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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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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rossbboi, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands, responded to this review

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
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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rossbboi, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands, responded to this review

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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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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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 with us and we welcome your return. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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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rossbboi, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands, responded to this review

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 

Toronto, Canada
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71 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I really enjoyed my 2 nights here. The rooms are well appointed, a great size and the bathrooms are modern. Our room had a balcony which I believe most do. The Staff are very accommodating and helpful and we did not encounter any problems or issues at all. Free WiFi throughout the hotel and in the rooms, a nice touch.... More 

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

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

Launceston, Australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My fiancé and I stayed at this resort in May, lovely modern resort style accommodation. We had a deluxe room and the upgrade was worth every cent, huge room with nice patio. Room modern and airy with lovely modern bathroom, big shower and one of the best bathes I have ever used. Perfect accommodation. Only negative was the restaurant which... 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. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This hotel is one of the best we have stayed in. The rooms are well appointed with large bathrooms, the friendly staff are simply brilliant and can't do enough for you, the bar service is great, and the food is very good as well.We would not stay anywhere else when visiting the Bay of Islands and plan to use other... 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 

Lisarow
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I left a blouse and a camisole in wardrobe. Remembered on way to next hotel. Phoned to ask if they could be forwarded on to me. Said they would check the hotel room and phone back. They didn't phone back so I phoned them to be told there was nothing left in the room and nothing written up in housekeeping.... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This hotel is awesome, we spent two nights there on an industry rate. 4 of us came and we all work in a 4.5 star hotel in Auckland, as you know being in that industry you try to find issues in any hotel you stay, but to be fair we could not find anything wrong in this hotel. Amenities in... 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 review our property on Tripadvisor. It is always good when someone who works in the Industry , acknowledges another property in a favourable manner. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and welcome your return. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

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