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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 #3 of 9 Hotels in Russell
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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Ballarat, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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51 reviews 51 reviews
39 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Stayed with the family (total 2 adults and 2 boys) at the Hananui for 3 nights in the second half of March 2014. The accommodation (we had a family suite on the second floor facing the Bay) was good with all the standard facilities (incl. unlimited WiFi) and amenities. Impeccable condition and well maintained. The location is fantastic with a)... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We were lucky enough to spend three nights here in a sea view unit and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The unit was beautifully furnished, in great condition & scrupulously tidy. The owners John & Rongo were friendly & helpful and we loved the kayaks and spa. The comfortable accommodation, stunning view and proximity to the main restaurants and wharf made... More

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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 hotel reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

After two months touring, five nights in Russell's Hananui Lodge was a perfect close to our trip. It was centrally located, clean, spacious and well-maintained, with a well-equipped kitchen and an exceptionally comfortable bed. Simple things like the comfortable reading chairs and lots of space in the bathroom for cosmetic bags make a unit feel so much more homey! John... More

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London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights in the 2 room apartment. It is a great location and well equipped apartment, not the cheapest, but probably the best of our trip. John and Rongo are fab. John was extremely helpful on our arrival and with no bias helped us plan places to see, eat and visit. Anyone going to Russell.. book here!

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Carlisle, Cumbria.
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59 reviews 59 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 8 nights in one of the Hananui Lodge apartments, which was ideally located on York street across from the main lodge. It was a top floor apartment which was very well appointed with a balcony overlooking the Main Street and Local Museum. Complete with fully fitted kitchen, comfortable lounge area, king size bed and air conditioning, we... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Beautiful accommodation and impeccable service. We stayed in a one bedroom apartment which was just lovely, a great size and so clean. John and Rongo were so helpful and welcoming, we couldn't of asked for more. The rooms are serviced every day. I would highly recommend staying here, you won't be disappointed! !

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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*
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