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The Sanctuary @ Bay of Islands

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

I recently "rested and renewed" myself at the Sanctuary Bay of Islands for 3 nights and it was so enjoyable. As soon as you step through the front door you just know this is a special kind of place and you immediately feel a sense...More

Thank englishdownunder
Reviewed 26 April 2018

This is a beautiful place to stay and Glennis is a brilliant host. She was very helpful organising a restaurant (she was not cooking as there were few guests whn we were there) and the restaurant offered a pick up service. Our only regret was...More

Thank Martin and Sue C
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our 2 night stay at The Sanctuary. The views on the deck of our comfortable bedroom were amazing both day and night. You are close to the bush and hear amazing birdsong. We had a lovely breakfast each morning and had dinner...More

Thank Wayne C
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This was hotel number 14 of 15 on our 5 week tour of New Zealand and was definitely our best stay overall. 3 nights in the beautiful Bay of Islands to relax and catch our breath. What a great choice we made in staying at...More

Thank CabernetKent
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights as the penultimate stay of a three week non stop holiday to NZ. It wasn’t what we expected in that it’s more of a B n B with a good view and with the owner Glennis who will cook...More

Thank holidaychicLondon
Response from Glennis S, Owner at The Sanctuary @ Bay of IslandsResponded 26 March 2018

Dear Guests, Thank you for your review, I am very sorry that your stay with us did not meet your expectations. I had the impression you were very happy and I enjoyed your company very much. All feedback is appreciated as it gives us an...More

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Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$253 - US$399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bay Of Islands Hotel Opua
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Opua
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$253 - US$399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bay Of Islands Hotel Opua
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Opua
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$253 - US$399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bay Of Islands Hotel Opua
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Opua
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"We had the very last room on the end of the building. The views were great and it was very peaceful"
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