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Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

58 Seaview Road | Paihia, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Fantastic night Jackson was a stand out on the bar thanks again will be back loved our meal Room was great beds nice to sleep in Thanks to all the staff for making me feel at home hope to be back again soon

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a quiet time of the year and so the Hotel was pretty empty which suited us just fine. Room was very nice and well equipped and the bed was very comfy as were the pillows. Staff kept it really clean. Garden in the courtyard was amazing and some great bird life in and around this area. Great to... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of our Northern Road trip we stayed 3 nights at this Hotel in 2 rooms both very clean & tidy as you would expect. This was the first time we had stayed at any Scenic Hotel so it was interesting to compare with others. The Hotel was very quiet being in the winter low season with not a... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Tripadvisor. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager. More 

New York City, New York, USA
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was about a 10-15 minute walk from the main area of Paihia. The room was clean and bathroom too. Our room was located "outside" in the back of the building which was fine. For the price my friend and I paid, it was fine since it was only for 3 nights.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Tripadvisor. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Portland, Oregon
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was booked as part of the itinerary through Scenic Pacific Travel. The hotel is about a ten minute walk to the wharf for tours of the Bay of Islands, ferry to Russell, and other tours. The initial room booked (three stars) was on the first floor. It was a little worn, with a ceiling fan, but no a/c. The... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review on Tripadvisor. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Scenic Paihia several times. At first the service is wonderful and then because it is so unobtrusive you are inclined to take it for granted, so if you are looking for a lovely place to stay, this is it.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review on Tripadvisor. We strive to make guests welcome at the hotel and are glad that you have picked up on this. We look forward to your return. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Sydney
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant offered a variety of delicious meals which could also be taken as room service, the room was comfortable, clean and spacious. Good wifi and friendly staff. The car park wasn't close to our room but those on the ground floor could be situated with the car park closer to them and we where on the second floor so... More 

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Dear Guest, We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This place was around the needs of the traveller.Well appointed rooms, excellent facilities, comfy beds,roomy,great shower, efficient air conditioners, quiet, plenty of parking, close to shops and restaurants and the beach.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

excellent place to stay good size rooms and very clean and there service was very good all the time we were there we would go there again next time the gardens were very nice to look at and good parking all the time

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we welcome your return. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I visited the Scenic Hotel, Bay of Islands in March 2015 as part of a group of 30 people - a mixture of tourists from GB, USA and Canada. This was the second hotel we stayed at on a three-week tour of New Zealand, from Auckland, up north here, to Paihia, and eventually south as far as Dunedin. We stayed... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for placing your kind comments on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

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