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Villa Russell

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for six nights and could not recommend it highly enough. It's beautifully positioned with a scenic view and close to the main areas. Sue, Steve and Lulu looked after us very generously. Don't go anywhere else.

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Steve W, Owner at Villa Russell, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We love doing what we do and enjoyed your company regards Stephen and Sue

East Anglia
Reviewed April 8, 2017

The view from the rooms is hard to beat and the B&B is in a great location with all the local sights and amenities just a short stroll away. Tasty breakfasts set you up for the day. The rooms are clean and well equipped, although possibly not as luxurious as one would hope for given the price, although I accept...

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Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

We had such a lovely stay, the hosts went above and beyond to make us feel comfortable, the beds were so comfy, the bathroom was spacious and the view was so nice to wake up to. I highly recommend villa Russell. Thankyou for your hospitality.

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Aarau, Switzerland
Reviewed March 11, 2017

We stayed three nights at Sue and Steven's place. Their place is absolutely wonderful! Beautiful house, spacious and very comfortable rooms with an amazing view and very peaceful location. Breakfast on the patio was delicious!! Sue and Steven are very nice people, we enjoyed so much talking to them, making plans for the day or just saying hello after a...

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Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights with Sue and Steven. What an amazing place and they really go out of there way to make you feel welcome. Every morning we were greeted with fruit, yogurt, cereals and eggs. The view was spectacular and a great deck separated from their home so u really feel you aren't intruding in any way. Thank...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed March 3, 2017

Large, comfortable room with a fabulous breakfast area on the balcony overlooking the bay. Very convenient to town. Friendly hosts, lovely breakfast each morning and also spent a great day sailing the Bay of Islands with Steve. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed February 27, 2017

We loved staying 2 nights at Sue and Steven's lovely B&B. Huge room, enormous bathroom all sparkling clean, a fantastic view out over charming Russell harbor coupled with Sue's lovely hot breakfast just can't be beat. Just a few minutes walk into town with great restaurants and many activities leaving from the wharf. We also enjoyed the short walk over...

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Auckland
Reviewed February 24, 2017

We stayed for 2 nights at Villa Russell, with friends from Sydney. What a find!! To make it even better, we discovered that Sue and Steve had been neighbours of ours in Auckland and we hadn't seen each other for many years. There was a lot of catching up to do!! Villa Russell is a beautiful property , made extra...

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Lyon, France
Reviewed December 6, 2016

Villa Russell is a fantastic property with an amazing views on the sea. Sue and Stephen are friendly and helpful hosts. The villa is close to the village (2min walk ). The comfortable large room is perfect. The breakfast was excellent (English breakfast +fruits + muesli + yogurt + French toast) The large balcony was great to have pre dinner...

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Sue W, Owner at Villa Russell, responded to this review

Thank you Pauline, we loved having you stay with us and wish you all the best as you journey round the rest of new Zealand Sue And Stephen

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed November 23, 2016

Villa Russell is within short walking distance of Russell township, situated in a lovely scenic spot that overlooks the bay. Our room opens up to fantastic balcony where we can relax and enjoy the fantastic bay view and birdlife. A great chorus from the local native birds, featuring beautiful singing Tui(s) and at night the Kiwi(s) join in too. (The...

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Sue W, Owner at Villa Russell, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We do love doing what we do and love showing off our little piece of paradise. Hope to see you again sometime soon regards Sue and Stephen

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. Charters on our 11.6 metre yacht Kingfisher may also be arranged to sail the Bay of Islands. Be welcomed by our friendly family dog. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Russell

Address: 2 Little Queen Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Price Range: $132 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Russell 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Both rooms were lovely opening to a large balcony where Sue served breakfast.”
annbE579RS, Feb 27, 2017 | Read review
“There are two deluxe double rooms available. The main Tip is to Book one of them.”
AndrewM25Ram, Nov 23, 2016 | Read review
“Our bathroom had a huge tile floor that was heated!!”
Carleen45, Nov 10, 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms are excellent with large shared balcony.”
Fair23, Oct 10, 2016 | Read review
“As for a view”
DSC129, Jan 7, 2016 | Read review
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