The Duke Of Marlborough Hotel - Russell

35 The Strand, Russell, New Zealand, 0202show map
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SuperbBased on  52 reviews
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Overview

The 4-star Duke Of Marlborough Hotel is placed about 4.2 km from Action World. The hotel is set in a striking building in the center of Russell.

The hotel is set within a 10-minute walk from the city center. A stunning setting near a ferry port offers good public transport connections.

Nearby points of interest include a museum and a church.

Duke Of Marlborough Hotel is placed within a 25-minute drive from Kerikeri/Bay of Islands airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 24 rooms with a beautiful view on the bay appointed with a mini bar, cable TV with on-demand movies, a dining area, a kitchen and ironing facilities along with en suite bathrooms that provide a shower, a Jacuzzi and free toiletries. Some rooms come with a view of Bay of Islands. The rooms feature a traditional interior.

Eat & Drink

The hotel has a fantastic restaurant serving local meals. Guests can eat at Duke of Marlborough and Crusty Crab Takeaway, situated within a 5-minute walk of the venue.

Services

A business center, a meeting room and computer rental along with free private parking, free self-parking and a safe deposit box are available for guests.

Relax

The hotel offers a casino, a diving center and a golf course to make your stay more enjoyable. Tennis and fishing are provided on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   24.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Shuttle

Shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Laundry

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Shuttle service
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Limousine service
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Email service

Dining

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Special diet menus

Business

  • Business centre
  • Computer rental
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Children's menu

Spa & Leisure

  • Casino

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Water view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-21:00FREECheck-out07:00-10:00FREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 2 yearsCotFREEExisting beddingFREEAll children3 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Rooms and availability

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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Christ churchChrist church400 ft
Flagstaff HillFlagstaff Hill1400 ft
Long BeachLong Beach3000 ft
Russell MuseumRussell Museum700 ft
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Duke of MarlboroughDuke of Marlborough100 ft35 The Strand
The Wharf - Restaurant & BarThe Wharf - Restaurant & Bar100 ftRussell Waterfront
sally's restaurantsally's restaurant400 ft25 The Strand
Crusty Crab TakeawayCrusty Crab Takeaway300 ft2 Cass St
Tuk Tuk BancockTuk Tuk Bancock300 ft19 York Street
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Haruru FallsHaruru Falls4.1 miWaitangi River
The Stone Store & Kemp House - Kerikeri Mission StationThe Stone Store & Kemp House - Kerikeri Mission Station9.4 mi246 Kerikeri Road
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Getting around
Airports
Kerikeri/Bay of Islands (KKE)11.9 mi
Kaikohe (KKO)21.6 mi
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Reviews
8.8
SuperbBased on  52  reviews

Rating by category:

8.5
Rooms
  • 7.0
    Very good

    The location is amazing and the restaurant el fresco is perfect to watch the sunset. The food is excellent as is the service.

    The room we had was very basic, no wardrobe or space in the bathroom. The corridoors dimly lit and the carpet in the bedrooms was so rough we could't walk around in bare feet! The building is old and it shows, however, the place has it's charm.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Location, ambience, food, character.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    I liked the great service from friendly, efficient, professional, non-intrusive staff. I loved the friendly atmosphere I loved the waterside views I enjoyed the feeling of rest and relaxation

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Location

    The service in the Restaurant. Breakfast buffet limited ,space and choice

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    Lovely old hotel with lots of character. Excellent location, very friendly staff and a good menu. Would definitely stay here again.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Handy location and pleasant surrounds

    The restraunt is always a challenge, fabulous food but the head waiter has the attitude that it is a privilegde to dine there, rather than that they are there to make your experience good!

  • 9.6
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    The Duke's central location, one can pretty well walk wherever you want to go in Russell from the Duke and if you wish to go further afield Fullers booking office is right next door and they'll attend to any enquiries or reservations you may need. The Duke's staff were welcoming, friendly, courteous and at all times very professional. The Cuisine was great, my 9 yr old gt.grandaughter really loved the Steamed Green Lipped Mussels in Garlic and White Wine, in fact had them twice in one day. Russell is a very special place and if you haven't been there you don't know what you are missing. I just love it and you may quote me.

    The elderly may have a problem with the stairs. I was disppointed with the Calamari, it definately wasn't crispy but everything else including the staff was delightful.

  • 10.0
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    I cannot fault the place. Staff all friendly and helpful and food presentation quality quanity and taste EXCELLENT.

  • 10.0
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    Exceptionally friendly staff at reception and in the restaurant. Bed very comfortable. Very good menu and extensive wine list. Excellent complimentary continental breakfast. Foyer /restaurant/lounge bar have the upmarket appearance of a gentleman's club.

    We don't like duvets and prefer blankets. With the duvets up, we were too hot, and with them thrown off, became too cold with the result that sleep was interrupted at least twice during the hight.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    charm and ambience, history

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    The food was amazing the Bungalow was lovely and the views amazing!!

    All the parking had been taken up by the time we checked in.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Spent 3 weeks touring New Zealand and we both agree that our best lodging was at the Duke of Marlborough.

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    The Duke of Marlborough is in a very picturesque location on the sea front. I was glad that I decided to stay in laid back Russell, which is a lovely town with tasteful shops and cafes. Back to the hotel,,,the staff are very helpful and friendly. Buffet breakfast was included and free wi fi.The bedroom was comfortable. The evening meal was exceptionally good. I had a wonderful stay and I would recommend it.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Great location, luxurious accomodation, fantastic meal

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    Location was perfect. The deck looking out across the bay makes you want to sit there all night and drink one or more of the 100 wines on offer. The staff are very friendly and even helped carry out bags up the stairs. Room was very pleasant. Comfy bed and smartly tidied by room service. Food was excellent - especially the fresh fish.

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Highlights
9
SuperbBased on  52 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand

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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-21:00FREECheck-out07:00-10:00FREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 2 yearsCotFREEExisting beddingFREEAll children3 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Kerikeri/Bay of Islands (KKE)11.9 mi
Kaikohe (KKO)21.6 mi
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