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Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoyed this Hotel very much. Although there are many rooms, it did not feel crowded. The rooms were beautifully appointed, with such a "cosy" bed ... you sink in it ! Great location with beautiful gardens. Walking distance from the centre of town. Friendly staff as everywhere in NewZealand.

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rossbboi, 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. As you state ,the hotel is only a short walk to the centre of town. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay in this hotel. While it is nestled off the main strip, it offers quality, quietness, and comfort. The room we had was standard and it was massive. Everything was clean, we had a lovely deck to sit on, and the room had all the amenities one could need. Many restaurants are just around the corner,...

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rossbboi, 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 your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Concord, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights with our tour group. Our room was well maintained and with plenty of room. The hotel provided breakfast was a great buffet with something to meet everyone's needs including gluten free. The staff were friendly and eager to help. The guest laundry aids in the room and on site were a great...

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rossbboi, 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 your stay . Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was quite a nice hotel set out in blocks but without covered access from the blocks to the main block housing the Restaurant and Reception (OK as long as iot does not rain). The location is quiet being about 1km from the central area of Paihia. Reasonable selection of food for either the buffet breakfast or buffet dinner. We...

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

Melbourne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very comfortable rooms and beds with plunger coffee facilities. Staff throughout the hotel were friendly and helpful so the service was great. They even came out when our tour was leaving to wave goodbye! An easy 5 minute walk to the beach front and the food was great too.

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rossbboi, 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. I am extremely proud of my staff and am greatful you have acknowledged the effort they put in to make your stay an enjoyable one. We look forward to your return. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Chevy Chase, Maryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the least attractive hotels during our 19-day tour. Rather old and poorly located. And not a great buffet breakfast. Not a modern hotel, but more like an old motel in the USA. Not very attractive room or good amenities.

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

Northlew, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are on a tour and had stayed at some superb hotels. We were warned this hotel is a little 'different ' nad the guide was right. This hotel has heart - it is not soulless like so many large hotels. Ok the buffet wasn't quite 5 star, but the breakfast was fine and the staff are lovely. Our deluxe...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review after your recent stay with us. The staff work extremely hard to make your stay a memorable one , and I am greatful that you have acknowledge this. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We would like to give our thanks to Sean Howarth of Scenic Hotel, for his special help during our staying in Paihia in July 2016. We do really appreciate his outstanding work and the way that he was involved to solve the problems we had with the book accommodation. We misunderstood the date of check out and he helped us...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for placing a positive review after your recent stay with us. We appreciate the fact you have mentioned the efforts of our staff as they work extremely hard to make sure the guest experience is a great one. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Perth
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were absolutely delighted with our room. We got a very price so were expecting something a bit more down market. What a wonderful surprise. Our room had its own courtyard, two king beds. The bed we used was the most comfortable I've ever slept in. The service was A1 and the meals were fantastic! Great value. Loved it.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review on Tripadvisor after your recent stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to you returning again ib the near future. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager

Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights whilst visiting this fabulous part of NZ. The hotel is well situated to the heart of Paihia and the harbour (5/10 mins pleasant walk). We were given an upgrade which provided a nice clean room with free WiFi which is perfect for the location. Service was friendly although beware the rooms can be quite...

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

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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: £78 - £188 (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
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#2 Business Hotel in Paihia
#5 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#17 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#18 Family Hotel in Paihia
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“For people with disability you may want to ask for a ground floor unit.”
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“I do really recommend it!”
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“Friendly, clean, modern with helpful staff and quiet.”
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