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“Perfect in every way”
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24 reviews
View of beach from balcony
Dining area
Living area
Living area
Living area
Rear courtyard
Twin bedroom
Master bathroom
Front of the apartment (upstairs)
Russell waterfront beach
Balcony of the lounge
Main bathroom
View for the upstairs balcony
Russell waterfront beach
Kitchen
Kitchen
Master bedroom
Master bedroom
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Russell, Bay of Islands, Northland Region, North Island

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Mal555tas
Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Perfect in every way”
Reviewed 20 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Good to see after several years of usage (and reviews) this comfortable and cleverly designed accommodation venue is still spotlessly clean, immaculately presented and tastefully decorated. As a previous reviewer has implied, a perfect blend of history and contemporary comfort.
Hard to imagine a better location in the historic and beautiful seaside village of Russell, literally a short stroll to any shop or attraction in the immediate area or a short ferry trip across the Harbour to the busier, larger Paihia.

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“Perfect Getaway”
Reviewed 13 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Went for a weekend with two couples. It was the perfect weekend always. Beautifully furnished with spectacular views right on the water. Highly recommend it to all. The Gaybles restaurant below was amazing as well.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Reviewed 13 January 2014 for a stay in December 2013
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A romantic getaway Older travelers
Luxury-minded travelers
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Ocean Grove
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“The best spot to stay in Russell”
Reviewed 9 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014

We have just returned from a week staying in The Gables and we were delighted with every aspect of this beautiful apartment. Sitting above the Gables restaurant over looking the water and The Strand, this historic building is filled with character, yet has all the modern comforts.
All of the appointments are first class and you will not be disappointed in anyway.
The position is amazing, you will never tire of the ever changing view or watching the people passing by or eating at the many restaurants along the way.
We appreciated all of the advice about the local places to visit, eat and see as well as the warm welcome from Lesley on our arrival.
We will certainly return.

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jetaway08
Berwick, Australia
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278 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Perfection Plus”
Reviewed 23 November 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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This is a well laid out apartment in a wonderful position. There wasn't a thing you could need that wasn't there. From Bandaids in the bathroom, a cosy gas log fire, books, wine glasses,
comfort plus, almost new, very clean. A place you could just move in and think it was yours.
On the door step of the water, ferry to Paihia, shops & wonderful restaurants. Keri Keri was a great days visit as well. We wil stay longer next time.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway
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