Motel Russell

16 Matauwhi Road, Russell, New Zealand  show map
 3 stars
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Motel Russell

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour
Food/ Drinks

Picnic area/ Tables

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Motel Russell is a 3-star comfortable property with soundproof rooms at a short distance from Action World, Paihia Harbour and Waitangi Treaty Grounds.

The city center is about 10 minutes on foot.

The hotel's beautiful location offers to get to Kerikeri/Bay of Islands airport in 20 minutes by car.

Rooms

The rooms in Motel Russell come with heating, complimentary wireless internet, a balcony, a dining area and multi-channel TV. Some rooms at Motel Russell have a view over the garden. For more comfort a shower, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries are provided.

Eat & Drink

Guests can dine at The York Street Cafe and Scales Fish COmpany, about 350 meters away from the property.

You can start your day with a continental breakfast, which costs NZD 10 per person per night. 

Services

There are free parking, a tour desk and a baggage storage available on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   15.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Water sports
  • Fishing

Services

  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Picnic area/ Tables

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Reflex massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking hob
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until 08:00-10:00 

How to reach hotel

hotel Motel Russell Russell location
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Hotel Address:

16 Matauwhi Road, Russell, New Zealand

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City Center
  • Russell
    1700 ft
Airports
  • Kerikeri/Bay of Islands (KKE)
    12.1 mi
  • Whangarei (WRE)
    37.4 mi
Restaurants
  • The York Street Cafe
    1100 ft
  • The Gables Restaurant (cuisine: Contemporary, European)
    1400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 08:00-10:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    15

Rooms and availability

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Two-Bedroom Apartment
Bed type: King-size bed
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This spacious apartment includes a fully equipped kitchen and separate lounge area.

Room facilities
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    King Studio
    Bed type: King-size bed
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    This studio offers a TV and a seating area.

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      Queen Studio
      Bed type: King-size bed
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      Located on the ground level, this studio opens onto a garden courtyard and has a small sofa, table and chairs, mini refrigerator, toaster, and a private bathroom with shower.

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        One-Bedroom Apartment
        Bed type: King-size bed
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        This apartment includes a fully equipped kitchen and a separate lounge area.

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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Motel Russell Russell location
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          Hotel Address:

          16 Matauwhi Road, Russell, New Zealand

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Russell
            1700 ft
          Airports
          • Kerikeri/Bay of Islands (KKE)
            12.1 mi
          • Whangarei (WRE)
            37.4 mi
          Restaurants
          • The York Street Cafe
            1100 ft
          • The Gables Restaurant (cuisine: Contemporary, European)
            1400 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until 08:00-10:00 
          • Number of rooms:
            15

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          What's nearby

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 1400 ft

          Local attractions

          • Paihia Harbour - 2.2 mi
            Paihia harbour, Bay of Islands, Paihia
          • Action World - 2.7 mi
            54 Puketona Rd, Paihia
          • Aroha Island Ecological Centre - 8.7 mi
            177 Rangitane Loop Rd, Kerikeri
          • Waitangi Treaty Grounds - 2.5 mi
            1 Tau Henare Dr, Paihia
          • Haruru Falls - 5.6 mi
            Waitangi River, Paihia

          Near the hotel

          • Russell Museum - 1000 ft
            2 York Street, Russell
          • Just Imagine Gallery - 1800 ft
            25 York St, Russell

          Restaurants nearby

          • The York Street Cafe - 1100 ft

            Address: 1 York Street
            Phone: 09 403 7360

            67% likes this, based on 15 reviews

          • Hone's Pizza, Salad & Beer Garden - 1300 ft

            Address: 10 York St
            Phone: 094037670

            69% likes this, based on 43 reviews
            Cuisine: New Zealand
            Price Range: USD 10 - USD 22

          • Diggers Restaurant, RSA - 1500 ft

            Address: 1 Chapel Street
            Phone: 09 403 7773

            71% likes this, based on 81 reviews
            Cuisine: British, New Zealand
            Price Range: USD 3 - USD 21

          • The Gables Restaurant - 1400 ft

            Address: 19 The Strand
            Phone: 09 403 7670

            79% likes this, based on 202 reviews
            Cuisine: Contemporary, European
            Price Range: USD 2 - USD 27

          • sally's restaurant - 1600 ft

            Address: 25 The Strand
            Phone: (09) 403 7652

            76% likes this, based on 186 reviews
            Price Range: USD 0 - USD 20

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until 08:00-10:00 
          • Number of rooms:
            15
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          Motel Russell Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Motel Russell

          Average guest rating

          8.0out of 10
          Fabulous
          Based on 49 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            Nice refurbished rooms - nice pool area - quiet

          • Family with children
            9.2

            The owners were really friendly and once they discovered that my elderly parents were to be separated into a location involving a slope, they moved us all into two adjoining family units at no extra cost - nothing was too much trouble.

          • Single
            9.2

            Good venue, easy to find and close proximity without being near anything noisy. Clean with everything you expect in a motel.

          • Family with children
            8.8

            Friendly staff, functional and clean rooms, nice quality linen. Small but excellent value for money

            A suggestion install a rangehood in the kitchen, given it is a very small space it filled with smoke and cooking smells very quickly, had to have every window open.

          • Older travelers
            4.6

            Great location;nice pool and friendly front desk.

            The unit we were in badly needeed a facelift; it was bordering on shabby and the bathroom was scruffy - curtains were falling off,tatty towels etc. Both bedrooms were seriously squashed. Poor value for an expensive break.

          • Group of friends
            9.6

            Hosts very friendly, the unit was homely and relaxing.

          • Group of friends
            8.8

            We liked the bbq and pool area to have our dinners in

          • Older travelers
            6.2

            able to be alone

            close to main road - a lot of traffic noise on sunday

          • Group of friends
            9.2

            Loved how the place was so clean and comfortable. Great access to town and the beaches

          • Older travelers
            7.0

            Short walk to downtown, nice pool and interesting people staying at motel.

            No patio in room area.

          • Older travelers
            7.8

            Friendly staff, clean room, easy to deal with no hassles

          • Family with children
            5.8

            The husband and wife who were the proprietors were extremely nice and very helpful to us. We cannot say enough about how kind they were. The facility is old and in need of repair. It was clean, and the use of the washing machine was free. But for the price we paid, we did not feel that it was a good value compared to what we had paid in Taupo, Rotarua, Tiarua, and Cable Bay. We did not look at other lodging in Russell so we can't compare it to what else was available there in terms of price.

          • Family with children
            8.8

            Clean & tiday, so/and we would return there!

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            We spent a week at various locations in Northland. This was the best motel we stayed at: very clean, friendly staff, great room service, very well equipped kitchenette. We would definitely stay here again.

          • Family with children
            5.8

            Reasonably spacious. Good pool, Good family unit

            Free internet did not work, checked with others, theres did not work either. Did not realise how far out of town it was. Though we enjoyed the walk into town.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Motel Russell Russell location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          16 Matauwhi Road, Russell, New Zealand

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Russell
            1700 ft
          Airports
          • Kerikeri/Bay of Islands (KKE)
            12.1 mi
          • Whangarei (WRE)
            37.4 mi
          Restaurants
          • The York Street Cafe
            1100 ft
          • The Gables Restaurant (cuisine: Contemporary, European)
            1400 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until 08:00-10:00 
          • Number of rooms:
            15