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Arcadia hotels and places to stay

Buccaneers Backpackers
3 out of 5
Chintsa West, Great Kei, Eastern Cape
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16.59 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (13 reviews)

"Unit was quite run down. Location in nice dune forest. Have to wade through estuary to get to beach though."…"

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2018

Buccaneers Backpackers
Road Lodge East London
1 out of 5
Corner Union Avenue and Cheltenham Road, East London, Eastern Cape
The price is $37 per night
1.53 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (149 reviews)
Great reliable hotel

"The road load is a basic hotel which is great for business travellers. Guests are often loud after hours (10 pm)"…"

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

Road Lodge East London
Quarry Lake Inn
4 out of 5
Quartzite Drive, The Quarry, East London, Eastern Cape
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The price is $100 per night
0.95 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (25 reviews)
Lovely place to stay.

"What a wonderful place to stay. Spacious rooms, modern bathroom and lovely environment. Scrumptious breakfast. The rooms are large, airy and very clean. Very firm bed, but still quite comfortable. Will definitely stay here again if I were to visit East London again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

Quarry Lake Inn
Prana Lodge
5 out of 5
Prana Lodge, Chintsa Drive, East London, Great Kei, Eastern Cape
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17.32 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)

"The service was amazing; food was spectacular - the chef was able to provide wonderful vegetarian options even though I hadn't told them in advance that I would require this. The place is beautiful, the rooms are gorgeous and it was overall an amazing experience!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Prana Lodge
The Caxton Lodge at Quigney
3.5 out of 5
164 Caxton St, East London, Eastern Cape
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0.67 mi from city center
3.4/5 (8 reviews)
It was good

"What I wanted was the shelter over my head,it was reasonable"…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2019

The Caxton Lodge at Quigney
Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve
4 out of 5
Schafli Road, Great Kei, Eastern Cape
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The price is $65 per night
15.48 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (14 reviews)

"It was so amazing, and staff were so friendly, chalets well cleanedand very quiet place. We enjoyed everything, hope to go back again soon."…"

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2019

Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve
Goulden Street Guest House
3.5 out of 5
3 Goulden St, East London, Eastern Cape
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The price is $51 per night
0.87 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)
Guesthouse ok... area not so much

"The accommodation was clean and comfortable. I had to find out from another guest about wifi as it was not written anywhere nor were we told about it. When we asked for recommendations for restaurants were told to just go "down there". The area is not great and we did not feel safe walking around ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2019

Goulden Street Guest House
Crawfords Beach Lodge & Cabins
4 out of 5
42 Steenbras Drive, Great Kei, Eastern Cape
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17.32 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (13 reviews)
Great weekend break

"We loved the place, location and the laid back atmosphere. Great weekend break and not far from east London. Would have loved more towels in the room."…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2015

Crawfords Beach Lodge & Cabins
Yekelela Play & Guest Farm
2 out of 5
East Coast Resorts Road, Great Kei, Eastern Cape
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16.45 mi from city center
Yekelela Play & Guest Farm
Premier Hotel East London ICC
4 out of 5
22 Esplanade, Beachfront, East London, Eastern Cape
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0.92 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (183 reviews)
comfortable stay, lovely room

"Lovely rooms, enjoyed the pool area, healthier options in the restaurant would be good, but overall great"…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Premier Hotel East London ICC
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Visiting Arcadia

Travelers to Arcadia will find plenty to explore and enjoy. There are 85 hotels and other accommodations in the surrounding area. The closest major airport is in East London (ELS), 5.1 mi (8.3 km) from the city center.

Sightseeing and Staying in Arcadia

Places to visit in the larger region include Eastern Beach, Nahoon Beach, and Bonza Bay Beach. You'll also find Alexander Golf and Country Club and Cove Rock in the area.

As you start planning your visit to Arcadia, the best accommodation may not be centrally located but you'll find 75 hotels and lodging options locally. Listed here are places to stay within 5 miles of the city center.

  • Premier Hotel Regent is located in central Arcadia. Guests who stay at this 3-star hotel in East London can enjoy access to 2 restaurants and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • The Paralian is located in the heart of Arcadia. This 3-star guesthouse in East London features free breakfast, free parking, and a rooftop terrace.
  • Premier Hotel East London ICC is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from the city's heart. This 4-star hotel in East London features a full-service spa, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff.

Dressing for Arcadia

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 78°F during the day and 65°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 76°F, while the average at night is 56°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 72°F with nighttime averages of 56°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 77°F and nighttime averages of 60°F
  • About 31.65 inches of rain falls on Arcadia each year
  • Usually February and March are the hottest months with an average of 78°F, whereas July and June are often coldest, averaging 57°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Arcadia?
Buccaneers Backpackers, located 16.6 mi (26.7 km) from the heart of Arcadia, is a top choice for your stay based on our traveler data. Two other options for your trip to the area are Road Lodge East London and Premier Hotel East London ICC.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Arcadia, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel bookings are refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the best options available in Arcadia.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Arcadia?
To access more information about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Arcadia, go to
What's the best hotel to stay close to Jan Smuts Stadium East London?
Park Place Boutique Guesthouse is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It’s located just a short 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from Jan Smuts Stadium East London. Other good choices within a short distance include The Caxton Lodge at Quigney and Quarry Lake Inn.
What are some accommodations with pools in Arcadia?
Buccaneers Backpackers: Features a poolside bar, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant. Areena Riverside Resort and Road Lodge East London are a couple of other choices that feature an onsite pool.
What is the best accommodation for staying close to Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ)?
Road Lodge Port Elizabeth Airport is a popular hotel, featuring a roundtrip airport shuttle and an airport shuttle. It’s located a short 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Port Elizabeth Airport. Other choices within close proximity to the airport include Treetops Guesthouse and á La Martha’s Air-Port Guest House.
How is it to stay in Arcadia?
Visitors are sure to enjoy all that Arcadia has to offer. There are 117 hotels and other accommodations in the surrounding area.
What should I see while I'm in Arcadia?
A favorite place to visit is Jan Smuts Stadium East London. You’ll also find Eastern Beach and Nahoon Beach in the area.
What's the weather like in Arcadia?
The hottest months are usually February and March with an average temp of 72°F, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 64°F. Average annual rainfall for Arcadia is 32 inches.

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