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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our first holidays in NZ in 2013 we already stayed at the Hananui Lodge in Russell. We loved it so much that we have been there in our second NZ-holidays in february 2015 again. Normally we don't like accommodations in towns but Russell is very pretty and quiet. Our apartment (No. 9) was both times very clean and comfortable.To... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Stayed here for a couple of nights in July, very impressed. We stayed in the waterfront one bedroom suite, and the place has everything you can possibly need - fully equipped kitchen with kettle, toaster, cutlery and crockery, tea and coffee, reasonably sized fridge, kitchen towels etc etc. Good shower, comfy bed. It was chilly outside, but with the electric... More 

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Atherton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Had a wonderful few days at Hananui. Lovely serene central setting, next to the town common. Easy walk to everything you needs from groceries, to fine dining, to pub food. Nice comfy bed, and all the amenities we needed. The rooms are well designed, and the bedroom could be closed of from the rest of the unit. We will definitely... More 

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Stayed one night (next time it will be longer) in an upstairs studio unit with views of the beach. Not the beachfront unit but just as lovely. Sun streamed in all day. Hosts were really nice, lots of local information about where to eat etc. Unit was spotless with lots of little extras. Kitchen had everything needed for a longer... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

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 May 3, 2015

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 April 28, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

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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