Riverside Homestead Waitangi (Welcome Associates)

Russell

Check In: 15:00|Check Out: 11:00
Hours: 10am - 9pm

Safe and spacious private suites in the gardens of the historic bay-side homestead, just 5 minutes from romantic Russell in the heart of the Bay of Islands “The first American Consulate” c1860 Our experience is your unique assurance in selecting the best Bay of Islands accommodation. As owner operators for 25 years, we go out of our way to do everything we possibly can to give all guests the best experience of New Zealand hospitality, food and wine. Guest comments suggest we achieve this (booking.com guest satisfaction survey 2018 of 96%).

Description

Sequestered in 15 private acres by the sea just five minutes drive from romantic and historic Russell, the heritage-listed First American Consulate (as this 1870's country house is known) offers restorative peace and calm, organic-focused cuisine, and accommodation in three en suite rooms in the architect-designed Lakeside Retreat. Food and travel writer Michael Hooper and partner Chris Wharehinga Swannell (of Maori ancestry) prepare a "bake-house breakfast" delivered to your room, with home-baked breads and croissants, home-made conserves from their organic gardens and orchard and eggs from free-range hens. Central to all the activities on the water, in the wineries, and across the beaches of the bay of 144 islands, the two-storey Homestead is without pretention but generously provisioned with modern comforts, respect and attention. At least four hours notice is required to prepare your room.

Meadow View Suite

Room Configuration: King Room with Ensuite
Max Guests: 4   |  No children permitted   |  No infants permitted

Sunny premium panoramic junior suite with tea and coffee alcove including microwave, sink/bench, and small fridge. Luxurious super-king bed may be spilt, plus very comfortable double couch-bed (additional charge). Leather-top writing desk, full entertainment system and private balcony. Pastoral and river views beyond the sweeping lawn down to the Waitangi River. Modern, bright and spacious ensuite bathroom with large, glassed, walk-in shower also features a separate free-standing bath. External stairway down to rolling lawns and garden path around to parking area enables easy contactless access if required. Freshly baked breakfast croissants and homemade bread and conserves, with free-range egg dish of the day, available in dining room or may be served by contactless delivery to the balcony if requested. Peaceful and private. $270 double or twin.

  • Australasian Power Outlets
  • Balcony
  • Balcony/Deck
  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • CD player
  • Double Sofa Bed
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heated Towel Rail
  • Heating
  • Internet access - free of charge
  • Internet access (wireless) - free of charge
  • Iron
  • Ironing Board
  • Kettle/Jug
  • King Size Bed
  • Mini-fridge
  • Non Smoking
  • Safe
  • Shower Facilities
  • SKY TV
  • Tea & Coffee Supplies
  • Toilet Facilities
  • Toiletries
  • Torch/Flashlight
  • Twin King Single Beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Work desk

River View Room

Room Configuration: King Room with Ensuite
Max Guests: 2   |  No children permitted   |  No infants permitted

Sunny modern room with floor-to-ceiling, expansive, elevated views of Waitangi River, pastures, forests and hills to the horizon. Deluxe super-king bed (may be split), full entertainment system, leather-top writing desk. Balcony may access external stairs to garden for private entry or direct access to large guest lounge. Freshly baked breakfast croissants and homemade bread and conserves, with free-range egg dish of the day, available in dining room or may be served by contactless delivery to the balcony if requested. Compact ensuite bathroom with shower (no bath). $230 double or twin.

  • Australasian Power Outlets
  • Balcony
  • Balcony/Deck
  • Bath
  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • CD player
  • Double Sofa Bed
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heated Towel Rail
  • Internet access - free of charge
  • Internet access (wireless) - free of charge
  • Iron
  • Ironing Board
  • Kettle/Jug
  • King Size Bed
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini-fridge
  • Non Smoking
  • Safe
  • Shower Facilities
  • SKY TV
  • Tea & Coffee Supplies
  • Toaster
  • Toilet Facilities
  • Toiletries
  • Torch/Flashlight
  • TV
  • Twin King Single Beds
  • Work desk

100% refundable for cancellations with at least 30 days’ notice. 75% refundable if cancelled 7-29 days’ notice No refund available with less than 7 days’ notice. EXCEPTION: During Covid Alert Level 2 we apply a more lenient policy: a full refund given provided at least 7 days’ notice of cancellation is received.

Bookit’s Amendments and Cancellations

Cancellation policies are specific to each supplier and are detailed on the payment confirmation page prior to final booking confirmation.

Bookits non-refundable fee of NZD20.00 also applies to all cancellations regardless of the supplier’s cancellation policy.

Where you are entitled to a refund the refund will be made to the same credit card that you used to confirm the booking.

For amendments of bookings additional charges or a refund may apply depending on the nature of the booking amendment.

If you make a booking using a discount code you will not be able to use that discount code on any subsequent booking amendment. Amendments will be made using the normal price of the product being amended.

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