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Welcome to Pesky Weka Cottage, a brand new accommodation offering in Russell. Self-contained and set in a private garden, this is the perfect spot for a peaceful relaxing holiday. Unwind with your favourite beverage and listen to the native bird songs from the sun-filled deck. You may well spot one of those pesky wekas! Feel free to pick seasonal fruit and vegies from the garden. Just a 2 minute drive or a gentle 10 minute stroll gets you to romantic Russell’s charming cafes, restaurants and stunning white sandy beaches. Do as much or as little as you please.

Your Stay Just bring yourselves as the cottage contains:

  • A comfortable queen bed and all linen
  • A king single bed (on request)
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • WiFi, TV, DVD and smartphone speaker
  • Coffee and tea making facilities
  • Off-street parking and a private entrance
  • Hairdryer, iron and ironing board

The Space

The Cottage is private and separated from the main house by gardens, with it’s own private entrance.We provide all linen for your use during your stay and provisions for a complimentary light breakfast of cereal and fresh fruit. Tea and coffee supplied.. The sunken bedroom with it’s very comfortable queen bed is separate to the lounge/kitchenette. An additional king single bed can be made up on request. The bathroom is modern, bright and warm with hair dryer provided.  Iron and ironing board also available. Relax with your favourite beverage and listen to the native bird songs from the sun-filled covered deck. You may well spot one of those rascally wekas! Feel free to pick seasonal fruit and vegies from the garden.

Interaction with Guests

Craig & Annah live in the house through the trees next door and will endeavour to meet every guest to ensure all is well.

The Neighbourhood

The Cottage sits on an elevated site overlooking a sub-tropical paradise. We are close enough to the village attractions however far enough away for peace and quiet. Just a 2 minute drive or a gentle stroll to the centre of Russell or lovely swimming spots. Nestled in the Bay of Islands, Russell offers the natural charms of long white sandy beaches, stunning clear blue water, chic cafes and award winning restaurants. Do as much or as little as you please.

Out and about

Russell has an excellent booking office owned and operated by Colette. Direct contact with the skippers, and her local knowledge ensures she has a handle on all the tours and activities in the Bay. 0800 633 255. There are also some excellent restaurants in Russell, some of which offer waterfront dining, no worries about the drive home either, you can walk!