Duke of Marlborough Hotel

The Duke of Marlborough – Hotel, Bar & Restaurant. The Duke is New Zealand’s oldest licenced hotel, sitting on the waterfront in Russell. Our Hotel is a great place to recharge the batteries, catch up with friends or simply enjoy the moment.


Per night
$135.00 - $450.00
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Based on 1622 reviews


With a number of accommodation options there is something to suit almost everyone - newly refurbished Waterfront Rooms, newly built Superior Rooms, or even a Small Room for those looking for a short stay - all rooms have their own en-suites, Sky TV, WIFI accessibility and tea and coffee making facilities with free access to a gymnasium.

The Restaurant has a menu packed with fresh seasonal Northland produce, and with our award winning chef and restaurant manager, it’s not to be missed. The Dukes Bar is stocked with a wide range of New Zealand beer & wine.

With easy access to an exciting array of activities or sipping a glass of wine on our balcony there is plenty to see or do. Come and visit us at The Duke - on the waterfront in Russell.

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Physical address

35 The Strand, Russell, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

High season Low season
(Sep - Mar) (Apr - Aug)
Per night $170.00 - $450.00 $135.00 - $290.00
Age restriction:
Other charges:
Bed and Breakfast rates available.
Further pricing information:
Children under 12 free.
Cancellation policy:
7-14 days. Charge 50% of total cost of booking. Less than 7 days. Charge 100% of total cost of booking.

Facilities and Features

  • Breakfast
  • Children Welcome
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dinner
  • Disabled Access
  • Gymnasium
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Licensed Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Safety Deposit Box at Reception
Proximity to airport:
60 minute drive from Kerikeri Airport
Proximity to town:
In central Russell
Number of rooms:

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Opening times

Business hours:
24hrs Reception - 7.30am to 11pm Restaurant
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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