Refreshing Rascals and Reprobates since 1827

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.  Take a virtual tour by clicking here

  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.

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Events

It's not all beaches and sunsets here in the Bay of Islands - we are lucky enough to have many different events and festivals running throughout the year. Click here for further information.

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Functions

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.

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What our customers say

“Deciding to hold our wedding at The Duke of Marlborough in Russell without doubt was the unsurpassed greatest decision we made with regards to our wedding. As you would expect from The Duke the planning was easy, food outstanding, accommodation world class and the location idyllic. The team at The Duke were what made the difference, delivering at all touchpoints an outstanding day and weekend tailored at every aspect to our guests and us. Compliments from our guests were glowing with regards to the food, setting, beverages and the unique and warm hospitality. A dream wedding delivered by a dream team". Thank you again, Ben and Shar

- Ben and Shar, 23 February 2018

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