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Luxury rooms with Super King size beds. Private Guest kitchen
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Beautiful Restored Historic Villa Central Russell

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Beautiful Restored Historic Villa Central Russell

Entire house
8 guests4 bedrooms4 beds4 baths
8 guests
4 bedrooms
4 beds
4 baths
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Indoor fireplace
This is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

Come and stay in one of NZs oldest historic villas with 4 beautiful ensuite rooms in the heart of Russell. Free Wi-Fi. Open plan modern kitchen opening onto sun drenched terrace, media lounge with large flat screen TV with Sky TV. Tropical garden with BBQ. 2 minute flat walk to waterfront. Sleeps 8 all with ensuites comfortably. Plenty of character.


Beach essentials
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
1 king bed
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed

House Rules

No pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 7PM and check out out by 10AM


21 Reviews

Daniela User Profile
October 2018
This is the second time we have stayed here and it was perfect. The location of this house is fantastic. It's right in the middle of town and literally 2 minutes walk from anything you need. Four minutes to the passenger ferry. It is worth checking to see if there are any major l…
Fiona User Profile
December 2017
A lovely (beautifully restored) house in a great situation made for a fantastic family holiday. We would recommend Te Wharema (the White House) to other visitors to Russell.
Daniela User Profile
October 2017
An absolutely perfect place to stay. With each double bedroom having it's own bathroom four couples can easily share this home. Great location with everything within 2 minutes walk. Stayed here when we made a TV show. It is right behind the pub so worth checking out how busy town…
Daniel User Profile
April 2017
Nice mix of old and new with touches of home comfort and luxury. Great location. Special history. Will recommend to friends.
Scott User Profile
April 2018
Beautiful house with really nice decor and a great location! Will book again
Vaughan User Profile
January 2018
Good location and nice place overall. Lots of space for big families
Joan User Profile
March 2017
The White House is truly wonderful. Spacious, with everything you could need from kitchen to bathroom, including coffee, tea, coffee makers, great towels and wonderful beds. A lovely back garden and upstairs terrace. The town of Russell is two blocks away (by New York standards) …

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Russell, New ZealandJoined in March 2017
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