month old ground floor would have been more easily accessible with prams etc.”
 of 5 bubbles clsketchley, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a sea-view if there's one available.”
 of 5 bubbles Golf73, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“most rooms get the stunning beach views but check on their interactive website to see which suits you best”
 of 5 bubbles , 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
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