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Soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

The Duke of Marlborough Hotel

4.5 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available

Explore the area

    Popular LocationRussell Museum3 min walk
    Popular LocationRussell Christ Church4 min walk
    Popular LocationFlagstaff Hill15 min walk
    AirportKerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands)55 min drive

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Classic Room

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed OR 1 King Bed

Superior King Balcony

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds

Waterfront Room

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds

Premium Room Seaview

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds

Small Room

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Superior Room, Courtyard

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed

Waterfront Apartment

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed

Classic Room, Courtyard

4.2/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area

Russell

Located in Russell, The Duke of Marlborough Hotel is in the historical district and on the waterfront. Russell Christ Church and Waitangi Treaty Grounds are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Russell Beach and Tapeka Point. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and scuba diving nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking and hiking/biking trails.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Russell Museum - 3 min walk
  • Russell Christ Church - 4 min walk
  • Tapeka Point - 4 min walk
  • Flagstaff Hill - 15 min walk
  • Long Beach - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 55 min drive

Restaurants

  • Duke of Marlborough — 1 min walk
  • Marina Cafe Opua - 21 min drive
  • Nikau Restaurant - 26 min drive
  • Alfresco's - 26 min drive
  • El Cafe - 27 min drive

About this property

The Duke of Marlborough Hotel

4.5-star luxury hotel near Russell Beach
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a fitness centre and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a business centre, a meeting room and dry cleaning are on-site. All 38 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and iPod docks. For a bit of entertainment, plasma TVs come with satellite channels, and guests will also find fridges and free local calls.
The Duke of Marlborough Hotel offers 38 forms of accommodation with iPod docking stations and a hairdryer. Plasma televisions come with satellite channels.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include telephones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and free toiletries. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in December 2018.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

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

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:00 AM: NZD 15.00-27.50 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Fridge
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business centre
  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • Garden

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Renovated guest rooms – December 2018
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating (climate-controlled)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV/satellite channels
  • iPod dock
  • Plasma TV

Food and drink

  • Fridge

More

  • Free local calls
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Soundproofing

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 9 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

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.

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

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 credit cards, debit cards and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Hotel property has been rated 4 star plus, which is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Property is also known as

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

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4.5
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 294 out of 481 reviews
5 - Excellent 61%
Rating 4 - Good. 145 out of 481 reviews
4 - Good 30%
Rating 3 - Okay. 30 out of 481 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 7 out of 481 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 481 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
nicely refurbished old hotel with a good restaurant in the most amazing spot under some trees right on the waters edge overlooking the bay
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Great location right on the water. A lot of history around the walls from days gone by. We found the facilities in need of an update. Realizing these are tricky times but that said that cannot be an excuse.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very impressive hotel with a lot of character
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This is the second time we have stayed in a waterfront room. What a lovely spot. Spacious room with veranda overlooking the water. Big spa bath. Lovely
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021