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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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Lyttelton, New Zealand
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36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay in Paihia. I had room 815 this time. It was large and comfortable, although the small TV was disappointing. The room had a large bath and separate shower. As well as standard coffee making facilities, there was a Nespresso-style espresso machine which added a real touch of luxury. Backing into a bush reserve... More 

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Auckland
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just stayed here for the second time, and again it is just such a lovely peaceful place to stay,. a few minutes walk to PAIhia which we enjoyed each time. The room is very claen and fresh, with a gorgeous outlook to lush gardens. Staff were very freindly and helpgul. We will definitely stay there again if we visit PAihia.... More 

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were REALLY impressed with our stay. We hadn't been into the Hotel before the past weekend, and were genuinely impressed with the whole package. Our room (701) was beautifully furnished, and spotless - very important. I was also very impressed with the amenities - the tea etc selection and soaps,shampoos,conditioners,shower caps, shoe shine, make-up remover, moisturizer --- plus a... 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 with us and look forward to your return in the near future. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed here twice now and probably won't go anywhere else when I'm in the Bay of Islands. The rooms are so lovely, the bedlinen is scrumptious, the staff are so friendly and helpful. The complex is big but the lay-out ensures you don't feel like you're staying in an institution, with lovely gardens etc, and heaps of parking.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to place a review on Tripadvisor. We thank you for your positive comments and look forward to welcoming you back to the Bay of Islands. Kind Regards Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

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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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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

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
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28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

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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Portland, Oregon
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50 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

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 

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