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Penang, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have decided the best way to write this review is to split it into pros and cons, and let you decide... PROS + very clean + central location + helpful owners (who organised a trip for us and offered to help us organise paying the + road tax) + information booklets in the room + leaving gift + lovely...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bellrock is a gem. The rooms are nicely set up and have a great views of the Russell harbor from your bed and deck. The location is perfect where you are close enough to the town center, but far enough away to avoid any noise and still have a view of the harbor. Peter and Lorraine provide us great...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Coming via the passenger ferry, as you did, is an easy way to get to Russell, and it is always a pleasure for us to meet our guests as they arrive on the wharf. Thank you for your positive comments and for choosing to stay at Bellrock Lodge

westport, con
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived late, and, yet, our host, Lorraine could not be more accommodating. The rooms were left with open shutters to a spectacular sunset. We had two rooms, and they were spotless, comfortable, elegant and a welcome retreat. And, the extrarodinary views of Russell harbor and beyond make for a wonderful finishing touch. Thank you Lorraine for a wonderful and...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this lovely review, it is really appreciated. Glad you enjoyed your stay.

sydney
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hosts Peter and Lorraine run a truly beautiful B&B, and I highly regard this property for a peaceful and memorable vacation. The view from the room's balcony overlooks Russell and the bay, and it is exquisite. The rooms are also very nicely appointed and, in my view, Bellrock Lodge is a five star place to stay.

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Good morning Darryl, what a lovely review to wake up to. Thank you for taking the time to post it, much appreciated. All the very best for 2017. Peter and Lorraine

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is stunning but it's the little things that make a difference. The homemade jams with the continental breakfast, the hosts taking the time to have drinks and nibbles with the guests, the night light in the bathroom so you don't have to turn on the bright light if you need to go in the night. It's these little...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for a very different review, nobody has ever mentioned these things before, much appreciated. Looking forward to welcoming you back to Bellrock Lodge. Peter and Lorraine

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place and the views were lovely. Our stay in Russell was perfect. The rooms were spacious and cosy. Everything was exactly as it was advertised. I'd definitely recommend this place and would enjoy staying here again.

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Simon, thank you for taking the time to post this most welcome review. Best wishes to both of you for 2017

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second stay at Bellrock Lodge. Just like the first time we stayed we were given a warm welcome by our guests. The accommodation is clean and spacious and the view from our room was beautiful. Hosts Peter and Lorraine are kind and warm people and it was a pleasure to accept their usual invite of sharing a...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

For Peter and I, there can be no greater compliment than guests returning for a second stay, so thank you both for choosing to visit Bellrock Lodge a second time. A big thank you for taking the time to post this welcome review as well. Wishing you both a happy and healthy 2017.

England
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel due to the outstanding views out across the bay, which certainly didn't disappoint. But it was the attention to detail and warm hospitality of Peter and Lorraine that made this our favorite accommodation during our travels across the North Island. They have clearly considered every aspect in order to ensure their guests have a very comfortable...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Travellinman, thank you for your lovely review, it is much appreciated.We wish you many more happy travelling years.

Glenwood Springs, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Our two nights in Russell were certainly enhanced by our stay at this small lodge on the hill above town. The room was immaculate and quite comfortable with a beautiful deck overlooking the bay. Our hosts Lorraine and Peter were welcoming and attentive. We had a lovely cocktail hour with them including local snacks that was the highlight of the...

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Mary, thank you for taking the time to post this welcome review, it is much appreciated.

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Due to a last minute change of plan, we ended up visiting the Bay of Islands as part of our tour of NZ. We are so pleased that we booked the Bellrock Lodge for our stay in Russell. As other reviews have commented, Lorraine and Peter really are fantastic hosts who have created stylish accommodation which is value for money....

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this lovely and welcome review. We hope the rest of your travels through this lovely country has been all you had hoped for.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: £140 - £186 (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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“Best views, and close to town”
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“All rooms are equal I terms of amenities, view and even ease of access.”
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“All of the four rooms are identical and it seems you couldn't go wrong with any of them.”
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“All rooms have fabulous views”
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