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Russell Cottages

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   16 Chapel Street, Russell 0255, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 9 hotels in Russell
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akers1234 Auckland, New Zealand
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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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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just had a great weekend away at the cottages, just two of us stayed in No 3, lots of room, really clean and felt like home. This place would be great for a family or group of friends, we will be back with our new baby. Staff and really friendly and helpful, the cottage had everything we needed, cooked a... More

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very well appointed and spacious, plus only a couple of minutes walk from the water's edge. Would be a bit pricey at full price in summer but probably worth it for a family. Only reason I give 4 stars instead of 5 is because it lacks a view. That wasn't a drawback in our case really as we checked in... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a brilliant find - thanks to trip advisor. We had booked into a hotel in Waitangi and were very disappointed - so had walked out. We took the car ferry to Russell and loved the feel of the village - so checked out trip advisor, as we had no where to stay. In top place was Russell Cottages... More

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed with family friends and it was the perfect spot for both teenagers and adults alike due to its location. We loved the fact that we could walk to dinner or for a coffee as there were plenty of options nearby. The accommodation was perfect for two families.

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

My wife and 15-month old stayed here and thoroughly enjoyed our time in Russell. The accommodation was clean and location perfect, however our particular cottage (14) had a leaning floor which resulted in all of my sons toys rolling to one corner of the cottage and many of the doors not aligning or closing correctly. Other than this strange oddity... More

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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

These self-contained cottages just five minutes walk from Russell Wharf are an ideal base for a Bay of Islands holiday. The cottages are three and four bedroom - though they can be rented as one or two bedroom - they just lock off however many bedrooms. Our three-bedroom cottage was about 110 square metres - plenty of space - the... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

My hubby and I stayed here for 4 nights for a quiet getaway minus children. It was exactly as I expected having read the other reviews on tripadvisor. We stayed in a 1 bed cottage. All the cottages have up to 4 bedrooms so if you book a 1 bed then the other rooms are locked. Check in was straightforward... More

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We spent our wedding anniversary in pretty Russell and booked a 2 bedroom cottage (we like lots of space). The 3rd bedroom was locked off, but we had the master with ensuite, a 2nd dbl bedroom and a bathroom, all uptstairs. Downstairs was a laundry (with another toilet) and a spacious open plan kitchen, dining, living area. 2 sets of... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This review is a little late but I thought better late than never....We stayed at the Russell Cottages in January 2014. There were 2 families and we stayed in the 4 bedroom cottage which was perfect for us. It was clean, well appointed, service was great and central to everything in Russel...which I need to add is a beautiful seaside... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We stayed here for four nights, at last minute after our resort location in Paihia fell through. We asked for a 2-person rate and paid $150 per night, they closed off the second level and we did not pay for any room services. Great value. We stayed in house #12 and would recommend it. The cottages were located close to... More

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Address: 16 Chapel Street, Russell 0255, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Russell Cottages 5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
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Built from traditional timber weather board, the three and four bedroom cottages have solid timber floors, raked timber ceilings and are fully appointed to a very high standard. Sold as 1 & 2 bedroom cottages as well as 3 & 4 bedroom, Russell Cottages has accommodation to suit all, from couples and honeymooners to families and groups, up to 8 can sleep in one cottage. Space to work, to entertain, to relax, and to host family and friends. ... more   less 
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