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Bellrock Lodge

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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sydney
Reviewed 5 January 2017

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 5 January 2017

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 31 December 2016

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 29 December 2016 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 18 December 2016

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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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

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

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 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.

Kerikeri, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 November 2016

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...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Marine, thank you for taking the time to post this most welcome review for Bellrock Lodge, it is much appreciated.

Toronto
Reviewed 13 November 2016

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...

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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.

Shanghai Region, China
Reviewed 12 November 2016

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.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • 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: $207 - $296 (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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“There are no bad rooms, as all have a fantastic view with an outside balcony overlooking the town and harbor.”
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