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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lorraine and Peter are wonderful hosts! The lodge is beautiful and the views are magnificent. The before dinner drinks with Lorraine and Peter were very fun with lively conversation. The bed in our room was quite firm, so if you are used to a softer bed, you might be surprised. I slept well though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely location with balcony overlooking the bay.Well equipped rooms.The hosts make this an outstanding place to stay.We met many excellent hosts in our trip around wonderful New Zealand but Peter and Lorraine take first place for their professionalism and friendliness.The evening drinks reception for guests is a great way to meet other travelers and Peters free chauffeur service back from... More 

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and for taking valuable time in this busy world to post this most welcome review for us, much appreciated. More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This is a very very good choice for your stay in Russell. Our room was lovely and clean, with a fantastic view. We were really comfortable, and it is a very short walk into town or to the beach. Peter and Lorraine are the most fantastic hosts, and made us feel so welcome. Make sure you go to the brilliant... More 

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Heather, thank you for taking the time from what I know is a very busy life, to post this great review for Bellrock Lodge, it is much appreciated and welcome. Peter and I really enjoy the pre-dinner drinks/snacks, it is such a relaxed time to get to know a bit more about each other and we have a lot of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The room had a lovely view and was very clean and comfortable and serviced daily. The location was fantastic up the hill to give you the view. The walk to the property is a bit steep up the driveway but not very long. We had no trouble with this and enjoyed being a little bit away from the main street.... More 

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Sharnie, thank you and Kel for choosing to stay at Bellrock Lodge, thank you also for the lovely review, much appreciated. If you think our winter sunsets are spectacular, wait till summer when they are directly in front of Bellrock Lodge, they are just amazing and each night it is different. Take care and our very best wishes. More 

Saint Maries, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Peter and Lorraine were most gracious in receiving us. Their happy hour with other guests was wonderful, allowing us to meet other travelers as well as hear of Peter and Lorraine's journey from South Africa to New Zealand. The views of the water from the rooms are spectacular Would stay again in a heartbeat!

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Steven, thank you for taking the time to post this welcome review for us and choosing to stay at Bellrock Lodge. As you have mentioned, we have certainly been blessed with the great view that Bellrock Lodge can share with our guests. Our very best wishes to both of you More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely lovely location. Great B and B. It was the perfect start to our honeymoon. Very clean and comfortable with great views. Peter and Lorraine couldn't have been more accommodating. I recommend staying here.

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

We always feel privileged when guests who are on honeymoon choose to come stay at Bellrock Lodge. It is one holiday when you are really fussy about where you stay and you are hoping to make happy memories, so thank you both for thinking Bellrock Lodge could fall into that category. Thank you for the valued review. Neill, we wish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Two couples stayed at Bellrock Lodge for two nights on a brief visit to the Bay of Islands. Peter and Lorraine were gracious hosts and treated us all as though we were guests in there home (which of course we were)! Everything is provided that you would expect or need, including a chance to share a cocktail hour with a... More 

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Bill, thank you for taking the time to post this welcome review. We always tell our guests the pre-dinner drinks are for our benefit, it is a great way for us to get to know a little bit about our guests, so we are pleased that you enjoyed the get together as well. Thanks again. More 

billericay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Fantastic stay here in March on a round the world trip, so only just arrived back in U.K. What can I say other than superb room complete with everything you need, fantastic views from our private balcony coupled with marvellous hosts. Delightful situation close to all of Russell's facilities. Peter and Lorraine make you feel really welcome and go out... More 

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Phill and Rosemary, Glad you are back home safe and sound. Thank you for posting the above review, it is most appreciated and welcome. It was great having you stay and you were certainly good company, would love to have you stay again. More 

Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

What a view! You will love your time at Bellrock Lodge! You might ask why, so let me tell you why. Lorraine and Peter are superb hosts, the invite to drinks and nibbles with them on the second night was really enjoyable and you get a taste of the flavours of the bay. The apartment has everything you would ask... More 

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for taking time out of your precious holiday time to post this welcome review for us, much appreciated. You are certainly having a great time in NZ and we wish you safe travels on your long holiday. We wish you both the very best of luck with your new endeavours once you get back home.... More 

Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

The Room was immaculately clean, modern and everything you need and more is provided. The lovely owners greet you and make you feel right at home. For a bed and breakfast it is very private. We loved our weekend stay here, would highly recommend to anyone wanting a break away. Thank you, Lou & Malcolm

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Lou, thank you for taking the time to post this most welcome review. We certainly enjoyed your and Malcolm's company. More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For the best views in Russell come to Bellrock Lodge. We are on the hill overlooking the bay and the lovely village of Russell. The village and wharf are only a 5 min stroll away. At Bellrock you will have luxury en-suite rooms with private entrance and French doors leading out of your room onto your private patio. Each room has: Freeview TV, DVD player, Radio/CD/iPod dock, air conditioner, fully equipped kitchenette and either twin beds (2 singles) or a super king. Guest lounge for the exclusive use of our guests has a well stocked bar and barbeque facilities on the adjoining patio. We have off street parking and laundry facilities. Please note our rates are "room rate only" A substantial breakfast is available on request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bellrock Lodge

Address: 22 Chapel Street, Russell 0201, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Price Range: $172 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bellrock Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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