The best part about the Commodore is it's location (on the waterfront, near the end of the ferry wharf) And the owners are very friendly.
However, with a room rate of $310 for a king bed, studio room, I expected a higher standard. To put it simply: this is a 3 star motel, charging 4-5 star prices. The room rates could be justified if the units were refurbished.
The water pressure in the shower was poor and the temperature no hotter than tepid. Bathroom fittings & vanity need upgrading. In spite of advertising free internet, there was none, because the wifi didn't work in the front units. The owners were working hard to try to fix it, but without success. My unit had a musty smell and the bed wasn't comfortable.
In conclusion, I would only return if the Commodore was upgraded.
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- Also Known As:
- Commodores Hotel Russell
- Commodore's Lodge Russell, New Zealand - Bay Of Islands