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Best Bookabach Holiday Homes In Russell, New Zealand

Best Bookabach Holiday Homes In Russell, New Zealand
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Formerly known as Kororareka, meaning the place of the sweet penguins, Russell is an ancient town which is perfectly situated in the Bay of Islands. This historical town was the first place that the Europeans made their home and built a seaport in, in New Zealand. The beautiful beaches, art galleries, and a seaside packed with catchy cafés among other attractions, are what make Russell a major destination for people visiting New Zealand. It is a tranquil and a charming township set at the heart of the Bay of Islands. Planning to go for a holiday or a honeymoon to New Zealand? Scroll below for a list of the best Bookabach holiday homes in Russell.

1. Three-bedroom with stunning views of the beach (from USD 109)

This is an elegant and spacious three-bedroom home which is located roughly about two minutes from the beautiful colonial village. It has a living room which is super spacious, well arranged with comfy sofas, a table, and a flat-screen TV. It has top-bottom glass windows that provide stunning views of the bay allowing natural light and air to circulate the room. A well-stocked kitchen is also available for guests to cook their meals. The three bedrooms are nicely furnished with large comfortable beds and have large windows making the rooms bright. The apartment also comes with two bathrooms, free internet, and a parking space.

Bay Retreat - Absolute Beachfront Holiday Home
111 reviews
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
A clean comfortable and cosy house with a stunning sea view and easy access to the beach
The town of Russell is very charming and friendly
the pool table and the table tennis and all the board games provided Access to the beach is simple
Loved the privacy and being right on the beach
Very private and right on the beach A lovely home making a relaxing stay
Cleanliness:
A great house with fantastic views
and if anything the property seems closer to the beach than the photos suggest The house was extremely clean and well presented and yet still had a homely feel to it
Host:
Very family friendly and cozy home
Great location served what we wanted to do very well
Have stayed three times now and LOVE it - fantastic location and a really comfortable homely bach Will definitely be back
Some sort of outside space to sit and catch the morning rays would have made it absolutely perfect
Perfect location with an amazing view
Location:
Our puppy absolutely loved it too Just an absolutely beautiful house in a surreal picturesque part of NZ
As tourists from overseas we enjoyed our time spent in Russell which really is just 5 minutes away
Really great communication from Barry and a lovely welcome throughout the whole process
and we enjoyed the restaurants and fishing and site seeing charters but
the bay is peaceful yet within easy reach of Russell town
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2. Luxurious four-bedroom lodge (from USD 136)

This nicely furnished four-bedroom lodge is found about 4.7 km (2.92 miles) from Paihia center. It is situated in a serene lush neighborhood and it’s only a walking distance to the beach. The living room is spacious, bright with large windows, and is furnished with comfy couches and a TV. It features a well-furnished kitchen with appliances like an oven, a grill, microwave, dishwasher, and a fridge. The dining area has a table and chairs set to accommodate a family. The bedrooms have nice comfy beds, storage areas, and two bathrooms. There’s also nice air conditioning and internet throughout the house.

Dolphin Vista - Luxury living between 2 beaches
46 reviews
lodge 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
Just have to watch young children the stairs
provided fishing for snapper off the rocks on the point
Lovely comfortable house with plenty of room for two families to stay
quick stroll down to the beach and a short drive to Russell
Pictures do not do it justice and it really was roomy enough for our group of 12 to be there
Cleanliness:
Lovely house which is very comfortable &
Host:
Sunny Sea views Beautiful garden
Most enjoyable weekend for us all VERY happy
the house was immaculate and there was even chocolate fingers in the biscuit jar with the amazing selection of teas
Communications was always fast and Rosemary is a great host Easy walk to nice beach
A great location for seeing northland Wonderful that we could have the boat there as well
Location:
a few minutes walk away
We also found nice walking tracks to Russell up and around
We loved staying at Dolphin Vista and would definitely return again A great location in a quiet neighbourhood and walking distance distance to 2 beaches and beautiful walking track
A short drive from the town centre of Russell or 20 to 30 minute walk Close to beach
The child friendly sandy beach is just 3 mins walk away
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3. A cozy one-bedroom beach house (from USD 120)

This cozy one-bedroom holiday home is located roughly about 4.6 km (2.86 miles) to Paihia center. This beautiful home was recently renovated, is air-conditioned, and features new furniture and amazing contemporary décor. The living room is beautifully decorated with a modern beach theme and has an ottoman that converts to a single bed. The kitchen is fully appointed for you to cook meals of your choice including a barbecue. The bedroom has a queen bed and large floor-to-ceiling windows giving you stunning views of the blue waters of the ocean. It has one bathroom with a heated towel rail. Internet and parking are also available.

