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    Motel Russell

    16 Matauwhi Bay Road, Russell 0202, New Zealand
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    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (12)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Pool & Beach (3)
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    • Excellent57%
    • Very good28%
    • Average8%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “easy walk” (5 reviews)
    “pool area” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    3 Star Hotel
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    All reviews bed apartment easy walk pool area nice shower free wifi new managers separate bedroom cape brett clean rooms town centre would definitely stay here again stayed longer recommend staying here a great place to stay bbq area kitchen facilities two night stay excellent stay passenger ferry russell township
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Room was very clean and tidy. A great base to explore the Bay of Islands. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. The Swimming pool is very good, after a day of exploring. Prices were very affordable.

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Nice sized rooms. Close enough to walk in to the cute little town. Helpful and welcoming owners. We had hoped to go snorkeling and they helped make that happen, will always be grateful.Wish we could have stayed longer.

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This motel is lovely. The apartment was modern, clean and well equipped. Ellie and her husband were really friendly and helpful. It is only 5 minutes walk into Russell so really convenient. There are modern washers and dryers. The pool is lovely and there are...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Motel Russell is a very comfortable motel within easy walking distance of the township. Rooms are well furnished and comfortable. Free WiFi is provided. However, what was most pleasing was the extremely helpful motel management. One of our group accidentally left a box in their...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Only stayed here one night and quite honestly that was enough. There were four of us booked in the room had one bedroom with a pull out bed which we were aware of but the pull out bed had not been changed although the lady...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
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    Room Tips
    "Ours were facing the street with a cute little courtyard between us. Did not hear any road noise."
    Kim P, 17 days agoRead review
    "If possible away from the main road,"
    ToblerE, over a year agoRead review
    "Talk to the owners first."
    kinvigcat, over a year agoRead review
    "Choose top floor"
    187apostolos, over a year agoRead review
    "The 1 Bedroom unit was a great option"
    bec_holiday, over a year agoRead review
    "We were in room 11 which faced the road but noise not an issue would have preferred a first floor room"
    GOWEREXPLORERS R, over a year agoRead review
    "Not all rooms have fridge or cooking facilities so check if you need these."
    Fernleigh99, over a year agoRead review
    "ours was a 2 room unit at the rear of property--very quiet at night with bird song in the morning from the..."
    pradoe, over a year agoRead review
    "All good,top floor"
    187apostolos, over a year agoRead review
    "I shouldn't think that it would matter at this motel"
    trevor1949, over a year agoRead review
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