Hananui is one of New Zealand's best kept secrets!

Haere Mai, come and explore Russell and the Bay of Islands

Hananui Lodge is located right on Russell's waterfront with unobstructed sea views and the Hananui Apartments are air conditioned and are located on York Street. The apartments do not have sea views, but they are only 100 metres from the water's edge.

Whether you are looking for a romantic hideaway accommodation, a holiday of action and excitement, or somewhere special to take the family - Hananui Lodge and Apartments can accommodate your every need. Your Hosts, Kirstine and Shane, with their two young children, have recently taken over the management of Hananui Lodge and Apartments. Their focus is on providing guests with great service to make their stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. They can't wait to show off what the Bay of Islands has to offer.

Steeped in history this romantic town of yester-year will intrigue and delight you. From dining at award winning restaurants, to walking or biking on a historic heritage trail or quite simply reading a book on the beach - when you stay at Russell and Hananui Lodge and Apartments, you can have the best of both worlds.

Let your journey begin!

What our guests say

A fantastic find! It started with a very friendly greeting from the owner even though we arrived earlier than we should have. The room was spotlessly clean and had a very nice feel to it. You could not fault the service we received.