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Ounuwhao Harding House

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Hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, individually decorated
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Overview of Ounuwhao Harding House

Ounuwhao Harding House

4 out of 5

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
16 Hope Ave, Russell, 2020

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRussell Museum9 min walk
  • Popular LocationRussell Beach11 min walk
  • AirportKerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands)43 min drive
  • Popular LocationFairy Pools50 min drive

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About this area


Located in Russell, Ounuwhao Harding House is near the beach. Pompallier Mission and Waitangi Treaty Grounds are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Bay of Islands Marina and Paihia Wharf. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and snorkelling nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking and hiking/biking trails.

What's nearby

  • Russell Christ Church - 9 min walk
  • Russell Museum - 9 min walk
  • Russell Beach - 11 min walk
  • Long Beach - 4 min drive
  • Fairy Pools - 50 min drive

Getting around

  • Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 43 min drive


  • The Gables Restaurant - 11 min walk
  • Waterfront Cafe - 11 min walk
  • Hone's Beer Garden & Burger Bar - 11 min walk
  • Crusty Crab - 11 min walk
  • Diggers Restaurant - 11 min walk

About this property

Ounuwhao Harding House

4-star bed & breakfast near the beach
Guests at this beach bed & breakfast will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as barbecue grills and a picnic area. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and safes. TVs and free toiletries are among the other amenities available to guests.
Ounuwhao Harding House offers 5 forms of accommodation with a safe and free toiletries. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Safety measures

Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 8:00 AM–9:00 AM
  • 1 restaurant

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Library

Guest services

  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Hypo-allergenic bedding


  • Free toiletries


  • TV


  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Safe

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 25.0 per day.
Cots (infant beds) are available for AUD 25.0 per night

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 25.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 25.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa and Mastercard; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Ounuwhao Harding House
Ounuwhao Harding House B&B
Ounuwhao Harding House B&B Russell
Ounuwhao Harding House Russell
Ounuwhao Harding House Russell, New Zealand - Bay Of Islands
Ounuwhao Harding House Russell
Ounuwhao Harding House Bed & breakfast
Ounuwhao Harding House Bed & breakfast Russell

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 32 out of 36 reviews
5 - Excellent 89%
Rating 4 - Good. 3 out of 36 reviews
4 - Good 8%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 36 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 36 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 36 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great hosting by Liz and Gordon. Friendly, great breakfast food. A real treat.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Gorgeous heritage property with plenty of kauri on show, and breakfast to die for
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Visited in January 21. Stunning back drop, situated close across from an inlet. Beautiful house with vintage stylings. Great breakfasts and really friendly owners. Totally recommend. Walking distance to Russell Township.
Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Tranquil location close to Russell township. Great spac
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Perfect in every way
If I could give 6 stars I would...everything was perfect from the room, the breakfast, the location and especially our hosts. Thanks so much!
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2020