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    Duke of Marlborough Hotel

    35 The Strand, Russell 0255, New Zealand
    011 64 9-887 8379
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 5 September 2017

    We loved our stay here and the small town of Russell. We arrived after 26 hours of traveling from the US and were greeted warmly by the desk staff who showed us our room on the back of the hotel. Very nicely appointed with a...More

    1  Thank Richard D
    Reviewed 3 September 2017

    I love the Duke, I love the food, I love the staff, I love the atmosphere. This place soothes my soul, and that's why I keep going back. It's not a 'place to eat' - it's an experience. Don't have a budget when you go...More

    1  Thank JDC233
    Reviewed 3 September 2017

    We had a fabulous evening meal at the Duke of Marlborough last night! Our party of 6 arrived without a booking on a Saturday night, and they were quite busy, but they still managed to fit us in. They are the tail end of a...More

    Thank Megan B
    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    Warm welcome and a nice buzz in the room - very busy ( glad we booked). Recommended the Tomahawk Rib eye for two ( and told only two left ) so we had to go for it and we were not disappointed. Absolutely perfect The...More

    Thank Ken S
    Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

    Took a Ferry over for lunch. Shame the hotel is having a refurbishment as the view from the restaurant was covered so you couldn't see the bay. We had Chowder & Calamari with Champagne which was good.

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    31 July 2017|
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    Response from Jack B | Reviewed this property |
    at the Hotel it is limited, but yes there is plenty of parking in the streets. that of course depends on the season! In the main holiday times it may be a bit harder to find the parking, but there is still plenty, maybe in... More
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    "Select from the ocean front rooms"
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    "A waterfront room is a must! Worth the extra (and then some!) We had room 5 - gorgeous!"
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    "All of them are great all give everything"
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    "If not staying, still go in for a drink or a meal. If returning to Paihia at night, be mindful of the ferry..."
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