The Duke of Marlborough Hotel

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This is New Zealand’s oldest licensed hotel, and today offers spectacular views over Russell’s waterfront in the Bay of Islands.

Why you'll love it here

  • Dating back to 1840, the original Duke of Marlborough was New Zealand's oldest licensed hotel
  • On a sunny day or warm evening grab a spot on the outdoor decks for a delicious lunch or dinner with waterfront views
  • Take note of the unique artwork of local northland artist Lester Hall that hangs with pride throughout the property
  • Superbly located in the heart of Russell's waterfront and just a 10-minute stroll to Long Beach, one of the best in the area

Nicola

Travel Specialist

I'm here to tailor-make your perfect holiday. Give me a call and I'll use my expertise to create your personalised experience.

Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances and pre-selected seats
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

This carefully restored hotel sits in a privileged position on Russell’s waterfront in the Bay of Islands. here is a variety of accommodation options on offer: choose from a Small or Standard Room to enjoy a queen-size bed, en suite bathroom and Sky TV, or opt for Superior Room for these conveniences plus the use of a shared deck for enjoying the excellent views here. Waterfront Rooms offer spectacular views over the Bay of Islands and out to Paihia and Waitangi.

The Duke of Marlborough Restaurant serves a menu full of local and seasonal produce, along with an extensive beverage list that includes more than 100 wines and over 30 varieties of beer. The hotel provides guests with a comfortable base and easy access to a number of activities in the Bay of Islands area – from kayaking and dolphin spotting to exploring historic sites and relaxing on the beach. Just a short distance away find the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, where New Zealand’s founding document was signed.

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Call our Travel Specialists for a chat with our New-zealand experts. They'll share their first-hand insights so you can find your perfect holiday.

Monday - Friday: 9am - 7:30pm

Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm 

Nicola

Travel Specialist

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Monday - Friday: 9am - 7:30pm

Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm 

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