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Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

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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.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Dined at Scenic Circle Restaurant last night and was pleasantly surprised at the amazing service and stunning food. Locals and visitors should look beyond the waterfront for scrumptious food. Well worth a visit.
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Hotel was neat clean and tidy. Ample space in the unit for family of four. Nice bathroom facilities. Nice pool and short walk to restaurants in nearby town. Friendly staff - check in and out was easy. Only disappointment being that Wifi was not working or available during our
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Looks a bit like a motel, but the rooms being away from the main building and in blocks is more in keeping with the local area than a big tower type hotel would be. Rooms are spacious and well appointed. The beds were too soft for me, it felt like I was sleeping between two
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My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights in December 2018 which had been booked back in April. We had a standard room which was pretty basic and needed a bit of maintenance. We should have had WI-FI however our room (even though booking 8 months in advanced wasn't working)
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The room was so clean and cool with the air conditioner My boy said he didn’t want to leave the hotel He was very happy with swimming in the pool also I was very relaxed after the shower since the water was so hot and nice The beds were great and comfortable The little things I
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Is there a hairdryer in the room?
Sorry you will have to ask the resort about hairdryers -I cant remember
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Do you do a Roast Dinner on a Sunday please?
No. We run and A La Carte menu as well as a buffet on certain nights.
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Do you do a Roast Dinner on a Sunday please?
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 option Enjoy this beautiful part of NZ
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hi, when booking how do i select kids under 12, do they count as normal guests
If you go to Scenic Hotel website there is a space to book children under 12.
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No. The Scenic Hotel y of Islands is 150mtrs back from the beach and there are no water views.
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"Get lower room so you don't have to get your bags/suitcases up a small steep staircase"
"Large complex, rear rooms are the quietest. But if you dont want to walk far then ask to be near reception area"
"I always prefer ground floor."
"Get and upper floor room overlooking the botanic courtyard and backing on to the woods."
"All rooms seem to be quiet, hotel very close to the main shopping area and harbour. Very little noise from the air-con noise."
US$104 - US$254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
scenic hotel paihia
New ZealandNorth IslandNorthland RegionBay of IslandsPaihia
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