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All reviewsbrad and davidb bnew zealandeach morningexcellent hostsricotta pancakesattention to detailold houseother guestsdeck overlooking the waterweather permittinghot breakfastprivate bathroomgreat startfirst stopa special placeplace to stay
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved our time at Arcadia Lodge - even the day hiding away from the tropical rain storm! The accommodation is delightful, is set in lovely gardens, Greg was unfailingly attentive and helpful, whilst Peter’s breakfasts were both inventive and delicious. Easy walk into Russell...More

Thank j w
Response from arcadia l, Owner at Arcadia LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much, we have definitely had some interesting summer weather and if nothing else our garden is lush and growing like crazy. Tautoru nicked named "the Honeymoon Suite" is gorgeous and has a very relaxed feel, with its own deck overlooking that bay separate...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

What a great setting overlooking Matauwhi Bay. The lodge is of magnificent character and is beautifully appointed. Our room was very comfortable and private with our own lovely bathroom. Peter and Greg are sublime hosts - great to have people with a passion for their...More

Thank Howard952
Management response:Responded 16 July 2017

Lovely to hear you had a great time with us at Arcadia Lodge, It was great to meet you and hopefully you can come back and see us soon. Thank you for your time to place a review on Trip Advisor

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the wonderful Arcadia Lodge for 7 nights whilst attending the wedding of our nephew. The whole stay was just delightful. We can only reiterate the superlatives used by other guests with regard to Peter and Gregg. Breakfasts,Rooms, Garden and Views. We fell...More

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Response from Peter G, Owner at Arcadia LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Oh we so loved having you stay with us for such a lovely long time and were so pleased the wedding went just so well and the weather was kind to you. Russell has so much to offer with the history being NZ's first real...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Three nights at the Arcadia and we were left wishing we could have stayed longer. Peter and Greg run an outstanding B&B in the oldest house in Russell, perched on a hilltop overlooking the bay and the charming town of Russell. This is a new...More

Thank Millblade
Response from Peter G, Owner at Arcadia LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us.It is almost a year since we took guardian & ownership of such a lovely old house that is now 116 years old We love hosting and helping our guests have such a great time while they are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our only regret is that we did not spent more then two day at Arcadia Lodge and in Russell. Peter and Greg are warm and welcoming, want you to have a great time at and will see to it that you do. Will be happy...More

Thank lindenbb
Response from arcadia l, Owner at Arcadia LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the wonderful review, we really appreciate the feedback and what is important for our guests. We think that hosting our guests is important to ensure they get the best out of there stay with us in Russell, and appreciate a comfortable stay in...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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US$143 - US$208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Price range
US$143 - US$208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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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
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"Make sure you go to the website to see each individual and different room"
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"Our room was excellent and spotlessly clean (Hotel ratings not responding,but all were 5 star.)"
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"I suspect the two suites on the ground floor are more spacious than the upstairs room/s - all have great views"
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