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Villa Russell

Traveler (15)
Room & Suite (5)
Pool & Beach (1)


Enjoy a welcoming visit to Villa Russell, two minutes from the beach and Russell's restaurants yet totally private and secluded. Relax with magnificent views of the bay from our beautifully restored 1910 villa or from one of two spacious guest rooms in the new guest cottage. Off street parking provided. Be welcomed by our friendly family dog. Continental breakfast with delicious local produce served al fresco on the balcony overlooking the sea Charters on our 11.6 metre yacht Kingfisher may also be arranged to sail the Bay of Islands.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Room features
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Great View
14Room tips
Traveler rating
  • 70
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  • English
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We stayed 4 nights. Sue and Steven are very hospitable and generous. Clean room. The deck has a beautyfull bayview. A good place to see the fireworks at New years eve. We had breakfast at the sunny deck with fresh fruits and home made yogurt and fresh bread. We had a relaxing
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Response from Sue W, Owner at Villa Russell
Responded Jan 15, 2019
Thank you for your kind review, we do like to make our guest feel special and yes the fireworks on New Years eve are great. Hope you enjoyed the remainder of your trip. Was good that you got to go sailing - its the best way to see the Bay of Islands regards Sue and Stephen
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My daughter and myself spent a magical couple of days in Villa Russell. Our room and en-suite was luxurious with extra little touches that made it and us feel very special. Breakfast on the balcony with spectacular views was first class. A short stroll into the beautiful town
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Response from Sue W, Owner at Villa Russell
Responded Nov 19, 2018
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We love sharing our little piece of paradise and are very happy you had an enjoyable stay regards Sue and Stephen
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Thank you Sue and Stephen for a wonderful, relaxing time at Villa Russell. Too short, of course, but accommodation, breakfast, location and weather were all of a very high standard and perfect for a mid-winter break. Location just a few minutes walk from the village is ideal and
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Thank you Sue and Stephen for your fantastic hospitality, we really appreciated everything you did for us to make our stay so great. Breakfast on the balcony overlooking Russell was perfect! We really appreciated meeting your friends and your offer to join in for drinks, and to
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Wonderful place in the Bay of Islands. Sue and Steve were great hosts. We took the whole “packet”and went sailing with Steve on the Kingfisher, which we can also highly recommend. Super room with an excellent view.
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View from verandah towards the bay.
Our lovely room
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Spacious ensuite bathrooms
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Kingfisher Suite in the guest cottage
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Hibiscus Suite in the guest Cottage
"Best place to stay in Russell, walking distance to everywhere!"
"Both rooms were lovely opening to a large balcony where Sue served breakfast."
"There are two deluxe double rooms available. The main Tip is to Book one of them."
"Our bathroom had a huge tile floor that was heated!!"
"Both rooms are excellent with large shared balcony."
$150 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandNorthland RegionBay of IslandsRussell
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