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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Villa Russell is within short walking distance of Russell township, situated in a lovely scenic spot that overlooks the bay. Our room opens up to fantastic balcony where we can relax and enjoy the fantastic bay view and birdlife. A great chorus from the local native birds, featuring beautiful singing Tui(s) and at night the Kiwi(s) join in too. (The...

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Scotland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a hidden gem. Sue and Stephen are wonderful hosts and made us feel very welcome from the tea and cakes on arrival to the CD of NZ photos as we left. Much appreciated. Our room was beautifully appointed, spacious and had wonderful elevated views of Russell. Our only disappointment was that we had just one night to enjoy...

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Oakdale, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Villa Russell is one of the best Bed & Breakfasts we have ever stayed at. There were 4 of us staying together. Our rooms were very large with windows that allowed you to see the harbor. The breakfasts allowed us to get up when we wanted to - very spoiled. They were hot breakfasts with eggs how you wanted them....

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Reviewed 10 October 2016

What a fantastic property to stay with friendly hosts, uninterrupted water views, close to the village, comfortable large room and breakfast that was excellent. The large balcony was great to have pre dinner drinks, or just to relax on and enjoy the bird life. This property ticks all the boxes and ranks as one of the best that we have...

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Our week in the township of Russell was refreshing & the accommodation was wonderful. Villa Russell was comfortable & warm (like the hospitality). The hosts were kind & generous. We looked forward to the beautiful cooked breakfasts every morning. The views over the water & township from our room were stunning.

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Snohomish, Washington
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We arrived in need of rest and rejuvenation and we found it in the beautiful and peaceful setting of Villa Russell. Sue and Stephen were so accommodating in providing everything we needed; friendly but not overbearing. We stayed 3 nights and felt so comfortable and at home. Wonderful location, great view as we ate our delicious breakfasts on the balcony....

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Thanks to Sue and Steve for a wonderful few days. The room was fabulous, breakfast was a real treat . We went out with Steve on the boat. Brilliant day out and fantastic lunch. Thanks for making us so welcome. We met a lovely Australian couple staying in the room beside us and we shared breakfast a few times. Very...

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Henley Beach
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We had heard about this B&B from my sister who stayed there 12 months ago and everything she told us was true. Beautiful location, fantastic room and amazing service from Sue and Steve, the owners. Delicious breakfast was something we looked forward to every morning and the opportunity to have a day sailing on the Kingfisher was a delight. A...

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Sue W, Owner at Villa Russell, responded to this review

Thank you Heather for your lovely review - we love having guests and would love to see you here again some time in the furture

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We loved staying at this inviting and enticing b and b. Our hosts were friendly, welcoming and personable and went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. The rooms are of high quality, every detail is well thought through, and the breakfasts are outstanding, served out on a balcony overlooking beautiful Russell. The place is walking distance to...

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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Only stayed one night but after a long drive (never believe the GPS), a quite sail and a wonderful dinner this loverly little B&B provided a perfect sanctuary for a couple of tired but happy travellers. Sue & Stephen were wonderful hosts and their apt advice added to our enjoyment of out stay in Russell. The view over the Bay...

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy a welcoming visit to Villa Russell, two minutes from the beach and Russell's restaurants yet totally private and secluded. Relax with magnificent views of the bay from our beautifully restored 1910 villa or from one of two spacious guest rooms in the new guest cottage. Off street parking provided. Charters on our 11.6 metre yacht Kingfisher may also be arranged to sail the Bay of Islands. Be welcomed by our friendly family dog. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Russell

Address: 2 Little Queen Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Price Range: £122 - £169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Russell 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“There are two deluxe double rooms available. The main Tip is to Book one of them.”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewM25Ram, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our bathroom had a huge tile floor that was heated!!”
 of 5 bubbles Carleen45, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms are excellent with large shared balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Fair23, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“As for a view”
 of 5 bubbles DSC129, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“There are rooms, some in the main house and others in the attached building known as "the cottages". Cottages more private/secluded.”
 of 5 bubbles C4520VQlindad, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
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