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Ounuwhao Harding House

4.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   16 Hope Ave | Matauwhi Bay, Russell, New Zealand
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Ranked #5 of 21 Russell B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We had a wonderful time staying with Marilyn and Lee. Lovely room with a great outdoor room to read in. Nothing was too much trouble, with breakfasts that kept you full for much of the day..... Russell is a delightful place to stay. We had a view of the sea, which changed constantly according to the weather, which was great... More

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Owen Sound, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Four of us from Canada and the UK were warmly welcomed by Marilyn at Ounuwhao Harding House in February 2014. We had the great pleasure of staying in Calvert Cottage which has a large well equipped kitchen, two bedrooms, two baths, laundry, living room, dining room and sun porch as well as a washing machine. The fabulous quilts throughout the... More

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Beamsville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We recently stayed with Marilyn Feb. 14 , 2014 and had a most pleasant stay. Although Marilyn was not well for part of our stay, her husband proved to be very handy in the kitchen. Marilyn provided us with very comfortable accommodation, excellent food and interesting conversation all in a period house. The location provides a nice walk after a... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

A beautiful Victorian period house with kauri floors and beautiful patchwork quilts, cushions, embroidered towels. Our bedroom was large with easy chairs and the bathroom is also large with a shower and claw foot bath and lovely touches such as flowers and chocolates in the room. Marilyn was a great host and cooked amazing breakfasts and provided a yummy afternoon... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Ounuwhao Harding House is a delightful B & B. Its history is amazing and it kauri interior is beautiful. Marilyn and Lee are fabulous hosts. They provide fascinating facts and gourmet breakfasts. We highly recommend this B & B.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

My husband treated me to a 2 night stay here...he forgot about arranging childcare for our 4+6 yr olds!! Marilyn was great, let us book Calvert cottage ( 2-3 bedrooms) for 2 nights for $100 extra rather than the 1 room originally paid for. Stunningly quaint, unique touches to this gorgeous " back in time" cottage!! Tv, CD player/ radio,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

If you are into historical buildings this is a must it has been restored to its former glory. It would be one of the finest Victorian period NZ villas I have been into and what a privilege to be able to stay here and experience it to the full. For overseas visitor it is a must see. Marilyn is a... More

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36 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Just outside Russell, about 12 mins walk to the centre with restaurants etc. very welcoming, excellent breakfast, spotlessly clean. Free parking and Wifi. The rooms are traditionally furnished with all toiletries, guest lounge with coffee making facilities, guest fridge and range of beverages available for purchase.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We had an excellent time in Russell, Marylinn at Ounuwhao really is an expert at B&B experiences for young, and old. I highly recommend this place on anyone's list of must hit B&B's. The breakfast is truly gourmet, the cats are snuggly and the house is warm and inviting. 10/10.

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Auckland, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

This is the very first B&B we have ever stayed at. Beautiful old villa superbly decorated. Great quiet and peaceful location with a very easy stroll into Russell. Hosts were wonderful and the breakfasts superb. Would definitely recommend and certainly hope to return.

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Address: 16 Hope Ave | Matauwhi Bay, Russell, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ounuwhao Harding House 4.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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