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Hananui Lodge Motel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4 York Street | P O Box 16, Russell 0242, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 9 Hotels in Russell
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Norfolk Island, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Reach the lodge all weary from a very long, winding drive and was greeted with friendly owners, and a clean beautiful, and spacious room. Bathroom was big with plenty of space and would have used the complimentary spa if wasn't too weary from the drive.

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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow. . we loved this place. Our first time staying here and spent 5 nights. . the room was great 1 bedroom unit with a great view out onto park between lodge and town hall and views of the harbor. Its a great location just minutes walk from anything and the hospitality is great friendly helpful nothing is a problem...and... More

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North Shore, Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed in the 2 upper level waterfront units at Hananui Lodge and absolutely loved it. The sound of the waves lapping on the beach, the seagulls, the tuis in the pohutukawa, the sunset...beautiful. The history of Russell is always interesting too - hard to believe it was once called the 'hellhole of the Pacific'! (in the 1800s) The... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

i highly recommend this accomodation to couples or families. My husband and I stayed here for three nights and had a wonderful time. The accomodation is simple but very tasteful and comfortable. 100% rating from Rongo and John for their customer service. They could not do enough for us and were extremely friendly with always a smile on their faces.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Our group of five middle-aged ladies booked a night at Hananui Lodge in Russell. A warm welcome on arrival with an overview of the best things to see in town (including watering holes which we confessed would play a big part in the weekend). Our unit, no. 6, was ground floor on the water front - what a view. Absolutely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My partner and I stayed here for a weekend, and found the entire experience wonderful. John and Rongo were excellent hosts who were very welcoming and willing to tell us everything we needed to know about the hotel and the area. The rooms were very modern and seemed to be recently upgraded. We had a small apartment unit, and the... More

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Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Stayed here for three nights. Owners John Nad Ronny couldn't have been more helpful. Our one bedroom unit was clean bright and had all we needed. Not the newest around, but spotless,and in a perfect position. Russell itself was a great small town to stay in with all the facilities you would need as all tours into the Bay of... More

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27 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

With a few small, extra touches, like newer towels, this place would be excellent. It is clean, very well appointed for the price, with free wifi and spa use. It's location is great, and the owners very friendly and helpful. Our room (7) had a fairly good view of the sea, and the square, and was spacious, with a generous... More

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Paraparaumu Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This place has got to be one of the best motels in the country. The location is perfect:- Out the unit door, and you are on the beach. Just wander around this delightful little town, and take a ferry ride across the bay to Paihia for a wander around the shops there. The unit was so clean, easy to use,... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Thanks to all previous Hananui Lodge guests who posted their Russell reviews on Tripadvisor and to other Russell researchers - you will not be disappointed in Hananui Lodge water front units. Our four day Easter break @ Hananui Lodge could only have been bettered by a seven night one in this beautiful spot in the Bay of Islands. A fishing... More

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Address: 4 York Street | P O Box 16, Russell 0242, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hananui Lodge Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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