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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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Indore, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

its more of a Resort...booked standard room but were updated to luxury....absolutely quiet place....the heaters worked fine....Good Service and breakfast....close to beach and market !!! Thanks for making the stay perfect !!!

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Dear Guest. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to you returning again. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Waiting for an operation on my knee, I was unable to climb stairs and staff were more than happy to change our room which was much appreciated. Pauline and the staff in the bar and restaurant area were such a pleasure to deal with and shared their knowledge of what to do in the area. The Chef cooked our caught... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review on Tripadvisor. We try and make every guests stay an enjoyable one. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again . Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager. More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are spacious, modern, comfy - the beds are to die for with extra layers of cloud mattress - the rooms offer doors and windows to the outside for fresh air, a great bathroom (top on my list is a good shower head) with amenities the best I have seen for a while. Set in a gorgeous bushland setting,... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager. More 

Sydney
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a hotel which offers quite a bit for the grade and price category for the bay of Islands. The rooms are large and well made. Beautiful beds and plenty of toiletries to suite all. Service on reception was impeccable. The rooms and the hotel itself doesn't have any views to look out to but the quietness and location... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your comments on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. As you stated , we are only a short walk to the centre of town. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a room with a view of the water but the room we have been allocated was a bit of alright after we changed to a quieter room. We had a great time in the Bay of Islands and thoroughly enjoyed the quiet time at the Scenic Hotel. The whole place was what we have come to expect from... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your time in the Bay of Islands and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich, General Manager More 

Reno, Nevada
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89 reviews 89 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room was located at the back of the hotel some distance from reception. We really appreciated that it had plenty of room to put our suitcases on a rack so we didn't have to put them on the floor. The bathroom had a separate stall shower and a tub and plenty of counter space. We also had a small... More 

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

Melbourne
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely clean and spacious room, beautiful garden, charming management welcome and excellent food. This is a quiet hotel, with good access to the town. We hit beautiful weather as well. Air conditioning, windows that open, free wifi and lots to do nearby. Wonderful.

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

Bunbury, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Motel classification is probably a better fit than hotel. Stayed with tour group on 7 & 8/03/2015. No air-conditioning or room safe. When lodging complaint, I was told to leave windows open and that I should find a fan in the room. As we were on the ground floor, open windows were not an option for security purposes. Offered alternate... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Got two queen beds at check in but luckily they found us a double bed. Everything about the place was average to good, but not better. For the price this should have been a lot better - rooms OK, but amenities were poor, not on the beach, nothing at all scenic about the views from the room....nothing scenic about the... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is a comfortable hotel slightly out of the centre of Paihia. It takes about 15 minutes to walk up to the hotel from the ferry. A bit less going down hill. The rooms are not very attractive from the outside and the hotel looks more like a motel but the rooms were pleasant and large enough. The WiFi is... More 

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Dear Guest, We are glad we were able to sort your problems out. We pride ourselves on guest service. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

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