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10 Best Hotels in Russell

The Duke of Marlborough Hotel
4.5 out of 5
35 The Strand, Bay of Islands, Russell
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4.5/5Wonderful! (397 reviews)

"Very helpful and friendly staff. Excellent restaurant for dinner, average breakfast buffet with ridiculous additional charge for any tea or coffee. Excellent location. Standard room was clean with a comfortable bed but just too small to be practical (nowhere to stand a suitcase, tiny en-suite) and ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar. 2020

The Duke of Marlborough Hotel
Russell Top 10 Holiday Park
3 out of 5
1 James Street, Russell, Northland
NZ$95
per night
1 May - 2 May
4.3/5Excellent! (29 reviews)

"The whole complex was clean and tidy.....no hassles and where able to come and go as we pleased....enjoyed the view from our unit and would like to be able to come back in the near future.....loved our stay....thank you"…"

Reviewed on 11 Nov. 2019

Russell Top 10 Holiday Park
Motel Russell
3 out of 5
16 Matauwhi Road, Russell
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NZ$109
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
4.5/5Wonderful! (191 reviews)

"The staff were very helpful and friendly and went out of their way to help"…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb. 2020

Motel Russell
Hananui Lodge and Apartments
3 out of 5
4 York Street, Russell
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NZ$129
per night
3 May - 4 May
4.7/5Exceptional! (252 reviews)

"Great situation. Perfect for a short walk if arriving via the ferry from Paihia as we did. Near to lots of restaurants for an evening meal. Across the road from an excellent cafe for breakfast. Spacious room with a lovely patio to sit on with a bottle of wine in the evenings."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar. 2020

Hananui Lodge and Apartments
Russell-Orongo Bay Holiday Park
4 out of 5
5960 Russell Road, Russell
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NZ$73
per night
14 Apr. - 15 Apr.
3.9/5Very Good! (45 reviews)

"Friendly staff and clean room only the toilets are outside the rooms."…"

Reviewed on 22 Apr. 2019

Russell-Orongo Bay Holiday Park
Eagles Nest
5 out of 5
60 Tapeka Road, Bay of Islands, Russell
NZ$1,550
per night
6 May - 7 May
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
1st Wedding Anniversary

"Perfect romantic escape for our 1st wedding anniversary. Stunning and private location and in room chef was a fantastic way to cap the experience."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jul. 2018

Eagles Nest
Russell Top 10 Holiday Villas
3 out of 5
1 James Street, Russell, Northland
NZ$126
per night
1 May - 2 May
3.6/5Good! (5 reviews)
easy and comfortable

"so handy to town and very comfortable. I'd recommend this place to my friends."…"

Reviewed on 29 Mar. 2020

Russell Top 10 Holiday Villas
Genevieve's on Du Fresne
3 out of 5
21 Du Fresne Place, Tapeka Point, Russell, Northland
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3.5/5Good! (2 reviews)

"Nice location. Clean, good host. Beautiful quiet pebble beach within 50 meters."…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep. 2018

Genevieve's on Du Fresne
Arcadia Lodge
4.5 out of 5
10 Florance Avenue, Russell
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5/5Exceptional! (39 reviews)

"Beautiful historical house, love the location, the owners were so lovely and were always there to help us with anything and everything"…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020

Arcadia Lodge
Russell Cottages
4 out of 5
16 Chapel Street, Russell
NZ$253
per night
23 Apr. - 24 Apr.
4.8/5Exceptional! (227 reviews)
Overnight stay

"Had a lovely night but the bed did not have any blankets just a thin cover so we had to use the electric blankets. Looked for a duvet in the wardrobes but nothing just pillows"…"

Reviewed on 24 Sep. 2019

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Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Russell?
Ounuwhao Harding House is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 4.5-star B&B offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Traveller reviews also recommend Arcadia Lodge and Hananui Lodge and Apartments as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Russell, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review the best deals available in Russell.
What's the best place to stay when travelling with children to Russell?
Russell Cottages is a top 4-star apartment on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and in-room kitchens. Other options for your family trip include Russell-Orongo Bay Holiday Park and Motel Russell. Also, attractions in the area such as The Parrot Place and Hundertwasser Public Toilets are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic holiday to Russell?
Eagles Nest is a favourite 5-star lodge for couples, and features a private beach and 4 outdoor pools. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Bellrock Lodge and Tiki Tiki Ora.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Russell?
Russell-Orongo Bay Holiday Park is a top property for people travelling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and laundry facilities for its human guests.
What's the best accommodation option to stay near the beach in Russell?
Ounuwhao Harding House is a top 4-star beach apartment with an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Motel Russell and Flagstaff Lodge Day Spa. Head to Russell Beach or Long Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end hotel in Russell?
Russell Cottages is a 4-star apartment with an outdoor pool and in-room massages, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Bellrock Lodge and Eagles Nest are two other upscale options for your holiday.
What's the best hotel in Russell to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Bellrock Lodge is a top 3.5-star B&B for history buffs booking on Expedia, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices to soak up the local history include Villa Russell and Motel Russell. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Russell Christ Church.
What is staying in Russell like?
Visitors to Russell will definitely enjoy the local tours and beaches. Tourists can also enjoy the city’s churches and parks. A top sight in the area is Waitangi Treaty Grounds. In Russell, there are 84 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I do while I'm visiting Russell?
The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks such as Russell Christ Church. The city’s natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Russell Beach, Flagstaff Hill and Long Beach. Additionally, you’ll find Waitangi Treaty Grounds in the area.
What's the seasonal weather like in Russell?
The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 22°C, while the coldest months are August and July, with an average of 8°C. Average annual rainfall for Russell is 1247.10 mm.

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