Get an overview of this hotelLuxury bed & breakfast in Russell with free breakfast


Situated near the beach, this luxury bed & breakfast is within a 15-minute walk of Russell Christ Church, Russell Museum, and Russell Beach. Flagstaff Hill and Long Beach are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Property Features

Along with a library, this smoke-free bed & breakfast has free newspapers and a garden. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, barbecue grills, a picnic area, and a TV in a common area are onsite.

Room Amenities

All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and phones. TVs, minibars (stocked with some free items), and free toiletries are among the other amenities available to guests.

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Ounuwhao Harding House

16 Hope Ave Russell 2020

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. This Colonial bed & breakfast also offers a library, barbecue grills, and a garden. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Ounuwhao Harding House is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 5 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Library 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Year Built 1884 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Television in common areas 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar (stocked, some free items) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Television 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered. An additional full breakfast is served daily (subject to charges).

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 1 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 6 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 10 per night.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Ounuwhao Harding House
  • Ounuwhao Harding House B&B
  • Ounuwhao Harding House B&B Russell
  • Ounuwhao Harding House Russell
  • Ounuwhao Harding House Russell, New Zealand - Bay Of Islands

National Rating

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Guest & Hosted property is rated 4 stars and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.