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The Duke of Marlborough Hotel

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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access

Overview of The Duke of Marlborough Hotel

The Duke of Marlborough Hotel

4.5 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
35 The Strand, Bay of Islands, Russell, 0255

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRussell Museum3 min walk
  • Popular LocationRussell Christ Church4 min walk
  • Popular LocationFlagstaff Hill15 min walk
  • AirportKerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands)56 min drive

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About this area

Russell

Located in Russell, The Duke of Marlborough Hotel is in the historical district and on the waterfront. Russell Christ Church and Pompallier Mission are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Russell Beach and Tapeka Point. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and scuba diving nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and mountain biking.

What's nearby

  • Russell Museum - 3 min walk
  • Russell Christ Church - 4 min walk
  • Tapeka Point - 4 min walk
  • Pompallier Mission - 5 min walk
  • Flagstaff Hill - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 56 min drive

Restaurants

  • Duke of Marlborough — 1 min walk
  • Hell Hole Bagels - 2 min walk
  • Hone's Beer Garden & Burger Bar - 2 min walk
  • Diggers Restaurant - 2 min walk
  • Marina Cafe Opua - 21 min drive

About this property

The Duke of Marlborough Hotel

4.5-star luxury hotel near Russell Beach
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a fitness centre and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a business centre, a meeting room and dry cleaning are on-site. All 38 rooms feature modern comforts such as plasma TVs with satellite channels, free WiFi and iPod docking stations. Guests will also find fridges, hairdryers and phones.
The Duke of Marlborough Hotel offers 38 forms of accommodation with iPod docking stations and a hairdryer. Plasma televisions come with satellite channels.

This Russell hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and free toiletries. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in December 2018.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:00 AM: NZD 15.00-27.50 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business centre
  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • Garden

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Renovated guest rooms – December 2018
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating (climate-controlled)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV/satellite channels
  • iPod dock
  • Plasma TV

Food and drink

  • Fridge

More

  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 9 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 15.00 and NZD 27.50 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 4 star plus, and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Property is also known as

Duke Marlborough Hotel
Duke Marlborough Hotel Russell
Duke Marlborough Russell
The Duke Of Marlborough
The Duke of Marlborough Hotel Hotel
The Duke of Marlborough Hotel Russell
The Duke of Marlborough Hotel Hotel Russell

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Overall score and ratings

4.5

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 311 out of 505 reviews
5 - Excellent 62%
Rating 4 - Good. 150 out of 505 reviews
4 - Good 30%
Rating 3 - Okay. 32 out of 505 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 7 out of 505 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 505 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
I love the Duke, it’s a great piece of NZ history and the restaurant is amazing.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Staff & service
Location plus History On the night they were under staffed , on our dinner booking we waited 45 minutes before we were seated, that was ok as we drank at the bar The staff were very good and gave us good service when we were seated.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
history, just beautiful. we had the superior room with balcony which was gorgeous
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
the age of the building to us made it warm welcoming and cosy.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellently situated at the waters edge..The bedroom we had was really noisy till 1am the night we stayed due to the house being full and a function being held down stairs.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021