Beachfront Escape - Tapeka Beach Bach
34 reviews
House 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
The accommodation is comfortable and cosy with the feel of a real beach bach stay
there are plenty of amenities
House cozy and warm with everything you need Great bed too
Great to have TV and wifi and just up the road in Russell
and we wanted for nothing Clive
Cleanliness:
The bach was very clean and well maintained
Bach was very clean and had everything there for us
The decor is charming and the cottage was clean and well maintained
Delightful setting very relaxing and quiet and the bach was tidy and well provisioned
Clean well appointed and furnished bach in a great location
Host:
The owner is very helpful
Waterfalls glowworm caves walking trails
the owner was most helpful and a pleasure to deal with
A great place to relax & rejuvenate Beautiful position & with the wrap around verandah you can sit & enjoy in all weather conditions
felt well looked after and definitely will come back again
Location:
markets and restaurants are a scenic drive away
and it's fine range of restaurants only 2-3 minutes away Superb setting Thank you Clive
Awesome location on the waterfront and very private
Wonderful location just a few steps to the beach Lovely to hear the waves lapping and look out across the bay and watch the sunset Very quiet at night for a good sleep but easy access to Russell...
On day three we watched a large school of dolphins from the breakfast table Priceless
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4. A stylish one-bedroom house with gorgeous art (from USD 180)

This is a stylish one-bedroom property which is found approximately 3.8 km (2.36 miles) from Paihia center. This house has wooden floors and it is decorated with eye-catching art designs throughout. It features a colorfully decorated living room furnished with nice couches, a flat screen TV, and a warm carpet. The dining area is nicely arranged and has a large window/door that leads to the large deck outside. The bedroom is furnished with a comfy queen-size bed. It features a well-appointed kitchen with amazing views of the ocean. It also has one super clean bathroom which has a shower and also towels are provided.

Blossoms Nautical Bach
Russell, NZ
House 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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5. Gorgeous three-bedroom home with an extensive view (from USD 256)

This beautifully set up home is situated about 5.5 km (3.42 miles) from Rawhiti center. It comes with a spacious living area with comfortable sofas, a table, and large windows with breathtaking views of the outside. The dining area is well-arranged with a table and seats plus large doors that lead to the deck outside. The kitchen is well-appointed with high-quality appliances and exquisite stonework surfaces. It features a master suite and two spacious, well-furnished bedrooms. They all have queen-size beds with windows that offer lovely views of the ocean. There are two bathrooms with a shower, a sink, and a toilet. The home also features internet, an open fireplace, and a parking space.

TIROROA : Gorgeous and Private Bay of Islands Home
37 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
and the view is breathtaking
Comfy beds super modern facilities and that view
The view was breathtaking from all the bedrooms living areas and balcony Would definitely come back and stay again
The property has one of the best views we have experienced
The house itself is very spacious and well-equipped
Cleanliness:
Well equipped clean and extremely comfortable
Host:
Amazing amazing amazing Great communication
We really love staying here its quiet and very well set up with amazing views
Our hostess was helpful and her knowledge of the local area made our stay very special
The house is gorgeous and so well equipped
Well divided to suit a couple for a romantic weekend as well as more people
Location:
It is about 20 mins from Russell along a rather windy road and vehicular access to the house
Amazing house and beautiful views
The house is amazing and has great views Around 20-25 mins from Russell on a fairly windy road
We had a wonderful week relaxing and enjoying the Bay of Islands Hard to imagine a better location to just unwind
The views are incredible and the silence blissful Ideal for both couples and families
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6. A self-contained studio with a shared pool (from USD 91)

This lovely self-contained studio is situated roughly about 0.3 km (0.19 miles) from Te Wahapu and approximately 7 km (4.35 miles) from Russell. It has a nice bedroom furnished with a queen-size bed, a chair, and a study table. It also has large windows that provide gorgeous views of the ocean and the beautiful geography outside. There is a well-equipped kitchen with all the appliances you would require in a kitchen plus a fridge. The bathroom features a glass shower, a toilet, and windows that allow light in the bathroom. There is an onsite swimming pool where you can enjoy a nice afternoon swim.

Self-contained studio overlooking Orongo Bay
29 reviews
House 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
The appartment is tasteful furnished
The pool is private and refreshing
Everything from bathroom fixtures to wooden/tile flooring and accent pillows was top notch and spotlessly clean
The accomodation has everything you need and it is of high quality
This property sets a very high bar for quality
Host:
Unni and Ramesh were wonderful and made us feel very welcome
The studio is gorgeous and very sunny
Exceptional You have thought about every millimetre of this property and the experience it extends to others Waking in the morning to watch
Everything about this unit has been carefully thought out to enhance the experience for the occupier
Unni and Ramesh were the most wonderful of hosts and we feel very honoured to have been their guests
Location:
And of course Russell and the Bay of Islands is a great holiday destination
This is a location to treasure and a property to return to
the swimming pool/BBQ was a massive bonus
We loved everything about this place
So many amazing aspects to the property- amazing views Tino Ataahua (Very Beautiful)
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7. A luxurious three-bedroom cottage with swimming pool (from USD 233)

This lovely three-bedroom cottage is found approximately 3.7 km (2.30 miles) from Paihia center and a 3.5-hour drive from Auckland. The living area is well furnished with comfy sofas, a table, and a flat-screen TV. The dining area is perfectly arranged with a table and six seats. There’s a fully-appointed kitchen with all the appliances you would require to prepare meals. The master bedroom and the second bedroom are furnished with queen-size beds and the third bedroom has two single beds. The home also comes with two bathrooms, a fireplace, internet, and an outdoor swimming pool.

