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Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park

Certificate of Excellence
1 James Street, Russell, Russell 0202, New Zealand
Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing thank you to Susan. We normally stay at 5 star hotels and only do campervans around New Zealand, she is one of the most attentive "concierge" a few days before our arrival booking a yachting experience for us promptly. This was our 5th stay and as always she looked after us. Going the extra mile to look up... More 

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bonyface, Front Office Manager at Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi James and Sam Thank you so much for the absolutely fabulous review. You really made our day. As always, we really enjoy having you stay with us and we value your appreciation of Russell and New Zealand - it was great to hear that you considered New Zealand to be like your second home. Thanks again for the wonderful... More 

Truro, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Immaculately kept, quiet site in an excellent location. We came for one night and like Russell so much we stayed for three. The site itself and the excellent facilities are immaculately maintained. We paid for one of the elevated sites to get the view over the town and harbour. The pitches themselves are not big but are well laid out.... More 

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bonyface, Owner at Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review. It was wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us in Russell so much that you extended your stay to three nights. We look forward to having you stay with us again. More 

VT
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We were a group of 9: we had one camper site and a cabin. This is sadly one of the few reviews I am not happy to write. We stayed two nights and they were enjoyable for the most part. The campgrounds were beautiful; we paid for an elevated site with a view, had we taken a site in the... More 

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bonyface, Owner at Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your online review and feedback. We were disappointed to learn that your stay with us did not live up to your expectations and would like to take this opportunity to respond to the expressions of dissatisfaction raised. Firstly, we wish to clarify that our park is best suited to families, walkers and well supervised groups who enjoy... More 

Hastings, New Zealand
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123 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Options for where to park and 'up top' has beautiful views. Good kitchen facilities, showers etc. Well maintained facilities and grounds and it was great to be able to park the motorhome and walk into Russell for a meal and back again. Loved the wekas in the bush surrounding the park.

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bonyface, Owner at Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for the fantastic review. It was great to hear you enjoyed the weka's, views, convenient location and the facilities at our Holiday Park. More 

Bonn, Germany
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76 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I'll admit it - I am a bit of a snob, and was wary about staying in a Holiday Park (something I would never do in the US!) But when we found ourselves rolling into Russell during peak season without rezzies, we didn't have much choice. What a pleasant surprise! The entire facility is absolutely beautifully maintained. The location is... More 

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bonyface, Owner at Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for the fabulous review. It was great to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our Holiday Park so much that you decided to stay at TOP 10 parks throughout New Zealand as a result. We hope to have you stay with us again some time. More 

Sydney
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25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Parallel parking meant the whole length of our camper had views. We loved seeing the ships coming and going and the sunset over the hills. We moved from one spot to a shadier one and the staff happily obliged. A short walk to the village and wharf.

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bonyface, Owner at Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful feedback. It was great to hear that you enjoyed the views and sunset from your Deluxe Powered Campervan Site and great recommendation. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Our First trip up past Auckland, loved it.. We met up with family visiting from the UK and stayed in a two bedroom unit there were 5 of us in total and the unit was a nice size although we did all comment on how narrow the bathroom and shower cubicle was, other than this small annoyance we were all... More 

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bonyface, Owner at Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and lovely comments about the cleanliness and helpful staff at reception. We hope to have you stay with us again. More 

Malua Bay, Australia
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148 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We stayed here last night (30/1) in our rented Britz mobile home. The whole Park is lovely. Bathrooms, toilets and laundry are spotless. Staff were very helpful and friendly. One downer for me was no mobile telephone connection, but that is not the Parks fault. The town is very pretty. We would stay here again.

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bonyface, Owner at Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was great hear that you found our park to be spotless and our staff helpful and friendly. Regarding the mobile connection, Russell and our holiday park have good cellphone coverage, with both Telecom and Vodafone receivers in the area. If you were experiencing issues we would suggest contacting your service provider. Once again, thank... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

We hired a modern family unit so enjoyed plenty of lounge and kitchen space. The sea view was from the lounge and bedroom and it filled the window looking west to beautiful sunsets. The deck doesn't have a sea view like the other motel units but the trade off is that it is secluded by shrubs and you can be... More 

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bonyface, Owner at Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review. We enjoyed having you stay with us. We also appreciate you sharing the 'tip' about the benefits of joining the TOP 10 Club and all the local benefits you receive as well. We look forward to having you stay with us again. More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights in a lodge with a kitchenette. Slight criticism is that the lodges are not detached and ours was one of 4 in a terrace, so your stay will be in the hands of your neighbours depending how noisy they are although we didn't have any major problems. The entrance to the 4 lodges is... More 

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bonyface, Owner at Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide a review of your stay with us. We are sorry to hear that your stay with us did not live up to your expectations due to the noise you experienced from the neighbouring cabins. This is not always the case and we would like to think our guests will consider the comfort... More 

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