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Travellers' Choice 2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
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Bay View
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:Open 28th Sept
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My partner and I visited the stunningly beautiful Bay of Islands late October ‘18 and stayed at the heritage listed Arcadia Lodge over a 3 day period. The accomodation was one of the best bed and breakfast venues I have had the pleasure of staying...More

Thank Kerry G
Response from arcadia l, Owner at Arcadia LodgeResponded yesterday

Wow thanks for the amazing review and we are just so pleased you had the best time staying with us We try to hold true to our By-line History, Charm, Good Food and Glorious views and pleased you felt well looked after while you were...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Arcadia Lodge was our amazing home for a week! Greg and Peter were our outstanding hosts and made every single minute special for us. Bryan and I adored our Matariki suite with its sitting area looking out to the bay with outdoor patio access. The...More

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Response from arcadia l, Owner at Arcadia LodgeResponded 3 April 2018

Hi Team, It was awesome to have you stay with us, Its easy to host such lovely guests and pleased you got to have 7 nights with us. Russell offers a little bit of everything, history, wonderful scenery and a place to chill out and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding in every aspect of the stay. Peter and Greg are brilliant hosts in the 5 star Arcadia Lodge. I have stayed in many different categories of accommodation across the World but I have no hesitation in naming this amazing B&B as my all time...More

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Response from arcadia l, Owner at Arcadia LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thanks so much for the lovely review and the fact you loved your stay with us. Greg & I work hard to make sure our guests have the best time while they stay with us, So feedback like this is great reward for our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just spent 3 very special nights at Arcadia Lodge. Peter and Greg are great hosts - friendly, informal and nothing is too much trouble. The historic house is beautiful - very tastefully decorated and in a superb location overlooking one of the bays...More

Thank nextwhere
Response from arcadia l, Owner at Arcadia LodgeResponded 1 week ago

We really appreciate your time you stayed with us and pleased you had the best time with us. We feel lucky we are custodians of such a wonderful piece of history with Arcadia Lodge coming up for its 100 year of hosting guests. We just...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Peter & Greg are the most charming, welcoming, lovely hosts. The location of this beautiful house is superb with outstanding views of the ever changing bay. Lovely, comfortable room with all the facilities you would expect With some delightful little touches. The piece de resistance...More

Thank angelatZ5589GD
Response from arcadia l, Owner at Arcadia LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Wow thanks so much and we loved having you stay with us Angela. As a chef i adore picking some of the key elements of lovely fresh ingredients from the garden and we are just so lucky that just about anything grows in our sub...More

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Lindley W
28 June 2015|
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Response from arcadia l | Property representative |
Hi Lindley and Don, just spotted your booking for next summer - welcome back to Russell. Off the top of my head I know the time line back 3 owners ago which is only to the 80s but if you let me know your grandparents' name I... More
Room Tips
"Magnificent views over the harbour from all rooms."
3 days ago
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"Every room is perfect."
1 week ago
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"If you can handle stairs, take the suite up there."
3 weeks ago
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"Make sure you go to the website to see each individual and different room"
9 Mar 2018
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US$150 - US$249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandNorthland RegionBay of IslandsRussell
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