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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Russell is quiet. Some may prefer Pahia on the other side of the lake (10 mins by ferry) but either way this Is a lovely accommodation. Ruth and Jessie are wonderful hosts for whom nothing is too much trouble. A period property in town which makes everything walkable. Well provided for - and don't leave without trying the external baths...

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Thank Paul M
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a wonderful little place to stay, the proprietors were very welcoming, they really looked after us during our stay here. The environment was relaxing and comfortable. We were made to feel at home. The room was lovely, clean and comfortable. Would highly recommend a stay here. Thank you.

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Thank Jules L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at Flagstaff Lodge. Jessie and Ruth created an incredibly warm atmosphere. The bath tube from which you can watch up to the stars at night and the local wine tasting are very special and unique. Ruth and Jessie prepare a healthy and delicious breakfast and give you suitable advice on your trips. We definitely recommend...

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Thank Daniela K
Traverse City
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed staying at Flagstaff Lodge. The Lodge was great location along with our room. The facilities have much to offer guests and it's positioned centrally within Russell. The Lodge is located on a quiet street not far from where all the restaurants and waterfront is located. Our hosts, Jessie and Ruth were very gracious and assisted us on our tour...

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Thank Charles A
Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We arrived at the end of a long day driving up from Auckland and received a warm welcome. After settling into our room and catching our breath, I enjoyed a lovely catch up with hosts Jessie and Ruth over a glass of wine. Dinner recommendations were passed on for both nights of our stay. The beauty of Flagstaff Lodge is...

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Thank downundertourist
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Having been to Millsbrook in Queenstown and thought nothing could top their facials as they are soo great, like wow fantastic!! ...well this place did! From the moment I stepped into the place it was 5 star service (and surrounds, but I wasn't staying there so cannot comment). I wish I could recall the therapists name. Professional. Kiwi. Great hands...

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Thank Kiwi_Tripping
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Again, we returned to see Jessie and Ruth and enjoy the warm comforts of the lodge. It's so wonderful to feel at home and be able to relax. Great breakfasts, comfy beds, great service, walk to the village and stumble back... It's a now- regular for us, love "our room" not telling you which one so I increase the probability...

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Thank JJBonham
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 September 2016

My wife and I stayed for three nights at the Flagstaff Lodge and had an absolutely magnificent time. Jessie and Ruth were wonderful hosts and the home made breakfast each day was delicious. Our room was very spacious and beautifully decorated. Whilst we were there, we also tried out the outdoor baths (twice) - it was a wonderful experience to...

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Thank 100Ian
Auckland
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We stayed here for a weekend in early September 2016 and it was fantastic. Twin hot tubs under the stars - I haven't stared at the milky way for that long since I was a (angsty) teenager. There are a lot more satellites now. The lodge is fabulous, when I grow up I want underfloor heating in my bathroom too....

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Thank Louise W
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We spent two nights in Russell at the Flagstaff. Our experience could not have been better. All the details of our trip where sorted out by our excellent hosts including massages, facials and dinner recommendations and reservations. The room was beautiful and ours had a fantastic bathroom. Real treats were the breakfasts and the amazing outdoor baths where you could...

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Flagstaff Lodge is a fully modernised 1912 villa providing luxury boutique accommodation in the heart of charming Russell. Featuring contemporary style, NZ art, local wine & delicious food with relaxed, personal attention from your hosts. The Lodge offers four spacious en-suite rooms and a guest lounge – each uniquely styled – a relaxing courtyard and a boutique day spa offering massage and beauty treatments using premium Thalgo and OPI products. Just a 1 minute stroll from the seafront, the Lodge is the perfect, luxury base from which to enjoy Russell and the Bay of Islands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Flagstaff Lodge & Day Spa

Address: 17 Wellington Street, Russell 0242, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Price Range: $415 - $663 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Flagstaff Lodge & Day Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The Lodge has a number of great rooms to offer guests. Our suit was large and the bathroom area was exceptional.”
 of 5 bubbles 48charlesa, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are only 4 rooms. All are large and luxurious. You can't miss.”
 of 5 bubbles WP86, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All four of the rooms were very tastefully decorated with interesting art”
 of 5 bubbles LynnlovesLily, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for rooms with sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 444beverleyh, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All four rooms have a patio and are equally beautifully furnished”
 of 5 bubbles 965randye, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
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