Our Story

Welcome to The Duke of Marlborough Hotel - refreshing rascals and reprobates since 1827. The Duke situated on the waterfront in Russell is a hotel steeped in history and intrigue. Located in the beautiful Bay of Islands the Duke of Marlborough Hotel with its award winning restaurant and 4 star accommodation is a great base to explore Russell and the Bay of Islands and all it has to offer.  

What our customers say

OMG had the best ever day! I couldn't fault it! Thank you all so so much for everything! I'm recommending The Duke to all my friends getting married! so so much love Mr & Mrs Murray

- Susan and Ian Murray,

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