The 19th-century Duke Hotel is located on the waterfront, overlooking the stunning Bay of Islands. It features a guest lounge, restaurant and bar and garden bar, as well as a gymnasium. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.
Situated in Russell town centre, The Duke of Marlborough is just 4 minutes walk from Russell Museum and the historic Pompallier House. Paihia is a 40-minute drive away.
The rooms feature modern decor with a traditional twist. Each room includes a refrigerator and satellite TV. Some rooms offer a private balcony and bay views.
The Duke of Marlborough's restaurant offers a range of New Zealand favourites, including locally caught seafood. An extensive list of local wines is available at the waterfront House Bar.
Guests can relax in the cosy lounge, which features a fireplace. Local activities include dolphin watching, swimming and fishing. The hotel can arrange dry cleaning and luggage storage upon request.
This is our guests' favourite part of Russell, according to independent reviews.
Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.
Most popular facilities
Long Beach8.8 Fabulous beach1,050 yards from property
Tapeka Point Beach8.4 Very good beach1 miles from property
- do rooms have fridgesYes all rooms have a fridge. Regards, Front desk teamAnswered on 23 January 2020
- Do you have tea and coffee in the room please.Yes we do. Regards, The Team at The DukeAnswered on 12 November 2022
- hello. Is there wheelchair access for accommodation?Hi there, Yes we have ramps at the front entrance of our Hotel and also a side entrance at the back right of our Hotel where you can either stay on ..Answered on 7 February 2022
- Is the parking at the back of the Duke pleaseHi there. Yes we have a designated carpark for our guests. It is situated behind the hotel on the other side of York Street. You can park in any nu..Answered on 15 November 2022
- Is the parking at the back of the Duke please.Yes there is designated guest car park on York Street between a white building (our gym) and a Hammer Hardware store. You may wish to check in with R..Answered on 15 November 2022
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Duke of Marlborough
Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Most popular facilities
15:00 - 21:00
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in
00:00 - 10:00
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Children and beds
Children of any age are welcome.
Children aged 6 years and above are considered adults at this property.
To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.
Cot and extra bed policies
Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.
All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets are not allowed.
When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
The Duke Of Marlborough accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
The fine print
Please inform The Duke Of Marlborough in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Fitness centre is closed from Sun 29 Aug 2021 until Thu 30 Sept 2021
FAQs about The Duke Of Marlborough
Room options at The Duke Of Marlborough include:
The nearest beach is just 0.6 miles from The Duke Of Marlborough.
The Duke Of Marlborough offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):
- Fitness centre
- Tennis court
- Tennis equipment
Guests staying at The Duke Of Marlborough can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).
Breakfast option(s) include:
- À la carte
The prices at The Duke Of Marlborough may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.
The Duke Of Marlborough has 1 restaurant:
- Duke of Marlborough
Check-in at The Duke Of Marlborough is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.
From the nearest airport, you can get to The Duke Of Marlborough by:
- Airport shuttle (public) 1h 10min
The Duke Of Marlborough is 250 yards from the centre of Russell.