Iconic Bay of Islands Hotel Accommodation and Dining in Russell
Refreshing Rascals and Reprobates since 1827. Located on the waterfront of Russell in the Bay of Islands, the Duke of Marlborough Hotel offers an outstanding restaurant, accommodation and event venue. Holding New Zealand's first liquor licence, this historical beauty has been lovingly restored and offers her visitors a great place to relax, unwind and watch the world go by.
Come and visit us in Russell - stay for lunch, stay for dinner or stay the night.
Explore The Duke of Marlborough
Things To Do
The Bay of Islands has a wide range of things to do and sights to see. From the historical to the hair raising you won't be disappointed and The Duke is a great base to see all the Bay has to offer.Read More
The Duke of Marlborough Hotel has a history dating back to 1827 starting its life as an unlicensed 'grog shop' owned by an ex-convict turned good.Read More
The Duke of Marlborough Hotel's Grand Ball room is the perfect venue for your group's Gala dinner. With outstanding food and service it's a great place to bring your team for a night of celebration.Read More
What our customers say
We cannot recommend highly enough the team at the Duke, including Ida, Janna and Bridget, for pulling together an amazing wedding weekend. In addition to this, a weekend away, or a whole family get together - no matter what the occasion, do yourself a favour and come to the Duke. Our family and friends have all voted the location, service, food, friendliness and accommodation as 5 star - a truly magical experience that makes us all want to do it every year! We will be back for anniversaries and any other large or small gathering we can dream up!
- Jo Hogan & James McHardy 23rd April 2016,Read More Reviews