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Villa Russell

4.0 of 5
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2 Little Queen St Russell, Russell 0202, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Although the winter weather was a bit chilly, the accomodations at the Villa Russell were warm and toasty, especially the heated bathroom floor. Sue and Stephen not only provided a perfect start to our day with a choice of hot or cold breakfast but also good conversation and tips for our travel around the Bay of Islands. The accomodations had... More 

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Birmingham UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

A great place to stay - fabulous rooms, beds and location. Service and breakfast was out of this world - cereal, fruit and cooked breakfast with toast. The owners are great in striking a balance between helpful and not too intrusive...just right. If you are in any doubt book to stay here ...nowhere else compares.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

After a busy year we decided on a get away to beautiful Russell and being hosted by Sue & Stephen was such a blessing for our family. From the outset nothing was too much trouble from the delicious breakfasts delivered each morning with a smile to the incredible day out sailing! Welcoming, friendly, knowledgable with beautiful accommodation and surroundings...we look... More 

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hereford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

There can be no better place to stay in Russell (or anywhere else) than this lovely B & B. The whole experience was delightful. Our room was gorgeous, with wonderful views, very comfortable bed, a balcony where we had fantastic breakfasts. The hosts cannot do enough to make your stay a good one - very friendly and welcoming with lots... More 

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Sue W, Owner at Villa Russell, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review - we love having you visit with us and look forward to your return some day. We hope the rest of your journey went well. More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I decided to visit Russell in the midst of autumn in the Bay of Islands. Despite the cooler weather the town was busy preparing for ANZAC day with a warm hospitality that was only overshadowed by that given to me when I arrived at Villa Russell B&B. Villa Russell is located a short fifteen minute walk from the Russell pier... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

While in NZ visiting family, Villa Russell was booked for us by NZ friends. We had two nights at this wonderful B&B. The property is lovely, the hosts are perfect, the view from our room was amazing, breakfast was delicious and served on the balcony outside our room, our room was incredibly spacious and clean, the location is stunning and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We were recommended Vila Russell by a friend who had recently stayed here. Su and Steve were good hosts and we were made to feel welcome right fro the outset. There are two rooms set in their own annexe, both of which have views out over the bay which is quite stunning. The rooms are large measuring 5 metres x... More 

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Henley on Thames
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I came here on the recommendation of the information place on the pier. I asked for a room with a view and was not disappointed. Villa Russell is slightly up the hill from the front - but still only a very short walk - and as a result the views of the whole bay from the rooms are little short... More 

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Okehampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

This was one of those times when we were really glad that we just took a chance and knocked on Sue and Steves door. They were great, the room was fabulous with a fantastic view from our balcony, on which a feast of a breakfast was served each morning at a time to suit us. With the added opportunity of... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Our first visit to the bay islands and we sure got lucky. Asked for a recommendation from the nicest hotel in Russell and the concierge recommended that we stay with Steven and Sue. They were great and their home beautiful. They were accommodating, friendly and full of information and tales of the history of Russell. The converted front parlor suite... More 

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