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    Duke of Marlborough Hotel

    35 The Strand, Russell 0255, New Zealand
    011 64 9-887 8379
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    Overview
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    Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

    Perfect location, walk from ferry. Excellent restaurant and bar. Friendly helpful staff. Standard and even "superior" rooms fall short. Definitely request the remodeled waterfront rooms, worth the extra charge.

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    Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

    The Duke of Marlborough was the perfect place for a special dinner celebrating my birthday and our honeymoon. The historical building has a unique combination of modern luxury and old world charm. Its position on the waterfront makes it the perfect spot to enjoy the...More

    Thank Vannary11
    Reviewed 11 November 2016

    Beautiful view from our Bay view room and excellent location in the center of the promenade action. Staff and food were very good. The hotel is in good shape but remember it is old! Walking to beaches and meals was very comfortable!

    Thank VenturaCoast
    Reviewed 10 November 2016

    we took a break on russell for lunch. Nice place to have lunch. Not very expensive and the hotel is very classy. Wait staffs are very friendly inspite of their busy timings. They have a good range for dinner but for lunch the menu is...More

    Thank Hasenag
    Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

    It was interesting staying in the oldest hotel in New Zealand. It is situated in a wonderful position on the shoreline of The Bay of Islands in Russell. Both are well worth visiting. The hotel is cosy and homely. We had a lovely spacious room...More

    Thank Lesley18
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$92 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Luxury Hotel in Russell
    • #1 Family Hotel in Russell
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Russell
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 26
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    • Bay of Islands >
    • Russell
    • Also Known As
    • Duke Of Marlborough Russell
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    30 July 2017|
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    Response from Jack B | Reviewed this property |
    at the Hotel it is limited, but yes there is plenty of parking in the streets. that of course depends on the season! In the main holiday times it may be a bit harder to find the parking, but there is still plenty, maybe in... More
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    "A waterfront room is a must! Worth the extra (and then some!) We had room 5 - gorgeous!"
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    "All of them are great all give everything"
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    "If not staying, still go in for a drink or a meal. If returning to Paihia at night, be mindful of the ferry..."
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    "We had a room overlooking the beach with a balcony. It was quiet and well laid out."
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