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    Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

    58 Seaview Road | Paihia, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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    “deluxe room” (26 reviews)
    “mini bar” (19 reviews)
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Very nice hotel with lovely décor and very clean. Good laundry facilities. The restaurant very nicely appointed only had Breakfast there and would thoroughly recommend. The staff were very friendly and helpful lovely people. The grounds were very nice and the door to our apartment...More

    Thank Jenni6
    Response from rossbfox, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

    Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a positive review after your recent stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return in hopefully the near future. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We had booked 5 nights but left after 1. The room was old and dark. The fridge was warm and when you turned the cold up it made an annoying noise all night. Soundproofing didn't exist and we could hear absolutely everything the neighbours did...More

    Thank karmit68
    Response from rossbfox, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

    Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review after your recent stay with us. Sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    $380 for just an standard room. It didn't even have TV channels for kids. The bathroom didn't have bath, just an standard shower. I've been in much better places with more services and bigger rooms for less than $300.More

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    Thank adrianX7865JV
    Response from rossbfox, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

    Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review. I am sorry we never meet your expectations. It appears you stayed with us over the Easter week end and prices are always at a premium. Due to Cyclone Cook there were vacancies in Paihia , meaning...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed 2 nights at this hotel as part of our NZ Coach tour. Because of activities of bus tour, we arrived late the first day, slept the afternoon of the second day, and checked out at 8.15am on the morning of third day. So...More

    Thank Lynette W
    Response from rossbfox, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

    Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review after your recent stay with us. We are glad you slept well and enjoyed our rooms. We do cater for a lot of coach tours during the busy summer months. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Staff was very helpful, walked us out to show us where our room was, way to the back of the hotel complex which was very nice and quiet with a sliding glass door to sit outside. The room was like a little apartment, the bed...More

    Thank oest112755
    Response from rossbfox, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to post a review after your recent stay with us. Thank you for acknowledging the efforts of the staff as they work extremely hard to make your experience a pleasant one. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$95 - US$195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Business Hotel in Paihia
    • #6 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
    • #17 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
    • #18 Family Hotel in Paihia
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Mickeysbabe
    Do you do a Roast Dinner on a Sunday please?
    17 December 2016|
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    Response from rossbboi | Property representative |
    No. We run and A La Carte menu as well as a buffet on certain nights.
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    Mickeysbabe
    Do you do a Roast Dinner on a Sunday please?
    17 December 2016|
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    Response from Tony C | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry I go not know however the hotel is very traditional so I would expect so. If not the hotel is very near the centre of Paihia where there are a number of restaurants where I would expect one would provide a roast... More
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    Ajnil C
    hi, when booking how do i select kids under 12, do they count as normal guests
    27 November 2016|
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    Response from rossbboi | Property representative |
    If you go to Scenic Hotel website there is a space to book children under 12.
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    Room Tips
    "Pay the extra for air conditioning"
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    "Really not a view hotel, it has first floor rooms"
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    "The rooms around the garden are lovely"
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    "Most rooms are behind the hotel away from the main road so no problem with traffic noise"
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