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Kereru Cottage Russell - James Cook apartment

Adults-only Russell apartment with kitchen and balcony

  • Free WiFi

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Russell, Northland, New Zealand

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • 2 guests
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bed
  • 1 bathroom
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking available
  • Bathtub
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Onsite parking
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided

What’s around

  • Tapeka Point - 3 min walk
  • Russell Christ Church - 3 min walk
  • Russell Museum - 4 min walk
  • Russell Beach - 5 min walk
  • Pompallier Mission - 7 min walk
  • Long Beach - 13 min walk

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 King Bed

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About this apartment

Kereru Cottage with its James Cook apartment is set in a serene oasis just 5 minutes walk to the waterfront and wharf where you will find an selection of great cafes and restaurants along the waterfront serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. We provide no meals at Kereru Cottage, however your suite has tea and coffee making facilities, a toaster, microwave, fridge plus a selection of cereals, yogurts, milk, juice & bottled water. There is no hotplate or oven. On arrival you will receive a selection of fruit. The James Cook suite is a luxury room with your bed choice of either a super comfy extra large-king size or large twin beds, with quality cotton linen. You have a private bathroom with toiletries, shower, bath, vanity, toilet, hairdryer and heated towel rail. We offer unlimited free WiFi, free on-site parking, flat screen smart TV with Satellite and Netflix channels, air conditioning and heating. Guest access is a path way through the sub tropical gardens to your private entrance and deck.

Jane is your host and has traveled extensively throughout the world in her twenty five plus years as a sales and marketing manager in the Health and Beauty products industry.

Visitors have an easy 3-5 minute walk to wonderful eateries that overlook stunning views on Russell waterfront. Excellent safe swimming is within 1 km walk. Russell is one of the oldest locations in NZ having the oldest Church & first hotel license.

What’s around


  • Tapeka Point - 3 min walk
  • Russell Christ Church - 3 min walk
  • Russell Museum - 4 min walk
  • Russell Beach - 5 min walk
  • Pompallier Mission - 7 min walk
  • Long Beach - 13 min walk
  • Flagstaff Hill - 17 min walk
  • Tapeka Point Historic Reserve - 32 min walk
  • Paihia Beach - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • Paihia Wharf - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
  • Bay of Islands Marina - 5.9 mi / 9.5 km

Getting around

  • Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 51 min drive
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Russell, Northland, New Zealand

The apartment

Key facts

  • Onsite parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Laundromat nearby


  • 1 bedroom
  • Bedroom - 1 king bed
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Full bathroom - 1 shower, 1 bathtub, and 1 toilet
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper


  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Paper towels
  • Kitchen island


  • Dining table

Entertainment and recreation

  • Flat-screen TV with satellite channels
  • Netflix
  • Streaming services
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby
  • Winery tours nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Powerboating nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Swimming nearby


  • Deck
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Beach towels

Things to know

House rules

  • Caters to adults only
  • Pets not allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 2

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 4:00 PM
  • Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance. You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others

  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pets not allowed


  • This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business.

    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

    Contactless check-in is available.

    The property is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between guest stays.

Also known as

  • Vrbo Property
  • Kereru Russell James Cook
  • Kereru Cottage Russell - James Cook apartment Russell
  • Kereru Cottage Russell - James Cook apartment Apartment
  • Kereru Cottage Russell - James Cook apartment Apartment Russell


  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in starting at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless check-in is available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Crusty Crab (3-min walk), Tuktuk (3-min walk), and Hell Hole Bagels (3-min walk).
  • Have fun with activities like cycling, fishing, and hiking, and practice your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes wildlife walks. Kereru Cottage Russell - James Cook apartment also has a garden.