Bellrock | Self Contained or B&B Accommodation Russell

Property Overview

  • Stunning views over village and sea from all our rooms.
  • 5 Star Qualmark rating
  • Spacious luxurious en-suite rooms with aircon.
  • Spacious lounge/dinning room/bar for exclusive use by our guests.
  • Self Contained or Bed and Breakfast

Bellrock Lodge B&B/SC is on the hill overlooking the bay and the lovely village of Russell. From your en-suite room and private patio you can see the activity of the village and watch boats of every description passing by.

Bellrock is only a 5 minute stroll to the passenger ferry and the village with its cafes, restaurants, shops and bars. We have off street parking for our guests, one car per room. Each room has its own private entrance.

There are French doors leading out of your room onto your private patio where you can enjoy pre-dinner drinks while watching the most spectacular sunsets. The rooms can either have twin beds (2 singles) or a super king bed. The rooms have Freeview TV, DVD player, Radio/CD/ipod, air condtioner, two leather recliners, a table with two chairs, with another table and chairs on the patio and a kitchenette. Spacious bathrooms consist of shower, toilet, bidet, two hand basins, heated towel rail and heater. The wheelchair bathroom only has one hand basin and no bidet.

For the exclusive use of our guests we have on the 1st floor a lounge/dining room and bar. Our rates do not included breakfast. A continental ($20pp) and cooked breakfast ($20pp) is available. Facilities: SKY TV, DVDs and sound system. The bar works on an honesty basis. On the patio adjoining the dining room you have the use of a barbeque.

There is a lot to do in and around Russell. There are two beaches within walking distance and a number of other beaches a short drive away. From Russell wharf you can join any of the dolphin/whale watching boats or "Hole in the Rock" boat. If fishing is your thing we have a number of fishing charters operating out of Russell. If you would like to do a bus trip to Cape Reinga or spend an hour or two in Paihia a passenger ferry leaves Russell on a regular basis.

We have a number of historic buildings that are worth a visit. A number of walking tracks in and around Russell, from easy to taxing.



Here is some information we hope will be useful before making a booking to stay with us. Please feel free to email us for clarification or to ask questions we have not managed to answer.

Confirmation of Booking
Once we have received your completed booking form and 30% non-refundable deposit, your booking will be confirmed by email including a receipt for your deposit. Final payment must be received no later than 30 days prior to arrival. For bookings made closer to arrival date, Christine the property manager will outline the conditions that apply.

Changes to your Booking
Should you require to change your booking please advise us immediately so that we can attempt to accommodate your request. Any changes will be confirmed to you in writing. We anticipate that many guests will have travel insurance, however, please note our cancellation policy.

Changes to confirmed bookings will incur an administration fee of NZ$50.00.  We will acknowledge all amendments/changes/cancellation in writing.

Cancellation Policy
A 30% non-refundable deposit is paid on booking. Cancellation within 30 days of arrival will incur a 40% cancellation fee. Cancellation within 14 days of arrival, no refund will be given. If, during your stay, you shorten the length of your booked holiday, there will be no refund.

Internet transfer (direct credit) is the preferred option for payment. We also accept major credit cards as well as Eftpos.

Minimum Stay
The minimum stay is 2 nights except over Christmas/New Year and Easter periods, statutory holiday weekends and school holiday periods when special conditions apply. Please contact Christine the property manager for details.

Maximum number of guests
The property is set up for a maximum number of 2 guests per room.

Arrival and Departure times
Your accommodation will be available by 3.00pm and departure time is 10.00am unless prior arrangements are made which will be dependent on other bookings. Christine will arrange to meet you at the property on your arrival unless other arrangements are made.

Linen and towels are provided. For longer stay guests, bed linen is changed once per week. Please use the beach towels provided for all outdoor and beach use.

Pets, Tents and Smoking
Neither tents nor pets are permitted at Bellrock. This is also a non smoking property. Smoking is restricted to designated areas outdoors.

We anticipate that you will leave the property in the condition you found it on arrival. Cleaning services can be provided at an additional cost by prior arrangement with Christine on booking

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