Arcadia Lodge is a Bay of Islands landmark, a historic house dating from c1902. It sits in a magnificent position looking out over Russell's tranquil Matauwhi Bay so enjoys stunning water views. The hotel has five rooms. Three spacious suites downstairs with private decks and magnificent views of the bay while upstairs are two more rooms, one with water views and one without. One of the downstairs can accommodate to four people by arrangement. The lodge has free car parking and is a short easy stroll to the village's restaurants, cafes, beaches and wharf.