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Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

4.5 of 5 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Every so often you come away from where you have stayed thinking that was just the best. We have stayed in the Bay of Islands for many years. This time the Scenic Hotel and it was the best. The rooms are immaculate and everything from the excellent bathroom to a choice of pillows, the nice furniture on the deck overlooking... More 

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

Thank you for your review after your recent stay at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands. Myself and the entire team are very happy you found everything to your satisfaction. We look forward to meeting your accommodations needs on your next visit to the Bay of Islands. Regards Graeme Horsley General Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

This hotel was great. Staff were friendly and helpful, the room was clean, nicely furnished and comfortable. Excellent value for money. No great views of the bay but the gardens within the hotel were nice. Close enough to walk to some good local restaurants and the water.

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

Thank you for your review after your recent stay at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands. We are pleased to read that you found our amenities and service to your satisfaction. As you say, we are not waterfront but the trade off are the lovely gardens and the peace and quiet - all within a couple of minutes walk to the... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

We took our Australian Relations for their first trip to the far North. Agnes was on reception and made us feel very welcome, explaining all facilities and answering our questions. The rooms were spotless and cleaned each day to a high standard. We ate breakfast and 3 dinners at the hotel, the food and waiters faultless. We enjoyed it so... More 

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

Thank you for your review after your recent stay at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands. It was great to read that we could provide good NZ hospitality to you and your Australian family! Thank you for your comments about Agnes - I am sure she will appreciate them! I can only assume that you use a cell phone provider other... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

We got a deal of Grabone which meant we stayed for one night, had breakfast, free wi-fi, a late checkout and drinks on arrival. The whole deal was a very good deal. The room was absolutely spotless and clean. Rooms were a little dark, but I guess nothing different to other hotel rooms. Staff were absolutely lovely - their customer... More 

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

Thank you for your review after your recent stay at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands. We are very pleased you enjoyed your GrabOne deal and that you found our facilities and service to your satisfaction. Regards Graeme Horsley General Manager More 

Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

We have stayed here a few times. The rooms are always spotless and the super king sized beds and pillows are so comfortable, want one! Service in all areas was excellent, food average. $5 wifi charge for 24 hours was good value. The little things like a lamp to take with you to get to the restaurant, clothes dryer and... More 

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

Thank you for your review after your recent stay at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands and we are very pleased you found our service and amenities to your satisfaction. We look forward to welcoming you back to Paihia on your next visit! Regards Graeme Horsley General Manager More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

My family and I arrived here late - 7pm and were so relieved to come across such a lovely hotel. Thais in reception greeted us warmly and we were told we'd been upgraded - hooray! We had a room with 2 Queen beds (one for us and the 2 children shared the other) and we were very happy with the... More 

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

THank you for your kind review after your recent stay at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands. We are very pleased you found our facilities to your complete satisfaction. The good sleeps are important when travelling with children!! Hope to see you back someday! Regards Graeme Horsley General Manager More 

Wellington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

We stayed here in April, the hotel is quite spread out and can be a bit tricky to find your room but the rooms are nice and the check in was pleasant enough. It's s a little bit back off the main street but still only a couple minutes walk an your in town. Happy with the stay and we... More 

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

Thank you for your review after your recent stay at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands. I am pleased that your stay was to your satisfaction. We do endeavour to show all guests to their rooms and I apologise if this wasn't the case on your arrival. Regards Graeme Horsley General Manager More 

Delta, B.C., Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

This complex offers well appointed large rooms with two queen-size beds, a small patio, a shower only bathroom and a coffee-station/mini-bar nook. There is a 24 h charge for wi-fi. The breakfast buffet is very good and our dinner was excellent. The only problem was the service. The evening manager was overwhelmed by the number of guests, which is surprising... More 

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

Thank you for your review after your recent stay at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands. I am pleased that the rooms and location were to you liking but we unfortunately seemed to let ourselves down with the restaurant service which is generally reviewed as being very good. I apologise for our shortcomings in this area on this occaision. As for... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Room was clean and roomy but dark, lighting not that good and no parking near this unit block,meant having a 50 metre walk from the car was a minus as it rained in the morning,Staff were very good and helpful

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

Thank you for your review after your recent stay at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands. As you note it is unfortunate that some of our deluxe rooms are a short walk from the car park and doubly unfortunate that you arrived on one of the first rainy days in about 3 months! The weather is about the only thing we... More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Really enjoyed the hotel and the staff during our stay over 5 days. Very helpful, would wash our baby's bottles and cups in the morning. Great having a laundry with young kids. Close to the action in Paihia and the pool was excellent given the hot autumn we had. Would have liked a spa but we managed with the excellent... More 

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

Tena koe Jeanne - thank you for your kind review after your recent stay at Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands. We are all very pleased that your stay was to your satisfaction and that we provided you with good family accommodation. Really pleased to read about the highchair! - it is those little things that make a big difference when... More 

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Address: 58 Seaview Road | Paihia, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands 4.5*
Number of rooms: 114
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Also Known As:
Scenic Hotel Paihia
Scenic Hotel Bay Of Islands Paihia
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Paihia
#14 Family Hotel in Paihia
#15 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#17 Romantic Hotel in Paihia

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