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Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

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Nambucca Heads, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely gardens to meander through to the dining room from a comfortable bedroom (plenty of umbrellas handy should it rain). Breakfasts were hearty buffet helpings as was the dinner on the second night there. We found the walk to town a little challenging, flat yes, but it felt like a mile on foot - each way.

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rossbfox, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review after your recent stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed the room, umbrella and all meals you had during your stay. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the hotel though a tour to new Zealand. Good location in the town and the hotel room was excellent as was the buffet breakfast. Its a short walk from the seafront and restaurants although the hotel does offer an evening buffet on occasions.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review after your recent stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your breakfast and stay with us. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay at this hotel marked the end of our holiday touring New Zealand. Whilst we didn't experience any bad hotels, this one stood out as the best we visited. Our excellent room was one of a row of single storey rooms opening out onto a garden by the swimming pool. Service was friendly and efficient. We ate at the...

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rossbfox, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands, responded to this review

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 welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice clean comfy hotel. Nice room with very comfortable bed .Good buffet breakfast. Didn't eat dinner there but restaurant looked quite full. Helpful staff, only 10 minutes walk along the beach to the town centre. Wi if a bit slow

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rossbfox, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review after your recent stay with us. The Wifi is something we are working on as fibre cable has not yet arrived in the Bay of Islands. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed two nights recently. Very friendly and helpful staff. Good sized rooms and excellent food. The hotel is very well situated close to the main drag into Paihia and a ten minute walk to the local ferries.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review after your recent stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back at some stage. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Tamworth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only a short walk to the ferry and cruises this hotel was quirky. We had two large beds in the room, however it felt a little like a motel and our room had no views of the lovely bay. Excellent liquor store close by if you don't want to pay hotel prices for a drink!

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review after your recent stay with us. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Shepperton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

45 of our 'Distant Journeys' group stayed here as part of our NZ tour. No view of the Bay from the hotel as it's set back a bit from the promenade. Our room, was spacious with 2 double beds & large walk-in shower room. The staff were pleasant & helpful & laundry facilities useful at this stage of our tour....

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Dear Guest, Thank you for placing a review after your recent stay with us. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a good location, just a few minuets walk to the town. This hotel caters for Coach travellers so can be very busy especially at breakfast time. We didn't realise that our booking was for a continental breakfast, the choice was quite poor, cold meat, cheese slices, toast and cerial. The cooked breakfast looked good, but the coach parties also...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review after your recent stay with us. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Scenic hotel in Paihia, Bay of Islands is a large hotel with many rooms available. It is set back a couple of blocks from the beach and most rooms are at the back of the hotel in blocks surrounded by gardens. No beach rooms seem available and our room, on the ground floor in block 9, did not have...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a positive review after your recent stay with us. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

London
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Check in was very good, We were a walk in reservation. The receptionist was very courteous. Our room was easy to find and was very clean. Lots of parking available. We were offered a happy hour voucher but nothing's to rave about as was only for 1$ off a drink. I would recommend heading into town instead. Only a 10-15min...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review after your recent stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands has a sub-tropical resort ambiance, with island-influenced architecture, beautifully landscaped grounds and light airy rooms. Situated at the entrance to the seaside town of Paihia, it’s a pleasant stroll into town to access the main wharf, visitor activities, fine dining and shopping. Whether you are here for business or pleasure, the relaxed atmosphere of Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands will melt away your stresses in moments. The entire property has been extensively refurbished and expanded, and the attention to detail will impress you. As our guest you will enjoy: A choice of accommodation styles including standard, superior and deluxe rooms. Beautifully presented guest rooms, with earthy tones, splashes of colour, and quality room amenities. Excellent hotel facilities, including swimming pool, ample parking, wireless Internet and comprehensive conference facilities. Quality, relaxed dining and socialising in our licensed restaurant, and lounge bar. Easy walking access to Paihia’s main wharf, shops and local attractions. Our lush sub-tropical gardens, with water features and feature lighting, are attractive and relaxing by day and night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

Address: 58 Seaview Road | Paihia, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: RM432 - RM817 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands 4*
Number of rooms: 114
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Also Known As:
Scenic Hotel Paihia
Scenic Hotel Bay Of Islands Paihia, New Zealand
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Paihia
#6 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#17 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#18 Family Hotel in Paihia
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“The rooms around the garden are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles baz1404, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms are behind the hotel away from the main road so no problem with traffic noise”
 of 5 bubbles DaveBooth, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms near the pool are very convenient for all the hotel's facilities”
 of 5 bubbles 430nigelh, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors will give better views from the balcony over the gardens.”
 of 5 bubbles P2100YKstevem, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had room 611, this had a balcony overlooking gardens”
 of 5 bubbles virginbeautie, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
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