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Hospitality NZ Awards Winner 2012

Celebrate your wedding at a New Zealand icon in the beautiful Bay of Islands, near Pahia. The Duke of Marlborough Hotel offers a unique wedding destination where you can experience the historic charm of New Zealandís first licensed hotel. The Duke is located on the waterfront in the heart of romantic Russell and offers a majestic wedding setting for you and your guests

The Dukeís grand ball room with ornate ceilings, chandeliers and polished wooden floor boards opens up directly onto sun filled decks overlooking the sea. The function room is filled with individually upholstered chairs seating up to 140 guests comfortably. There is also a private dining room providing an intimate ambience for smaller weddings.
With award winning chefs and restaurant managers the Duke offers exquisite cuisine and exceptional service. We meet with the bride and groom and tailor the menu and wine list  to ensure a memorable celebration for you and your guests. The Duke has an on-site wedding co-ordinator with experience in planning and delivering tailor made, personalised weddings to guarantee a truly memorable day.
Please call or email us for specific information for your wedding. Phone: 09 403 7829 Mobile: 021 360 029 Email:

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