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Russell Cottages

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16 Chapel Street, Russell 0255, 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 5 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed in a 3 bedroom cottage and one thing we noticed was that perhaps the foundation in our particular cottage was starting to un-level. Noticeable enough when standing and when placing cylindrical things on the floor - would roll to one side. Not a huge deal so long as building meets safety standards! (perhaps it has been remediated by now!).... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently had a family holiday at russell cottages and we extremely disappointed with our stay as it was totally unsuitable for our young child. The apartments do not have any air conditioning for the warmer weather and to cool the apartment down you need to have the windows and doors open. However the windows and doors do not have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Clean, friendly and well-run from everything we saw. We only stayed for two nights but could definitely have extended our stay. Well-located, spacious and well laid out. We had a few questions and (arguably) fussy requests which the concierge was very happy to deal with for us. The area is just fantastic - with the sleepy relaxed village of Russell... More 

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Russell is a lovely village in the bay of islands, at Russell cottages are a great place to stay We arrived late after driving from Auckland, and the reception was closed, and the room key was left in an envelope We booked a one bed cottage, and hot a 4 bed, however the three upstairs bedrooms were locked. The cottage... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The Russell Cottages were the perfect place to stay, good amenities (small pool & Jacuzzi), walk to the strip with restaurants, cafes, bars and galleries. The 4 bedroom was great with 1 king on the main floor with an attached bathroom, 2 queen rooms upstairs + 1 room with 2 twins. There are also 2 bathrooms on the top floor.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

My cottage was very spacious, kitchen well appointed, huge bed (2 king singles pushed together) and was a five min walk from the Russel ferry. The concierge/receptionist was very friendly and helpful. On the negative side, the plug in the bathroom vanity stuck every time it was used, the bathroom/laundry/ access was badly designed and very cramped, the door from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a 4 bedroom. The rooms are very nice and there is a full kitchen. The layout of the resort is great. There is a very good pool and bbq facilities plus a kids playground. We will definitely be going back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

There was 8 of us staying in a 3 bed house, this included twin newborns. The house was extremely spacious, clean and comfortable. The furnishings were luxury and you really felt you were staying in a home. The pool area was great fro the kids and we had so much fun staying here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We spent four nights at Russell Cottages over New Years 2014/15 and really enjoyed our stay there. We stayed in a 3 bedroom unit in the complex in a group of 6 and the facilities were more than adequate for our needs. Note for the complex management though - some bigger cooking pots and a cutting board would be worthwhile... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We enjoyed our stay very much. The accommodation was modern, clean and spacious. My husband was travelling for work during this holiday and needed a moderately reliable internet. Sadly this was a real issue as the Internet was extremely poor. Very patchy and weak. The staff tried to help but with little success. If you wanted anything more than read... More 

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