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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really are in an ideal location as we've been to Russell before we new about these properties. Don't ever judge a book by its cover because the outside are immaculate, but trust me Cottage 8 definatly need revamping. When we walked in there were footprints in kitchen area and dinning apparently when they put base layer of varnish on someone... More 

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Thank debbiedale1361
Auckland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for a weekend break.Great accommodation, we stayed in a 2 bedroom cottage which was spotlessly clean, warm and cosy with everything we need available. Very helpful at reception Would recommend.

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Thank BurtonAuckland
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just read rwandrew's review and would agree with all that. I stayed for 4 days and it was just beautiful - the location and the cottages. I would love to go back there for a week or two - it was the middle of winter but I went kayaking for 4 hours and hiking along the beach. Maybe Russell... More 

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Navan, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 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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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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Thank Colin M
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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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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Thank Jeffrey F
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 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • 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 0202, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Price Range: $80 - $539 (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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Also Known As:
Russell Cottages Hotel Russell
Russell Cottages New Zealand - Bay Of Islands
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Russell
#2 Family Hotel in Russell
#3 Romantic Hotel in Russell
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