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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.

 

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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. 

Majority of the Wedding Images taken by Jess Burgess at Exposure Photography, see blog here.

 

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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

We cannot thank Ida, Ellie and the whole team at Duke of Marlborough enough for making our wedding so truly memorable. We loved the Duke as our venue and Russell was an absolutely beautiful spot and all our guests made a real holiday out of coming to our wedding. We felt really informed throughout the planning and the day went so smoothly. We look forward to returning for a beer on deck at some point soon! Megan and Mike.

- Megan & Mike 30th November 2018,

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