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Russell Cottages

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was surprised at how spacious the cottage was. As we only needed one bedroom, the other two were locked, but we still had the whole downstairs to ourselves. The weather was a tad chilly, so the gas fire was a bonus. The property was regularly serviced, and clean towels arrived daily. We found the kitchen a little under equipped. There...

Thank Cindersinlondon
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this property online and it lives up to its promise. We have exclusive use of the ground floor of a relatively new four bedroom house. We have a good bedroom with king bed, bathroom, laundry, full kitchen, dining room and lounge with tv and video player. A serviced apartment. It's fully equiped, with on site parking, pool and...

Thank gerryp24
Buderim, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived with friends thinking that the cottage we were going to share was in the same building, only to find that we had a whole cottage each. Pleasantly treated by all staff, and on arrival we were advised that as they knew we were two couples staying, the upstairs bathroom in each unit was also opened for each of our...

Thank ritchie0938
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights while in Russell. Arrived late and was pleasantly surprised to find our room key taped to the reception which was great, allowed us to simply get straight into our cottage with the min of fuss. Cottage was clean, and well presented, nil concerns at all with the rooms and the gas fireplace a nice addition....

Thank Mark H
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2017

"My husband and I were on an extended three month holiday in New Zealand so stayed in numerous places but the one that we were really looking forward to was The Russell Cottages. What a disappointment the cottage was as it had not been aired properly and generally the place was shabby, the bed linen smelt stale but the worst...

Thank Lynn A
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Loved the house, the laundry, the cleanliness, the location, the help with my little mess when booking, the back yard and the bit later check out. Thank you for a great start of our holiday. Ok, Trying to be brief but TA is nagging me to say more. Loved having a third bathroom and bedroom.

Thank tucsondesertrats
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed staying here. Received a lovely welcome from Matthew upon arrival. Very comfortable accommodation, no complaints at all. Very clean, comfy beds, open fire for winter and night very and quiet cottage (15 in total). Very close to the beach, jetty, restaurants and shops (3mins). Love Russell - a charming little town with friendly locals, good food and activities...

1Thank craig h
socmed, Manager at Russell Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Craig, Thank you for an amazing review! The activities you enjoyed each day accompanied by great food and wine really do enhance the magic that is Russell. Returning at the end of the day to a quiet, clean and comfy home away from home, it was our pleasure. Thank you again and we welcome your return stay. Kind Regards,...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

These cottages are true to the area. Colonia in style but with modern conveniences. Fully equipped and a good stay for a bigger family. We had 7 people, 3 couples and teenager in the four bedroom cottage. Some furniture a little tired but overall a good standard. Pool area very good and location great. Good selection of places to eat...

Thank s9gudgeon
socmed, Manager at Russell Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your informative review! Tanaos Russell Cottages colonial charm matches the atmosphere and history of the Russell Township. Travellers from all over the world have swum, dined and relaxed in one of the most beautiful locations in New Zealand. Russell Cottages, Bay of Islands. We look forward to your return stay. Kind Regards, Matthew Findlay Senior Duty Manager

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Our three bedroomed, luxury cottage was beautifully equipped and appointed in a little cul-de-sac, which made it feel very residential...not like holiday accommodation. Lovely grounds and although there were several families around, it was beautifully quiet. In fact, it was a house, with garden, use of the pool and jacuzzi, serviced and better than my home! Nothing negative to say...

Thank 21Lynda
socmed, Manager at Russell Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Lynda, Thank you for such an amazing review! Tanoas Russell Cottages exclusive accommodation delight after delight! Grounds, tranquility, heated pool and Jacuzzi has provided special memories for Family and Couples stay after stay. Thank you to all our guests and the TripAdvisor community for making this possible. Your return stay is most welcomed! Kind Regards, Matthew Findlay Senior Duty...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Unfortunately on arrival our cottage did not have twin beds as requested and the receptionist had to open up one of the other locked bedrooms for us to use. It is the first place where we have found the spare bedrooms to be locked! The Cottage itself was roomy and in a lovely position and I wish I could give...

Thank Dick C
socmed, Manager at Russell Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Mr D C, Your comments are duly noted and we’re sorry that our property and efforts were not able to satisfy your needs. We wish you all the best for your future travels. Kind Regards, Matthew Findlay Senior Duty Manager

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built from traditional timber weather board, the three and four bedroom cottages have solid timber floors, raked timber ceilings and are fully appointed to a very high standard. Sold as 1 & 2 bedroom cottages as well as 3 & 4 bedroom, Russell Cottages has accommodation to suit all, from couples and honeymooners to families and groups, up to 8 can sleep in one cottage. Space to work, to entertain, to relax, and to host family and friends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Russell Cottages

Address: 16 Chapel Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Price Range: ₹ 6,616 - ₹ 39,561 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Russell Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Russell Cottages Hotel Russell
Russell Cottages Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Russell
#2 Family Hotel in Russell
#3 Romantic Hotel in Russell
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“Close location to everything”
ritchie0938, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in room 10!”
lynna368, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If a family with young children, maybe by the pool cottage.”
sharonbaby, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Do not choose cottage 8.”
debbiedale1361, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are similar and nice”
tcuskely, 2 May 2016 | Read review
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