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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 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
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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I have never stayed anywhere as lovely as the White House in Russell. The room was beautiful and the hosts' attention to detail was evident in every aspect of the house, garden, breakfast and the service always came with a smile. Having breakfast in the garden each morning was
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On my first trip to Bay of Islands in 2007, I was indeed fortunate to have selected The White House, Russell, as my accommodation. Since then, I have been back at least a half-dozen times, always staying at my home-away-from-home. After all, why go looking for alternative
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Fantastic Hosts, Great location, Superb Rooms and the best breakfast in town. Had a lovely 3 nights (without the kids) and enjoyed every secon. Have stayed in Russell many times and can't believe I've missed this gem in the past. Next time we have a childless weekend we'll be
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We stayed just one night. The room was lovely and well appointed, and came with everything you might need - beach towels, plunger coffee, good selection of tea, fridge, bath robes, chocolate bar, TV. We enjoyed sitting outside on the deck in the morning drinking coffee. The
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Steve and Emma are just great hosts! Friendly, professional, they helped us decide on what to do in the area and booked the tours for us. The room was gorgeous! You find everything you could possibly need, and everything is decorated with lots of attention to detail. We could
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Luxury Super King Ensuite Room
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Evening view of Russell from the pier
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Photo provided by managementThe White House
Luxury Super King Ensuite Room
"This is a 3 bedroom self catered house, not a hotel"
"Each room is very well appointed, towels, robes, shampoos and lotions supplied. If you need single beds, the hosts can split them."
"Saturday night at the pub is a little rowdy, but not enough to disturb a good night's sleep in one of the rear bedrooms."
"We had the front room , very spacious"
"All 3 rooms great!"
New ZealandNorth IslandNorthland RegionBay of IslandsRussell
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