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4.7 out of 5

"Liked the uniquness of the building. The resturant had such an amazing view while eating. Sadly the lift had broken and had been down for a few days. ... " More

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Russell awaits you at The Duke of Marlborough Hotel. You'll be within steps of Russell Beach and within a short 5-minute stroll of Russell Museum. Highlights at this Colonial hotel include a restaurant, free self parking, and a bar/lounge.

Plasma TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 38 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, iPod docks, and free local calls. Refrigerators, hair dryers, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

The restaurant, Duke of Marlborough, serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas and a fitness center. Continental breakfast is available daily between 7:30 AM and 10:00 AM. There's also the convenience of limited parking.

Places within a short walk of this 4.5-star Russell hotel include Russell Christ Church and Tapeka Point.

Small Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$109* Per night/room 7 Dec. - 8 Dec.

Classic Room, Courtyard

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior King Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Waterfront Apartment

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premium Room Seaview

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

The Duke of Marlborough Hotel ratings based on 100 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Duke of Marlborough Hotel

Everyone (50) Couples (39) Family (12)
4 out of 5
Liked the uniquness of the building. The resturant had such an amazing view while eating. Sadly the lift had broken and had been down for a few days. Lots of stairs to carry luggage up. Itvwas interesting that the carpark for the hotel was over the road from the back of the building so glad the weather was fine

Posted by , from New zealand on 4 Oct. 2020

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5 out of 5
Beautifully presented hotel good food helpful staff.Lovely log fire.

Posted by on 11 Aug. 2020

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 22 Jul. 2020

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5 out of 5
Awesome experience! Clean and tidy character building. Very comfortable with a good restaurant, good beds and good service. We'll be back!

Posted by , from Auckland on 12 Jul. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 26 Jun. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 24 Jun. 2020

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5 out of 5
Loved the old world charm, newly updated room & delicious meal.

Posted by , from Whangarei on 9 Jun. 2020

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 6 Jun. 2020

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5 out of 5
I love staying here, can’t wait to go back! The rooms are made up stunningly, beds super comfortable and the shower pressure perfect!! Can’t beat the location and views to die for

Posted by on 23 Jan. 2020

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4 out of 5
Good dinning and staff service, no opening windows in our room

Posted by on 11 Jan. 2020

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About the The Duke of Marlborough Hotel

Location 35 The Strand, Russell, 0255

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Business amenities include a business center and a meeting room. WiFi is free in public spaces. A fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden are also featured at the luxury The Duke of Marlborough Hotel. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This Colonial Russell hotel is smoke free.

  • 38 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 1827
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) (38.7 km / 24 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Duke of Marlborough Hotel offers 38 accommodations with iPod docking stations and hair dryers. Plasma televisions come with satellite channels. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is provided daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in December 2018.

  • IPod dock
  • Plasma television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM.

Duke of Marlborough - This beachfront restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests arriving after 9:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation.

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is not currently implementing any enhanced cleaning measures
  • Property is not currently implementing any guest safety measures

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 15.00 and NZD 27.50 per person (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Duke Marlborough Hotel
  • Duke Marlborough Hotel Russell
  • Duke Marlborough Russell
  • The Duke Of Marlborough
  • The Duke of Marlborough Hotel Hotel
  • The Duke of Marlborough Hotel Russell
  • The Duke of Marlborough Hotel Hotel Russell

National Rating

This Hotel property is rated 4 star plus.

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