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The Sails

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Apartment, 1 King Bed, Ocean View | Individually decorated, individually furnished, blackout curtains
Apartment, 1 King Bed, Bay View | Individually decorated, individually furnished, blackout curtains
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Apartment, 1 King Bed, Bay View | Individually decorated, individually furnished, blackout curtains

Overview of The Sails

Entire apartment

The Sails

3.5 star property
Comfortable Russell apartments with kitchens

9.0/10 Superb

4 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
71 Wellington St, Russell, Northland, 202
Main amenities
  • 2 smoke-free apartments
  • Near the beach
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Barbecue grills
Feel at home
  • Kitchen
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate dining area
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Bay of Islands - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 55 min drive


  • Duke of Marlborough Hotel - 8 min walk
  • Hell Hole Bagels - 9 min walk
  • Butterfish - 10 min walk
  • The Gables Restaurant - 10 min walk
  • Hone's Beer Garden & Burger Bar - 11 min walk

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire apartment to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

The Sails

The Sails is a great choice for a stay in Russell. Guests will have free perks such as WiFi and self-parking. A terrace and a garden are offered, and apartments get the details right with espresso makers and dressing gowns. Fellow travellers say good things about the location.


Catalan, English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

At a glance


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • Guests will receive an email with check-in instructions and lockbox information prior to arrival; access will be through a private entrance
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

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


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed

Property amenities


  • Near the beach


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking on site


  • Fridge (full size)
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Espresso maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Toaster
  • Electric kettle


  • Bed sheets provided


  • Free toiletries
  • Dressing gowns
  • Towels provided
  • Hairdryer

Living spaces

  • Dining room


  • Smart TV
  • Netflix
  • DVD player

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Garden


  • Laundry facilities


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Blackout curtains
  • No housekeeping

Things to do

  • Whale watching nearby


  • 2 rooms
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

Fees & policies


This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Sails Apartment Russell
Sails Russell
The Sails Russell
The Sails Apartment
The Sails Apartment Russell

Frequently asked questions

Does The Sails offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Sails 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 that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Are pets allowed at The Sails?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Sails?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Sails?
You can check in from 2 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at The Sails and nearby?
The Sails has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Sails?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Duke of Marlborough Hotel (8-min walk), Hell Hole Bagels (9-min walk) and Butterfish (10-min walk).
Does The Sails have a kitchen or kitchenette?
Yes, there is a kitchen, which also includes an espresso maker, a coffee maker and a toaster.
Does The Sails have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, each apartment features a patio.
What's the area around The Sails like?
The Sails is located near Russell Beach, only a short 5-minute walk from Bay of Islands and 9 minutes' walk from Hell Hole Bagels. The local area is popular for its beaches and our guests say that it is very quiet.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

8/10 Very good

Great location, just out of town so quiet, but still close enough to walk. Nice outdoor seating, although shared with neighbours. Good water views but a large railing in the way. So close to being excellent!!
4-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great property excellent host. Will be back Quiet and peaceful
2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

great aspect frendly very helpfull owners would recomend to all a great place to stay
2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Stunning location
Awesome stay. The Sail itself is a ten minute walk from the beach and town. Very friendly place. Would love to come back
2-night trip
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