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Bellrock Lodge

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
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Barquisimeto
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This is a fantastic place to stay , Russell is wonderful and Bellrock Lodge is located just perfect all the units have fantastic sea-view, and all the details perfectly designed , you have all what you need and more in every unit, and the best of all is Peter and Lorraine the hosts they are the most wonderful persons and...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

It is difficult to guess from your alias which guests you are, but I suspect you are our Spanish guests. If I am correct then we have to say thank you very much not only for the lovely review but for inviting us to share your tasty gazpachio as well as the absolutely divine BBQ'd whole snapper. Happy travels.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

We were recommended to stay in Pahia but we decided to stay in Russell as it looked nicer. Chose Bellrock Lodge, steep driveway leading to a lovely building and a warm welcome from the hosts The room was large with a spectacular view over Russell and the bay beyond. The room was well equipped in all aspects and the bathroom...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the thumbs up for Russell, it is a special village, with its own unique atmosphere. Thank you also, for the lovely review. It is most welcome and every review helps us to be ranked amongst the top accommodation providers in Russell, so it is much appreciated. We missed you at our pre-dinner drinks, but it is more...

Calgary
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We just finished a 3 day stay with Peter and Lorraine in their beautiful B&B. You couldn't meet nicer people or better hosts. Each of the four rooms is fully private with a fabulous view from each room, all of which are all spotless and beautifully decorated. Peter and Lorraine hosted a wonderful Happy Hour with delicious local food that...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Ken, thank you very much for taking the time from your travels to post this lovely and welcome review. It was great having you and Solana with us, you were both interesting to talk to. We wish you a long, healthy and happy life, with many more opportunities to travel.

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2016

This is a fabulous place to stay. The photo of the outside doesn't do it justice. There are 4 self contained studios on the ground floor and all have fabulous views from the windows. You can sit on your private balcony and enjoy looking out. Each is well equipped with a kitchen area, a very large comfortable bed and the...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your most welcome review, Kay. It is much appreciated. It was great hosting both of you as well as your Australian friends. Happy travels

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The view is beautiful. The rooms are clean and very comfortable. The gracious hosts are knowledgeable about the area and very fun to talk with. There's a kitchenette which made our stay so much more relaxed. Prepared breakfast in the lodge is optional, with the kitchenette you can cook for yourself, the town is a 5 minute walk and has...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Jan, thank you for taking the time to post this lovely review, much appreciated. We hope that your stay in New Zealand (how ever long or short that may be) will give you plenty of opportunity to explore and enjoy this beautiful country. Remember Russell is warmer in winter than Auckland, so hope to see you again.

Reviewed 9 February 2016

This is a lovely self contained room with a fantastic view of Russell. The hosts were even so kind as to hang up our washing and save oysters for our (late) arrival home after a day trip. The entrance to our room was separate from the Hosts accomodation.

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Monique, thank you ever so much for taking the time to post this welcome review.

Surrey
Reviewed 8 February 2016

3 excellent nights spent here - Peter & Lorraine made us feel very welcome from the moment we arrived - good advice on local restaurants and things to do and see - we would highly recommend this extremely clean & tidy lodge. John & Mandy, London, U.K.

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Hello from a sunny Russell. John and Mandy, thank you both for the welcome and lovely review, much appreciated. We trust the rest of your holiday in beautiful New Zealand is going well, and that you are having the time of your life.

Adelaide, SA
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

As a surprise we spent 3 days in Russell with friends for my husband's 70th birthday. We could not have found better accommodation than Bellrock. Wonderful hosts, great facilities and the most stunning views. Lorraine and Peter are to be commended for their quality service - the best oysters, wonderful Cloudy Bay champagne, even a pizza delivery courtesy Peter and...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you B for the great review, much appreciated, thank you also for choosing Bellrock Lodge in which to celebrate your husbands birthday. Happy birthday today to B for your 70th, we trust this will be a year filled with good health and much joy.

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Great Hosts- Only 4 Very Nice rooms. Modern and clean with every detail thought about. Three blocks to center of Russell and everything is close. From there you can do anything. Would recommend to anyone!

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

John, thank you for taking the time to post this welcome review. It is always great to hear when guests are happy to recommend Bellrock Lodge. Thank you

Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Peter and Lorraine made sure our stay at Bellrock was as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. The accommodation is very well equipped with every consideration catered for. The bed was a dream, the room spacious and the location very peaceful and beautiful. All rooms have the very best views in Russell; set a little way up the hill the property...

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Mackieblue, Owner at Bellrock Lodge, responded to this review

It was a pleasure Hilary. Thank you for taking the time to post such a comprehensive and complimentary review, much appreciated.

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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
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Multilingual Staff
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: $199 - $295 (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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