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Hananui Lodge Motel

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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hosts john”(8 reviews)
“the ground floor”(11 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewshosts johnthe ground floorthe managersroom was spotlessfirst floorstayed here for three nightsplace to stayspa poolour short stayrestaurants and barswithin walking distancequiet at nightfantastic locationsea frontlocal informationwaters edgesea view
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We stayed here two nights and found it really comfortable and great value for money. We had a one bedroom unit plus also used the sofa bed. Both beds were comfortable. Facilities were clean with nice towels and good shower. We got a warm welcome...More

1  Thank Kay P
Response from RongoandJohn, Manager at Hananui Lodge MotelResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you we try to ensure our accommodation and facilities are kept clean and very tidy, your review is appreciated by us.

Reviewed 30 May 2018

We had Unit 4. Easy access to waterfront. Nice neutral decor, microwave, small cookop and bar fridge. Huge king bed, dining table, two arm chairs, kitchenette, large bathroom suitable for wheelchair access. The man that checked us in (sorry I've forgotten his name) was friendly,...More

1  Thank Sue H
Response from RongoandJohn, Manager at Hananui Lodge MotelResponded 1 June 2018

Thank you very much for your review, we do apologize for the water pressure in our access unit and are glad you were comfortable.

Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Situated in a little town in Russel, Hananuinlodge is a small quiet place ideal for getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. It offers dcent accomodation close to the sea with parking, laundry and wifi. It has a dock that can ferry people...More

Thank Paul S
Response from RongoandJohn, Manager at Hananui Lodge MotelResponded 25 May 2018

Thank you so much for writing a review for Hananui Lodge we do appreciate it.

Reviewed 7 May 2018

We took a spur of the moment trip to the Bay of Islands and made the right choice staying here. A great location, with comfortable and absolutely spotless rooms and friendly hosts. We highly recommend this spot!

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Response from RongoandJohn, Manager at Hananui Lodge MotelResponded 10 May 2018

It is great you were comfortable in our accommodation, thank you for the review.

Reviewed 30 April 2018

This motel is in a great location in in the centre of Russell just metres from the waterfront and a short walk from the restaurants and shops. Our ground floor unit with 1 double bed and 1 single bed was spacious and came with a...More

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Response from RongoandJohn, Manager at Hananui Lodge MotelResponded 2 May 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed our facilities and location, it's nice to be able to walk everywhere and not having to drive unless it is needed, when on holiday. We appreciate you writing a review, thank you so much.

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Hot Tub
Price range
US$80 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$80 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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12 September 2017|
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Response from Shane O | Reviewed this property |
The wharf is approximately 1 minute from the hotel, as the hotel is on the waterfront.
15 February 2017|
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Response from RongoandJohn | Property representative |
Hello Dianne, All linen is provided. Regards, Hananui Lodge and Apartments.
Fiona S
1 August 2016|
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Response from Tim P | Reviewed this property |
Fiona, There were private facilities in all rooms. There was plenty of room in the studio apartment we stayed in. It had a small kitchen. We loved Hananui lodge. Regards Tim
Room Tips
"Different views from different rooms. Clean and great service. Close to everything"
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"Very quiet after dark,around everything,very small town"
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"Apartment 16 is upstairs but has lovely views of the little seaside town. Quiet. Spacious."
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"We had first floor accommodation."
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