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Duke of Marlborough Hotel

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb”(26 reviews)
“waterfront room”(41 reviews)
“seafood chowder”(26 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Been here a few times, situation perfect, with my grandson who is 11 months old, service was swift and all made a fuss of the baby, high chair was provided. I wanted oysters but, fishing conditions not great, had cockles which were delicious, wonderful lunch...More

Thank Adrienne_sail
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is quite simply the most lovely hotel we have stayed in - and we've stayed many, all around the world! The place is steeped in fascinating history and great care has been taken by the owners to retain the period charm whilst ensuring maximum...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked a waterfront room 7 months ago. We are a retired couple who do not normally go for the luxury choice but decided to save up and spoil ourselves for 2 nights on this ocasion. However there is one room called a waterfront that...More

Thank PenzChristchurch
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed dinner on the porch while watching the peaceful bay views. My wife and I started with cockles appetizer then we had the lamb shoulder for two that came with potatoes and vegetables. It was very tasty and was more than enough food. Had a...More

Thank David S M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Been coming to the Duke for 40 years, it just gets better and better. The food is gorgeous and such a beautiful environment. The hotel is right on the waters edge in Russell in the Bay of Islands. You can sit in the verandah and...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$ 93 - US$ 275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 93 - US$ 275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Dining (56)
Pool & Beach (17)
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101Judy101
30 July 2017|
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Response from Jack B | Reviewed this property |
at the Hotel it is limited, but yes there is plenty of parking in the streets. that of course depends on the season! In the main holiday times it may be a bit harder to find the parking, but there is still plenty, maybe in... More
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"Do not accept bookings in Rm 11 (a strong fish odour through vents) or Rm 8 if you book waterfront."
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"Rooms on the front are more expensive but have superb views and balconies"
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"Front rooms get the best view."
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"rooms overlooking the bay are spectacular but much more expensive."
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