Self contained accommodation in and around Russell

Bobba’s Bach

Bobba’s Bach is idealy suited for larger groups who need space, privacy and locality to Russell. With three double rooms and one twin room it makes the perfect holiday home for families. We offer an excellent BBQ area and a level back lawn with indoor outdoor flow and all just a few minutes from the hustle and bustle of Russell.

 Up to 8

From $300

Kokomo Retreat

One unit is a 2 double bedroom totally self-contained unit with stove, microwave all kitchen facilities, TV and stereo. Sleeps max 4. There are two new units with water views. One has a combined lounge and kitchenette, separate bedroom (queen bed) with ensuite bathroom. The second is a combined bedroom with breakfast kitchenette including microwave and ensuite bathroom. It has a super king bed which can split into two singles. These two rooms have an optional inter-connecting door for family and friends. Sleeps 2 each unit. Free access to BBQ, spa pool, kayaks, WiFi.

 Up to 8

From $125

Donkey Bay Inn

Operatic, artistic, iconoclast, sensual and enigmatic are just some of the words that have been used to describe The Donkey Bay Inn. As you enter through the intriguing garden tunnel and come out into the inn’s private courtyard, we are sure you’ll find your own words for the unique and wonderful world of Donkey Bay. Fully energy sufficient and cooled under a huge living roof, this architectural masterpiece will truly take your breath away with its cavernous rooms, imaginative angles and breath-taking views at every turn.

There is only one Donkey Bay Inn…

 Up to 10

From $900

Tapeka View

Tapeka View is a relaxing holiday home that sleeps 6. With 2 double bedrooms upstairs and 1 double or 2 singles downstairs. It has open plan living and a modern kitchen that opens out to a BBQ deck with good views.

 Up to 6

From $275

Titore Lodge

Perched on a hill surrounded by forested reserve land, Titore Lodge overlooks the quaint harbour in one of the South Pacific’s most romantic villages, historic Russell. Well maintained paths to a private sandy beach cove, or the village, are just a few minutes’ walk. Just a short picturesque ferry ride from bustling Paihia, Russell’s fine dining, cafes, museums, and shops offer exquisite choices. Get away from it all in our intimate, three suite lodge. Titore Lodge has 4  luxurious suites offering exclusive, very private, accommodation in Russell. Please note only the Kiwi Suite has a full kitchen.

 4 Apartments

From $153

Paroa Bay Chalets

Nestling in the hills,  are architecturally designed chalets gaze over Paroa Bay Vineyard, toward the ocean and Roberton Island. The three chalets are stand alone, offering open plan living, flowing onto private decks and individual barbecue facilities. Each comprises two bedrooms and two bathrooms, sleeping up to 6 – with three chalets available, this is a perfect setting for celebrating with family and friends.   Paroa Bay Chalets also offers a secluded spa pool and pet friendly accommodation.

 Up to 18

From $180

Nikau Apartments

Use this comfortable unit as a base to explore the Bay of Islands. Day and half-day cruises depart from Russell Wharf. Go sailing, para-gliding, fishing and dolphin-watching, or walk or cycle along the attractive trails on both sides of the Bay. Visit the Russell Museum for interesting historic background, Pompallier House (early French Mission), Christ Church (one of the first in NZ). A visit to the Waitangi Treaty House and its attractive grounds is a must.

 Up to 2

From $80


Brightwater is located adjacent to historic New Zealand First Capital, with lovely views of the Bay of Islands and just a short walk down the path to swimming beaches and hiking trails that take you through exotic Rain Forests and fabulous scenic sights. You can sit and sip your favorite beverage while watching the yachting races and spectacular sunsets from the veranda. Close by, you will find deep sea fishing, parasailing, golf, vineyards, cultural and historic activities, scenic boat cruises, jet boat rides, helicopter rides, elegant and casual dining, and much more.

Up to 4

7 Nights from $1000

Robins Nest

Modern and spacious self-catering north facing unit just a 2-minute walk to the nearest beach. Russell with its old world charm can be found just a 5-minute drive over the hill. In a quiet cul de sac Robins Nest is a comfortable 2 bedroomed unit sleeping either 2 or 4 people. A spacious fully equipped open plan kitchen/ living area with an indoor out door flow to barbeque area. Wifi and free to air TV. Prices from $120 to $280 depending on numbers and time of year.

 Up to 4

From $120

Wharf View Apartment

One King room in a lovely self-contained apartment. Modern clean and fresh. new flat screen TV. Front loader washing machine. Perched on the hill overlooking Russell. Great sunsets. Centrally located with expanding views over Kororareka Bay. Enjoy fantastic summer sunsets either from your apartment or from the Russell promenade. We are only a five minute stroll to restaurants and cafes.

 Up to 2

From $180

Russell Cottages

Russell Cottages have 15 stand-alone, fully self-contained cottages, each with between one and four bedrooms. The cottages provide the perfect setting for all types of occasions – romantic getaways, weddings, honeymoons, reunions, family holidays or business conferences with a difference. The cottages are serviced daily and each has a separate lounge and dining area, private balconies, yard, gas log fire and multiple bathrooms. Common facilities include a heated swimming pool (seasonal), spa, BBQ facilities, on-site parking, a boat park and wireless internet throughout the complex.

 Up to 6

From $299

Dolphin Vista

Brand new luxury accommodation with plenty of space for extended family. Magnificent children safe beaches within walking distance and great fishing spots. All the magic of old romantic Russell township a couple of minutes away

 Up to 7

From $200

Villa du Fresne

Tapeka Point is a picturesque enclave 5 minutes by car from Russell Township.  Villa du Fresne offer unbeatable views out to Roberton Island. Tapeka point is blessed to have two very different beaches. On the Pacific Ocean side is the rocky coastline, rugged and riddled with rock pools, whilst the western beach is sandy which is perfect for safe swimming and has a picnic area. You can walk between the two beaches in less than five minutes.

Up to 4

From $150

Russell Top 10 Holiday Park

Situated in a unique position in the “heart” of romantic Russell. Magnificent views, superior modern facilities. Children’s adventure playground. Walk to all attractions, shops, restaurants, tours, fishing. Boat ramp 300m and boat wash on site. Wharf 500m. Qualmark 4 Star Plus Holiday Park. Our park consists of fully self contained units, kitchen cabins and standard cabins, access units and access bathroom, powered and unpowered sites, deluxe powered sites.

From $42 – $230 

Aimeo Cottage

The house has 2 bedrooms with an ensuite.
Each bedroom has 2 super king Single beds, which make a Californian Kingsize bed, when put together. Breathtaking views to the Bay of Islands from the open plan living/dining/kitchen and master bedroom. The house is built on the hill of Okiato and surrounded by a subtropical garden. A very quiet secluded place. The deck catches the sun from dawn to dusk. Gas BBQ and outdoor furniture invite to live more in than out. A 2 min stroll through the bush leads to an almost private swimming beach and the walkway  to Russell starts right  from the doorstep.

Up to 4

From $160