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Ounuwhao Harding House

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Family Rooms
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

We spent 4 nights in this most enchanting heritage building. Room was delightful, very spacious and the bed extremely comfortable. Marilyn (owner) is a very charming person, making you feel very at home as soon as you enter her house. Breakfasts were very tasty and...More

Thank jpmonte
Response from Hopeave, Owner at Ounuwhao Harding HouseResponded 20 April 2017

Thanks do much for your kind words and review of your stay with us . So happy to hear you loved your time in Russell and Satying here. Lots of good wishes for the future...may you find other great B.& B's in N.Z. when you...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017

We stayed in the cottage in the garden, which was spacious and comfortable (but some might find it dated). We took breakfast with other guests in the main house. Marilyn was a mine of useful information, and her breakfasts a culinary delight (although those who...More

Thank AndrewMarks31
Response from Hopeave, Owner at Ounuwhao Harding HouseResponded 20 April 2017

Thanks Andrew. Your family were a delight and all very appreciative which makes my job much more worthwhile. the cottage was built as a beach/holiday bach for an anaesthetist @ Whangarei hospital back in the 1930's, so is indeed very old, all native timbers, but...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017

What a perfect weekend spent at this wonderful heritage building, transformed into a comfortable and welcoming BnB. Marilyn is the perfect host and a fabulous cook - make sure you enjoy her generous breakfasts! My room was very comfortable and clean and I loved the...More

Thank z1bby
Response from Hopeave, Owner at Ounuwhao Harding HouseResponded 7 March 2017

Thanks for choosing to stay with us. We love to share our old house with others who appeciate our heritage and enjoy the "fruits" of many hours of hand work which you can appreciate all around the house. This house is a real labour of...More

Reviewed 3 March 2017

We stayed for a week in the Garden Suite, a detached cottage adjacent to the main house. It was spacious very comfortable and private and like the main house is a wonderful heritage building. The decor is lovely especially Marilyn's beautifully decorated quilts and wall...More

Thank sime5416
Response from Hopeave, Owner at Ounuwhao Harding HouseResponded 7 March 2017

Our guestlodge in Russell is a wonderful historic building that our guests love. I am so glad you both enjoyed your stay with us. We loved having you here and getting to know something of your life style and sharing stories. Keep safe and keep...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017

This historic building sits across the road from the bay and just a short walk from the fantastic town of Russell. It has great quality, contemporary facilities yet in a fascinating and history rich building. Marilyn is a great host. She makes great breakfast specials...More

Thank Kevin L
Response from Hopeave, Owner at Ounuwhao Harding HouseResponded 3 March 2017

You had a great time and certainly appreciated everything we have here. It's heart-warming to get such good reviews and I esp. Really appreciate your comments. Take care and stay safe. All the best, Marilyn N

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Price range
US$192 - US$212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
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New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
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