Chapel Cottage - in the village of Russell
25 reviews
cottage 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
There was nothing to not like
modern great location with fully equipped kitchen
the pool the airconditioning in the hot weather
The house has every possible equipment and was very comfortable for four adults and two small children I would certainly go again
The only reason for 4 stars was how incredibly hot it got upstairs where the bedrooms are
Cleanliness:
Clean tidy Has everything Very comfortable
Host:
Very smart and well maintained property
this cottage was perfectly tidy warm and cosy We were really happy & impressed and definitely plan on returning
restaurants & beach we made full use of the pool & the spa & loved having the fire going later in the evening
There is a lovely deck out the back with table and chairs great for drinks or meals
clean tidy and love the pool Close to Russell its got it all and
Location:
easy walk to the village
Great location Walking distance to everything
An attractive property in a great location
just a few minutes' walk from town
We have enjoyed the complex a few times
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8. A spacious five-bedroom holiday home (from USD 216)

This spacious five-bedroom holiday is situated close to Russell and not far from Paihia via a quick ferry. It features a large deck with eye-catching views of the ocean. The living room is spacious, well-furnished with comfy couches, a flat screen TV, and large windows that allow natural light and air to circulate the room while offering picturesque views. The kitchen is fully appointed with all appliances including a fridge. The dining area which is next to the living area is well arranged. All the bedrooms are furnished with comfy beds and have large windows with beautiful views. It also comes with two bathrooms, and a parking space.

Tapeka / Russell Holiday Home
45 reviews
House 15 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
the builders were banging next door
The living area is very large and the enclosed wraparound deck was a big bonus for the children
This could not be avoided obviously
It has everything you need
Very comfortable everything we wanted including the baby furniture
Cleanliness:
It was very clean and tidy
Awesome balcony that can be closed in and there's a heater Rooms were large Bathrooms clean
Location was lovely and quiet
Host:
Despite being the middle of winter the house was nice and warm
We also enjoyed Russell and Long Beach Excellent
The house was beautiful and sunny with awesome views
all of our children Keep the kids down one end nice and quiet
It was a beautiful home big and comfortable for a large family
Location:
The house was amazing Perfect location
Great location for a relaxing holiday 2 different beaches within easy walk
The property is in a great location easy walk to the beaches HEAPS of space which was good for
Having two very different beaches a short walk away was just fantastic
we're very nice to deal with
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9. A cozy three-bedroom home (from USD 183)

This cozy and comfortable home is situated about 3.7 km (2.30 miles) from Paihia center. The living room is spacious, well-furnished with a table, a flat screen TV, cushy sofas, and has large windows and a door that leads to the deck. Catch the amazing views of the ocean as you relax and unwind on the deck. The dining area is nicely set up near the kitchen. The home has a full-appointed kitchen where you can prepare your delicious meals and a window that lets natural light in the kitchen. The bedrooms have been furnished with large luxurious beds and clean fresh linen. This beautiful home also comes with a sparkling clean bathroom.

Te Maiki Villa 3 - Russell
32 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
A five minute walk to the beautiful Russell waterfront for morning coffee and evening dining and refreshments Comfortable beds and furniture recently renovated bathroom and well stocked with eve...
Fantastic location with the best views and short stroll to the town Very well equipped kitchen
Clean and tidy amazing view and loads of room
was terribleTV had 4 channels to choose fromNo spare bin linersNo sugar or coffeeNo contact at all from the ownersOkay
Clean and comfortable property with BREATHTAKING views Would definitely stay here again
Cleanliness:
Unit had everything we needed clean & tidy & fantastic view
Host:
we met some wonderful people
Very tidy stunning bush and bird life right next to us
property owners really could not have done more
although we are very familiar with the Bay of Islands area
No issues at all Patricia let us in (despite us arriving after hours) and the place was as described with cracking views Would visit again for sure
Location:
Ideal location Close to the other villas
Great place to stay Easy walking distance to town
This was a really good place to stay Excellent location and very comfortable
Great house - really nice views well equipped kitchen Very short walk to the Main Street of Russell and also to flagstaff hill
Well set up including BBQ
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10. A two-bedroom loft with views

This is a two-bedroom holiday home which is located 105A Te Wahapu Road, a few minutes from the beach. This loft is nicely set and can accommodate up to four guests. It features a sitting room that is nicely arranged with nice seats and a TV to watch your favorite channels. The kitchen is well-appointed with all the necessary appliances you would need in a kitchen including a fridge. The bedrooms are beautiful, well-lit, and are furnished with large comfortable beds for a good night’s sleep. In addition, it has a super clean bathroom. Guests can enjoy the picturesque views of the surrounding environment from the lovely deck.

Kanuka Loft Views with WiFi - Russell Holiday Home
105A Te Wahapu Road
61 reviews
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

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The best Bookabach holiday homes in Russell, New Zealand

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