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Motel Russell

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We were booked into a two bedroom unit here for two nights. It was quite small, but clean and comfortable, and the unit would really suit a family with young children. We had three adults, and while it worked for us, I think four adults would find it a bit cramped. The unit had a small sitting area and kitchen... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Clean, comfortable and affordable. Well set up, quiet, comfortable bed, what more do you need? Walking distance to town. Would have no hesitation in recommending this motel to anyone visiting the area.

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Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

This is a great place to stay! Very affordable, clean and has everything you need. The owners are super friendly and accommodating. The kids loved the pool and the area around it would be great for a BBQ. We will be back. Thanks

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as a group for my birthday over 2 days. The units were all so clean and the beds were comfortable. My family had a 1 bed apartment. The soundproofing between these rooms was good. The pool BBQ area was awesome, the kids had such a fun time in the pool with all the pool toys. Upon check... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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74 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

This motel is being run by some fairly new people who do not seem to have got their act together and who are not very knowledgeable about the area. Our room was a decent size but came equipped with a fridge and microwave but no sink, teatowels or cloths which was not convenient as they do not do breakfasts (despite... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Friendly staff at Russell Motel made our two night stay easy. Seeing Weka birds by the private swimming pool and leafy bbq area and hearing Kiwis call at dusk ensured we felt the semi tropical vibe close to nature in Russell. We walked to all our excursions leaving from Russell Wharf which meant we parked the car at the motel... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

This is a basic Motel. The room was small and clean. The walls a little thin- can hear the man snoring next door. But that could be his fault. Didn't get time to use the pool which looks lovely. Would recommend staying here.

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qld
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Stayed here for 1 night and wish I could have stayed longer. Was made to feel very welcome and nothing was a problem for Elle. Short walk into town and to boats to go out to Bay of Islands. Beautiful apartments, very clean and comfortable.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

This is a spotlessly clean and well run establishment with some large rooms, a good BBQ area and a pool and it's in a good location within 5 minutes walk of the town centre. We got one of the smaller rooms at the front [very handy for parking] and found it a little pristine and spartan. A picture or two... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

Really nice place, handy to town but not on main strip which suited us fine, it was nice and quiet. Room was quite large and kitchen well equipped. Would be good with some form of air conditioning or guards on Windows to keep bugs out. It was hot at night being summer but leaving windows open brought too many bugs.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Motel Russell is located an easy five minute walk to the Russell Wharf and two minutes to the Russell Boat Club. Motel Russell has a range of accommodation to suit everyones needs, Queen Studios, King Studios, Twin Studio with Kitchen, One Bedroom Apartments that sleep up to five, Two Bedroom Cottage great for two couples, or the Two Bedroom Family units that sleep up to eight. The pool is lovely and there is plenty of room on the barbeque to sizzle up what you like. Wake up to Subtopical gardens and birdsong. Book tours, cruises and local activities at reception, management aims to please. Low weekly rates offered in the slow season afford an excellent long stay option for those seeking a quiet getaway from it all experience.MOTEL RUSSELL IS A SMOKE FREE MOTEL.SMOKING IS NOT PERMITTED ANYWHERE ON MOTEL GROUNDS. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel Russell

Address: 16 Matauwhi Bay Road, Russell 0202, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Price Range: $80 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Motel Russell 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Motel Russell New Zealand - Bay Of Islands
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Russell
#4 Family Hotel in Russell
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