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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2014

This was such a spectacular find for us - both the B&B and the location. The location in the Bay of Islands is magical and stunningly beautiful. Having visited and considered Russell and Paihia we were so glad we chose Russell. It is quiet and quaint and beautiful. Boat tours (why you are here) go from the dock in the... More 

Thank ChrisVancouver
Dusseldorf, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 6 May 2014

We stayed at the Arcadia Lodge at the beginning of April 2014. The Tautoru suite was a wonderful and very aesthetic room with a private patio. David and Brad make sure that the guests are warmly welcome, but also have their own privacy. The level of detail David and Brad achieve (with respect to the food and the room) is... More 

Thank cschwarz1234
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 May 2014

Thank you, Brad and David, for your hospitality during our stay. We had such a lovely time in your beautiful home and quaint little town. I have been raving to everyone I know about Arcadia Lodge. Firstly, for the stunning view that greeted us from our bedroom window each morning. We fell in love with your beautiful home which was... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2014

This little gem gave us the perfect end to our 5 weeks in New Zealand. Brad and David are excellent hosts and provide an excellent standard of service as well as good recommendations for food, walks and activities. Our room was very comfortable and we loved the period decor and especially the chance to have breakfast on the balcony overlooking... More 

Thank Alistair G
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Beautiful views, elegant and tasteful decor, unobtrusive but attentive hospitality, restful and thoroughly charming, we had a lovely stay at Arcadia Lodge which fully lives up to it's name. There are lovely gardens, home made biscuits and hosts with a fund of local knowledge to advise you about the best walks, sailing trips and restaurants.

Thank Shiona W
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2014

We stayed three nights and our room - Takurua - could not have been nicer: great view over the harbor, spacious private bathroom just across the hall (the only other room upstairs has its own bath), very comfortable bed. The other upstairs room - Ranginui - is nice but without the great view and with a small private bath. David... More 

Thank BostonHistorybuff
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2014

We visited in mid January. From the moment we arrived it was clear that we were going to enjoy this elegant B and B. Hosts David and Brad provide a discreet and very welcoming service. Everything was spotless and attention to detail obvious. The homemade biscuits were delicious only surpassed by the gourmet breakfasts! The view from our room and... More 

Thank Sally R
Wimborne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2014

We stayed in many B & Bs on our visit and they were a kaleidoscope of delights. The setting of this lodge was not idyllic like some but the setting was wonderful and far enough from the town to be peaceful. Above all David and Brad provide a quiet and excellent service, ever helpful. The breakfasts were a surprise each... More 

Thank bradders242
Cirencester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2014

This is a wonderful oasis of calm, with beautiful views, overlooking the bay at Russell. Your privacy is respected, but David and Brad are always present to offer advice on the area. Their hospitality is excellent, the rooms are very clean, and the breakfasts are superb.

Thank David T
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2014

Most discreet and helpful . Perfect location and privacy respected. Excellent beach a pleasant walk - or quick drive - away. The marvellous weather a bonus. Away from the more frantic tourist destinations in the area which is a huge advantage yet all facilities and superb restaurants so close by. Hard to find a more charming situation to relax in.

Thank 651CM2014

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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: $213 - $272 (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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“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
“Definitely request the private bay view balcony room.”
 of 5 bubbles rsteyaert, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“only one room does not have a bay view, balcony has view all day/night for all guests”
 of 5 bubbles jeanmelia, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Takura has wonderful views, bathroom is across the corridor but is for sole use of occupants. Rangonui does not have views of the bay.”
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 of 5 bubbles backtohq, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
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