Book Your Northland Wedding
The Duke of Marlborough Hotel in Russell offers a unique wedding destination where you can experience the historic charm of New Zealand’s first licensed hotel.
The Duke is located on the waterfront in the heart of romantic Russell and offers a majestic Northland wedding venue for you and your guests.
The Duke provides the perfect destination wedding venue where you can enjoy having your wedding ceremony, reception and accommodation all in one place. The 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 stunning garden alongside the ballroom which is perfect for wedding ceremonies underneath the historic 150 year fig tree looking out to sea.
With an award restaurant (featuring in Cuisine magazines top 100 restaurants), 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.
For more information on weddings at The Duke, prices and menus please contact us at [email protected] and we will send you a detailed wedding pack.
You can view more images of weddings at The Duke in the gallery below.
A small number of images have also been included by photographers Gingerbeard Weddings and Chris Copeland & Chasewild
Want to know more or book your wedding? Please get in touch and we will be back in contact.
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What our customers say
Thank you so much. The day was so amazing and everything was just perfect. We would not have been able to do any of it without the help of you and all the staff at the duke. Before I started planning I had no idea what I was doing and thank goodness for you because I would have been so lost. We had multiple guests tell us that it is the best wedding they have been to and how much fun they had and how amazing the food was. We will definitely be back for many more anniversaries to come :) With love Hayley & Michael
- Hayley and Michael, 14th October 2017Read More Reviews