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Russell --Orongo Bay Holiday Park

4.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   5960 Russell Road, Russell, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014
hutey2014 Long Beach, California
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Long Beach, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My husband and I stayed for one night with our two dogs. The property is beautiful. The room, bathrooms and kitchen were very clean. The common area was well maintained. You do have to bring your own kitchen materials - pots, pans, plates etc. Overall, we enjoyed our stay.

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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Spent one night in our campervan at Orongo. Was at the end of season so we were allowed our pick of the sites. The staff were very friendly and keen to impart local knowledge of Russell. Clean showers and toilets. Large and tidy kitchen, with nearby barbecue facilities. Close to the Russell ferry. Hens and ducks roam the camp and... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We loved our eco cabin, comfortable bed with a shower better than I have at home. It provided everything we needed for a private quiet night - fridge, microwave, wine glasses, etc. Best of all it was magic sitting on the deck at night listening to the surrounding wildlife - stunning! It's a short drive from the ferry and Russell.... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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73 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Very avg holiday park with small rooms, with only beds and a mini frigde!. May be for alcoholics. you have to get yr linen and cutlery or rent them. good bust location but not well kept. toliets/ bathroom together and was stinking of piss.its midway between car ferry terminal and town. Can do much much better.......

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happycamperRussell, Owner at Russell --Orongo Bay Holiday Park, responded to this review

We are sorry that you you did not enjoy your stay in our budget room during Easter. The room you chose was our cheapest costing $134.20 or $26.84 per adult as there were 5 adults in your family in our 20 square metre budget room. This price is considerably cheaper than dorm beds in a backpackers over Easter. In your... More

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

On the website the holiday park looks amazing and it sure does look amazing in real life too. However, we enquired in advance about the Tipi's that they have on offer to stay in. It says online that they are $60 a night which seemed okay for a 'different' kind of camping experience. When we rang they then told us... More

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happycamperRussell, Owner at Russell --Orongo Bay Holiday Park, responded to this review

We are sorry if you were bitten by an insect. A tipi stay is a form of camping and there is a lot of insect life within the native bush of New Zealand. Many of the insects provide food to our abundant birdlife. A torch and insect repellent we recommend as useful - particularly if you are allergic to insect... More

Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We stayed for two nights at this convenient and very good campsite. Free hot water showers, all the facilities you could possibly need in a clean and friendly environment. Thoroughly recommend trying this out.

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Picton, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The staff here were just fabulous, with their local knowledge and personal touch in ensuring that our stay enjoyable. They happily booked our tours and gave some great suggestions that we took on board. We stayed in a cabin which suited us perfectly and the amenities where always clean and spotless. Thank you Angela & Anne for such a great... More

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NZ Northland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We had a self contained tourist flat, it was clean and comfortable. The lady at checkin was helpful and pleasant. The kids loved the pool, the play park was for older children and were really high. Kids also loved the ducks hens and wekas. It was nothing flash but suited our needs well. Thanks

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Hibiscus coast
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

Our accommodation choice was made by relations due to Orongo Parks close proximity to the venue we were attending a wedding at. OMG, we weren't prepared for the basic facilities ... Our 'box' didn't have an ensuite so the thought of trotting over to a shared toilet and shower block nearly sent me into a spin! The bed is an... More

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happycamperRussell, Owner at Russell --Orongo Bay Holiday Park, responded to this review

We are sorry our holiday park didn't meet your standards. We offer clean, affordable accommodation at a range of pricepoints in an attractive setting with lots of native birdlife. We do offer self contained accommodation, however this was fully booked prior to your arrival. Therefore we unfortunately were not able to upgrade you to self contained accommodation. All our accommodation... More

Auckland, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This was a good standard cabin; it seemed a little expensive compared to other similar places but this was probably becuase of proximity to Russell, a tourist hotspot. The receptionist was very helpful and informative which we appreciated.

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Address: 5960 Russell Road, Russell, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
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Hotel Class:4 star — Russell --Orongo Bay Holiday Park 4*
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Affordable accommodation options in a picturesque setting with abundant bird life, including kiwis and wekas. From privately situated fully self contained bungalows through to cabins for families and couples, the accommodation at this award winning Holiday Park features decks to make the most of the relaxed indoor/outdoor living opportunities of a sunny climate. Choose your own spacious powered or unpowered camp site and enjoy facilities which include a swimming pool, playground, outdoor games, fish smokehouse, BBQ areas, campfire, a free information and cruise/tour booking service and free boat parking. An enviro gold and four star Holiday Park and a central base from which you can explore Russell and the Bay of Islands. Adjacent to the Russell walkway and the Bay of Islands Full Circle Day Walk. Conveniently located to the Cape Brett Track, Te Araroa and the Kawakawa/Kaikohe rail trail. ... more   less 
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