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Shenyang, China
Reviewed 6 January 2017

My girlfriend and I went to Russell in December and stayed in Arcadia Lodge for one night, where we had a really good experience. It was very kind of David, who was the host, to pick up us at the wharf so that we avoided the hilly way up to the hotel. The room was very nice with a balcony...

Marlborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We spent 2 nights at Arcadia Lodge at the end of our 3 week tour of NZ. We stayed in the Ranginui Room which was on the first floor, with a side view. V.comfortable with separate shower and toilet. The house is beautiful, so full of character, and a perfect location for walking into Russell in the evenings with plenty...

Thank Foxy1108
Morganton, North Carolina
Reviewed 27 December 2016

What a great start to our month in New Zealand. David and Brad gave us inside information for our excursion trips that made our journey more memorable. Loved the house and the garden, a nice walk to Russell, slept great... and we have David to thank for getting me hooked on Farmbake Golden Crunch! We had a wonderful experience and...

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is our fourth visit to Arcadia since David and Brad have owned it. It is always a delight, a special place to unwind and enjoy Russells' history and ambience. Yummy breakfasts, beautiful setting, and fantastic Hosts. Totally recommend Arcadia as THE place to stay in Russell, you wont be disappointed. The place is beautifully kept, clean and tastefully decorated...

Thank Lynwood4
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Our three day stay at Arcadia Lodge was bliss. We had the Tautora room with its own private porch, overlooking the bay. We loved having coffee there in the early morning, watching the sunrise. The room was large, the bed was extremely comfortable and the bathroom had a great shower and plenty of shelves for our stuff. David and Brad...

Thank martym45
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Our stay in Russell was the highlight of our holiday and thanks in large part to the warm, comfortable enjoyment of Arcadia Lodge. This delightful old home has so much character and the views are delightful. David & Brad provide the perfect combination of being helpful hosts without being in any way obtrusive. As a result the atmosphere is very...

Thank AndrewH233
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We stayed at the Arcadia Lodge for two night beginning of November 2016. A beautiful lodge! The entire lodge is for the guests to use with a comfortable living room with an elaborate 'library' and beatifully furnished. An outside deck with fantastic views over the bay. On the same deck where -weather permitted- the delicious breakfast is served. An airy,...

Thank ReneeKeesman
Claremont, California
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Brad and David are just the best! You feel so at home when we stayed there. We visited the Arcadia Lodge 6 years ago for 1 day. Because it was such a great 1 day visit, we stayed 5 days this time, first week of November. The food, the accomodations, the view of the bay, immaculately kept. When we return...

Thank S W
Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 27 November 2016

David and Brad have created a charming space with a great location overlooking the harbor. Our only complaint is that we didn't book more nights here! Fine furnishings and home-cooked hot breakfast were a wonderful start to our 3-week trip in NZ. Would definitely be back if we visit again!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Arcadia Lodge for 2 nights whilst on Honeymoon travelling around New Zealand. We couldn't fault the accommodation, location, food or hosts and had an amazing time. David and Brad were perfect hosts and made delicious breakfasts which varied each day. We ate outside (weather permitting) overlooking the stunning bay. The accommodation is a 5 min walk from...

Thank Mathew H

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arcadia Lodge is an historic (c 1902) house with magnificent views of one of the most beautiful bays in New Zealand's Bay of Islands. The style of the lodge is simple and uncluttered, the atmosphere relaxed, the breakfasts healthy and made fresh using local ingredients. Five rooms, four en-suite, one with private, non-sharing bathroom. The large front deck looks out onto the bay, perfect for breakfast or a wine at the end of the day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arcadia Lodge

Address: 10 Florance Avenue, Russell 0202, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Price Range: $221 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Arcadia Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Best place, with wonderful view.”
  • View from balcony
 of 5 bubbles SelmaMum, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Each room has its own charm and character, We liked the annex Tautoru as it has its own entrance and ensuite.”
  • This lovely annex room has its own wee deck and lots of privacy
  • Quaint cottage gardens
 of 5 bubbles Lynwood4, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Bring a rain coat as the walk to the village for dinner could get you damp but it's worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewH233, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Takurua room is upstairs with the best view!”
 of 5 bubbles Tim_Meadows, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our room was at the front, had a bay view and was very cosy.”
 of 5 bubbles CindyyYoung, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
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