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Motel Russell

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   16 Matauwhi Bay Road, Russell, New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 9 Hotels in Russell
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Wellsford
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights. The unit was roomy and well equipped. Handy to Russell township and the passenger ferry to Paihia. I was impressed by the pool and the quiet setting and particularly enjoyed the Tuis. We have family living close by who visited and we prepared dinner for 5. There are plenty of plates, glasses and cutlery and a... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here 2 years ago and we're delighted with the welcome and standard. We have returned and found it even better. The units are comfortable, fully equipped and very clean. We have had 4 wonderful days and cannot thank the owners enough for all their guidance in getting the most of our visit to The Bay of Islands.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed for three nights in early November and will be returning Dec 2014. very clean and friendly,perfect Motel for the area.Hosts were very welcoming and helpful and knew the tour options very well. Definately would recommend .

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JohnMelis, Owner at Motel Russell, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for taking the time to do a review of your recent stay at Motel Russell. Making sure that our guests get to enjoy the beautiful Bay of Islands and all that the area has to offer is of great importance to us here in Motel Russell and we are glad that we were able to help you... More

Hobart, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was quite roomy with good kitchen facilities and a lounge in the main room and a well presented separate bedroom. The bathroom was fairly spacious. Free Wi-Fi allowance was generous at 2GB and we were given two access voucher so that both could gain access at the same time.

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JohnMelis, Owner at Motel Russell, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for taking the time to do a review of your recent stay at Motel Russell. We wish you well and hope you have a wonderful holiday and that we meet again one day. Thank you. More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This motel is amazing value for money and the 2 hosts were incredibly hospitable and friendly. Would highly recommend this motel. Beautiful setting and very comfortable and bed and very clean room. An easy 2-3 minute walk into the centre of town. Would definitely stay here again

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JohnMelis, Owner at Motel Russell, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to do a review of your recent stay at Motel Russell. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and that we could be of service to you. We look forward to seeing you again one day soon. Thank you. More

Atherton, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Booked two nights at Russell Motel, to continue on with our honeymoon. On arrival, we were given a friendly welcome. Unpacked. Had a shower, and went for a lovely walk into town. (Very easy walk/distance). Didn't actually end up staying the first night, due to a 'big night out' at a friends place where we did a sleepover. Arrived back... More

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Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

We arrived on spec and the service was friendly and very helpful. We know the area but some real local knowledge is always a bonus. The units are well equipped and spotlessly clean and comfortable. It wasn't an issue because the weather wasn't too hot but I did notice that there is no air conditioning in our unit. I will... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We were very pleasantly surprised when we checked into Russel Motel. After a very friendly check in where we got loads of good local advice on just about everything,we were taken to our room to be for the next two nights and were not disappointed. Clean, comfy, quiet and well fitted out. And when they say free wifi they mean... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Motel Russell and its friendly hosts John and Diane exceeded our expectations. We enjoyed this lovely private enclave of sizeable motel rooms (ours a 2 bed family unit) comfortably equipped and offering extras like an inground pool, plunger coffee, free DVD, book and games loan and unlimited advice! A perfect and welcoming place to stay for families or couples, in... More

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Brighton
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014 via mobile

Lovely rooms, friendly staff and great location. Our room was very clean and comfortable. The staff were really friendly and always willing to help re info, laundry etc. Situated in a lovely setting very quite but close to the town.

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Address: 16 Matauwhi Bay Road, Russell, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Motel Russell 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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