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Arapohue House B&B

9 Wellington Street, Russell 2020, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Co Armagh, NI
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We stayed here after we decided to extend our week long stay in Russell in the New Year (2014) and the Duke of Marlborough was fully booked. Am really glad we had to move here as this was a wonderful experience, and only a few minutes walk from the strand. Bradley and Vivian are lovely, a fine example of kiwi... More

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ArapohueHouse, Owner at Arapohue House B&B, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words. We enjoyed your company too, and yes, we are still here having a great time in Russell. Who knows, we may be here for a while yet as we love our life in Russell! A bit cooler here now at night as Autumn rolls around, but still plenty to do, as the days turn... More

Worthing, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Thank you Vivian & Bradley for a wonderful 5 night stay at your B&B back in November 2013, I couldn't ask for more, my room was very comfortable, breakfast excellent & they advised me of the best places to visit & booked one of my trips up sailing round the bay of Islands for the day. I arrived as a... More

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ArapohueHouse, Owner at Arapohue House B&B, responded to this review

Thanks Jenny...we liked you too! Thankyou for your kind words. We like to help our guests as much as we can. I am really glad you enjoyed the Bay of Islands, and your stay at Arapohue House. More

Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013 via mobile

We picked Arapohue more or less at random, as we couldn't face attempting to camp in horrific rain, and ended up spending our entire stay in Russell here. Hosts Bradley and Vivian welcome you like members of the family and could not do enough to see we enjoyed our time in Russell and at their home. Impeccable rooms, (complete with... More

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ArapohueHouse, Owner at Arapohue House B&B, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment! We thought you were pretty awsome too! More

Middleton, South Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We are two couples who booked Arapohue House while still in Australia. On arrival in quaint Russell, we were pleasantly surprised with the presentation of the two rooms. Host Bradley was very welcoming as was Vivienne when she came home from work. Breakfast, cooked by Bradley, was superb. A friendlier, more welcoming couple would be hard to find. We enjoyed... More

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ArapohueHouse, Owner at Arapohue House B&B, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words. We love our Aussie cousins and it was a pleasure to have you in our home. More

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

I was not going to write this review, but decided that because I found this B&B through TripAdvisor I should alert others to the problem we had. The reviews of this property are fantastic and they persuaded us to book for three nights on our trip to NZ. The property website only mentions two bedrooms, both of which sound lovely,... More

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ArapohueHouse, Owner at Arapohue House B&B, responded to this review

Sorry you had a bad experience. Our season has been a busy one, and we like our customers to be happy. We are sorry that things did not work out for you in our family unit. We did offer to move you but you did decline. More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

We booked our first three nights in New Zealand at Arapohue house and after arriving quite late after a very long day we were very pleased with our choice of accomodation .The room was great and the breakfasts superb.Vivian and bradley were very welcoming and friendly hosts always willing to help us plan our day.The gardens around the house are... More

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ArapohueHouse, Owner at Arapohue House B&B, responded to this review

Always wonderful to get great reviews from people who have become our friends. thankyou. More

Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013 via mobile

A picture perfect seaside town and a quite brilliant bed and breakfast . Viv and Brad were great hosts with some excellent recommendations for things to do like try out long beach , walks and boat trips. Why stay anywhere else in Rusell?

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ArapohueHouse, Owner at Arapohue House B&B, responded to this review

We both enjoy having our guests to stay. Thank you for picking us! More

Coniston, null, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

We stayed at another B/B in town but decided on another night AND Arapohue House was FAR SUPERIOR - friendly helpful hosts, superb breakfasts,lovely rooms with quality linens, comforable beds and immaculate gardens tidy and tended. Matched Pentland House in Whangarei. Don't miss this treat in Russell Pat and Anne English Lake District

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ArapohueHouse, Owner at Arapohue House B&B, responded to this review

We always love to get our reviews and welcome any feedback. More

Cumming, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

We booked a night and decided to stay for another. Bradley and Vivienne were marvelous hosts and spoiled us for the rest of our vacation - the Arapohue House was one of our best accommodations during the 3 weeks we were in the country. Breakfast was superb!

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Thankyou for your kind review. We would love to see you again More

Zurich, Switzerland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

We stayed for two nights at the Arapohue House in Russell. We had the room overlooking the parking area in front of the house. This was not disturbing at all as the window at the left side of the room offered a beautiful view to trees and flowers. In fact we enjoyed our afternoon fiesta (and the sunshine) at the... More

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ArapohueHouse, Owner at Arapohue House B&B, responded to this review

We love our house and garden too. The fact that we eat our own vegetables and fruit is great. Being able to share our own marmalade, fig jam, strawberry jam and tomato products pleases not only us, but our guests too! More

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Address: 9 Wellington Street, Russell 2020, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3
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