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Sea Breeze Lodge

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Aerial view
On the beach, rowing, fishing
On the beach, rowing, fishing
On the beach, rowing, fishing
Terrace/patio

Overview of Sea Breeze Lodge

Sea Breeze Lodge

3.5 star property
Russell B&B on beach

9.2/10 Superb

9 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Laundry facilities
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131 Long Beach Road, Russell, Northland, 202

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach
  • Bay of Islands - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 56 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • Diggers Restaurant - 4 min drive
  • Hell Hole Bagels - 4 min drive
  • The York Street Cafe - 4 min drive
  • Butterfish - 4 min drive
  • The Gables Restaurant - 4 min drive

About this property

Sea Breeze Lodge

Sea Breeze Lodge offers an airport shuttle (available on request) for NZD 100 per vehicle one-way. Freebies like WiFi and self parking are added perks, and guests can keep active with onsite rowing/canoeing. Fellow travelers say good things about the breakfast and spacious guestrooms.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
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At a glance

Hotel size

  • 2 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 4 PM - 7 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • There is no front desk at this property
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; access will be through a private entrance
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Onsite parking limited

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle from 7:30 AM to 7 PM*

Offsite

  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–9:00 AM
  • Barbecue grills

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Wildlife viewing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Hot springs nearby

Services

  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 20-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Balcony
  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

More

  • Housekeeping (on request)

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between NZD 18 and NZD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 100 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 2)
  • Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Housekeeping is available for an additional fee

Renovations and closures

This property will be closed from February 17 2021 to February 5 2024 for renovations and will resume operation once the renovation is complete (completion date subject to change).
 

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Sea Breeze Lodge Russell
Sea Breeze Russell
Sea Breeze Lodge Russell
Sea Breeze Lodge Bed & breakfast
Sea Breeze Lodge Bed & breakfast Russell

Frequently asked questions

Is Sea Breeze Lodge currently open?
This property will be closed from February 17 2021 to February 5 2024 for renovations and will resume operation once the renovation is complete (completion date subject to change).
Does Sea Breeze Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Sea Breeze Lodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Are pets allowed at Sea Breeze Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Sea Breeze Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Sea Breeze Lodge?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 7:30 AM to 7 PM on request. The charge is NZD 100 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Sea Breeze Lodge?
You can check in from 4 PM - 7 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Sea Breeze Lodge and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like rowing and fishing. Additional recreation nearby includes hot springs, game viewing, and ecotours. Sea Breeze Lodge also has a picnic area.
Are there restaurants at or near Sea Breeze Lodge?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Alfresco's (9.9 mi) and El Cafe (10 mi).
Does Sea Breeze Lodge have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.
What's the area around Sea Breeze Lodge like?
Sea Breeze Lodge is a short 1-minute walk from Bay of Islands and 6 minutes' walk from Tapeka Point.

Overall score and ratings

9.2

Superb

9.5/10

Cleanliness

9.2/10

Staff & service

9.3/10

Amenities

9.0/10

Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

Sea Breeze is an excellent B&B and Jos and Robert are friendly and welcoming hosts. They give you the travel experience of staying with good friends. The location of the property on the beach on Oneroa Bay in the town of Russell is fabulous. The room overlooks the Bay and north to the Pacific Ocean beyond. It is a very short walk to the beach and swimming in the warm water is a treat. My wife, who rarely goes into the water, could not resist the call of the surf. Overall a great experience. Thanks Jos and Robert.
Larry, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Relax. Chill. Restore.
I had an exceptional holiday in Russell and the surrounding areas, and staying at the Sea Breeze Lodge added to the holiday! The hosts were amazingly accommodating, informative and flexible. I wish my visit was longer to enjoy more of the area of where the Lodge is located.
Berns, 4-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

4/10 Fair

Husband and I wanted to break away and have some peace & quiet as we just got back from a month overseas holiday with family and felt we needed a break. But we were constantly interupted by the hosts. It felt as if we were visiting them rather than having our own break away. There is no coffee/tea facilities in the room and no bar fridge. The view was amazing.
2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Jos and Rob are the best hosts we have come across. They are super-welcoming, made us feel at home immediately and we had many long and interesting discussions on many things both related to both NZ and global affairs. Their accommodation is magnificent with the view over Long Beach and distant islands being unbeatable. They served us a wonderful breakfast every morning with this view in front of us. On nice mornings we sat out on the verandah overlooking the beach. One morning we were lucky to see a pod of Orcas about 20 feet off the beach. We were able to follow them the full length of the beach. Vacations don't get much better than this and hosts don't get much better than Jos and Rob. I would go back in a heartbeat.
5-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

A great B&B
We got a great welcome at this B&B from the owner. Our room was small but nicely furnished and decorated, with direct access to a balcony offering the sort of view that touches the soul. We fell asleep at night to the sound of the waves crashing on the sandy beach just a few metres away, and woke to a great breakfast. I would definitely recommend staying at Sea Breeze Lodge in particular, and on Long Beach in general: Russel is just a short walk over the hill but it's nice to be able to escape from it after dinner and walk back to Sea Breeze along the deserted beach.
Nicholas, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great place. Close to Russell. Awesome view.
After making the trip to the bay of islands for the coastal classic race. The hosts were hugely accommodating and very friendly but not intrusive. Serving afternoon tea on the balcony then Even dropped us off over the hill in Russell for the evening. We had the options for breakfast of either a continental breakfast when we were ready or name a time and they would cook bacon and eggs for us. Very clean lodge and with a large room and balcony was easy to sit and relax for the afternoon with the north facing view and overlooking the bay of islands. Plenty of parking and just across the road from a white sandy beach.
Luke, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Really nice accommodation directly at the beach. The owners are very friendly and helpful. The room had a stunning 180 degree view on the ocean. There is a quiet beach right in front of it. It is absolutely as lovely as the pictures tell. The breakfast was very delicious and more than we could possibly eat. I highly recommend this place!
2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Nous sommes restés une seule nuit. Jos et Robert ont été des hôtes très accueillants et sympathiques. Le site est superbe en bord de plage. La seule petite remarque est que nous aurions aimé avoir une salle de bain attenante à la chambre.
1-night romance trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review