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Duke of Marlborough Hotel

4.0 of 5 35 The Strand, Russell 0255, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel with old world charm. One of the highlights of the island - a must visit place. They serve hot and cold food overlooking the bay. We sat outside the Hotel and just had coffee but if we returned we would consider a stay there. If you looking for a place with atmosphere this is it!

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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

World standard,this lovely old hotel is set right on a little bay that is part of the beautiful Bay of islands in New Zealand's north,fantastic location old world decor and service to match this is truly a GEM. Food in the restaurant is indeed world class,try the seafood chowder,and the slow roasted lamb shoulder I give this hotel top class... More

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Porirua, New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Were very fortunate to arrive via car ferry due to excessive weather conditions. Once settled with the traditional fish and chips meal it was all go. Enjoyed the Birdman Festival and all the effort the locals put into running it, from wok cook offs to treasure hunts it was full on fun for three days, well done

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent two nights at this delightful hotel. The rooms at the front were a little different to those on the sides however after looking at one of my friends room it is safe to say there are all pretty good. All the staff (reception, bars, housekeeping, restaurant) were really friendly, down to earth and looked as if they were enjoying... More

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Berlin, Germany
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a wonderful opportunity to stay at the Duke after several great dinners enjoyed there on previous trips to Russell. Bed was super comfy, room was great with a touch of old-school decor to reflect the rest of the hotel's interior. I love how much attention has been paid to try and preserve the heritage of this building and... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a busy Friday night and we had no reservations. The place was packed but we could have a drink at the bar. Staff was nice and friendly. We had mains and sides. My twice cooked chicken was good, the vegetarian risotto was great. Mac n cheese for kids was ok. The Waldorf slaw was yummy however the cauliflower... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An absolutely brilliant little treasure in lovely Russell. I can only give my warmest recommendations for this hotel and its amazing restaurant. It's old fashioned in a very good way and if nothing else, the sunsets from the deck is spectacular. You will not regret a stay here.

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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90 reviews 90 reviews
43 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed here for 2 nights upstairs in a waterfront room, wonderful views across the bay and full sun. Bed was comfy and the restaurant meals were A1, staff were very obliging to my gluten free needs, would always stay here in the bay, well done

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Whangarei, New Zealand
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just had the best nights stay in ages. We spent the night at the Duke of Marlborough Hotel. The staff were all very friendly and helpfull. The hotel room was excellent. We had a standard room which was of a very high standard. The bed was really comfortable. Our meal was excellent. We had the lamb for two,... More

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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at The Duke for our honeymoon. We got the honeymoon package and were delighted with what we got. We had the most yummy chocolates from a local chocolate shop (Newport Chocolates - a must visit if heading to Russell, especially the hot chocolate), a lovely bottle of wine and two main meals at the restaurant downstairs. The view... More

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Address: 35 The Strand, Russell 0255, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Duke of Marlborough Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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Duke Of Marlborough Russell
Duke Of Marlborough Hotel Russell, New Zealand - Bay Of Islands

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