Duke of Marlborough Hotel

Address: 35 The Strand, Russell, Bay of Islands, North Island, 0255, New Zealand | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on 35 The Strand, Russell, is near Kings Dolphin Cruises, Paihia Harbour, Carino Sailing & Dolphin Adventures, and Waitangi National Trust & Treaty House.
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          • Beach
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/lounge


          • Free parking


          • Continental Breakfast
          • Business Services

          TravelPod Member ReviewsDuke of Marlborough Hotel Russell

          Reviewed by bertie57

          Oldest pub in New Zealand

          Reviewed Dec 9, 2016
          by (3 reviews) Gosford , Australia Flag of Australia

          Russell may be a tourist trap but you can see why. We went mad with photos.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          TripAdvisor Reviews Duke of Marlborough Hotel Russell

          4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

          Travel Blogs from Russell

          Sailing around the Islands

          A travel blog entry by john.mccalla.33 on Feb 23, 2017

          1 comment, 30 photos

          This morning, after breakfast at the hotel, we met the R. Tucker Thomas tall ship at the Russell wharf for a day long sail around the Bay of Islands. The weather was beautiful, 70 degrees in the morning to 76 degrees by mid-day. We saw dozens of dolphins jumping out of the water, we saw five penguins, and had a great day for sailing.

          This …

          On to the Bay of Islands

          A travel blog entry by john.mccalla.33 on Feb 22, 2017

          1 comment, 12 photos

          We stopped by Tahunanui Beach in Nelson in the morning before returning the rental car at the Nelson Airport. The car was returned scratch free after focusing on staying in the left lane for 3 days!

          Our flight took us from Nelson on to the Bay of Islands in the northern region of the North Island of New Zealand. We flew into Kerikeri, took …

          Whaler's town

          A travel blog entry by lsteen on Feb 26, 2012

          5 comments, 3 photos

          Our reason for staying in Mangonui was that it gave us easier access to Cape Reinga. However we seriously underestimated the the time that it takes to travel NZ roads. Consequently we had to adjust our itinerary and take Cape Reinga off the agenda. We are sorry to have missed it but it couldnt be helped as we had a reservation in Russell.

          Bay of Islands ��

          A travel blog entry by bertie57 on Dec 09, 2016

          1 comment, 21 photos

          Up early and packed and on the road to Thames, Auckland, Whagarei and destination Paihia. Using the outdoor free WiFi of the local library (photos) while Tess gathers for a plate on the deck of our Anchorage hotel room. Much more inviting than the trendy Puka Park with good kitchen and lots of windows to the view. The drive to and through Auckland …

          Where it all began

          A travel blog entry by hillardvsworld on Jun 03, 2016

          14 photos

          We began this beautiful sunny (yet brisk) morning with an incredible breakfast prepared by our sweet host, Inge! Following this wonderful treat we ventured over to the Waitangi Treaty grounds where the origins of what we now call New Zealand took place on 1840. Beyond learning of the history of this relatively new country, I was introduce to the …

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