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Arapohue House B&B

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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
  • 2 Nov 2015
    “Beautiful House, Pleasant Family”
  • 10 Mar 2015
    “Absolutely Fabulous - Great location”
9 Wellington Street, Russell 0202 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
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Reviewed 3 November 2015

We were two couples who booked this house. At first we were captivated by the beautiful garden and the interior of the house. The rooms which we got were very comfy. Also the breakfast was very delicious and the hosts told us funny story. I...More

Date of stay: January 2015
Thank chrizzledizzle
Reviewed 10 March 2015

Absolutely fabulous !! Bradley and Vivienne are wonderful hosts. We slept in the cottage, gorgeous !! It was very quiet and relaxing sitting in the garden having a glass of wine. Bradley and Vivienne suggested we eat at the local RSA, which was fabulous and...More

Date of stay: March 2015
Thank Musicalibra
Reviewed 6 May 2014

We stayed here after we decided to extend our week long stay in Russell in the New Year (2014) and the Duke of Marlborough was fully booked. Am really glad we had to move here as this was a wonderful experience, and only a few...More

Date of stay: January 2014
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Response from ArapohueHouse, Owner at Arapohue House B&BResponded 12 May 2014

Many thanks for your kind words. We enjoyed your company too, and yes, we are still here having a great time in Russell. Who knows, we may be here for a while yet as we love our life in Russell! A bit cooler here now...More

Reviewed 8 February 2014

Thank you Vivian & Bradley for a wonderful 5 night stay at your B&B back in November 2013, I couldn't ask for more, my room was very comfortable, breakfast excellent & they advised me of the best places to visit & booked one of my...More

Date of stay: November 2013
Thank JennyC63
Response from ArapohueHouse, Owner at Arapohue House B&BResponded 9 February 2014

Thanks Jenny...we liked you too! Thankyou for your kind words. We like to help our guests as much as we can. I am really glad you enjoyed the Bay of Islands, and your stay at Arapohue House.

Reviewed 5 December 2013

We picked Arapohue more or less at random, as we couldn't face attempting to camp in horrific rain, and ended up spending our entire stay in Russell here. Hosts Bradley and Vivian welcome you like members of the family and could not do enough to...More

Date of stay: December 2013
Thank TimCrook
Response from ArapohueHouse, Owner at Arapohue House B&BResponded 11 December 2013

Thanks for your comment! We thought you were pretty awsome too!

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Stay at this beautiful old bungalow, and be assured that you will be very happy with any of our queen size beds in a choice of 3 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. We have a cute cottage in the garden which More is part of our Bed & Breakfast. This has been purposely built in character with the old house. It is a flat leisurely 2 minute walk into Russell Village. Tea & coffee facilities are provided as are bathrobes, toiletries, hair dryers, and fluffy towels, in room flat screen TV and stereo, and lots of pillows for your comfort. A guest lounge with a large screen TV is available for your use. Free Wi-Fi is available. Breakfast is served at whatever time suits you. We are looking forward to meeting you. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$103 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$103 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell


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Room & Suite (6)
Dining (2)
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"Don't stay in the room over the garage unless you are a large family that like sleeping together in the..."
12 Apr 2013
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"The cottage is a separate room that overlooks and has direct access to the lovely garden and patio with..."
23 Dec 2012
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"All rooms are very nice. There is one private cottage room in the back that is separate from the house, so..."
17 Mar 2012
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"Bradley and Vivienne are happy for visitors to choose from whichever rooms are available when you arrive."
4 Mar 2012
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