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  • 1 Dec 2016
  • 17 Feb 2016
    “Lovely accommodation”
7 Church Street, Russell 0202 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Business Centre
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 11 March 2013

We enjoyed a nice peaceful and relaxing stay at The White House in early February this year. Perfect location in the heart of Russell within walking distance of everything without any hills to climb unlike some other accommodation. Emma and Steve very friendly and helpful...More

Date of stay: February 2013
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Reviewed 8 March 2013

We spent 3 nights in this great B&B. Steve & Emma are great hosts, ever helpful. Breakfast is fabulous, whatever you want, & Steve is always on for a good long morning chat!! The room was fabulously. It's a great place to stay & we...More

Date of stay: February 2013
Thank fmt1961
Reviewed 17 February 2013

We stayed at The White House for three nights close to the beginning of our travels in New Zealand and were still suffering a bit from jet lag. Steve and Emma are exceptionally friendly and laid back hosts and staying with them certainly helped us...More

Date of stay: February 2013
Thank muskoka_canadaSwooze
Reviewed 17 February 2013

There is a wealth of interesting and nice places to stay in Russell, but don't overlook The White House. And for goodness sake, do not spend all of your time in the Bay of Islands in Paihia!!! The White House has a history at least...More

Date of stay: February 2013
Thank jesseliz
Reviewed 16 February 2013

We drove to Russell from Auckland thinking we'd stay a couple of nights at the White House. On arrival Emma and Steve made us feel so welcome and we chatted about things to see and do in the area. We decided on a couple of...More

Date of stay: January 2013
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Luxury Heritage Holiday Accommodation in the heart of Russell, Bay of Islands, New Zealand. A 2 minute flat walk to the waterfront. In one of NZ's oldest houses you can't help but have a truly unique stay. Circa More 1840. 'The White House' - the luxuries of a hotel with the comfort of a home. A fully renovated villa with open plan kitchen/lounge, 4 beautiful ensuite rooms & Super King size beds. FREE Wi-Fi, greens, BBQ & SKY TV Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$109 - US$221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$109 - US$221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
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"This is a 3 bedroom self catered house, not a hotel"
17 Feb 2016
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"Each room is very well appointed, towels, robes, shampoos and lotions supplied. If you need single beds,..."
4 Jan 2016
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"Saturday night at the pub is a little rowdy, but not enough to disturb a good night's sleep in one of..."
9 Feb 2015
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"We had the front room , very spacious"
12 Jan 2014
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