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Duke of Marlborough Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“waterfront room”(43 reviews)
“lamb”(27 reviews)
“seafood chowder”(26 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch, fish and chips are great with wasabi peas, local beer was cold. Service was fast and friendly and the surprise drink for free for our (twins) birthday a real treat. Lovely setting overlooking the harbour adds to the old charm ambience...More

Thank Cathrine A
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

If you are planning a trip to Russell you MUST go to the Duke. It remains the 'meal of my trip'. Sitting on the deck, overlooking the water with good food and wine - it doesn't get any better than this!

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We went for a group dinner, the place has amazing ambience and character with awesome views across the bay. We arrived and the place was already busy, no trouble at all, we had a set menu (47 of us) and had some good choices. The...More

Thank Murray G
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Tried to book in to stay about two months prior but all booked out. Turned up on spec off the tour boat at Christmas /New Year, as you can stop off here and go on to Paihia free. So, no booking and around 1pm it...More

Thank Noel W
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We aspire to stay here sometime but 2 evening dinners have been just fabulous, the chefs are excellent as are the dining staff, all totally professional. The view from the verandah whilst eating is exceptional but it is the food that is absolutely gorgeous.

Thank ginadigger
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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
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$91 - US$196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$91 - US$196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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