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Hananui Lodge Motel

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4 York Street | P O Box 16, Russell 0242, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 9 Hotels in Russell
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Hananui Lodge for the weekend from 22nd - 24th May 2015. 5 Couples, we rented 5 seperate Apartments, all were spotlessly clean, everything you could need was provided, including a clean BBQ, which we used for Breakfast for all one morning. The Linen and Towels were of the best quality, we were even phoned to ask if we... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given an ocean front lower level apartment and couldn't have been happier. The unit itself was well equipped, newly renovated and was very comfortable. The icing on the cake was the location, which was right on the beach. One minute walk brought you to the edge of the beach. It's handy for the centre of Russell, the pier... More 

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Portsmouth
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20 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The description on 'Booking' doesn't do this place justice....the space,position and facilities are great. My one bedroom apartment had a lovely patio with the sound of waves lapping on the shore, every convenience ( full size cooker,fridge, microwave, iron, free use of hot tub room etc) shower room with lots of towels and very helpful owners. The perfect spot in... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were in Russell for 3 nights and loved it here. Great location and price. We rented the apartment and it was so nice to have some extra room after being in hotels. Free wifi and garage parking. Super nice and helpful owners. Would highly recommend

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of 12 of us went up to Russell for the ANZAC celebrations. Some veterans amongst us and some Veterans wives whose spouses have past on. Two 91 year old, One 88 one 83 and then all of the rest of us a varying younger ages, What a wonderful experience from the time we arrived till the time we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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37 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights in one of the waterfront apartments. It was clean and had everything we needed. The view was wonderful, with the Pohutukawa trees in flower and the boats in the harbour coming and going. The beds were very comfortable. There was a little supermarket nearby, and also a nice bakery. All the restaurants and the ferry... More 

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sydney australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
23 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We didn't have a booking and were lucky to get a waterfront apartment for one night. Then John and Rongo moved us upstairs, still with a waterfront view, and we spent another 2 nights at delightful Hananui Lodge! It was just divine. The first night the sunset was spectacular - oranges, golds, reds - perfect. If you like fishing John... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

What a fabulous stay, we had a apartment which was immaculate and really well equipped with cooking facilities, a nice deck and such a great location, we could walk to everything, nice and quiet, very comfortable, would not go any where else if we stay in russell again, Thank you Hananui

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This friendly, family-run motel has a prime location on the sea front. We had one of the two prime apartments looking out onto the sea - 20 or so metres from our lounge window. We felt the location of these rooms worth the premium price. We were on the ground floor but would recommend one of the two first floor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We (family of four, son 8, daughter 7) stayed three nights over Easter and we weren't disappointed. The location is amazing, we had room 6 which was street level but with the beach right on our doorstep. It's minutes walk from the main restaurants found on The Strand. John (the owner) was extremely friendly and helpful. On arrival he provided... More 

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