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Duke of Marlborough Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   35 The Strand, Russell 0255, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We just had a lovely weekend staying there due to our friends wedding being held there. After the first night of staying in a lovely room I was experiencing a lot of back pain obviously needing a far firmer bed. My husband mentioned this to one of the staff and they immediately moved us to another lovely room. Thanks so... More

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Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel with lots of charme. Very clean and very good service. Directly at the waterfront. Sufficient parking availabilty in the back. Nice breakfast and amazing dinner!!! The rooms were a little small but it was still ok

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took advantage of the Duke "Dinner, bed & Breakfast" offer - as we wanted a wee getaway from busy Auckland life. What an amazing deal - The waterfront room is considered the best in the house and it did not disappoint at all. Stunning views over the water, a super king size bed with beautiful linen, seperate bathroom with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff are always so efficient and friendly. Location, location, locatio n! Fab food lunch and di ber but option for cooked breakfast would be good. Otherwise can not be faulted. Rooms are a bit noisy but comfortable. A longer cord on the electric cord would be good as hard to plug it into to a power point!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Duke offers so much history and character; we are so glad friends recommended it! We paid extra for an oceanfront room and I strongly recommend that if it's in your budget. Friends that we met while staying there were not as happy with their standard (non view) rooms but I never saw them so I can't comment. Ours was... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are doing a roadie of the north of the north island. Having heard that Russell was a worthwhile destination. We just drove into the car park on the off chance, we walked around the corner and 'Wow', what a place. It is winter and mid week which means that there is probably going to be plenty of room. We... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at 'The Duke' three nights which included our 45th wedding anniversary. We had done the same thing on our 40th but this time was much improved. Now much nicer atmosphere and the staff were all great too. Loved the food and overall had a lovely break. Many thanks to management and staff for making it SPECIAL. Cheers !!! Sue... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully renovated historic accommodation in a great location. Friendly and helpful staff. Very clean and tidy. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay the only things I would say is it Would be nice to have wine glasses provided in rooms and also to have a bigger bed than a queen at a hotel. Other than two very small suggestions we would definitely... More

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Kerikeri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The warm welcome was just the start of an amazing stay. We were indeed fortunate to time our visit with a jazz afternoon in the lounge. A great concert in wonderful surroundings. The views over the water to Paihia would be hard to beat, dinner that evening in the handsome dining room was excellent and our room was very comfortable.... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We had a long weekend break and loved it. Great food, superb character and amazing staff. We had such a relaxing time & a waterfront room just makes the stay that much better. Russell is such a great little place to visit & The Duke makes the stay complete.

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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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