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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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Toronto, Canada
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71 reviews
43 hotel reviews
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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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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
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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 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We stayed at Scenic for the ANZAC weekend getaway with our two kids. The location is just right, not at the crowded city centre but within walking distance (5 mins walk). But if you have a car then getting to the Waitangi Treaty Ground can be quite a distance. It was quiet during our stay so parking was not an... More 

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

Blairgowrie, Australia
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Lovely setting, with very obliging staff. Rooms are large, clean and the bathroom was great, with walk in shower, a must !! Great buffet breakfast set up. Little bit out of town or the shops, say a twenty minute walk. Woolworths are there, trading as Countdown.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to place a review on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and have acknowledged the effort put in by our staff. Kind Regards, Ross Brljevich General Manager More 

Indore, India
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

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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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

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 April 26, 2015

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 

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