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The Gables Waterfront Apartment

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View of beach from balcony
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent
18 reviews
View of beach from balcony
Dining area
Living area
Living area
Living area
Rear courtyard
Twin bedroom
Master bathroom
Front of the apartment (upstairs)
Russell waterfront beach
Balcony of the lounge
Main bathroom
View for the upstairs balcony
Russell waterfront beach
Kitchen
Kitchen
Master bedroom
Master bedroom
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Russell, Bay of Islands, Northland Region, North Island
The Gables Waterfront Apartment is housed in a lovingly restored historic building on the Russell foreshore. Built on whalebone foundations by Joseph England, a shoemaker, in 1847
its pitsawn kauri walls could tell a hundred stories.

The luxuriously appointed apartment is 2 storied, with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. 'Reach out and touch the water' views of the bay to Waitangi and Paihia. Glorious sunsets, yachting, fishing and boat activity, plunging gannets and the occasional dolphin are just a few reasons to enjoy the historic township of Russell. The apartment has its own private courtyard entrance. The living, dining and kitchen areas open through french doors onto the balcony terrace, the perfect place for morning coffee or an aperitif before dinner.

Fully furnished with all new appliances, the well equipped kitche...
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About the Owner, Jenny &
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 1 property
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538jonath...
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016

A wonderfully appointed two bedroom apartment overlooking gorgeous Russell harbour ... style and quality plus right on the waterfront. Highly recommended.

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Melbourne...
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Level Contributor
90 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

This is a wonderful place. A few steps from the beach and with absolutely everything provided in top order, this is the ideal option. We arrived the day before the town filled for the Birdman Festival, so enjoyed a crowded and later, a usual version of the population. All fantastic fun.

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Mal555tas
Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Level Contributor
49 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Good to see after several years of usage (and reviews) this comfortable and cleverly designed accommodation venue is still spotlessly clean, immaculately presented and tastefully decorated. As a previous reviewer has implied, a perfect blend of history and contemporary comfort. Hard to imagine a better location in the historic and beautiful seaside village of Russell, literally a short stroll to...

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
$266
A$250
$266
A$250
$1,862
A$1,750
1 May 2017 -
30 Sep 2017
Low Season
3 nights
$266
A$250
$266
A$250
$1,862
A$1,750
1 Oct 2017 -
19 Dec 2017
Shoulder Season 2
3 nights
$346
A$325
$346
A$325
$2,421
A$2,275
20 Dec 2017 -
9 Jan 2018
Peak Season
7 nights -- --
$2,980
A$2,800
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Additional guests: $44 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
30% deposit required on confirmation of the booking, the balance is payable 30 days prior to arrival.
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About the neighbourhood
The Bay of Islands boasts 144 Islands and many secluded bays it is one of the finest maritime parks in New Zealand. There is an abundance of marine life, including whales, penguins, dolphins, gannets the famous blue and black marlin. The Bay offers many activities to choose from; sailing, diving, hiking, sky diving, jet boating, beaches, dolphin excursions, golf, fishing charters, fine harvested local food, wine, arts and crafts, Cape Reinga, Ninety Mile Beach and cruising to the Hole in the Rock.

Russell: Russell Kororareka is a small, historic seaside village on a peninsula in the eastern Bay of Islands. Since the 1700s it has provided a haven for visitors, offering shelter and hospitality. Because of its relatively remote location it retains an island quality and a charm that reflect...
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