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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
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked late and got a room for two just in the annex at rear, not disappointed, tidy, clean, well equipped in fact immaculate. Not a single thing to even improve on, great setup. Will be back with boat and family. Thank you John and Rongo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A most beautiful, well appointed, modern and immaculately clean accommodation, with balcony views over the park and the bay. Hosts were extremely helpful with suggestions of trips and even booked them for us. They gave us maps and suggested walks as well. Close to all restaurants and bars, just a fabulous destination in the Bay of Islands.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here with our 2 children for 5 nights and loved every minute. Spotlessly clean and well equipped accommodation with the most breathtaking view to greet us every morning. We had apartment 6 which was on the ground floor and gave the boys space to run around while we sat back and watched them. Hananui lodge is perfectly situated... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights here at the end of our wonderful holiday in New Zealand. We had planned this as our chill time before heading back to the UK. We couldn't have chosen a better place either in Russell of Hananui Lodge. We arrived way too early and our room was not ready so John sent us off for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful four nights. The view was spectacular. The hotel staff were very helpful. Definitely ask for an ocean view so you can fully appreciate the location. For a price you have access to the washer and dryer. We always pack very light and this feature was a bonus.

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