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Duke of Marlborough Hotel

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“waterfront room”(43 reviews)
“lamb”(27 reviews)
“seafood chowder”(26 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked this hotel because it is an iconic hotel in NZ but sadly the hotel glory days are well in the past. We paid over $240 which is high for this time of year and in a competitive market. The room was described as...More

Thank roey53
Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This is quite simply the most lovely hotel we have stayed in - and we've stayed many, all around the world! The place is steeped in fascinating history and great care has been taken by the owners to retain the period charm whilst ensuring maximum...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a true fine dining experience in Russell. Our waiter knew the menu inside out, and developed a great rapport with the table, the lamb my friend had was the best he'd ever had, and the drinks menu was thorough to say the least.

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The host at our accommodation in Paihia recommended we take the ferry to Russell and have a meal at the Duke of Marlborough. We booked online a couple of days prior and had an early Sunday evening meal in the covered conservatory area. The restaurant...More

Thank Eva R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow, top marks for everything, food, service and atmosphere. loved it. Highly recommend the tuna, eye fillet and calamari. Service was really friendly, the waitresses and front of house made everyone feel relaxed and welcome. This would have to be the best place to eat...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$89 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$89 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (390)
Room & Suite (93)
Dining (57)
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101Judy101
30 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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"We didn’t stay here but it looks super."
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"The cheaper rooms are old and worn out and not worth the price. Stay in the newer rooms."
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"only had a meal"
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"room was ok for a small room"
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