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All reviewsbrad and davidnew zealandhot disheach morninghomemade jamsexcellent hostsattention to detailwonderful bayold houseother guestsdeck overlooking the waterfirst stopprivate bathroomb and ba special placeplace to staylovely house
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Russell, despite the dreadful weather. Peter and Greg are excellent hosts. We thoroughly enjoyed learning about the history of the building and the town. We loved our quirky room with the sloping floor, but what can one expect with...More

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Response from arcadia l, Owner at Arcadia LodgeResponded 17 February 2018

Thanks so much for the review. Yes our weather has been unusually wet and humid. We loved love our Arcadia being 116 years old and yes a little quirky (we call this character) Greg and I attempt to make sure our guests have a great...More

Reviewed 11 February 2018

Lovely stay in Russell at Arcadia Lodge - the B&B is very attractively decorated in keeping with the age of the building and is in immaculate condition. Peter & Greg are great hosts, chatty but not overbearing. The breakfasts are excellent - you can tell...More

Thank David A
Response from arcadia l, Owner at Arcadia LodgeResponded 13 February 2018

Hi David, Thanks for the review. Scrambled eggs are actually an art and very pleased you enjoyed ours. We love Takarua room, I think the separate bathroom for most part isn't a problem and its our nicest bathroom in Arcadia. We think its sort of...More

Reviewed 10 February 2018

We were very fortunate that our travel agent booked us to stay at Arcadia Lodge for three nights. You need a minimum of three nights in Russell, don’t let your agent rush you in and out of Russell because you will regret it. Arcadia Lodge...More

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Response from arcadia l, Owner at Arcadia LodgeResponded 13 February 2018

Hello and thanks so much for the review and we so agree that two night isnt nearly enough time to enjoy Russell. Whether it be going on boat cruises, looking at our lovely but small museum, walking along the strand or sitting on our deck...More

Reviewed 3 February 2018

Our spacious room was fantastic with superb views over the harbour. We loved the history of the property which was complimented by the decor and added to our New Zealand experience. We enjoyed wonderful home cooked breakfasts outside, overlooking the harbour, served to us by...More

Thank Barry P
Response from arcadia l, Owner at Arcadia LodgeResponded 8 February 2018

Thanks, we loved having you stay. Our breakfasts certainly appear an ongoing pleasure for our guests. So many lodgings these days don't give much attention to this (sadly even our local ones), but Greg and I think its a great way we care for our...More

Reviewed 25 January 2018

Peter and Greg could not have made us feel more welcome. Their cat and dogs even add to the homey feel of their delightful b and b. We had the large ground floor suite with direct access onto the balcony and a small sitting room...More

Thank Sue S
Response from arcadia l, Owner at Arcadia LodgeResponded 8 February 2018

Thanks Sue, we are really pleased you had a chance to pat our friendly furry animals, Baxter the Cat loves lying on the drive to welcome the guests, and Sumo & Sophie our two boxers who live with us in our cottage are safely tucked...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$138 - US$243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$138 - US$243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, 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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