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4.7 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 th ... " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 23 Jan 2020

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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. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 7:30 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of limited parking.

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

Classic Room Shared Balcony

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

Small 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 92 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 (45) Couples (38) Family (10)
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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5 out of 5
Loved our whole stay what a magnificent old building full of charm. Love love

Posted by , from Waratah on 26 Oct. 2019

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5 out of 5
The history of the place. Open fireplace. Nice bar and restaurant.

Posted by on 26 Oct. 2019

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5 out of 5
Clean, friendly staff great place. Would recommend The Duke Of Malborough to everyone!

Posted by on 24 Oct. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 13 Oct. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Oct. 2019 by The Duke

Glad you enjoyed it!

5 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Sep. 2019

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5 out of 5
Food and staff excellent. Like a breath of fresh air in an industry of mediocracy.

Posted by on 13 Sep. 2019

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5 out of 5
Gotgeous hotel helpful staff and great food. The stsff gave personal sttention to my elderly mother who loved her stay too.

Posted by on 11 Aug. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

13 Aug. 2019 by The Duke Team

Thank you for your review! Glad to hear you and your mother both enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again sometime.

4 out of 5
Parking so far from room to carry suitcases. Bar too small.

Posted by on 5 Aug. 2019

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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 / 24.1 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

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10 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
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

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.

Guests arriving after 9:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

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 are 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. 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

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 20 for adults and NZD 10 for children (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

Promotions

Breakfast Offer

Book a stay in any room or rate category for travel now - October 15, 2019 or May - October 15, 2020, and receive free buffet breakfast daily.


Full details provided at check-in. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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