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Navan, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These small holiday houses are located in possibly the most beautiful place on this world. Russell is a small village that everyone should have the joy of visiting at least once in their life. We booked one house for 4days as a friend of ours was getting married in Russell. We could not have booked a better spot. The houses... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Russell Cottages are newish so they are clean, fresh and spacious. If they were nearer or on the water they would be 5.2 star!! Would highly recommend as they also represent great value for money!! Matthew is a really terrific front of house person as well..

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

What a gem. The cottages were spotless, rooms lovely and clean and enough space. The shower is just amazing! Reception staff were very helpful and attentive. The only thing is there is no air con or heating. The rooms were a little hot and downstairs got cooler at night but overall we had a lovely stay and cant wait to... More 

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Thank melissabates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

This was like a home away from home. The cottages are very nice and gives you an opportunity to spread out while on vacation. We stayed her for two nights and really enjoyed the facilities. Full kitchen with fridge and stove, dishwasher and washer with dryer. The complex area has a pool and a hot tub. Really nice

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Nar Nar Goon, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

We had a terrific time at the Russell Cottages , Mathew was very friendly and helpful , the cottages were clean and modern and very well equipped. The cottages are close to shops , dining and the passenger ferry. Russell is an historic town that moves at a gentle pace and is very relaxing

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

So when you go to a place for several days you want all the modern amenities. The Russell Cottages check all those boxes. Walking distance to town...less than 5 minutes. But in a quiet neighborhood as well. Lawn bowling next door and added treat. Wifi was fine. Gardens beautifully maintained. I would certainly return on my next visit to Russell.

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socmed, Manager at Russell Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Jeffrey, Thank you for portraying the harmony that surrounds Tanoas Russell Cottages. To mention the Hotels beautifully maintained gardens showers our groundsman, Peter Smith, with the praise he deserves, another link that maintains the Hotels strength. Long stays are made effortless with modern amenities located throughout, and to add more spoils there’s private parking outside your personal patio. Thank... More 

Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

The 2 bedroom cottage exceeded our expectations with two large bedrooms and a spacious, well equipped living area. The kitchen was well equipped too and it was useful to have a washing machine in the cottage. Everything was spotlessly clean and pretty well up-to-date. The location is very convenient too being just a short walk from the wharf (pedestrian ferry... More 

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socmed, Manager at Russell Cottages, responded to this review

Dear David, Exceeding expectations…this is one of Tanoas Russell Cottages most personal goals. A trident approach, with Guests, Location and Staff form accommodation integrity where Guests can express with the TripAdvisor community. Location can soundlessly provide ease and staff qualifications shine. Thank you David and best wishes on your continued travels. Kind Regards, Matthew Findlay Duty Manager More 

Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Very comfortable and well managed, but the rooms need refreshening. Easy walk to all the restaurants and a quite, comfortable stay for an extended time. Four Square, a small market chain owned by World Food, has adequate supplies to handle many meals if you don't want to eat out all the time. The kitchen is fairly well equipped, but lacks... More 

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socmed, Manager at Russell Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Thank you Michael for taking the time to pass on your comments. Tanoas Russell Cottages depth within its Staff members has been a driving force behind such positive TripAdvisor reviews. Nothing short of assets Guests have a constant peace of mind when residing in their Home away from Home. Kindest regards and I’m happy to confirm that all... More 

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

Cottage we stayed in was No.6 and was in a quiet area, five minutes walk from the harbour front, with a variety of shops including a supermarket that stays open until 7pm even on a Sunday. The cottage made a pleasant change from staying in hotels. It was tastefully decorated & extremely well equipped (washing machine & tumble dryer) -... More 

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socmed, Manager at Russell Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Alison, Thank you for your feedback, tasteful and well equipped are excellent portrayals of Tanoas Russell Cottages five star accommodation. Upon arrival pleasant surprises can be the making of a beautiful stay, the space within all our cottages provides atmosphere, spark and relaxation. Thank you for your recommendation regarding a pool hand rail, being a TripAdvisor community member we... More 

Bellevue, Washington
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21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

We had the opportunity to spend 4 days in Russell at the Russell Cottages and it couldn't have been any better! We were a family of 5 adults and had a 3 bedroom cottage (#10) and it was absolutely perfect. The bedrooms were all upstairs and the living area downstairs was perfectly suited with everything we needed. We also hosted... More 

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socmed, Manager at Russell Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Zhellings, This review couldn’t have been any better! Delights from such guest experiences are continuing to cement that Tanoas Russell cottage is a premier accommodation provider in the Bay of Islands. A few blocks in either direction will lead to the Waterfront, Restaurants, Bays and Outlooks with morning or evening sun lighting your path. I’m so pleased that your... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Russell Cottages

Address: 16 Chapel Street, Russell 0255, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Price Range: $68 - $533 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Russell Cottages 4.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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