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Stevenage, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only stayed here one night and quite honestly that was enough. There were four of us booked in the room had one bedroom with a pull out bed which we were aware of but the pull out bed had not been changed although the lady did come straight away and apologised but was not very comfortable and definitely not for...

Thank hens25
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Slightly out of town, but easy walk, well kitted our rooms with comfy beds and nice sized tv. Nice sized pool with good outdoor facilities. Very good value for Russel as this isn't a cheap place to stay the night. Room was clean and well laid out. Will be returning when I'm next in Russel

Thank Chapmans4g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was number 7, a ground level rear unit in the block at the front of the complex. The unit had a separate bedroom with double bed plus one single in the main area. The bathroom was nicely appointed, very clean (as was everything in the unit) and had complimentary toiletries. Living area was spacious, airy and comfortable and...

Thank vanfamAuckland
Knutsford UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second stay over a Waitangi weekend. This is what I call a classic Kiwi motel. The room had three beds, a single and a good sized queen. There is a little kitchen for snack meals and bathroom. The room was a comfortable size, and the kitchen was adequately equipped but don't plan for a three course meal....

Thank TimBob_53
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first accommodation in NZ and what a great way to start. Comfortable, clean and friendly owners. Convenient location to the town center. We didn't swim, but the pool looked fun! Handy to have a kitchenette and lounge. Comfy bed.

1Thank Eleanor S
Reviewed January 16, 2017

The Motel Russell is a family friendly spot with great staff. The family room was very clean, with a nice shower and kitchen facilities. The teens will appreciate the free wifi. An easy 5 minute walk into town. I know it was peak season but the price could be about $20 - 30 cheaper per night for this type of...

Thank anthonyo1971
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

One night stop over at this motel in the beautiful town of Russell Nice location 5 minutes from the town and harbour front Comfy bed basic kitchen facilities and lounge area and spotlessly clean Ample parking with the benefit of a pool to use All in all a good motel and would happily stop here again

1Thank Nick S
Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for Christmas and it was wonderful. Everyone was so welcoming and friendly. The room was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. The grounds are beautifully maintained and the location is just a short walk from the centre of town. I'd gladly stay here again and recommend it highly.

Thank Holly M
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Great room - clean, quiet and comfortable. We liked the wall of windows; they let in lots of light and the breeze. The kitchen was well stocked with the single exception of a sieve or colander, but I've since learned this is a common omission. I fixed that by buying my own sieve. Motel Russell is just a short, easy...

1Thank Kim S
Sydney, Australia
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...

1Thank Karen B
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
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: $79 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Motel Russell 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Motel Russell New Zealand - Bay Of Islands
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Russell
#4 Family Hotel in Russell
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“If possible away from the main road,”
 of 5 bubbles ToblerE, Jan 25, 2016 | Read review
“Talk to the owners first.”
 of 5 bubbles kinvigcat, Nov 29, 2015 | Read review
“Choose top floor”
 of 5 bubbles 187apostolos, Apr 24, 2015 | Read review
“The 1 Bedroom unit was a great option”
 of 5 bubbles bec_holiday, Apr 7, 2015 | Read review
“We were in room 11 which faced the road but noise not an issue would have preferred a first floor room”
 of 5 bubbles gowerexplorersr, Mar 19, 2015 | Read review
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