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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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9 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were shown to our room by Lorraine and Peter whom we then joined, with the other guests, for a sumptuous selection of local treats before heading into town to sample some of the excellent restaurants there. The room was spacious, sparkling clean and well-stocked, even with chocolate biscuits! Breakfast included a range of interesting fruit (raspberries, papaya, blueberries to... More 

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Toronto
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this lovely small lodge for four nights and it was a wonderful place to be. The rooms are so comfortable with every amenity you could want and uninterrupted views of the harbour. Peter and Lorraine are so hospitable and eager to ensure your stay is comfortable both with them and in Russell overall. They have good advice... More 

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Bonnie, thank you and Jim for choosing to stay at Bellrock Lodge. Thank you as well, for the great review, which is much appreciated and which is sure to reassure prospective guests. Hope the rest of your travels in our beautiful country went without a hitch. More 

Shanghai Region, China
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13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views over the harbour from all rooms Spacious , comfortable rooms with very good cooking facilities Each room has a balcony where you can sit, eat, drink and watch the sun go down Short walk into the centre of Russell Very welcoming hosts who know the area very well and can help with recommendations. Real quality. 房间宽敞兼有海景,布置舒适,厨具齐全。所有房间都带有露台-适合休闲发呆,或者用餐品酒,还可以从露台观看日落十分写意。从酒店步行去小镇中心很方便。酒店主人非常友善,对当地十分了解,并乐意推荐适合游玩的地方。

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Paul, thank you and Candia for choosing to stay at Bellrock Lodge. Your welcome review in both english and mandarin (I think) is much appreciated and sure to reassure future guests who might be thinking of booking to stay at Bellrock Lodge, for this we thank you as well. More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lorraine and Peter were great hosts and the rooms were very well appointed with everything you might need. The location was excellent being only a couple of minutes walk into town, as are the sea views from the room.

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Jessica, thank you very much for taking the time to post this welcome review for Bellrock Lodge, it is much appreciated. We wish you both our very best wishes for the exciting time ahead of you. More 

Auckland
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Peter is the ultimate host, ably assisted by Shaka, and we were extremely well looked after in every regard. The unit was beautifully prepared, and returned to pristine condition every day, and the view is outstanding.

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

So glad to hear that Peter and Shaka keep everything ship shape while I am away having a good time. Thank you ever so much for taking the time to post your review, it is much appreciated. Best wishes Lorraine More 

Knaresborough, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Room was great, balcony with a sea view - all just lovely and very tastefully done out. Very handy for all the great pubs and restaurants of this excellent town. A good swimming beach within a short walk

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Short and sweet, thanks. Always good to hear that our guests are happy. Each and every review is much appreciated. More 

Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Lorraine and Peter are wonderful hosts! The lodge is beautiful and the views are magnificent. The before dinner drinks with Lorraine and Peter were very fun with lively conversation. The bed in our room was quite firm, so if you are used to a softer bed, you might be surprised. I slept well though.

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Thank Leah B
Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Leah, sorry I have taken so long to respond. The firmness of a mattress and/or pillows are such personal tastes, we have extra pillows for our guests to try, but I am pleased that you slept well. Thank you so very much for posting the review, it is much appreciated. More 

West Midlands
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52 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Lovely location with balcony overlooking the bay.Well equipped rooms.The hosts make this an outstanding place to stay.We met many excellent hosts in our trip around wonderful New Zealand but Peter and Lorraine take first place for their professionalism and friendliness.The evening drinks reception for guests is a great way to meet other travelers and Peters free chauffeur service back from... More 

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and for taking valuable time in this busy world to post this most welcome review for us, much appreciated. More 

London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This is a very very good choice for your stay in Russell. Our room was lovely and clean, with a fantastic view. We were really comfortable, and it is a very short walk into town or to the beach. Peter and Lorraine are the most fantastic hosts, and made us feel so welcome. Make sure you go to the brilliant... More 

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Heather, thank you for taking the time from what I know is a very busy life, to post this great review for Bellrock Lodge, it is much appreciated and welcome. Peter and I really enjoy the pre-dinner drinks/snacks, it is such a relaxed time to get to know a bit more about each other and we have a lot of... More 

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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

The room had a lovely view and was very clean and comfortable and serviced daily. The location was fantastic up the hill to give you the view. The walk to the property is a bit steep up the driveway but not very long. We had no trouble with this and enjoyed being a little bit away from the main street.... More 

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Sharnie, thank you and Kel for choosing to stay at Bellrock Lodge, thank you also for the lovely review, much appreciated. If you think our winter sunsets are spectacular, wait till summer when they are directly in front of Bellrock Lodge, they are just amazing and each night it is different. Take care and our very best wishes. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For the best views in Russell come to Bellrock Lodge. We are on the hill overlooking the bay and the lovely village of Russell. The village and wharf are only a 5 min stroll away. At Bellrock you will have luxury en-suite rooms with private entrance and French doors leading out of your room onto your private patio. Each room has: Freeview TV, DVD player, Radio/CD/iPod dock, air conditioner, fully equipped kitchenette and either twin beds (2 singles) or a super king. Guest lounge for the exclusive use of our guests has a well stocked bar and barbeque facilities on the adjoining patio. We have off street parking and laundry facilities. Please note our rates are "room rate only" A substantial breakfast is available on request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bellrock Lodge

Address: 22 Chapel Street, Russell 0201, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Price Range: £139 - £190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bellrock Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All rooms are equal I terms of amenities, view and even ease of access.”
 of 5 bubbles mariner810, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All of the four rooms are identical and it seems you couldn't go wrong with any of them.”
 of 5 bubbles 375bonnief, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have fabulous views”
 of 5 bubbles paulaO3678JL, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were in Room 4 but any room would probably be great.”
 of 5 bubbles Sharnie_at_Kawana, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms with sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 861klausm, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
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