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Seaport Village

10 Chapel St | Russell, Russell, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Surrey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Russell is an expensive town, but I thought the charges here were too high for what we got. On the plus side, we were close to seafront and the receptionist was charming. However the accommodation was cramped and dated. We also backed on to the pub car park, which turned into party city at midnight every evening. Shrieking people, revving... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I have stayed in Russell many times and have always chosen Seaport Village. The manager is very friendly and helpful, the location is excellent and I think excellent value for money. Totally recommended.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We arrived at 1pm but had to wait until 1:15 for someone to turn up to check us in. Despite giving our credit card on booking and being told it would be charged immediately, the owner then told us "Nah I haven't taken payment, you have to pay now". We then had to quickly move money around as we assumed... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We booked a standard studio unit at the Seaport Village in Russell New Zealand for a stay in early January. On arrival the host very kindly upgraded us to a 2 bedroom apartment with our own balcony as we had booked in for a week. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would definitely stay again if we ever find ourselves... More 

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Whitsunday Islands, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed a wonderful two night stay in this delightfully characteristic, large, clean, self contained studio at Seaport Village. It is close to the shops, restaurants, activities and beach. I don't think we even got back into our car while we were there. The only thing missing for us was a pool but the beach is very close and... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Stayed for a couple of nights there while exploring the bay, and didn't regret it. The unit was beautiful and the whole motel is very well located, just a few meters from the wharf and beach. The host was very nice and welcoming, and e only dark spot ln this perfect picture could probably be the noise out in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We arrived in Russell at peak time at New Year. Baden at the Seaport Village was very supportive and accomodating. He came on the recommendation of locals and it was well deserved praise. We stayed in an historic cottage ,the position was quiet , we were allowed the dog outside on the veranda and Baden was always available for any... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Were made to feel welcome from the time we arrived. Stayed 4 nights over the new year period and the town was buzzing. Found all the locals were amazingly friendly and we had many offers of places to stay and boat trips next time we come back. Our host even had his own little new years eve party on the... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Stayed one Sunday night, Advance booking made Oct for Dec.2014 after reading AA Guide, various reviews and descriptions etc regarding 4 * luxury apartments & suites offered. Very disappointing vintage Studio suite cluttered with small cane table, two chairs, at foot of bed, plus two more tub chairs by the bedside tables, one lamp, another small table, old fridge freezer... More 

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Rovadrau, Manager at Seaport Village, responded to this review

Responding to the "bog standard studio suite at luxury price" by the Chins who stayed at Seaport Village for one night. On their arrival at the Seaport I received them courteously and helpfully. I had made it clear to them what was on offer in the rooms and if there was anything at all that they would like to not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

From the time we arrived for our 2 night stay till we left it was great. The manager was personable and asked if there was anything else we needed. I couldn't fault the room nice and clean with little extra touched such as the orchids picked out of the garden and displayed in our room. On leaving the Manager asked... More 

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